Author archives: - RDR

  • More happy stories needed in the RDR

    May 26, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I am not part of this group but called them about a hoarding situation here in Hagerman. They rushed out and so far took about 16 puppies stuck in wire cages and crates. The pictures of the group bathing and dipping are heartwarming and amazing. Why don’t...

  • Socialists inept when running government

    May 26, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    If I may enlighten some misguided writers to the editor, who continually promotes the concept of Socialism, the countries of Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Germany are NOT Socialist countries. They are all Parliamentary Democracies with a multitude of parties....

  • Leslie Jobe

    May 26, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Leslie Jobe, 72, formerly of Roswell, died May 25, 2016, in Zanesville, Ohio. More information can be found at

  • Danny Ray Noble

    May 26, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Danny was born January 5, 1951 in Snowflake, AZ to John and Jean Noble. He passed away on May 11, 2016 in Albuquerque, NM after complications from pneumonia. Danny was one of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 sisters, Betty Noble...

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    Fun Walk events celebrate seniors, health

    May 26, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    In celebration of National Senior Health and Fitness Day and Older Americans Month, the New Mexico Senior Olympics hosted two Fun Walks on Wednesday morning at Cahoon Park. The first one was held at 7 a.m. and the second one at 9. Staff and volunteers are...

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    Memorial Day brings people to cemetery

    May 26, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: Ruben Esquivel, right, and his crew prepare for Memorial Day weekend visitors at South Park Cemetery. Below: The South Park Cemetery field crew are, in front, from left, Higinio Segoa, Fabian Quintero and Cruz Montoya; from back, left, Carlos Romero,...

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    Elks For Vets Charity Golf to help vets get to medical care

    May 26, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell Daily Record The Roswell Elks Lodge will hold its annual Elks for Vets Charity Golf Tournament on June 4 at the New Mexico Military Institute golf course. The tournament is a fundraiser for local veterans, with 100 percent of the donations going to...

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    Chacon gets district-wide prize

    May 26, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Besnhi Anchondo Chacon, a student at East Grand Plains Elementary School, won first place in the kindergarten Dragonfly Poster Contest among the entire Roswell Independent School District. Delores Ingram, her teacher, and Principal Ralph Matta presented her...

  • Sobriety: My lifelong promise to God

    May 26, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Britt Snyder, who is now Chaves County sheriff, was one of the first people I met when I moved to Roswell in April 2014. He was chief deputy at the time and was running for election. But it wasn’t until after he won the election that I really got to know...

  • Modern Israel fulfills prophecy

    May 25, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    A letter in the May 15 RDR (“Israel’s founding not based on God”) had some misunderstanding of the role of modern Israel. It is certainly true that today’s Israel was founded as a secular state, but it is a fulfillment of prophecy. Ezekiel 38:14...