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  • Larry Duane Shepard

    May 16, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    GREAT FALLS – In loving memory of Larry Duane Shepard. Sunrise November 1, 1955 – Sunset April 30, 2016. Larry passed away peacefully at home with his family. He was born to the late Ruth B. Crosby-Morgan and Quincy D. Shepard in Roswell, NM. He...

  • Theodore “Ted” D. Jones September 27, 1936-May 14, 2016

    May 16, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Theodore “Ted” D. Jones, age 79, passed away on May 14, 2016 at the Pikes Peak Hospice Residence in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He had retired from the United States Navy after more than twenty years of service and was a diesel mechanic. Theodore Douglas...

  • Burris

    Burris: New teacher evals have been challenging

    May 15, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    RISD superintendent also says he’s OK with gay-straight student alliances Tom Burris, right, superintendent of the Roswell Independent School District, meets with Daily Record staff Wednesday for the first of a series of monthly forums with the newspaper....

  • NMMI Grad1

    Graduation keynote speaker: NMMI creates leaders with character

    May 14, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above:Commencement takes place Saturday for about 60 NMMI high school graduates (Submitted Photo.). For a full story on NMMI’s graduation ceremonies check out your Roswell Daily Record. Below:U.S. Air Force Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle D....

  • Lawrence

    Lawrence Bros. to close for conversion

    May 14, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Submitted The Lawrence Bros. grocery store in Roswell will be closed beginning Monday to complete the conversion to United Supermarkets and upgrade of the store, as a result of the recent acquisition. To ensure guests have an opportunity to purchase the...

  • NMMI Cancer March

    NMMI gives back through Cancer March

    May 14, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The New Mexico Military Institute raised $5,260 for the Chaves County Cancer Fund during its 10th annual Corps of Cadets Cancer March. From left, Lt. Col. Jeff Cunningham, deputy commandant for support; Julie Morrow, representative for the Chaves County...

  • A boy-turned-man’s case for extraterrestrial life

    May 14, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    “They moved as one, similar to a flock of birds, fanning out slightly, until they disappeared.” By Bert Taylor The boy is now 74 years old, but when I was five, we lived on 25 acres, 10 miles east of Woodstock, Ontario — in Canada, where I now...

  • Middle class growth requires investment

    May 14, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The middle class is in a tenuous position; has been for a long time. If you’re wealthy you can take care of yourself, and if you’re poor there are ways to obtain assistance. But if you’re in the middle class, you’re on your own. Here in Roswell, for...

  • Racism strong in New Mexico

    May 14, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I am a semi-educated Afro-American male. (In this paper, let’s shorten Afro-American to AA.) I think AA is the accepted and politically correct term today. It’s hard to keep up with what we have been called: Darky, Negro, Colored, Black, Buck, spade or...

  • Israel’s founding not based on God

    May 14, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I read the Pastor’s Musings article on May 7 with interest because it referred to Isaiah 66:8, which many people misapply to the beginning of the State of Israel in 1948. David Ben-Gurion, the leader of Israel’s National Council, wanted a secular...