Author archives: - RDR

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    Man with seven outstanding arrest warrants apprehended

    June 16, 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...

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    Local killed in crash

    June 16, 2016 • UncategorizedComments (0)

    State police say a 19-year-old Roswell man was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash early Thursday on U.S. 380 east of Roswell. Daniel M. Rivera was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle, according to reports. Police say Rivera...

  • Is Donald Trump in the wrong country?

    June 16, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The evidence continues to mount: Donald Trump does not understand or respect the political system he seeks to lead. The only other explanation is that he understands the system very well, and is trying to undermine its basic foundations in order to clear his...

  • Helen Virginia Duke

    June 16, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Helen Virginia Duke passed away at her home in Roswell surrounded by her loving family on June 13, 2016. She was born August 16, 1943, in Las Vegas, NM. She grew up in Albuquerque, graduating from Valley High School in 1961. She was a resident of Roswell...

  • 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...