Author archives: - RDR

  • Mary Helen Garcia

    February 5, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    In loving memory of Mary Helen Garcia, 82, who resided in Rio Rancho, NM. Our mother passed away to our Heavenly Father on September 11, 2015, in Rio Rancho, NM. Mary was born in Roswell, NM. Her mother is Antonia Nejeres Galindo and her father Juanito...

  • Velma Ruth Ross, 93

    February 5, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Velma Ruth Ross, “Nanny”, 93 years old, joined her loved ones in Heaven on Feb. 3, 2016, at her home in Roswell, NM. Ruth was born, April 8, 1922 in Lubbock, TX and grew up in Balmorhea, TX. She soon met the love of her life, Hugh Robert...

  • Low-cost spay-neuter clinic needed in Roswell

    February 5, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Roswell has a pet overpopulation problem. That’s something we can all agree on. Every week, the Daily Record takes pictures of homeless animals at both the city’s Animal Control shelter and the Roswell Humane Society shelter on East McGaffey Street. While...

  • Local Elks’ WWP not affiliated nationally

    February 5, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Due to the recent negative national news report of the Wounded Warrior Project, I want to clarify that the local Roswell Elks Lodge #969 NM Wounded Warrior Charity Golf tournament which I am involved with, is not affiliated with this national program. When I...

  • Healthy Kids1

    It’s fun to be healthy

    February 5, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Students at Del Norte Elementary School on Thursday received their awards for completing the mayor’s Move 5210 Challenge. Kids who completed the challenge received a medal and a water bottle. Kids who participated but didn’t complete the challenge...

  • Recent DWI arrest in Chaves County

    February 5, 2016 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

  • Mildred Swenson celebrates 102 years

    February 5, 2016 • Positively RoswellComments (0)

    Mildred, aka, Mom, Grandma, GG Great, was born on Feb. 6, 1914. Her parents Arthur Russell and Amelia (Swanson) lived in Chicago, Illinois, where Mildred was born and grew up during the Great Depression. They lived in a modest house with her mom, dad and...

  • Dealing with being a loner and feeling abandoned

    February 4, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    There are some teens out there who are usually loners and don’t have many friends. Loners stay back where they are not noticed because they would rather not be. I know this because I am a loner and this is how I feel. As a loner, you pay better attention to...

  • Zika infection a serious threat

    February 4, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    New York Times The World Health Organization (WHO) and its director general, Dr. Margaret Chan, were right to declare the Zika virus an international public health emergency, even if its suspected link to severe birth defects has not been proved. The...

  • Tax breaks on aging wells is antiquated

    February 4, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    House Bill 107 proposes cuts to some state taxes for aging wells that generate under 10 barrels of oil per day with estimated losses in tax revenue rising to as high $58.6 million by year 2020. This is revenue that could be used in resolving several of the...

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