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  • Poverty-stricken kids missing from gov’s agenda

    January 26, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Perhaps the harshest and most valid criticism of Gov. Susana Martinez’s State of the State speech wasn’t so much for what she said as what she didn’t say. She made no mention of child poverty in New Mexico. It’s so relevant to this state’s future...

  • Time for money calls to end

    January 26, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The Jacksonville Daily News We’ve frequently heard bleating about how Congress passes bills that lawmakers reportedly never read. The Affordable Care Act. The USA Patriot Act. The American Clean Energy and Security Act. The American Recovery and...

  • Driver’s license misconception

    January 26, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    This letter is to ask whether or not I have a misconception regarding driver’s licenses. My understanding has been that driver’s licenses were to ensure that drivers met the basic requirements of age, knowledge of the rules of the road, minimal ability to...

  • Prepare for the next emergency

    January 26, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I appreciated the letter from Nancy Wigley regarding being good neighbors during Storm Goliath. I would like to add a few comments of my own. Regarding people complaining about the lack of snowplows and graders; storms of that size come around few and far...

  • Physician shortage Roswell’s problem

    January 26, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I am writing this letter in response to an article, which appeared on the front page of the Jan. 22 edition of the Roswell Daily Record. The article was regarding senior care concerns, which were raised at a Commission on Aging meeting. There was a complaint...

  • Drop in crime a step forward

    January 26, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Wow! Violent crime down 13 percent (RDR, Dec. 21). Kudos are due Mayor Dennis Kintigh who campaigned on a “Safe and Clean City” in our last election and has been leading the charge to make that happen. Also, City Manager Steve Polasek and especially...

  • Concepcion “John” Granado

    January 26, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Concepcion “John” Granado, 62, passed away on March 18, 2015 in Fortuna, California. He was born on December 8, 1952, in Artesia, NM to Marcos and Dolores Granado of Dexter, NM. He is preceded in death by his father, Marcos C. Granado; his younger...

  • Clyde James Seely

    January 26, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Clyde James Seely, 79, went to be with the Lord on January 23, 2016. He was born March 2, 1936, to James Samuel and Ada May (Browning) Seely in Lovington, NM. Clyde was a born cowboy who loved the Lord. He did beautiful leatherwork and loved to rope. He was a...

  • George Anaya Rico

    January 26, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    George Anaya Rico was born on June 24, 1948, in Dexter, NM to parents, Hortencia Anaya and Ramon G. Rico. He graduated from Roswell High School and shortly after enlisted in the United States Navy. While in the Navy, he was a Gunner’s Mate Missile and...

  • A.R. Medaris

    January 26, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A.R. Medaris, age 90, passed away January 19, 2016 in Roswell. He was born April 23, 1925, in Elk City, OK. He was first and foremost an exemplary husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle, and friend. Visitation will be held 6 p.m. to 8 p.m....

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