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  • Letters have an impact on the RDR

    February 6, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    A Muslim woman is on my news team; Bethany Freudenthal, who came from Alaska to Roswell a few months ago as a reporter. On her first day on the job, she asked me if her being a Muslim would be a problem. I said it wouldn’t be at the Daily Record but it...

  • Powerhouses are being challenged

    February 6, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    All across America, the establishment is being challenged. It’s true in politics and, with the big game today, on the NFL gridiron. In the primaries, established powerbrokers are being challenged in both parties. Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders...

  • Liberal agenda seen in editorial

    February 6, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Responding to your editorial in Sunday’s paper, I feel you miss the point. You say that a proposed law that has no hope of passing will not help anyone, but take rights away from others. In my opinion you are wrong. First, the Bill of Rights contains the...

  • Diatribes on pages, pushing diversity

    February 6, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I have considered the pages of your newspaper on Sunday and this is my response. I’m not sure 400 words will be enough. The editorial pages are for varied opinions. However, the editor decides what to print and what not to print. I have written several...

  • Generic---Crime---Neighborhood---Watch

    No one should live in fear of the person they love

    February 6, 2016 • Editorial, Police BlotterComments (0)

    By Steve Wolfe Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault were in the news a great deal in 2015. There were incidents involving university campuses, major sports figures, and even a beloved television star. Roswell and Chaves County, of course, were no exception. I...

  • Stephen W. Marshall

    February 6, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Stephen W. Marshall passed away on Friday February 5, 2016 after a brave fight with multiple cancers for a number of years. A memorial service is to take place at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, with Father Dale Plummer officiating, at 2 p.m. Saturday, February...

  • Local history buffs honor Elvis Fleming

    February 6, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

    Above: Elvis Fleming and Tina Williams prepare to perform “The Ballad of Billy Mathews” at a program last Sunday honoring his 40 years of service to the Historical Foundation for Southeast New Mexico. Below: Amy McVay Davis, executive director, of the...

  • Roy B. Vargas

    February 5, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Roy B. Vargas, 72, passed away January 30, 2016. He was born November 24, 1943, to Albert C. and Senona (Balencia) Vargas, in Artesia, NM. Roy was very dedication to spending times with kids as a boxing coach and a hunter’s education instructor. As a member...

  • Mary Helen Garcia

    February 5, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    In loving memory of Mary Helen Garcia, 82, who resided in Rio Rancho, NM. Our mother passed away to our Heavenly Father on September 11, 2015, in Rio Rancho, NM. Mary was born in Roswell, NM. Her mother is Antonia Nejeres Galindo and her father Juanito...

  • Velma Ruth Ross, 93

    February 5, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Velma Ruth Ross, “Nanny”, 93 years old, joined her loved ones in Heaven on Feb. 3, 2016, at her home in Roswell, NM. Ruth was born, April 8, 1922 in Lubbock, TX and grew up in Balmorhea, TX. She soon met the love of her life, Hugh Robert...