Author archives: - RDR

  • Live each moment of your life in the present

    October 1, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Are you present in the life you live? Or are you somewhere else? Are you living in the past? The future? Are you showing up for life? Life has no dress rehearsal. Life is here now and then it is gone. Sometimes I think we miss out on life because it moves too...

  • First Responders Sunday a success

    October 1, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    The much advertised First Responders Sunday came to fruition on Sept. 11 at First Church of the Nazarene, 501 N. Sycamore Ave. Firemen, police and EMT members were the honored guests. Also present was Roswell’s Mayor Dennis Kintigh. A lunch was served after...

  • Reasonable rates needed at golf course

    October 1, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    (An open letter to the Roswell City Council:) As president of the Spring River Men’s Golf Association, we want to make sure that the Roswell City Council, the General Services Committee and city manager are aware of the potential impact outsourcing the...

  • The GOP’s ‘chump move’

    October 1, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Chaves County Republicans pulled a fast one with Leadership Roswell’s now-cancelled candidate forum. For 20 years, the nonpartisan group led by Rick Kraft has held candidate forums so voters can get to know the candidates on neutral ground, but this year...

  • October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    October 1, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    If I had one message, it would be, “Come join us in celebrating, remembering and enlightening lives!” Why? Because you will affect a life. All months are shared by more than one worthy cause and/or awareness, and October is no different. This October,...

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    Traffic diversion to accommodate parade

    September 30, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    In preparation for the Eastern New Mexico State Fair parade Monday commuters might want to leave for work a bit early, or travel a different route if they’re used to driving down Main Street. Starting at 9:30 a.m., Main Street between 19th and McGaffey...

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    Residents encouraged to sign up for emergency notifications

    September 30, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Citizens of Roswell and Chaves County now have the opportunity to be notified of severe weather and emergency situations through voice messages, text messages and e-mails. The emergency-notification system called CivicReady is a free service offered through...

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    Woman arrested for 911 abuse

    September 30, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Xander On Thursday at about 9:11 p.m., two Chaves County sheriff’s deputies were called to Krenzell Road in Dexter because a defendant asked to speak with them. Upon arrival, Chase Xander, 49, became irate with the deputies, who according to the...

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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...