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  • Generic---Politics

    Upcoming meetings

    December 10, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Monday • Sidney Gutierrez Middle School Governing Council, 6 p.m., Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, 409 E. College Blvd. Tuesday • Occupancy Tax Board, 2:30 p.m., City Hall, 425 N. Richardson Ave. • Artesia City Council, 6 p.m., 511 W. Texas Ave.,...

  • Armel Jean Burns 1-9-1929 – 11-27-2016

    December 10, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Formerly of Midway, N.M., was laid to rest in Green Haven Cemetery in Springfield, MO, Dec. 2, 2016. She was the wife of Virgil I. Burns for 60+ years. They had one son, Russell Burns. He and his family live in Springfield, ...

  • Richard Lee Jr. Acuna 1992-2016

    December 10, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    He was best known as B.J from close family and friends. B.J was born on March 5, 1992, in Eugene, Oregon, he was raised in Roswell, NM. Years later he moved to Los Angeles, California, to pursue his hopes and dreams. He changed his name to Bryson Sean Parker...

  • Luz “Lucy” Leaton Barela

    December 10, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Luz “Lucy” Leaton Barela went to see her maker on Friday, December 9, 2016. Lucy, 73, was born in Roswell, New Mexico, on December 31, 1942, to Juanita Leaton. She was raised by her mother and stepfather, Desiderio “Joe” Apodaca. She was a lifelong...

  • Maurine Elaine McFeely Flaherty

    December 10, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Maurine Elaine McFeely Flaherty, age 73, passed away at home on December 3, 2016. Elaine was born on April 8, 1943 in Roswell, New Mexico. Elaine graduated from New Mexico State University in 1965 and began a teaching career, she taught elementary and middle...

  • Jack J Rodden

    December 10, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Jack J Rodden went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. Born and raised in Roswell, he attended Roswell High School and NMMI. Following his two years at NMMI, he attended George Washington University in Washington, D.C., receiving a...

  • Investing in others’ lives on after you are gone

    December 10, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Funerals are for the living to honor the dead. They are a gathering of survivors whose lives were touched or impacted by the deceased. Funerals can provide closure on a person’s life. Funerals are a final “good bye” to a person’s life. They can be...

  • Stepping forward, still remaining

    December 10, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    So now the Roswell City Council has made its decision to go forward with a gross receipts tax to fund the construction of a brand-spanking-new recreation and aquatic facility. How much the increase will be remains to be seen, but we think it’s wise to build...

  • Coffee and conversation generates good ideas

    December 10, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    SaraLei Fajardo, the Roswell Daily Record’s general manager, came up with the idea, that we reach out in “town hall” fashion to our customers, and last Tuesday she joined Barbara Beck, our publisher, and myself as editor for a “coffee with the...

  • toysfortots

    Marines’ truck, trailer found wrecked and stripped

    December 10, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A truck and horse trailer used by the local Marine Corps League to pick up toys was found wrecked and stripped in Albuquerque on Saturday. Toys for Tots reports an increase in both donations and registrations for toys since the story broke yesterday about the...