Author archives: - RDR

  • Writer’s replacement theology disturbing

    May 24, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    In regard to “Israel’s founding not based on God” (May 14 letter), Ms. Smith is correct about the modern state of Israel: It bases its legitimacy on the Jewish people’s 3,000-year presence in and connection to the land, a history that led to the...

  • Extrapolating insights from census data access

    May 24, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    It’s amazing what you can learn about a place from its numbers. U.S. Census Bureau numbers, that is. If you’ve never linked into its Quick Facts data, you don’t know what you’re missing. For example, from this data I can tell you that when compared to...

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    Animal care groups, vets see good in distemper outbreak response

    May 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The canine distemper epidemic in Roswell has been largely quelled, according to a local veterinarian, and the city reports that some reforms have occurred to prevent another outbreak. Only eight dogs were known to have the virus by May 20, said Dr. Craig...

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    Splash Pad opens this weekend

    May 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The city’s new Splash Pad at the Poe Corn Park on Second Street will open Friday in time for Memorial Day weekend. There is no charge for using the water recreation site. Hours are from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. during the summer. (Submitted Photo) The city’s...

  • Skateboarding teen assaulted with firearm

    May 23, 2016 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    The arrest records available in the police blotter are public information. Any indication of an arrest on a charge and/or multiple charges does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven...

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    DWI Arrests

    May 23, 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...

  • Capitalism created its own injustices

    May 23, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I am pleased to answer Mr. Dawe’s response to my previous letter to the editor on May 20. I would respond to his points in order of appearance in his letter. First, I’m completely surprised to hear him equate socialism to atheism. I have read and studied...

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    ‘Roswell Incident’ event brings in-depth discussions

    May 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    For the first time since “The Incident” occurred in 1947, the Roswell Daily Record is stepping forward as sponsor of a symposium that will bring to town a long list of experts in the field of UFO research to talk about aliens, flying saucers and what the...

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    Film Festival attracts artists, fans of cinema

    May 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Donovan Fulkerson, second from right, and his daughter McKenzie, right, talk with several participants in this year’s Roswell Film Festival. Eb Lottimer, left, acted in the film “Dead River,” while Jason DeBoer, center, directed the film. Jonathan...

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    Boy Scouts mark centennial

    May 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Boy Scout Troop 2, the oldest troop in the state of New Mexico, celebrated its 100th year in scouting on May 14. In honor of this anniversary, Mayor Dennis Kintigh declared May 14 as Boy Scouts of America Troop 2 Day. The Scouts planted three trees near their...