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  • October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    October 1, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    If I had one message, it would be, “Come join us in celebrating, remembering and enlightening lives!” Why? Because you will affect a life. All months are shared by more than one worthy cause and/or awareness, and October is no different. This October,...

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    Traffic diversion to accommodate parade

    September 30, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    In preparation for the Eastern New Mexico State Fair parade Monday commuters might want to leave for work a bit early, or travel a different route if they’re used to driving down Main Street. Starting at 9:30 a.m., Main Street between 19th and McGaffey...

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    Residents encouraged to sign up for emergency notifications

    September 30, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Citizens of Roswell and Chaves County now have the opportunity to be notified of severe weather and emergency situations through voice messages, text messages and e-mails. The emergency-notification system called CivicReady is a free service offered through...

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    Woman arrested for 911 abuse

    September 30, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Xander On Thursday at about 9:11 p.m., two Chaves County sheriff’s deputies were called to Krenzell Road in Dexter because a defendant asked to speak with them. Upon arrival, Chase Xander, 49, became irate with the deputies, who according to the...

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    Optimist Club gets visit from athletic director

    September 30, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Optimist Club president elect Sheryl Martinez, left, presents Jose Barron, athletic director at New Mexico Military Institute, a gift during a visit to the Optimist Club on Sept. 21. (Submitted Photo) Jose Barron, athletic director at New Mexico Military...

  • Kamey Diane Rodgers

    September 30, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    It is with infinite sadness that we announce the untimely passing of Kamey Diane Rodgers, 40, on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, in Roswell. She was born to Dave McIntosh and Peggy (Devenport) McIntosh in Roswell, NM. Kamey was to everybody exactly what they...

  • Wages don’t even cover the housing

    September 30, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I am a rather new citizen to New Mexico, but even newer to Roswell, and I have a very serious concern that has been troubling me. I am aware that many of the jobs here in Roswell pay on average $8 to $9 per hour, this is an average gross earnings of $340 a...

  • Right to bear arms is law, like it or not

    September 30, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I was pleased to see that Mr. Craig Abalos enjoyed my Second Amendment letter published in the RDR on Sept. 20. I would take this opportunity to further his enjoyment. In his RDR rebuttal letter to me of Sept. 28, Mr. Abalos remains insistent that the Second...

  • Discernment: A spiritual gift born of prophecy

    September 30, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The Scriptures are accorded by God and transcribed by men under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit. The Bible reveals, “All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in...

  • Snippets: Afterthoughts on the passing scene

    September 30, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Symphonic sounds “Music is the language of the spirit,” artist, poet and writing Kahlil Gibran once said. “It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.” He would have loved the Roswell Symphony Orchestra. Tonight marks the beginning...