Author archives: - RDR

  • Claude Larry Hill, Sr.

    May 11, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Claude Larry Hill, Sr., 78, passed away on May 7, 2016, in Roswell, New Mexico. He was born July 19, 1937, in Munday, TX, to Claude William Hill and Lela Moore Hill. A graduate of Texas Tech University, Claude had a B.S. in agronomy. He was a farmer who...

  • Virgie Lee Charles

    May 11, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Virgie Lee Charles passed away quietly on May 9, 2016, in the comfort of her home surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., May 13, 2016 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel; burial will follow at South Park Cemetery. Pastor Troy Grant will be...

  • Nancy E. Langston

    May 11, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Nancy E. Langston, age 86, passed away at home on May 10, 2016 surrounded by the love of her family. A visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, May 13, 2016, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. Funeral services are scheduled for 9 a.m., Saturday, May 14,...

  • Decision-making on public lands needs to be close to users

    May 11, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    “How much land does a man need?” Leo Tolstoy asked. His ironic answer was, a burial plot just six feet by three. But that’s if you’re dead. If you’re alive, you need more elbow room to survive, if not thrive. And the poorer the land, the more you...

  • RMAC

    Wanted: volunteers to expand Docent program

    May 11, 2016 • Dear Editor, Local NewsComments (0)

    RMAC docent Bill Siders demonstrates Newton’s Third Law of Motion with a volunteer during a discussion of Robert H. Goddard’s pioneering work in rocketry (Submitted). By Amanda Nicholson Curator of Education Museums have many goals: preserving and storing...

  • Good news coming from other states

    May 11, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    When I’m in a vehicle, I love to listen to Patrick Madrid, a host of a Catholic radio station. There is always good news and conversation about different issues. Three or four weeks ago, he was very happy and excited when he spoke about a new law going into...

  • Graduation time, congrats from RISD

    May 11, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Parents of seniors are thinking about their children as newborns, toddlers, elementary students, the difficult middle school years and now as adults. College is awaiting some and others are entering the workforce as soon as the cap and gown are taken off....

  • Bathroom bills and other hype

    May 11, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch Try hard to recall a time when you personally saw a transgender person using a restroom that did not correspond to the gender he or she was assigned at birth. If you can’t, that’s because it’s a rarity. So rare, in fact, as...

  • luxury apts

    New project aims to meet housing need

    May 10, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    First phase of Spring River Luxury Apartments begins Many people were digging a new construction project at a Tuesday groundbreaking. Representatives of the city, the Roswell Chamber of Commerce and the project owners, developers and builders marked the start...

  • Generic---Crime

    DWI arrest in Chaves County

    May 10, 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...