Author archives: - RDR

  • Mary Virginia O’Hare

    March 10, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Memorial service for Mary V. O’Hare, 75, will be at 2 p.m., Friday, March 11, 2016 at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel. Mary passed away Monday, March 7, 2016 at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center surrounded by the love of her family. Mary was born August 28,...

  • Peggy Leavell

    March 10, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Peggy Leavell, 83, of Roswell, NM, passed away on Feb. 23, 2016, peacefully in her home surrounded by her loved ones. She will be joining her Lord and her loved ones in our heavenly kingdom. Peggy was a true servant of God. Her life was lived to the fullest....

  • On Record bias and shelter issues

    March 10, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Regarding the letter to editor Feb. 23, titled “Publisher addressed as liberal minded” As I read the letter submitted by Larry and Joyce Newman about the current mindset of your newspaper, I must wholeheartedly agree with them. Your cheap shot...

  • IRS security flaw allows identify theft

    March 10, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The Panama City News Herald Each year, millions of Americans trust the Internal Revenue Service with sensitive private information — information that the agency has repeatedly failed to protect, whether due to its compromised security measures or due to the...

  • Theater teaches discipline, which builds character

    March 10, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Everyone has a different way in which they perceive theater. Some see it as the giant screen that shows moving pictures. Others see it as the tragic love story between Romeo and Juliet. Sure, the world is so different nowadays. The Internet and social media...

  • NMMI Cadet

    Former NMMI cadet killed in Israel

    March 10, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Photo courtesy of U.S. Military Academy via AP: Taylor Force, a 28-year-old NMMI high school graduate, was killed in Israel Tuesday in a stabbing spree near the seaside city of Jaffa. Force was a MBA student at Vanderbilt University who served tours of duty...

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    Roswell man pleads guilty to meth trafficking

    March 10, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A Roswell man pleaded guilty Tuesday afternoon in federal court in Las Cruces to firearms and methamphetamine trafficking charges. Israel Luna, 37, was arrested during the execution of a search warrant on Sept. 28 for a drug trafficking crime that happened on...

  • Generic---Law

    Recent DWI arrest

    March 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...

  • Generic---Crime

    Woman found with heroin hidden inside body orifice

    March 10, 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...

  • Election is like a bad reality show

    March 9, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The Jacksonville Daily News A popular meme going around social media these days has what at first appear to be three political signs in a yard. On the left is a sign for Hillary Clinton. On the right is one for Donald Trump. In the middle is a sign...