Author archives: - RDR

  • Peggy Linell Stokes

    May 12, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Peggy Linell Stokes, 94, passed away at a hospital in Abilene, Texas on May 4, 2017. Local arrangements are being handled by Piersall Funeral Directors, 733 Butternut Street. Peggy Linell Stokes was born in Artesia, New Mexico in 1922, but spent most of her...

  • Larry Paul McClure

    May 12, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Larry Paul McClure was born March 2, 1951 and passed away on April 5, 2017 in Albuquerque, NM. Larry was preceded in death by his mother, Ona McClure, father, Robert Sr., two brothers, Robert Lee Jr. and James Orville McClure, one sister, Faye Silvers, and a...

  • Generational curses and living in light of beatitudes

    May 12, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    Before you could walk, and perhaps even before, you may have been taught to fear. Some homes eat copious amounts of fear for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The recipe for fear is usually worry mixed with some type of devastating outcome. Maybe you have had the...

  • Drugs are a call to action for rehabilitation

    May 12, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    I read recently where the Salvation Army is building a transitional home for those recovering from drug and alcohol addiction and I applaud them for their vision and charity as they pursue a much-needed program. Too often people complain about the current...

  • CouncilPoultry

    City Councilors duck chicken ordinance

    May 11, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    James Husby, who was accompanied at the podium by his daughter, Megan, expresses his support to the Roswell City Council Thursday night of a proposed ordinance that would have allowed poultry to be raised within city limits. After more than 30 minutes of...

  • Electronics popular with thieves

    May 11, 2017 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    The following reports are from the Roswell Police Department and are available at All people arrested or cited are presumed innocent. Arrests and arrest citations Scott A Strom, 52, of the 500 block of North Lea Avenue, was charged with possession...

  • AlteredTestQuestion

    Student reportedly alters exam with racial slur

    May 11, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A student at RISD altered a test question on the Biology EOC exam Thursday and posted it to Facebook as if the NM PED or RISD might post a racist question on a test. Officials responded quickly. (Facebook Photo) A Roswell High School student has reportedly...

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    Carlsbad to be site of artist gathering today

    May 11, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Carlsbad Today Artist reception at the Artist Gallery Join the artists for the 31st anniversary of the Artist Gallery, 120 S. Canyon St., from 4-7 p.m. Artists demonstrations will take place throughout the gallery. The event includes art, fine crafts, music...

  • Charles Thomas “Tom” Dunlap

    May 11, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Charles Thomas “Tom” Dunlap passed away at his home on Monday, December 26, 2016 at the age of 63. Born June 1, 1953 to Charles I.O. Dunlap and Katherine Hoddinott Dunlap in Roswell, New Mexico. He attended St. Peter’s Catholic School and graduated...

  • Dorian C. Stewart

    May 11, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    May 8, 2017 Dorian C. Stewart left us to be with Jesus. He was 39 years old. He was a beautiful person. He was a brother, a father, and he was my son! He was my son! Dorian was also very proud to have served in the United States Marine Corps for six years. He...