Author archives: - RDR

  • soccer

    Lady Rockets drop first match of season

    September 20, 2015 • Local SportsComments (0)

    Goddard’s Caitlyn Schmidt tracks down the ball during the Rockets’ match against the visiting Lady Tigers from Alamagordo Saturday afternoon at Goddard High School. (Shawn Naranjo Photo) The Goddard Lady Rockets dropped their first soccer game of the...

  • -politics

    Municipal Court offers amnesty in traffic-violation cases

    September 20, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    If you have failed to appear for a court hearing related to a traffic offense in Roswell or have failed to timely pay a traffic-violation fine, next week is your chance to take care of the issue while you still have a driver’s license so you can drive...

  • Dear Editor: Accountability begins in the home

    September 20, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    In response to the letter sent by Eloy Ortega, I am saddened by yet another senseless loss of life here in Roswell. While you bring up a few valid points, I think you missed the biggest one. Allow me to explain. I believe where everything should begin is at...

  • flags

    Gen. Kenneth N. Walker honored; Roswell’s first Gen. Kenneth N. Walker Day ends with a mystery

    September 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The New Mexico Military Junior Officers’ Training Corps presents the colors at the beginning of the banquet honoring the men and woman who served at Walter Air Force Base and all American POW/MIA. (Christina Stock Story and Photos) Richard Dunn presents...

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    Honoring America’s MIAs and POWs

    September 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The American Legion in Roswell held a ceremony Friday to honor MIA/POWs. There are currently around 6,000 veterans in Chaves County and 184 are members of the American Legion. They are trying to grow the post and becoming more involved in the community....

  • dwi-web

    Chaves County DWI arrests for Sept. 17 and 18

    September 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (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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    10 glorious years in Roswell

    September 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Fortune Transportation, a refrigerated trucking company located at 3306 East Grand Plains Road, is celebrating its 10th anniversary in Roswell. From left, Perry Olson, director of Operations; Ben Olson, terminal manager; Don Olson, owner; Bramer Powers, shop...

  • bidness

    New business hosts ribbon-cutting

    September 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony recently for Captain Jim’s Home Décor and Military Souvenirs. The new store sells flags of any kind and home décor. From left, Rhonda Johnson, Hervey Gilliland, Yukie Ebara, Madlyn Wafful,...

  • money

    He’s in the money

    September 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Robert “Bob” Kurtz won more than $1,000 in the jackpot during the Wednesday lunch meeting Pecos Valley Rotary. The pot grew bigger each week until Kurtz not only had the ticket with the correct number, but also drew the correct card from the deck....

  • Cruz Madrid

    September 19, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    After a short illness, Cruz Madrid passed from this world to the next at University Medical Center in Lubbock, TX on Thursday, September 17, 2015. A rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m., Sunday, September 20, 2015, at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel. A Mass is...