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    Gormley heads library — for now

    September 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Matthew Gormley, adult services librarian, is serving as interim library director until the top position is filled. (Lisa Dunlap Photo) Matthew Gormley headed up his first meeting of the Roswell Public Library Board of Trustees Thursday afternoon while...

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    Employers searching for older employees

    September 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A hiring event for older workers will be held Tuesday afternoon at Roswell’s Senior Circle. The event will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Senior Circle at 2801 N. Main St. Job seekers are encouraged to bring their resumes. Refreshments and door prizes will...

  • Dorothy “Joyce” Griffith

    September 23, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Dorothy “Joyce” Griffith, 82, passed away on September 22, 2016, in Roswell, NM. A further announcement will be published when arrangements are finalized. Services are under the direction of Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory...

  • Roswell and the city’s misplaced priorities

    September 23, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    I unrolled my Roswell Daily Record on Tuesday morning and at the top of page A1 was an article about Parks and Recreation commissioners being upset with Roswell’s city leaders. It reminded me of a discussion I had earlier with my best friend about the...

  • Considering scriptural principles before deciding to vote

    September 23, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    There’s an old saying, “If you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the problem.” With a world so full of problems, what is the solution? As the elections near, many feel that enacting better government is a good place to start. Some may even...

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    Local Briefs

    September 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Iris sale at Farmers Market The Pecos Valley Iris Society will be selling iris rhizomes at the Farmers Market on Saturday from 7 to 11 a.m. on the front lawn of the Chaves County Courthouse. Beautiful spring flowers at low prices are waiting for you. For more...

  • Glen Edward Jones

    September 22, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Glen Edward Jones was born the 7th of 10 children to Chester McReynold Jones and Ida Mae Davis Jones at Braggs, Oklahoma January 17, 1933. Glen met Barbara Roe at Eastern Oklahoma A&M Jr. College, Wilburton, Oklahoma in September 1953. Glen was awarded a...

  • Joanne Williamson McCombs

    September 22, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Joanne Williamson McCombs, 90, of Roswell, New Mexico, died peacefully in her sleep on August 29, 2016, at home. Joanne was born on June 30, 1926 in Clovis, New Mexico to Ruth Maddux Williamson Denton (1905-1989) and Paul Alexander Williamson (1899-1964). In...

  • On job creation and paid sick leave

    September 22, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (1)

    I took umbrage to Jason Espinoza’s article (published Sept. 18) regarding workplace regulations and “job creation.” Espinoza, of the New Mexico Association of Commerce and Industry, bemoans the burden of excessive regulations, but then he goes on to...

  • Enjoy all the little things during senior year

    September 22, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    As senior year starts for some back home in Roswell, I have begun to reflect on the things that I did in my senior year. I spent time with friends, worked hard on the yearbook, did a wonderful play in drama club, and got into two colleges that I loved....