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  • John H. Poorbaugh

    April 24, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    April 25, 1935 — Oct. 5, 2016 John H. Poorbaugh died of cancer on October 5, 2016 in Vacaville CA. John was born and raised in Roswell, N.M. and lived most of his adult life in California. He received his Ph.D. in parasitology from UC Berkeley in 1966 and...

  • Civic clubs make community better

    April 24, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    There has been some changes that the Roswell Daily Record has made recently regarding the reporting of activities by civic groups. I was told that the RDR is hoping to find a sponsor to help resume reporting on the activities of these groups. I hope this...

  • Sidewalk benefits walkers, handicapped

    April 24, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I would like to take exception to the apparent views expressed by one of your readers regarding the sidewalk and handicapped ramps being installed on the northwest side of Main Street. 1. It is disturbing that someone would take issue with handicapped...

  • Corruption seen in hourly workers

    April 24, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I appreciated and welcomed Mr. Kopp’s response to Mr. Abalos. Mr. Kopp’s letters were accurate, logical and definitive. Like Mr. Kopp, I have also worked with union membership. Additionally I have held administrative, supervisory and management positions....

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    Week Ahead

    April 22, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Monday Chaves County Board of Commissioners, site visit to two county roads, 8 a.m., Meet at Chaves County Administrative Center, #1 St. Mary’s Place. (Will travel to two locations in county. Must use own transportation.) City Council Infrastructure...

  • Joseph Stephen Merlo, Sr.

    April 22, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Joseph Stephen Merlo, Sr. was born in North Babylon, New York on June 4, 1932 to Peter Louis (Pietro Luigi) Merlo and Catherine Mikula Merlo and peacefully passed into the arms of his Savior Jesus Christ on April 18, 2017. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 5...

  • Joanne Harvard

    April 22, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    With sadness and great joy we share the glorious news that Joanne Wertz Harvard, 83, has left her earthly bonds and was welcomed by the loving arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ to her heavenly home on Thursday, April 20, 2017. A memorial service is...

  • Jack Commons

    April 22, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Jack Commons, 87, was called to his eternal resting place on Sunday, April 16, 2017. He was born on May 29, 1929 in Hammon, OK, born to Donald and Blanche Commons. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Imogene Commons of Roswell, NM; son Carl and Vicki...

  • Steve R. Nunez

    April 22, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Steve R. Nunez, 82, of Roswell, passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2017, surrounded by his family. Steve was born October 4, 1934 to Esteban and Caridad Marina Nunez of Palma Soriano Oriente, Cuba who preceded him in death, along with his wife Frances of...

  • Scott D. Miller

    April 22, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Scott D. Miller, Sr., age 95, of Roswell, NM, passed into heaven Thursday April 13, 2017 surrounded by family. Scott was born in Abemathy, TX on July 30, 1921. After high school he joined the Army Air Force during WWII and was honorably discharged on 6...