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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...

  • Twenty-two pushups a small price to pay

    September 30, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    I have been challenged twice recently by friends who are performing 22 pushups for 22 days to support our veterans since it seems the same number of them are committing suicide daily. When I was first asked to commit to this challenge by my best friend and...

  • Generic---Politics

    Watchdog group audits NM cities for transparency; Roswell and 20 towns lacked public records logs

    September 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A study released Thursday by a New Mexico non-partisan group that advocates for transparency in government found that Roswell and 20 other cities in the state did not track requests for public records. The New Mexico Foundation for Open Government released...

  • dwi-web

    DWI arrest in Chaves County

    September 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (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...

  • Man arrested for marijuana

    September 29, 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...