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  • 073015-Raymond-Morales

    Sex offender quickly arrested following incident

    July 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Morales   A registered sex offender who allegedly targeted a mentally challenged woman for a sexual-related crime this week was arrested by Roswell police less than 24 hours after the victim reported the incident. Raymond Morales, 34, of Roswell, was...

  • 073015-The-Paws-That-Refreshes

    Let’s take a ‘paws’ to cool down

    July 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    These two dogs, and their owners (one is not shown), stopped for a drink along the bike trail near Cahoon Park Monday. Normally they would use the dog fountain but it’s on the fritz and doesn’t have any pressure. But don’t worry, the dogs didn’t get...

  • 072915-RABBIT-Keely-Studdard

    Meat pen rabbit winners

    July 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: Keely Studdard, 19, won champion in the Meat Pen rabbit competition Monday. Studdard lives in Roswell and attends ENMU in Portales. She is a member of Country Kids. Studdard said she was surprised when her bunny was picked the winner. “I...

  • 073015-FAIR-Britt-Dixon-2

    Meat goat champions

    July 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: Britt Dixon, 17, won Champion for Meat Goats. Dixon attends Goddard High School and belongs to the Goddard FFA and Berrendo 4-H. Dixon said raising a champion goat has been one of his longterm goals. “It’s a really great honor and a goal...

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    Dairy goat winners

    July 30, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Hannah Sparkman, 17, of Roswell, won both Champion and Reserve Champion in Dairy Goats. She is homeschooled and is a member of Country Kids 4-H. “I felt pretty good,” Hannah said about having the champion goat. “I was kind of surprised because I...

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    Chaves County DWI arrests for July 24-28

    July 30, 2015 • 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...

  • Dear Editor: Why not adopt state’s smoking law?

    July 29, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    In the RDR article on July 22, City Councilor Caleb Grant stated that the proposed changes to the city’s “Smoke-free Air Act of 2004” would make it more like the state’s smoking law. A question: Why not repeal the existing city ordinance and adopt the...

  • William M. Tucker

    July 29, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    William M. Tucker entered this world on June 17, 1933, in Graham, TX, as William Dallas Moore, Jr. His parents were William Dallas and Opal Moore. He departed to the Heavenly Father on July 28, 2015 in Albuquerque, NM.  His family moved to Roswell, NM in May...

  • Walter Richardson

    July 29, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Walter Richardson, 89, passed away on July 24, 2015. He was born on February 7, 1926, to Walter Richardson and Ellen Brazington. He was a World War II Veteran and Texas Ranger with the Sheriff’s Department. Walter also owned Scotty’s Game Room. Preceding...

  • Jane Watts

    July 29, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A Memorial Service will be scheduled at a later date for Norma Jane Watts of Artesia, New Mexico. Mrs. Watts, 79, died Sunday, July 26, 2015, at University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Terpening and Son...