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  • Buffalo Closed

    Local eatery’s fire-suppression system disabled

    March 11, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Buffalo Wild Wings closed until system can be restored; RPD, RFD investigating Photo: Delaney Vander Dussen, 7, stops to read the notice on the door at Buffalo Wild Wings late Friday afternoon. She and her mother Amy stopped by the restaurant for dinner but...

  • Minnie “Peaches” Allen

    March 11, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral services will be held for Minnie Allen, 79, of Roswell at 1 p.m. Monday, March 14, 2016, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral and Crematory with Pastor Michael Branch officiating. Viewing for family only will be 30 minutes before services. A lifelong resident...

  • Geraldeen Mae Baptista

    March 11, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Geraldeen Mae Baptista, age 78, of Roswell, passed away Friday, March 11, 2016. A further announcement will be made when arrangements have been finalized. Arrangements are under the personal care of LaGrone Funeral Chapel and Roswell Crematory. Online...

  • Glen Quinton Sweatfield

    March 11, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Glen Quinton Sweatfield was born on February 3, 1955 in Roswell, New Mexico to Glen and Nancy Sweatfield. He went to be with his Heavenly family on March 6, 2016. Glen was preceded in death by both his parents, his brother Jimmy Sweatfield, and his son Jason...

  • Ester Romero

    March 11, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A rosary for Ester Romero will be at 9:30 a.m., Monday, March 14, 2016 at Assumption Catholic Church and a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. with Fr. Josh Duplissey officiating. Burial will follow at South Park Cemetery. Ester entered the gates of heaven on Wednesday,...

  • Mary Ragsdale

    March 11, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Mary Naomi Bates Ragsdale was born September 18, 1927 at her grandfather’s house in Elk, New Mexico. She went to the place Jesus prepared for her on February 7. A memorial service will be held March 12, 2016 at 2 p.m. in the sanctuary of First United...

  • Bobby Joe West

    March 11, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Bobby Joe West of Roswell, NM passed away on March 7, 2016 at the age of 74. He is survived by his friend and companion of 35 years, Helen Currin of Roswell, his sister Glenda McPherson and husband (Gene) of Roswell, brother-in-law Lee Lance and many nieces,...

  • Mini Page informs adults, too

    March 11, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Regarding the Mini Page in the RDR: I thank you and am letting you know I appreciate an entire page (”The Mini Page”) dedicated to Dr. Martin Luther King. It’s very educational, not only for kids but for adults, as well! I am asking if you’ve ever...

  • Toward improved welfare for animals

    March 11, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Most Americans are disconnected from the hard work on the farm. March 15 is National Agriculture Day, so there’s no better day to thank America’s hardworking farmers and ranchers for a fridge full of food. Although farmers make up only 2 percent of the...

  • Election of 2000 led to bigger issues

    March 11, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I am so tired of all the nauseating presidential campaign coverage. I don’t believe we can trust the biased garbage we get every day. Remember the 2000 presidential race in which Al Gore was made to look like a stuffy buffoon and Dubya was made to look...