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  • Kenneth Presley Primrose

    January 31, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Kenneth Presley Primrose, 87, who passed away Monday, January 31, 2017 in Roswell. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized...

  • Modesta Estrada

    January 31, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Modesta Estrada, 83, passed away on Monday, January 30, 2017, in Roswell, NM. She was born to Crispin Madrid and Guadalupe Chavez on March 21, 1933, in Santa Cruz De Mayo, Chihuahua Mexico. She made Roswell, NM, her home 54 years ago. Modesta loved her entire...

  • Jerome Aloysius Peschka, Jr.

    January 31, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Jerome Aloysius Peschka, Jr., passed away on January 29, 2017 in Las Cruces, New Mexico. He was born on August 13, 1943 in Roswell, New Mexico to Jerome and Lucille (Hanagan) Peschka. He was a graduate of New Mexico Military Institute (Junior College,...

  • Darrell Parks Pirtle

    January 31, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Darrell Parks Pirtle, age 90, of Roswell, NM passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. He will lie in-state from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m.,...

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    Become a volunteer in Library Lovers’ Month

    January 31, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    February is Library Lovers’ Month, and one of the ways you can show your appreciation for the library is to be a volunteer. Who can become a volunteer? Anyone who’s 16 years or older, can push, pull or lift at least 25 pounds and can sit or stand for...

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    Rec center boys and girls battle for the ball

    January 31, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Girls and boys, ages 9 to 10, enjoy opening day of Roswell Recreation Youth Basketball at Gateway School. Girls (above) are Gabriella Gallegos, left, and Olivia Aguilar. Boys (below) include Jorden Weathersby, with his arm outstretched, and Eric Muriel with...

  • Support candidates for every district

    January 31, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    After my last letter to the RDR concerning voter involvement in the school board elections, many asked me what can be done to promote involvement. First of all, all parents and grandparents must be convinced that their children’s education is at stake....

  • Requirements list makes ID experience easier

    January 31, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I am a mature citizen of New Mexico, born and raised in Roswell. I wanted to get my license before it expired in three months. I went to the New Mexico DMV website and printed out information on obtaining a real ID. After looking the list over, I called the...

  • Women on the march against President Trump

    January 31, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    I like women. I respect women. Some of my best friends are women. But sometimes, I’m still a pig. I try to be a gentleman — treating women as ladies and respecting them as equals — but sometimes my smarta– side comes out inappropriately. See,...

  • Missing teen found injured

    January 30, 2017 • 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...