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  • Trump won the U.S., Clinton won California

    January 21, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I’ve just read (Tom McDonald’s column published Jan. 18) regarding the unpopular Donald Trump. You are in deep remorse regarding his election, that is obvious. But you are in serious denial regarding the infrastructure of our electoral process. Here’s...

  • Remember details other writer forgot

    January 21, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I read with some interest Mr. Bill Schwartz’s letter of Jan. 20. I remember things that he seems to have forgotten. In 1980, the Republicans bribed the revolutionary government of Iran to keep the American prisoners until after the U.S. election, thereby...

  • U.S. has always been divided

    January 21, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    Now that President Donald J. Trump is in office, perhaps it’s a good time to turn our attention to healing some of the wounds that have injured the United States in recent years, first by turning our attention to this nation’s history of dissent, then by...

  • Newspapers in Education beneficial to many

    January 21, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    Newspapers in Education, or NIE, is a cooperative program between the Roswell Independent School District and the Roswell Daily Record to use our newspapers as a tool for instruction. We provide the newspapers to the school district at no cost, for use in...

  • Manuel B. “Manny” Martinez

    January 21, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    February 13, 1947- January 20, 2017 Manuel B. Martinez, 69 of Roswell, passed away on Friday, January 20, 2017. A viewing will be held from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. following the Rosary at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home....

  • Salomon Moreno Vega

    January 21, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Salomon Moreno peacefully passed away Friday, January 20, 2017 at his home in Hagerman, NM. He was born May 9, 1923 to Vicente Moreno and Agapita Vega in Ciudad Mante de Tamaulipas, Mexico. He is predeceased by his wife, Josefina Moreno; daughter Bertha...

  • R.D. Hay, Jr.

    January 21, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, January 23, 2017, at Woodbine Cemetery for R.D. Hay, Jr. of Artesia, New Mexico. Mr. Hay, 95, died Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at his home with his family by his side. Danny Sons of the Midway Assembly of...

  • Mary Bess Case

    January 21, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending for Mary Bess Case, age 90, of Roswell, NM who passed away Thursday, January 19, 2017. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized. Arrangements are under the personal care of LaGrone Funeral Chapel. Online...

  • Jerene Bristow

    January 21, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Jerene Bristow, 97, who passed away Friday, January 20, 2017 in Roswell. A viewing will be from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel. A further announcement...

  • Charles Coleman Roberts

    January 21, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Charles Coleman Roberts, after a long, hard fought battle with cancer, went to be with the Lord on 12 Jan. 2017. “Charley” was born 23 Apr 1961 to Ralph Roberts and Lois Covey in Temple, Texas. The family moved to Roswell in 1963, where he grew up under...