Author archives: - RDR

  • Pearce hasn’t stood up for working class

    October 12, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Wells Fargo creating false accounts on unsuspecting account holders is just the latest in an increasingly tiresome series of financial institutions ripping off working stiffs who have trusted the bank with their hard earned money. How do the banks keep...

  • The last election may be this one

    October 12, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    The upcoming election next month will be America’s Waterloo for many of us old timers. At this time, Americans will have to look themselves in the mirror and decide to either stand with the Bill of Rights or accept the “one world order,” which is really...

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    Festivities, films coming to RMAC, planetarium

    October 12, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    October is a very busy month at the Roswell Museum & Art Center. Roswell artist-in-residence fellow, Shannon Rankin, opens an exhibition of her work on Friday. The artist will present a lecture at 5:30 p.m. followed by a reception from 6 to 7 p.m. Rankin...

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    Morgan Nelson, farmer and former state representative, turns 97

    October 11, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Morgan Nelson, right, visits with attorney Jim Bozarth at a Saturday event in Nelson’s honor at the Historical Society Archives Building. Family and friends celebrated the 97th birthday of Nelson, a longtime southeastern New Mexico farmer who served as a...

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    Recent DWI arrest

    October 11, 2016 • 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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    Roswell Artist-in-Residence Shannon Rankin to lecture, present exhibit Friday at RMAC

    October 11, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Shannon Rankin at her studio at the Roswell-Artist-in-Residence compound. (Submitted Photo) Roswell features a unique program, the Roswell-Artist-in-Residence program that attracts artists worldwide. The national and international art community has been...

  • Dexter men arrested for evading; Man arrested for unlawful use of license

    October 11, 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 Briefs 10-12-16

    October 11, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Pumpkin Patch back at St. Mark’s St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2911 N. Main St., will hold its annual Pumpkin Patch from Oct. 15-30. The kickoff will be held at 11 a.m. on Oct. 15, with the Chamber of Commerce Redcoats, a ribbon cutting, a...

  • Dr. William Ross Threlkeld

    October 11, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending for Dr. William Ross Threlkeld, age 80, of Roswell, who passed away Sunday October 9, 2016 in Lubbock, Texas. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized. Arrangements are under the personal care of LaGrone...

  • Robert (Bob) J. Roos

    October 11, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Robert (Bob) J. Roos, 71, who passed away Monday, October 10, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loved ones. further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized...