Author archives: - RDR

  • Thanks for exposing your religious positions

    September 15, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    For the past several weeks, we have been the recipients of several letters to the editor by Jehovah’s Witnesses/Watch Tower supporters. They demonized Christians believing them to be war mongers, they reject the Christian Trinity, they deny the deity of...

  • Today nation needs to recognize POWs, MIAs

    September 15, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Today is a day when the nation pauses to honor returned prisoners of war, remember those U.S. military members and civilians who remain missing from post-war, and to support ongoing search efforts to find those who have not been recovered. The POW/MIA flag...

  • School board solved problem they created

    September 15, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Congratulations are in order for the RISD school board. They solved a problem! Of course, they had to manufacture the problem first. Employees of more than 15 years’ good standing were told they were potentially dangerous to the children they have been...

  • My Hispanic heritage and heroes

    September 15, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Each person has a place of origin where their DNA started. Science tells us the human raise comes from Africa and, while some of our ancestors stayed there, others journeyed into different parts of the world: Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America....

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    Deadline for fair parade entries is Friday

    September 14, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A Chaves County Sheriff’s deputy hands out treats to youngsters at last year’s Eastern New Mexico State Fair parade. The 2016 parade will be held on Oct. 3. (File Photo) Nothing brings the crowds out to North Main Street like the Eastern New...

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    Community yard sale this Saturday

    September 14, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    It’s more than just a great big yard sale. There’s lots to do for entire family. The Roswell Community Yard Sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 17 to benefit the Roswell Humane Society. Fifty vendors will be on site at the Roswell Wool...

  • cahoonpool

    City to allow small group of residents to tour shuttered Cahoon Park Pool

    September 14, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    At a Monday Infrastructure Committee meeting, city councilors will vote on a resolution about building a new recreation center and aquatic facility, which could replace Cahoon Park Pool, decommissioned in April. (Lisa Dunlap Photo) Roswell city officials have...

  • Pilar Gavito Hernandez October 27, 1932 – September 5, 2016

    September 14, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Maria del Pilar Gavito Hernandez was born on October 27, 1932 in Ciudad Puebla, Puebla, Mexico to the late Alfredo and Hermelinda Gavito. She was married to Michael H. Hernandez on August 20, 1950 and in 1956 they made Ruidoso their permanent home. In 1973,...

  • Local charged for not paying fines

    September 14, 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...

  • ‘Well regulated militia’ excluded

    September 14, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (1)

    Pastor (Bobby) Barnett, thank you for mentioning me in your recent letter (published Sept. 9). It’s a pleasure to meet a gentleman of faith and erudition. I was hoping we could discuss the Second Amendment. The literal, ratified text reads, “A well...