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    Fun Walk events celebrate seniors, health

    May 26, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    In celebration of National Senior Health and Fitness Day and Older Americans Month, the New Mexico Senior Olympics hosted two Fun Walks on Wednesday morning at Cahoon Park. The first one was held at 7 a.m. and the second one at 9. Staff and volunteers are...

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    Memorial Day brings people to cemetery

    May 26, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: Ruben Esquivel, right, and his crew prepare for Memorial Day weekend visitors at South Park Cemetery. Below: The South Park Cemetery field crew are, in front, from left, Higinio Segoa, Fabian Quintero and Cruz Montoya; from back, left, Carlos Romero,...

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    Elks For Vets Charity Golf to help vets get to medical care

    May 26, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell Daily Record The Roswell Elks Lodge will hold its annual Elks for Vets Charity Golf Tournament on June 4 at the New Mexico Military Institute golf course. The tournament is a fundraiser for local veterans, with 100 percent of the donations going to...

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    Chacon gets district-wide prize

    May 26, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Besnhi Anchondo Chacon, a student at East Grand Plains Elementary School, won first place in the kindergarten Dragonfly Poster Contest among the entire Roswell Independent School District. Delores Ingram, her teacher, and Principal Ralph Matta presented her...

  • Sobriety: My lifelong promise to God

    May 26, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Britt Snyder, who is now Chaves County sheriff, was one of the first people I met when I moved to Roswell in April 2014. He was chief deputy at the time and was running for election. But it wasn’t until after he won the election that I really got to know...

  • Modern Israel fulfills prophecy

    May 25, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    A letter in the May 15 RDR (“Israel’s founding not based on God”) had some misunderstanding of the role of modern Israel. It is certainly true that today’s Israel was founded as a secular state, but it is a fulfillment of prophecy. Ezekiel 38:14...

  • Headline erroneous, ‘overload’ not true

    May 25, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Who writes your headlines? In the May 25 paper, a guest editorial from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch was headlined “Voters face information overload.” The editorial was about the need to label food with genetically modified ingredients so that consumers,...

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    Make alien costumes at RMAC’s workshop Saturday

    May 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Nancy Fleming, instructor for upcoming Second Saturday session on June 11, in her award-winning costume from the 2015 Alien Costume Contest (Submitted Photo). By Laurie Rufe Interim Executive Director Roswell Museum & Art Center It is now time to...

  • Earl W. Morris

    May 25, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    SIKESTON, Mo. — Earl “Wayne” Morris, 84, of Sikeston, Mo., formerly of Roswell, died May 21, 2016, in Branson, Mo. He was born May 25, 1931, in Sikeston, to the late Oscar Morris and Victoria Casteel Morris (Porter). He was a 1949 graduate of...

  • Juanez Broughton

    May 25, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    BIG SPRING, Texas — Juanez Broughton, 80, of Big Spring, passed away Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at Parkview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. The family will receive friends Friday, May 27, 2016 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. A...