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Archive for January 18th, 2012

  • Artesia offers hospital land to VA for new clinic

    January 18, 2012 • VistasComments Off

    Last Thursday’s Town Hall meeting, sponsored by Congressman Steve Pearce, to discuss ongoing VA medical delivery to Southeastern N.M. was noteworthy, to say the least. The four Roswell veterans present (among a group of about 40) were surprised by an...

  • Campus Educational Center under way

    January 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    An artist’s rendering of ENMU-R’s new Educational Center. (Courtesy Photo) Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell will be adding a bit of “curb appeal” to its campus this year. The construction of what will be the Educational Center is already under...

  • Local pols react to gov

    January 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    New Mexico’s 112 state legislators convened at the Roundhouse, Tuesday at 12 p.m., to commence the 50th legislative session. The concentration of the 30-day session will be balancing the state’s budget. In a dramatic opening to the session, House Speaker...

  • NM school grades are in; 3 RISD schools get A’s, 3 flunk

    January 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    The grades are in—for New Mexico schools, that is. Schools in the Roswell Independent School District also received a rating, from A through F, on Jan. 10. The A through F grading system is based on the A-F School Grading Law passed by the New Mexico...

  • Take RDR survey online

    January 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    RDR readers now have the chance to win prizes, including a 42-inch TV, just for letting the newspaper know how it’s doing. “We’re doing a readership survey to find out how people use the newspaper … and other advertising media,” said RDR...

  • Top Producers of 2011

    January 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    1st Row – Ruth Wise, Gen Outland, Patty McClelland, Joyce Barger, Lety Lopez, Paula Grieves, Melodi Salas 2nd Row – Luis Najera, Kim Perry, Rebecca Gutierrez, Cheryle Pattison, Jean Brown, Linda Kirk, Shirley Childress, Penny Bevers, Roberta Hayes...

  • Valley hamlets to vote Mar. 6

    January 18, 2012 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell is not the only locale that will be hosting a municipal election in March. Dexter, Hagerman and Lake Arthur elections will all take place on Mar. 6. In Dexter, two council seats and one municipal judge position are slated to be on the March ballot....

  • Police Blotter: Larceny at South Park

    January 18, 2012 • Police BlotterComments Off

    •Police were dispatched to South Park Cemetery, 3101 S. Main St., Monday, after subjects attempted to steal gasoline and damaged the tank. Cost of repairs is estimated at $150. •Police were called to Pecos Valley Transportation, 515 N. Main St., Monday,...

  • Daniel Mandonado

    January 18, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    A funeral Mass is scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, at St. Peter Catholic Church for Daniel Mandonado, 50, who passed away Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, at Roswell Regional Hospital. The Rev. Charlie Martinez, of St. Peter Catholic Church, will...

  • Kevin Kyle Rogers

    January 18, 2012 • ObituariesComments Off

    CAMERON, N.C — Kevin Kyle Rogers, 45, of Cameron, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, at his home. He was born on Nov. 3, 1966, son of Sue Nan Mixon Rogers and the late Douglas Malone Rogers. He was preceded in death by his father; and his daughter, Kandis K....