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    Woman pleads guilty to meth trafficking

    July 15, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell woman Destiny Stephenson, 35, plead guilty today in federal court in Las Cruces to methamphetamine trafficking charges. Stephenson is one of 41 individuals charged in September 2015 with drug trafficking offenses as a result of an 8-month multi-agency...

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    McGaffey to close Monday for repairs

    July 15, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Beginning Monday, West McGaffey Street will be closed between Washington Avenue and Missouri Avenue. The closure will begin at 6 a.m., and remain closed for an estimated five days. West McGaffey Street is a “truck route,” and commercial truck traffic will...

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    Two men brawl after alleged traffic violation

    July 15, 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...

  • Public Records published 07-15-16

    July 15, 2016 • Public RecordComments (0)

    Municipal Court Judge Lou Mallion Arraignments May 31 Failure to appear on hold, suspended driver’s license, display registration, evidence of registration — Maria Miller; Defendant is sentenced to two days in jail, fined $352. Shoplifting (fourth...

  • The complicated relationship between Christians, Jews

    July 15, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    At the very beginning, all the Christians were Jews. But the Jewish leaders felt a scriptural obligation to suppress the new faith. Shortly after Jesus’ death, a wave of cruel persecution was directed against the Christians by the Jews. Christians refused...

  • Hopefully, Trump will straighten out illegals

    July 15, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I agree with the Roswell Daily Record that nominating Supreme Court Justices shouldn’t be political, but they always are. I’m sure of this just as I’m certain the editor wouldn’t say it if a Republican resided in the White House. He hopes President...

  • RDR Editorial Snippets – Afterthoughts on the passing scene

    July 15, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The youth-filled Senior Olympians For the fourth straight year, older people from all over New Mexico have brought vitality to Roswell, via the state Games. The New Mexico Senior Olympics has brought more than 1,000, people 50 and older, out of their homes...

  • Progress? We don’t need no stinking progress

    July 15, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    I read a letter to the editor recently, vehemently opposed to a bond election to support a new pool for Roswell. It had much of the same indignation I hear each time our community looks to move forward on some project to increase the level of services to our...

  • Lloyd Eugene Shockey

    July 15, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Lloyd Eugene Shockey, 80, who passed away Friday, July 15, 2016 in Roswell, NM. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized...

  • Jesse R. Cosby

    July 15, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Jesse R. Cosby, age 61, of Roswell, N.M., passed away on July 13, 2016. Born May 24, 1955, he dedicated his early life to academics and the outdoors. He amassed many academic honors throughout life, including a Bachelor of Arts, a Bachelor of Science in Civil...