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    Earth Day event planned at Living Desert State Park

    April 2, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park will host the 20th annual March for Parks Earth Day event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 26 in the Visitor Center. There will be many exhibitors, including the Guadalupe Mountains and Carlsbad Caverns National Parks,...

  • To the Editor of the Roswell Daily Record,

    April 2, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    I was surprised and somewhat amused to find the following letter in my mail.   Russell, I have spoken with several other pastors and we all agree that you should immediately stop writing anymore letters to the editor. Are you insane? Haven’t you...

  • Dear Editor,

    April 2, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    I see people defending the good work of Pastor Troy and I wonder if his church could be a church for me. I’m not gullible though, and I have researched what the early Christian Congregation was like. If this church is just like the early church then I...

  • Dear Editor, 3-30-14

    April 2, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    In her letter in defense of Mr. Smotherman, Lacy Corman has misapplied Mark 12:17. She says that this passage proves that Jesus was involved in politics. To the contrary, his response shows that he avoided a political stance. Jesus’ enemies, the Pharisees...

  • Dear Editor,

    April 2, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    The letter by Lacy Corman (3-25-2014) defending Pastor Smotherman was very disturbing. First it shows that you can take one scripture and make it mean anything you want. You think that Jesus statement “give Caesars things to Caesar and God’s...

  • Dear Editor,

    April 2, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Well it appears that Russell Scott has repeated a critical mistake that was exposed previously with Dan Parsons years ago. In his letter dated Tuesday, March 25th he uses the example of the evildoer on the stake next to Jesus repenting at the last moment and...

  • Dear Messrs Corman and Hunter,

    April 2, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Thank you for your replies to my letter. You raise some interesting points. I do apologize that you took offense at my comments. However l merely ask that you and Mr. Smotherman study your Bible for correct and truthful information. You portray Mr. Smotherman...

  • Dear Editor,

    April 2, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    I saw the letter by Donnell Hunter (3-19) saying John Watson should not attack Troy Smothermon, but didn’t Janet Wertz say in a letter on 3-1 that Troy had publicly defamed the character of Art Sandoval? She also says Pastor Smothermon from Church on the...

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    City asks residents to help with weeds

    April 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    City code enforcement is asking residents to do some yard work and cut down on weeds. Recent rains in Roswell have encouraged weeds to grow. The city’s code enforcement department has received a high number of complaints about overgrown weeds throughout the...

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    Carlsbad man dies in rollover accident

    April 1, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A Carlsbad man died Sunday when his 2008 Ford pickup rolled over in Eddy County, according to a New Mexico State Police report. Abel Anaya, 38, of Carlsbad was traveling east on Smedley Road near Carlsbad at about 3 a.m., when his pickup drifted across the...