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  • Lillie Mae Berry

    July 29, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Lillie Mae Berry Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at South Park Cemetery, for Lillie Mae Berry, age 102, who passed away on July 28, 2014, at Mission Arch Care Center. Robert Vie will officiate. Lillie Mae was born on...

  • Robert “Bob” James Rich Jr.

    July 29, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

     Robert “Bob” James Rich Jr. Services are pending for Robert “Bob” James Rich Jr., 81, of Dexter, NM at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory. He passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014. [/auth...

  • Wanda “June” Williams Stanley

    July 29, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    June 17, 1931-July 27, 2014 Heaven has gained a truly wonderful woman, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, mother-in-law, friend, bowler, banjo player, piano player, singer, gardener, card player, checker player, domino player, PEO sister, and golfer....

  • Winnie Mae Gahegan

    July 29, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Winnie Mae Gahegan A graveside service for Winnie Mae Gahegan, 84, of Dexter will be Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 10 a.m. at South Park Cemetery with Robert Gibson officiating. The family will be accepting visitation from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, July 29,...

  • Crunch time on Iran nuke talks

    July 29, 2014 • EditorialComments (0)

    Since the minute he set foot in the White House, President Obama has pursued one foreign policy objective with uncharacteristic clarity and focus: avoiding war with Iran. Whatever the merits of the goal, the approach has actually been a narrow success. Now,...

  • Let’s see if I have this straight.

    July 29, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, Let’s see if I have this straight. Hamas fires hundreds of rockets into Israel with the intent of harming Israeli civilians. Israel sends the military to clear out the area from which the rockets are being fired. Israel also finds tunnels that...

  • In defense of the quality of the RDR

    July 29, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear Editor, In defense of the quality of the RDR: When Tim Howsare became editor, we were working with a fairly new staff, having recently lost long-time editor Andrew Poertner, long-time night editor Peg Tremper, several writers, the assistant sports writer...

  • Dear Editor: 7-27-14

    July 27, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear Editor, On Thursday, I called the city park (department), the mayor’s office and the city manager. I explained to all of them that our water bill went up last year after the city approved a water increase. So why is the city of Roswell wasting water?...

  • No good deed goes unpunished

    July 27, 2014 • EditorialComments (1)

    The Roswell Animal Control Services have come under fire from local and national animal rescue groups since the city put the department under the purview of the Roswell Police Department. As of July 1, the shelter has been euthanizing animals on the eighth...

  • MINI-COOPERS-INVADE-ROSWELL-7-26

    700 MINI Coopers to invade Roswell

    July 27, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    More than 700 MINI Coopers will drive through Roswell on Thursday as they make a cross-country trek from San Francisco to Boston. (Submitted Photo)   More than 700 MINI Coopers will drive through Roswell Thursday, on a cross-country trek from San...