Author archives: - RDR

  • Don’t take tomorrow for granted, it’s not promised

    June 25, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Every marriage relationship can be improved. It doesn’t matter if you have been married for one month or 40 years, whether it is your first marriage or your third, whether you are 18 or 62. There is something you can do to better meet the needs of the one...

  • Thanks to many for program’s success

    June 25, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    This letter is long overdue and I apologize to all. We, the drivers and board of directors of the SENM Veterans Transportation Network wish to thank the wonderful people of the Roswell Elks Lodge, Roswell Rotary and all of the others who made June 4 such a...

  • Touched deeply by mother’s pain

    June 25, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    A few days ago, the worst hate crime in American history occurred and ever since I have not been the same. I’m a different person, not because I knew anyone personally who passed, but because a mother of one of the victims reached out to me. It wasn’t by...

  • City officials should address pool issues

    June 25, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I have some questions about closing the pool that I think the city officials should answer. 1. What are the new safety issues that have not been there for the last 20 years? 2. In the FY 2013/2014 the city spent $316,485 for improvements at the pool, not...

  • Seats at the table of independence

    June 25, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The biggest patriotic celebration of the year is rapidly approaching, and it’s overdue. With all the political hostility and mass shootings being thrust upon the U.S. citizenry, it seems the country is falling into serious disrepair, thanks to enemies both...

  • Mourning the tragic losses of family

    June 25, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Roswell and America are mourning the loss of its citizens after a bloody weekend of violence and I believe the time has come to reflect on the critical issues facing us as we attempt to move forward, despite the grief we all may be feeling. For some of us,...

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    Shoe drive to help school, those in need

    June 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Emma, Ariana, Jesus and Mateo, first-graders at Pecos Elementary School, show off some of the generously donated shoes given to the school Thursday for the shoe drive. The fundraiser will continue to the end of the month and resume in July (Briana Hodge...

  • Library Director

    Library director to close a chapter in her career

    June 25, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Library Director Betty Long will retire Aug. 31 after more than 30 years in the position (Lisa Dunlap Photo). Longtime Roswell Public Library Director Betty Long has announced that she will retire at the end of August following more than three decades at the...

  • Generic---Law

    Man allegedly tries to enter another’s home

    June 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...

  • Generic---Crime

    RPD, Sheriff’s Office make recent DWI arrests

    June 25, 2016 • Police BlotterComments (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...