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  • Woman arrested and charged for screaming

    January 17, 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...

  • OptimistWinner

    Oratorical contest winner announced

    January 17, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The New Mexico/Texas District of Optimist International Zone 9 selected Emilee Glenn, the Sunrise Optimist Club of Roswell’s representative as the winner of Zone 9’s Oratorical Contest. Glenn won the Zone 9 contest last year as well, and qualified for...

  • John Penrod Toles

    January 17, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    J. Penrod Toles, a 70-plus year Roswell resident, businessman, former State Senator and community leader, died peacefully at his home January 13, 2017. He was born October 19, 1929, in Happy, Swisher County, Texas to John E. Toles and Audie Penrod Toles who...

  • Patricia Ann Slayton

    January 17, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Patricia Ann Slayton, 82, left this earth on January 15, 2017 at University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas from complications of pneumonia while surrounded by loving family. Visitation and viewing will be held at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, 900 South Main...

  • Cathrine Lynn Norman-Tripp

    January 17, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Cathrine Lynn Norman-Tripp, 37, passed away on January 12, 2017 after her battle with stage IV cancer. She was surrounded by her family and friends and all their love for her. A memorial service will be held in her honor on January 20, 2017, at 2 p.m. at...

  • Dora Louise Blalock Brown

    January 17, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Dora Louise Blalock Brown passed from this life January 15, 2017. She was born on April 28, 1918 in Stephen County, Oklahoma to Hinton and Rosa Blalock. She lived there until 1929, when her family relocated to Bovina, Texas. She graduated from Bovina High...

  • Carmen Garcia

    January 17, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Carmen Garcia, 87, of Roswell, New Mexico passed into eternal life on Sunday, January 15, 2017. Carmen was born in Lincoln, New Mexico on March 16, 1929 to Bartolo and Luz Jimenez. Carmen was devout Catholic and it showed in her unconditional love for God and...

  • The RDR, its letters and liberal clichés

    January 17, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Once again the RDR editorial staff has maintained it’s standard editorial policy by printing four letters to refute one letter written by Linda Kral. In her letter of Jan. 10, she made several valid points as to the Record’s editorial policy in regards to...

  • When truth has no meaning, power rules

    January 17, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    We live in a world where truth is hard to find, at least in the popular media. Almost everything is presented to us as if truth were merely an opinion, as if there were two sides to every story. Nothing is right, and nothing is wrong. It all depends on your...

  • Donald Trump’s unpopular inauguration

    January 17, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    Forget the honeymoon, Donald Trump is already unpopular. According to Gallup in a poll taken in early January, Trump’s transition into the presidency had an approval rating of 44 percent, nearly 40 points lower than Barack Obama’s, which stood at 83...