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  • Robert “Bob” Elder February 19, 1948 August 13, 2016

    August 19, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    AMARILLO, Texas — Memorial services for Robert “Bob” Elder were at 2 p.m. Friday, August 19, 2016 at Cox Funeral Home, Benton Chapel, with Pat and Dean Quade officiating. On August 13, 2016, Robert “Bob” Elder succumbed to a long battle with cancer...

  • Lawrence Q. Dillard Jr. 10-22-1985 08-16-2016

    August 19, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    After a courageous 5-year battle with brain cancer, heaven has called home our angel. Lawrence Dillard Jr., 30, passed away peacefully at home, August 16, 2016. He was surrounded by love, prayer, and comfort by family and friends. Lawrence was born on October...

  • Good triumphs over evil in the battle of ideologies

    August 19, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    When Europe came under the control of the Nazi demon, would it be possible for love to conquer hate? Would all Christians succumb to anti-semitism or would some unite under Christ’s command to love their Jewish neighbors and make opposition according to...

  • Snippets; Afterthoughts on the passing scene

    August 19, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Giving greatly In a perfect world, there wouldn’t be any reasons for the United Way to exist. There would be no domestic violence, neglected or abused children, hunger or homelessness. There also would not be fires and natural disasters that cause people to...

  • Beware of religions in ‘Babylon the Great’

    August 19, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Ryan Reynolds in Pastor Musings tries to convince us that Hitler only hated the Jews because of their race, not their religion. But it’s clear anti-semitism existed for centuries and it was easy to blame Jews for everything. As one reference mentioned:...

  • Roswell nonprofits address some desperate needs

    August 19, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    I was sitting out on my front porch enjoying the cool morning air with a copy of the Roswell Daily Record and a cup of coffee when I read the United Way is kicking off its campaign. Sitting there and thinking about what I would write this week, I realized...

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    Artesia, Roswell men sentenced for drug crimes

    August 18, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A man from Artesia has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison on firearms and drug trafficking offenses, while a Roswell man has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison for firearms and methamphetamine trafficking charges. Joe Anthony Reza, 33,...

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    DWI arrest in Chaves County

    August 18, 2016 • Local NewsComments (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...

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    Dragonfly Festival to include a host of free, family events

    August 18, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    It’s that time again for the 2016 Dragonfly Festival at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge on Sept. 10. Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge and the Friends of Bitter Lake will be hosting many free family friendly activities that everyone will enjoy....

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    Splash pad adds Wednesday hours

    August 18, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The splash pad at Poe Corn Park will be open on Wednesday afternoons until it closes for the season after Labor Day, the city’s Parks and Recreation Department has announced. The free-admission splash pad will be open from 2 to 7 p.m. on Wednesdays, in...