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  • RFD-patch

    Roswell Fire Department Call Log— Aug. 7-9

    August 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates. Medical calls are excluded. Aug 7 • At 3:15 p.m., fire alarm, 400 block of North Missouri Avenue. • At 7:35 p.m., fire alarm, 400 block of North Missouri Avenue. • At 8:28...

  • Dear Editor: Villegas’ accusations not based on facts

    August 11, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (1)

    Recently, Bobby Villegas suggested that the RDR and reporter Jeff Tucker are complicit in penning articles that directly target women and minorities. His assertions are recycled from a letter he wrote last year. This time, he added the former city animal...

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    Folklorico registration begins

    August 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Registration for Roswell Folklorico will take place from 6-7 p.m., Monday through Friday, Aug. 24-28, at the Roswell Adult Center located at 807 N. Missouri Ave. This registration is only for those who did not dance in the 2015 dance recital in May. Class...

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    ‘Super kids’ excel at triathlon

    August 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Volunteer Mandy Owens helps 6-year-old Remigio “Romo” Franco get ready for the bicycle portion of the Super Kids Triathlon at the Cahoon Park pool Saturday. Kids competed in three age groups: 6-8, 9-12 and 13-15. See the Sports section of today’s...

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    Experiences living in Israel inspires lifelong service for Roswell woman

    August 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Chavez The experiences in people’s lives shape who they are and often determine the direction their paths take moving forward. For Roswell native Rebecca Chavez, her experiences while living in Israel as a young adult “with a heart to serve” have...

  • Bob Sanders

    August 9, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Bob Sanders, 84, of Hickory Creek, Texas, passed away July 28, 2015. Bob was married to LaVonne Broadwell on June 19, 1960 for 55 years. He is survived by his wife, LaVonne, his daughter, Felicia Sanders of Highland Village, Texas, his son, Burke Sanders,...

  • Lee Prince

    August 9, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Adolphus (Adaulph) Lee Prince was born in Sikeston, Missouri, on December 12, 1951, the first child of Marie Wright and Robert Troupe. He was educated by African-American teachers in a loving community that included his brother, sister, and many cousins. When...

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    Lovelace’s Heart Hospital receives American Heart Association accreditation

    August 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Heart Hospital of New Mexico at Lovelace Medical Center has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline ® Heart Attack Receiving Center Accreditation. The accreditation program — sponsored by the American Heart Association and the Society...

  • Police Blotter: Three burglaries reported to RPD

    August 9, 2015 • 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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    Salvation Army marks 110 years in Roswell

    August 9, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Robert Maples, far right, holds up his Advisory Board Life Member certificate during Thursday’s celebration at the Roswell Community and Civic Center for the Salvation Army’s 110 years of operation in Roswell. Also shown, from left, are Roswell Corps...