Author archives: - RDR

  • Robert F. Zamora

    September 2, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Robert F. Zamora passed away Saturday, August 29, 2015, at the age of 75. He was born to Pablo and Stella Trujillo Zamora on May 14, 1940, in Fort Stanton, NM. On June 3, 1967, he was married to Elida Brito. After returning to his native New Mexico from Texas...

  • Juanita Ortiz

    September 2, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Juanita Ortiz, 66, passed away on August 31, 2015, at her home. She was born on June 25, 1949, to Pedro Servantez and Petra Canada Servantez, in Roswell, NM. She always opened her house to her family. Juanita enjoyed gardening, going to garage sales,...

  • RDR’s vision for the future

    September 2, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    It may be old news now that the Roswell Daily Record has a new publisher, but what isn’t old news is the fire under our feet because of this management change. Those who read the front pages of this newspaper are aware that Barbara Beck, daughter of Robert...

  • Roswell and its violent crime wave

    September 2, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    There’s a big story here, with tragic and unfortunate legs. It’s the rash of high-profile homicides that’s gripping this city of 50,000 people. The latest victims, as of this writing, are three people who may have been gunned down while sleeping. Since...

  • SOS-Dianna-Duran

    Dems talking SOS impeachment

    September 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Duran Democratic state lawmakers have wasted little time in calling for the resignation or impeachment of Secretary of State Dianna Duran after the state’s Democratic attorney general on Friday charged the Republican secretary of state with embezzlement,...

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    Panda Express on its way

    September 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Workers lay in the infrastructure for the new Panda Express, which is being built on North Main Street in front of Walmart. According to the city, the expected opening date for the fast food restaurant with a Chinese menu is Nov. 21. (Curtis Michaels Photo)...


    NMMI volleyball players injured in bus rollover

    September 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A recent photo of the NMMI volleyball team. (Submitted Photo) Several players on the New Mexico Military Institute volleyball team sustained minor injuries Saturday when the chartered bus they and fellow teammates were riding overturned on a highway near...

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    Pot farm applicants pruned to 17

    September 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The New Mexico Department of Health announced Monday a committee has narrowed the applicants for licenses to grow medical cannabis from 86 to 17. The DOH said Secretary of Health Retta Ward will now review and determine the number of producers that will...

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    Tree trimming

    September 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Workers maintain the trees outside the Roswell Museum and Art Center. (Curtis Michaels Photo) [/auth...

  • RFD-patch

    RFD Call Log — Aug. 28

    September 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates. Medical calls are excluded. Aug. 28 • At 8:08 a.m., motor vehicle accident, South Atkinson Avenue and East McGaffey Street. • At 11:16 a.m., carbon monoxide check, 2000 block of...