Author archives: - RDR

  • newzoosuper

    Head zookeeper promoted

    December 9, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Marge Woods (Submitted Photo) The longtime head zookeeper at the Spring River Park & Zoo, Marge Woods, is now the zoo’s superintendent. She officially assumed the top job Friday, although she has been serving as interim superintendent since late August...

  • Snippets: Afterthoughts on the passing scene

    December 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Coffee and conversation The Roswell Daily Record’s “coffee” with our readers on Tuesday morning was, we think, a great success — good enough for our publisher, Barbara Beck, to declare it a monthly occasion from here on out. At the informal gathering...

  • Trump moving forward despite the Democrats

    December 9, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Obama mocked, what is Trump going to do, wave a magic wand to keep Carrier from moving its jobs to Mexico, and 60 days before taking the president’s place, Trump did — and a thousand families will celebrate Christmas with grateful hearts. The...

  • Maybe Roswell has its own ‘illuminati’

    December 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    I was speaking to a couple of people the other day and the conversation turned to the topic I was thinking of writing about this week. We discussed different topics: the violence that seems to pervade our small community; how many of our young people can’t...

  • Recreating ourselves: What do you want to be?

    December 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The question most asked of children is: What do you want to be when you grow up? It is a simple question whose answer provides a slice into personality and perhaps personal nature. It is usually followed by: You can be whatever you want to be. Are we lying...

  • Generic---Law

    RPD warns of scam

    December 9, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Police Department is receiving calls from local residents describing the newest scam call. These involve the caller claiming to be with the U.S. Marshal’s Service (even saying he is based here in Roswell at the federal building). The caller...

  • roswellsailor

    Roswell native follows mission

    December 8, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Petty Officer 3rd Class Jacob Wiggs, from Roswell, left, and Petty Officer 2nd Class Wayne Kirkfield, from French Settlement, Louisiana, prepare to remove an engine from an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Sidewinders of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 86...

  • Barney Rue

    December 8, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Barney Rue, 77, passed away Sunday, December 4, 2016 in is home. Barney was born in Arabela, NM on August 21, 1939. He lived in Lincoln County all of his life. He owned and operated Barney Rue Sand & Gravel for the past 55 years. He is survived by his...

  • Lawrence Milton Gaucher

    December 8, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    In the late evening of December 3, 2016, Lawrence (Larry) Milton Gaucher, after a long but graceful decline, passed away peacefully at Casa Maria Pecos Valley Rehabilitation Suites. During his last hours Larry was being visited and comforted by family...

  • Jack J Rodden

    December 8, 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 2 years at NMMI, he attended George Washington University in Washington, D.C., receiving a bachelor...