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    More scams being reported by Roswell residents

    July 9, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A couple more scams have made their way to Roswell and residents have reported them recently, according to a press release from Public Information Officer Todd Wildermuth. One local resident signed up for what was purportedly a “mystery shopping” job in...

  • Spray painting machine reported stolen Tuesday

    July 9, 2016 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    Burglary forced entry Police were dispatched to the zero block of Van Lueven Place Tuesday at 10:49 a.m. in reference to a burglary. An investigation revealed home electronics and a spray painting machine were stolen from a residence. Police were dispatched...

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    A hoppin’ good time at the zoo

    July 8, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Ed Cook Photos Above: You can never know what to expect at Spring River Park and Zoo. Last month it was goats, Friday it was rabbits and next month it will be chickens. Friday’s 4-H Fun at the Zoo presentation started off with an introduction to the world...

  • If you’re born here, you’re a ‘Roswellite’

    July 8, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (1)

    I have made several attempts to inform your Roswell Daily Record staff that we who were born in Roswell are and will always be Roswellites. When you label profiled groups in office memos, you may do so as you please. In published writings you should stick to...

  • Before a cruise, check for safety standards

    July 8, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    More than 10 million Americans will set sail on a cruise vacation in 2016 without knowing that U.S.-based travel companies that operate abroad often prioritize profits over passenger care, scrapping basic safety for expediency’s sake. My family learned that...

  • Oil wells’ burning gas speeds climate change

    July 8, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I am writing to you to voice my opinion about burning off gas at oil wells. This is adding to our air pollution and is harmful to our health. I believe trapping and using this gas is the answer to helping curb climate change. We are seeing it right now with...

  • On ‘religious freedom’ and discrimination

    July 8, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    A small monument of the Ten Commandments sits on the courthouse lawn in downtown Roswell. It was donated by an organization known as the “Fraternal Order of Eagles” back in 1973. In the name of fairness, and freedom, let’s put a statue of Buddha right...

  • Betty Lou Hernandez

    July 8, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Betty Lou Hernandez, 62, of Roswell, NM passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by family on the 7th of July 2016 in Albuquerque, NM. She was born February 6th 1954 to Concepcion (Concha) Lopez and Roberto Hernandez both preceded in death. She was...

  • RDR Editorial Snippets – Afterthoughts on the passing scene

    July 8, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Attacks against police in Dallas Seems America doesn’t even get to recover from one mass shooting before another one occurs, and the latest is particularly tragic since those who protect and serve the citizenry were targeted, apparently by skilled snipers,...

  • Frustrations, memories surround Cahoon pool

    July 8, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    I have been reading the articles concerning the closure of Cahoon pool and the dissension among our elected officials and the public. At first I wasn’t sure what all the fuss was about, but after some investigation, I believe I see why there is such an...