Author archives: - RDR

  • City should hear call to reopen pool

    April 6, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    OK, mayor and council, an even dozen of our leading citizens have put in concise language exactly what the people of Roswell want (letter published April 4): Reopen the pool as stated in their letter! I am only one of many who want to keep our pool,...

  • A message to Pearce from a 10 percenter

    April 6, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    (An open letter to Congressman Steve Pearce:) I do not appreciate being sent a form letter after I wrote to you with some specific questions. Will you, Steve, be the one Republican who will ask “How can we help the working poor of our country afford basic...

  • Oceans of water, two-thirds of planet

    April 6, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    About 4 billion years ago, hydrogen and oxygen combined to create water (H2O) that rained from the atmosphere to form the oceans. At one time the entire earth surface was completely under water. Today the earth’s surface is two-thirds ocean water and, in...

  • CahoonPool

    City Council to consider opening Cahoon pool; Mayor Dennis Kintigh puts temporary reopening on April 13 council agenda

    April 5, 2017 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Mayor Dennis Kintigh told the Daily Record Wednesday that the City Council will debate and vote next week on a resolution to reopen the Cahoon Park Pool for the summer season. The pool was decommissioned by the City Council last April. (File Photo) Another...

  • Donald Skeen

    April 5, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A celebration of the life of Donald Skeen, 83, of Lubbock, Texas, will be at 10 a.m., Friday, April 7, at Neil Chapel, Carillon Senior Life Care Community, with Chaplain Jim Powell officiating. Graveside services will follow at Melrose Cemetery, Melrose, New...

  • Barbara Griffin

    April 5, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Barbara Griffin, 73, of Roswell, NM, passed away on March 31, 2017. A Celebration of Life will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, April 7, 2017 at Midway Assembly of God Church. Pastor Danny Sons will be officiating. She was born on December 10, 1943 to Clint and...

  • Dennis Michael Jenkins

    April 5, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Dennis Michael Jenkins, beloved brother, uncle, great uncle, fiancé and cherished son passed away unexpectedly at the age of 52. He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Jenkins. He is survived by his mother, Pauline Jenkins, six siblings and their...

  • Jimmy D. Brown

    April 5, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Jimmy D. Brown, 78, who passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2017 in Roswell. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized...

  • Seats stolen from vehicles over weekend

    April 5, 2017 • 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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    Breaking News: Hotel evacuation

    April 5, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Some guests at the Roswell Holiday Inn Express are currently being evacuated after a reported electrical problem at the hotel. Roswell firefighters are responding. A hotel staff member said there was an electrical wiring problem with a washing machine on the...