Author archives: - RDR

  • Adults have a duty to those in their care

    March 26, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Last week, the front page of this newspaper included seemingly unrelated stories, yet with a common thread running through each. The articles were about the city’s animal shelter and a proposed ordinance to address excessive school absences in Roswell’s...

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    A day of giving back

    March 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    From left, Sierra Fresquez, Brynna Burnett, Cora Weiss and Kira Balok spruce up some playground equipment at Spring River Park & Zoo on Thursday (Submitted Photo). Students from Gateway Christian School spent Thursday morning working in the community....

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    Handbag and wallet valued at about $600 stolen from vehicle

    March 25, 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...

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    Carrie Tingley Clinic to Visit Roswell

    March 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Children in the Roswell area with orthopaedic problems can be scheduled for an outreach clinic on Friday, April 8. Physicians from Carrie Tingley Hospital at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center will examine patients at Children’s Medical...

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    Roswell Public Library budget cuts affect staffing

    March 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Library Director Betty Long discussed budget issues and other topics at a Thursday board meeting (Lisa Dunlap Photo). Hiring freezes and a delay in replacing the carpet are two ways smaller city budgets are being felt at the Roswell Public Library. The...

  • Rehab, care center provides great care

    March 25, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I would like to thank Mr. Ken Welsh and the nurses, therapist and staff of Pecos Valley Rehabilitation/Casa Maria Health Care Center. I just completed a 26 day stay there. I could not have been taken better care of. The facility is beautiful and well...

  • Slow library upgrade city’s responsibility

    March 25, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I want to disagree with Ms. Cindy Wiser, president of the Friends of the Roswell Public Library. She was quoted in March 19’s paper, “Most library IT systems restored after upgrade,” as saying the upgrade produced a minor inconvenience, in that she had...

  • Brussels outrage sparks unity

    March 25, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The Jacksonville Daily News The attacks on the Belgian capital of Brussels on Tuesday morning, which killed dozens and wounded more than 200, were obviously meant to strike terror into the hearts of free people everywhere by suggesting that they could be...

  • BPA a good way to develop valuable skills

    March 25, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    I am a Goddard High School student, the current chapter president of the back-to-back state champions, Goddard’s Business Professionals of America (BPA). You may have read my article on Jan. 16, seen me as the Student of the Month on Feb. 18, or seen our...

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    Animal shelter reopens after virus outbreak

    March 24, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Canine adoptions resumed at city animal shelter The Roswell animal control shelter is again open to the public after an outbreak of canine distemper virus at the shelter earlier this month. Test results have enabled officials to determine the health status of...