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  • Leo B. Spear

    February 2, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Leo B. Spear, age 87, passed away peacefully in his sleep to be with his Lord and Saviour, Saturday, January 30, 2016 in Henderson, Nevada. Visitation will be held 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, February 5, 2016 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. A funeral service...

  • Geneva Joyce

    February 2, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A funeral service will be held 1:00 P.M. Friday February 5, 2016 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Geneva Joyce, age 94, of Roswell who passed away Sunday January 31, 2016 in her home surrounded by her family. Interment will be at South Park Cemetery. Chaplain...

  • Chaves County DWI arrests

    February 2, 2016 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

  • The latest, and best, ethics commission push

    February 2, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Perhaps this will be the year when we actually get some decent ethical standards in place for state officials. It’s a long-running issue that seems to resurface every time someone gets in trouble, but for various political and provincial reasons, nothing...

  • Teen columnist praised for writing

    February 2, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I just wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed reading Briana Hodge’s well-written article on standardized tests in the Roswell Daily Record. I’m hoping her article will generate a change in attitude concerning these tests. Briana (a senior at Roswell...

  • ‘Journalists’ laid off because not trusted

    February 2, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    So losing reporters is a threat to democracy? (Tim Howsare’s column, Jan. 28) Maybe the most self- important, self-serving article I have ever read. Let’s apply some linear thought here: Reporters are laid off or unemployed because papers and news...

  • Islamophobia is understandable

    February 2, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    After the terrorist attack in San Bernardino, when Muslim fanatics murdered 14 civilians, our Attorney General went on TV and expressed her greatest fear was for Islamophobia to take hold. On Sunday, Jan. 31, seven local pastors joined together, in a letter...

  • Narrowing the field to five candidates

    February 2, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Donald Trump’s presence is drawing unprecedented attention to the Republican presidential contest. But after careful consideration, many new Iowa voters turned to his rivals instead. The political newcomer logged a second-place...

  • goddardcareer1

    Career Day at Goddard High School

    February 1, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Goddard High School held its Career Day for juniors and seniors last week in conjunction with New Mexico Workforce Connection and ENMU-Roswell Gear Up. About 30 businesses, professionals and recruiters participated Wednesday to talk with students...

  • Lighters and snacks stolen

    February 1, 2016 • 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...