Author archives: - RDR

  • policeaction

    Man fires shots at three dogs

    September 15, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Curtis Michaels Photo RPD responded to that address about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday on a report of a man firing shots at three dogs in his yard. When officers arrived, the man refused to exit his house. The yard containing the aggressive dogs, which appeared to...

  • Pilar Gavito Hernandez October 27, 1932 – September 5, 2016

    September 15, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Maria del Pilar Gavito Hernandez was born on October 27, 1932 in Ciudad Puebla, Puebla, Mexico to the late Alfredo and Hermelinda Gavito. She was married to Michael H. Hernandez on August 20, 1950 and in 1956 they made Ruidoso their permanent home. In 1973,...

  • Bobby Ray Freeman, Sr.

    September 15, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Bobby Ray Freeman, Sr., 73, on Sunday, September 11, 2016. He was born June 13, 1943, to Rosco C. Freeman and Ruby Doris Freeman, in Luling, Texas. Bobby was proud to have served America in the Army...

  • Heather Sanchez

    September 15, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Heather Sanchez, 45, of Las Vegas, NV was suddenly called to heaven on Monday, September 12, 2016. Heather was born in Roswell, New Mexico to Tommy Sanchez and Evelyn Sanchez where she graduated from Roswell High School and later went on to earn her...

  • Thanks for exposing your religious positions

    September 15, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    For the past several weeks, we have been the recipients of several letters to the editor by Jehovah’s Witnesses/Watch Tower supporters. They demonized Christians believing them to be war mongers, they reject the Christian Trinity, they deny the deity of...

  • Today nation needs to recognize POWs, MIAs

    September 15, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Today is a day when the nation pauses to honor returned prisoners of war, remember those U.S. military members and civilians who remain missing from post-war, and to support ongoing search efforts to find those who have not been recovered. The POW/MIA flag...

  • School board solved problem they created

    September 15, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Congratulations are in order for the RISD school board. They solved a problem! Of course, they had to manufacture the problem first. Employees of more than 15 years’ good standing were told they were potentially dangerous to the children they have been...

  • My Hispanic heritage and heroes

    September 15, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Each person has a place of origin where their DNA started. Science tells us the human raise comes from Africa and, while some of our ancestors stayed there, others journeyed into different parts of the world: Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America....

  • enmsfparade

    Deadline for fair parade entries is Friday

    September 14, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A Chaves County Sheriff’s deputy hands out treats to youngsters at last year’s Eastern New Mexico State Fair parade. The 2016 parade will be held on Oct. 3. (File Photo) Nothing brings the crowds out to North Main Street like the Eastern New...

  • communityyardsale

    Community yard sale this Saturday

    September 14, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    It’s more than just a great big yard sale. There’s lots to do for entire family. The Roswell Community Yard Sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 17 to benefit the Roswell Humane Society. Fifty vendors will be on site at the Roswell Wool...