Author archives: - RDR

  • ‘Land of the fee, home of behave’

    January 30, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    In a letter (published Jan. 27) by Charles A. Berry, he writes, “This letter is to ask whether or not I have a misconception regarding driver’s licenses. My understanding has been that driver’s licenses were to ensure that drivers met the basic...

  • Johnny ‘Juanito’ Moreno

    January 30, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Johnny ‘Juanito’ Moreno, 53, went to be with the Lord, surrounded by loved ones, on January 27, 2016. He was born on November 20, 1962, to Salvador Ortiz and Eva Colacion Moreno in Dr. Porfirio Parra D.B., Chihuahua, MX. He is preceded in death by...

  • Sara Haynes McGee

    January 30, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    October 28, 1937 – November 28, 2015 Sara H. McGee passed away peacefully in her sleep at the age of 78, while visiting her son Michael White McGee in Denver, Colorado, over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, 2015. Cremation took place in Denver,...

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    Disaster declaration approved

    January 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Chaves County commissioners clear way for area to get state, fed funds As if wind gusts up to 80 mph and 10-foot snowdrifts had not convinced Chaves County residents, county commissioners made it official during their regular meeting Thursday that the area...

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    City rivals to settle score at Ground Zero

    January 29, 2016 • Local News, Local SportsComments (0)

    Above:In this photo from last year’s rivalry game at a packed Ground Zero at Goddard High School, current Roswell senior Daniel Amador, 24, tries to block the shot of former Rocket senior Lucas Montoya on Feb. 3, 2015. The two sides resume their bitter...

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    Outstanding Citizen Award established by city of Roswell

    January 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Many Roswell citizens live each day doing things to help others and make the community a better place for everyone. The City of Roswell wants to honor some of those special people, and there is no one better to identify these residents than their fellow...

  • Standardized tests not a good gauge of knowledge

    January 29, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Time Magazine tracks the earliest use of standardized testing to China in the 1700s, when candidates for government jobs were tested on their knowledge of poetry and philosophy. Since then, many countries have tried the method of standardized testing to track...

  • Editorial Samplings

    January 29, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The Miami Herald, on immigration and the president: MIAMI, Fla. — It’s no secret that America’s immigration system is a confused and disorderly mess. Now the U.S. Supreme Court has a chance to inject a needed dose of clarity into the picture by...

  • Religious freedom being redefined

    January 29, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Jan. 16 was Religious Freedom Day. There is barely any mention of, let alone observance of the special day. It was enacted by Congress in 1992 and is recognized every Jan. 16 by an annual presidential proclamation. It is important to be informed about the...

  • Raymond “Babbo” Guajaca Anaya

    January 29, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A graveside service for Raymond “Babbo” Guajaca Anaya, 64, who passed away Monday, December 21, 2015 in Roswell is scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, January 30, 2016 at South Park Cemetery. Raymond was born July 23, 1951 in Roswell, NM to Timoteo Analla...