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    Dance group helps nursing homes

    May 26, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Rac-A-Taps dance group entertained three local nursing homes during Nursing Home Week, May 8-15. These ladies perform twice a year for nursing homes. Pictured are, front row from left, Pat Clarke, Pat Carpenter, Choreographer Linda Weathers, Gloria...

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    Senior Olympics recruiting volunteers

    May 26, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Submitted The New Mexico Senior Olympics is seeking volunteers for the upcoming Summer Games in Roswell. This is a qualifying year for the National Senior Games in Birmingham, Alabama. The 38th annual New Mexico Senior Olympics Summer Games is scheduled for...

  • FAFSA application should be more specific

    May 26, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    As someone such as myself can tell you, when applying for financial aid, it is good to be two things: poor and smart. While filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, there is an obvious preference for those who are disadvantaged financially,...

  • More happy stories needed in the RDR

    May 26, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I am not part of this group but called them about a hoarding situation here in Hagerman. They rushed out and so far took about 16 puppies stuck in wire cages and crates. The pictures of the group bathing and dipping are heartwarming and amazing. Why don’t...

  • Socialists inept when running government

    May 26, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    If I may enlighten some misguided writers to the editor, who continually promotes the concept of Socialism, the countries of Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Germany are NOT Socialist countries. They are all Parliamentary Democracies with a multitude of parties....

  • Leslie Jobe

    May 26, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Leslie Jobe, 72, formerly of Roswell, died May 25, 2016, in Zanesville, Ohio. More information can be found at

  • Danny Ray Noble

    May 26, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Danny was born January 5, 1951 in Snowflake, AZ to John and Jean Noble. He passed away on May 11, 2016 in Albuquerque, NM after complications from pneumonia. Danny was one of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 sisters, Betty Noble...

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    Fun Walk events celebrate seniors, health

    May 26, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    In celebration of National Senior Health and Fitness Day and Older Americans Month, the New Mexico Senior Olympics hosted two Fun Walks on Wednesday morning at Cahoon Park. The first one was held at 7 a.m. and the second one at 9. Staff and volunteers are...

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    Memorial Day brings people to cemetery

    May 26, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: Ruben Esquivel, right, and his crew prepare for Memorial Day weekend visitors at South Park Cemetery. Below: The South Park Cemetery field crew are, in front, from left, Higinio Segoa, Fabian Quintero and Cruz Montoya; from back, left, Carlos Romero,...

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    Elks For Vets Charity Golf to help vets get to medical care

    May 26, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell Daily Record The Roswell Elks Lodge will hold its annual Elks for Vets Charity Golf Tournament on June 4 at the New Mexico Military Institute golf course. The tournament is a fundraiser for local veterans, with 100 percent of the donations going to...