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  • Beware of religions in ‘Babylon the Great’

    August 19, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Ryan Reynolds in Pastor Musings tries to convince us that Hitler only hated the Jews because of their race, not their religion. But it’s clear anti-semitism existed for centuries and it was easy to blame Jews for everything. As one reference mentioned:...

  • Roswell nonprofits address some desperate needs

    August 19, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    I was sitting out on my front porch enjoying the cool morning air with a copy of the Roswell Daily Record and a cup of coffee when I read the United Way is kicking off its campaign. Sitting there and thinking about what I would write this week, I realized...

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    Artesia, Roswell men sentenced for drug crimes

    August 18, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A man from Artesia has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison on firearms and drug trafficking offenses, while a Roswell man has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison for firearms and methamphetamine trafficking charges. Joe Anthony Reza, 33,...

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    DWI arrest in Chaves County

    August 18, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

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    Dragonfly Festival to include a host of free, family events

    August 18, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    It’s that time again for the 2016 Dragonfly Festival at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge on Sept. 10. Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge and the Friends of Bitter Lake will be hosting many free family friendly activities that everyone will enjoy....

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    Splash pad adds Wednesday hours

    August 18, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The splash pad at Poe Corn Park will be open on Wednesday afternoons until it closes for the season after Labor Day, the city’s Parks and Recreation Department has announced. The free-admission splash pad will be open from 2 to 7 p.m. on Wednesdays, in...

  • Man charged with possession of marijuana

    August 18, 2016 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    The arrest records available in the police blotter are public information. Any indication of an arrest on a charge and/or multiple charges does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven...

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    Grand jury indicts local for heroin

    August 18, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Bustamante Paul Bustamante, 59, of the 1100 block of South Kentucky Avenue, was indicted Aug. 11 on the charge of possession of a controlled substance, possession prohibited, a fourth-degree felony. The indictment states that on or about Dec. 8, Bustamante...

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    Assurance Home elects 2016-17 board, officers

    August 18, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Five directors were elected to the Assurance Home board of directors during their annual meeting held last month. Those elected for three- year terms were Kelley Alsup, Lanie Smith, Candy McClelland, Eileen Grooms and Tom Burris. Officers were also elected...

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    Production company shoots TV episode at UFO museum

    August 18, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A little bit of Hollywood came to Roswell last month when a film production crew shot a TV episode for a couple of days. Go Go Luckey, which has an office in Burbank, California, received a business license from the city of Roswell in July when it shot some...