Author archives: - RDR

  • Betty Lou Hernandez

    July 8, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Betty Lou Hernandez, 62, of Roswell, NM passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by family on the 7th of July 2016 in Albuquerque, NM. She was born February 6th 1954 to Concepcion (Concha) Lopez and Roberto Hernandez both preceded in death. She was...

  • RDR Editorial Snippets – Afterthoughts on the passing scene

    July 8, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Attacks against police in Dallas Seems America doesn’t even get to recover from one mass shooting before another one occurs, and the latest is particularly tragic since those who protect and serve the citizenry were targeted, apparently by skilled snipers,...

  • Frustrations, memories surround Cahoon pool

    July 8, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    I have been reading the articles concerning the closure of Cahoon pool and the dissension among our elected officials and the public. At first I wasn’t sure what all the fuss was about, but after some investigation, I believe I see why there is such an...

  • pageant

    Pageant said to be legitimate by some

    July 7, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Some local girls have received invitations to participate in the Miss Teen Albuquerque pageant, which is not associated with some of the larger, better-known pageants but which some past participants say is legitimate (Submitted Photo). While not affiliated...

  • Generic---Crime

    Vehicle theft at gunpoint reported

    July 7, 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...

  • Time to face the issue of police misbehavior

    July 7, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Over the years, parts of my family have not had a very easy relationship with police. Mostly it was their fault, but there were several times that I can remember police officers harassing members of my family with no provocation, leading me to spend a great...

  • Senior Olympics offices lacking communication

    July 7, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    It appears no one in the New Mexico Senior Olympics upper echelon cares about the talented seniors except the talented seniors. Here we are with the 2016 games upon us and, to my knowledge, no one has been informed that the nonsense about the talent...

  • Rock, a hard place: the Cahoon Park Pool

    July 7, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    The mayor and the city councilors have put the residents and taxpayers of Roswell between a rock and a hard place with regards to a municipal pool. By closing the Cahoon Park Pool we are being forced to support a bond issue that will increase everyone’s...

  • EDC Luncheon

    New business projects hinted at during EDC annual luncheon

    July 6, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Several new economic developments in the inception phase, including possible pilot training of foreign military units and a hotel and apartment project, were mentioned during the Roswell-Chaves Economic Development Corp. annual membership luncheon Wednesday....

  • FBI-Montejano

    RPD searching for Montejano

    July 6, 2016 • Local News, Police BlotterComments (0)

    Sonny Ray Montejano is listed as one of Roswell’s Most Wanted, according to the Roswell Police Department. Montejano, 26, is described as 6-feet tall and weighing 225 pounds. He has brown hair and hazel eyes. He has tattoos on both arms, and on his back...