Author archives: - RDR

  • Cap on ‘payday’ loans only fair

    January 20, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The Taos News TAOS — Desperate people will do desperate things for money. And there are businesses in our state ready to take advantage of that situation. So, in New Mexico, we have a plethora of businesses lending relatively small sums of money, typically...

  • Robert Clinton Koonce

    January 20, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Robert Clinton Koonce (Bob) was born the 15th day of June 1934, to John Robert Koonce and Maisy Ross Koonce in the family home in Nashville, Tennessee. He passed the 18th day of January 2016, in his home. Robert joined the US Air Force in 1951, had basic...

  • Joshua Jordan Vital & Aiden Aaron Vital

    January 20, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Joshua Jordan Vital and Aiden Aaron Vital were born January 15, 2016 to Emmanuel and Donna Vital of Roswell New Mexico. Their life ended shortly after it began, passing away to be with our Lord only minutes after taking their first breathes. Joshua and Aiden...

  • Martinez

    Martinez outlines heavy agenda

    January 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: Gov. Susana Martinez delivers her State of the State Address on the first day of the 2016 Legislative Session on Tuesday (Jason Stilgebouer/The New Mexican Photo). Middle Photo: Four generations of Pirtles gather on the floor of the New Mexico Senate...

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    Children share message of hope, faith

    January 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Watoto Children’s Choir, a group of 18 orphans from Uganda, perform Tuesday at Grace Community Church on West Mescalero Road. Several children gave testimonies of their experiences being orphaned and then rescued by the Christian mission, which has...

  • Netherlin

    Water race decided by 4 votes

    January 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The results of the Jan. 9 election for the Pecos Valley Artesian Conservancy District have come in with Bill Netherlin, who ran unopposed, receiving all of the four votes cast. The PVACD board of directors canvassed the election results Tuesday morning. The...

  • DWI arrest in Chaves County

    January 20, 2016 • Police BlotterComments (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...

  • Being politically correct is not so easy

    January 20, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    It may not be wise, but let’s talk about political correctness. Actually, it’s politically smart to bring up PC these days. Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Ben Carson and others have been openly critical of language that seeks to sanitize modern America, and a...

  • Texas Constitution stands well as-is

    January 20, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Abilene Reporter-News Contrary to what Gov. Greg Abbott would have us believe, We the People of Corpus Christi, and therefore also of Texas — and therefore, like it or not, also of the United States of America — are not oppressed. The rights we possess...

  • E.F. (Ned) Tandy

    January 20, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    E.F. (Ned) Tandy, age 86, of Roswell, N.M. passed away Christmas Eve, December 24, 2015. He was surrounded by family as he left our mortal plain to embark on his next adventure. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. January 23, 2016 at St. Andrew’s...

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