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  • 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...

  • Helen Virginia Duke

    July 15, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Helen Virginia Duke passed away at her home in Roswell surrounded by her loving family on June 13, 2016. She was born August 16, 1943, in Las Vegas, NM. She grew up in Albuquerque, graduating from Valley High School in 1961. She was a resident of Roswell...

  • local law enforcement

    Appreciating local law enforcement

    July 14, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    By Bill Moffitt Roswell Daily Record Story and Photo A Chaves County Sheriff’s Deputy gets high fives and fist bumps from students at Nancy Lopez Elementary School on Thursday during a celebration of Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. Officers from the...

  • city council

    City Council approves more than $500,000 in projects and services

    July 14, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Convention Center, former airport site study funded In an effort to attract more conventions to the city, the City Council has approved a plan to expand and improve the Roswell Convention & Civic Center at 912 N. Main St. A $400,000 design contract has...

  • Research church, decide for yourself

    July 14, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    The Methodist church was on the radio the other day talking about their conference and wonderful worship services. What do we know about their history? It’s important to remember Jesus’ words that “by their fruits you will recognize them,” to be able...

  • Denonym editorial treat for wordsmiths

    July 14, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    The July 14 editorial was quite a treat for any wordsmith interested in demonyms. Citizens of Roswell are labeled Roswellites or Roswellians and there is some debate about which is “correct.” Assignments like this can only be resolved by convention and it...