Author archives: - RDR

  • Walter E. Tackett

    June 16, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    On this day, June 14, 2016, Walter E. Tackett went to be with the love of his life, Vera Mae. He was born in Saline Township, Ohio, on April 22, 1927. Being a veteran of World War II and the Korean War, Walter served in the United States Army. He worked over...

  • Terrorist watch list ignores due process

    June 16, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    The shooting in Orlando was horrific. Did Mr. Barrack Obama take the time on Tuesday to help Americans feel safe? Nope, instead he took the moment to raise “his” political agenda and bash everyone who disagreed with his policies. Our police departments...

  • Support candidate of your choice

    June 16, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I feel the need to respond to Ralph Rivera’s response to my letter published on June 14. In my letter I was simply trying to point out the differences of candidates representing our major political parties seeking the office of our nation’s leader, and...

  • How To Survive High School 101

    June 16, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    There comes a time in every teenager’s life when they must cross the line from “middle schoolhood” to “high schoolhood.” Middle schoolers tend to hold onto the idea that going to high school is going to be so exciting and make them look mature and...

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    Animal enthusiasts drop in at Zoo Camp

    June 16, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Young animal lovers listen in as Marge Woods, head zookeeper, explains lemur habits during the annual Zoo Camp on Tuesday. This event has been a tradition for the past 21 years. Zoo Camp takes place every summer at the Spring River Park and Zoo and teaches...

  • Local Airport

    FAA grant to provide $2.1 million for local airport runway project

    June 15, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell’s airport has received $21 million for a three-phase runway repair project. An FAA grant will provide $2.1 million for the final phase (Tim Howsare Photo). Roswell has received more than $2.1 million in federal funds to complete the final portion of...

  • Generic---Law

    Police: Ten battery cores stolen from a local retail store

    June 15, 2016 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    The arrest records available in the police blotter are public information. Any indication of an arrest on a charge and/or multiple charges does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven...

  • Generic---Crime

    Recent DWI arrests throughout Chaves County

    June 15, 2016 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

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    Water line repairs to impact north Roswell traffic

    June 15, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Water line repairs will be made next week at the intersection of North Main Street and Wilshire Boulevard, requiring the closure of one northbound traffic lane on Main and the closure of Wilshire at Main. The repair work to the underground water line will...

  • The evil of terrorism can’t be downplayed

    June 15, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    To identify the terror attack in Orlando as a mass shooting and or a hate crime is to call 9/11 a multiple airplane crash and Pearl Harbor a Japanese induced multiple capsizing. The blood of the dead is on hands of Obama, for he, along the cowardly bipartisan...