Author archives: - RDR

  • Land-grabbers a threat to state

    October 24, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Attention, hunters and other outdoor lovers in southern New Mexico: There is a very real threat to your access to the national forests and other public lands where you hunt and otherwise enjoy. Imagine a situation where federal lands have been sold off, taken...

  • Frankie Johnny Samario

    October 22, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Frankie Johnny Samario passed away at the age of 41 on October 19, 2016 in Prescott Valley, Arizona. A celebration of his life will be held in Roswell, NM at a later time. Frankie was born in Roswell, NM on August 27, 1975. He was a lifelong resident of...

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    Volunteers recognized for service

    October 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Humane Society recognized Joan Young and Jamie Howe for 44 years of volunteer services. Young and Howe go above and beyond helping out with the homeless pets that the Humane Society cares for. (Submitted Photo)...

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    County departments take part in door-decorating contest

    October 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Treasurer’s Office (Submitted Photo) Sheriff’s Office (Submitted Photo) Planning & Zoning (Submitted Photo) County manager suite (Submitted Photo) County manager suite (Submitted Photo) County Clerk’s Office (Submitted Photo) Departments at...

  • Don’t live your daily life lost in the woods

    October 22, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    It was after 10 p.m. on a very dark Canadian evening and we were lost in the woods — literally. Out in nowhere in a land we had never been to before. Every street name was in French and we were unable to find the rustic resort we had made reservations to...

  • RDR’s editorial pages a disservice to Roswell

    October 22, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    It’s unfortunate that the Roswell Daily Record’s publisher, editor and the selected editorials that they use in their paper fail to correspond with the actual events that surround our every day lives. Your editorials, along with many of your letters to...

  • Timing of accusations suggests dirty politics

    October 22, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I quite agree with a recent guest on CNN News. If Donald Trump had made sexual advances to those women, why did they not bring charges against the millionaire and demand payment from him? Also, the timing! Why now, just a month before elections? These charges...

  • Follow Golden Rule during this campaign

    October 22, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    It was with great sadness I read the article in the Oct. 19 RDR regarding thefts and destruction of yard signs for various political candidates. I realize this election cycle has been cast in divisive, even polarizing terms, but such behavior is beneath us as...

  • Roswell Next is big step forward

    October 22, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    There’s a new organization in town called Roswell Next, the result of an initiative by a number of groups, including the Roswell Chamber of Commerce, the Roswell Hispano Chamber of Commerce and the Roswell-Chaves County Economic Development Corporation....

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    Last defendant charged in the Mendiola drug trafficking case pleads guilty

    October 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell man James H. Lewis, 51, pleaded guilty Friday in federal court in Las Cruces this week to methamphetamine trafficking charges and is the last of 21 federal defendants to enter a guilty plea during an eight-month, multi-agency investigation into the...