Author archives: - RDR

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    Assurance Home and Thrift Store announce recent boons

    April 27, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Daniel’s Fund based in Denver recently awarded a $2,500 grant to Roswell’s Assurance Home for the Summer Youth Employment Program. The fund awards college scholarships to 230 graduating high school seniors from Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming....

  • BizTech

    Business tech on display at chamber

    April 27, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Brian Smith of GeoDecisions says GIS asset tracking is used by many types of businesses and organizations. (Lisa Dunlap Photo) Business and government managers heard how technology might be used to manage some of their business needs during presentations...

  • Police called for bullet hole in bathroom wall

    April 27, 2017 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    The following reports are from the Roswell Police Department and are available at All people arrested or cited are presumed innocent. Roswell police were dispatched to the 1600 block of Jackson Drive at 7:18 a.m. Wednesday for criminal damage. A...

  • JRSRDanceTeam1

    Dancing for gold; Roswell dance team to compete in Nationals

    April 27, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: Two dancers from HPAD pose in their camouflage costumes. (Courtesy Photo) Below: HPAD dancers bow their heads in prayer before hitting the stage for one of their competitions. (Courtesy Photo) Roswell’s only youth competitive dance team, Haley’s...

  • JRSRStudentCam

    Students win documentary competition

    April 27, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    C‑SPAN and Cable ONE visited Sidney Gutierrez Middle School Thursday to honor local winners for C‑SPAN’s annual national student video documentary competition, StudentCam. During the visit, a C‑SPAN representative presented a StudentCam certificate of...

  • GM, not organic, will feed the world

    April 27, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    Ever since Mendel and his peas, the field of genetics has been constantly advancing for the benefit of humanity, with one immense breakthrough, the development of the Crispr-Cas9 genome editing technique, occurring only several years ago. However, dear...

  • Commissioners can still make right call

    April 27, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    The Chaves County Commission has an opportunity to listen to its constituents and make the right decision regarding the requested closure of Felix Canyon Road. At 9 a.m. on Monday, April 24, more than 30 Chaves County residents, mostly sportsmen, took time...

  • Pit bulls aren’t vicious, deserve a better reputation

    April 27, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    If you had to think about a breed of dangerous dog what type of breed would you think of? I bet you wouldn’t say a labradoodle or golden retriever, would you? My best guess it that you would say a pit bull. I want to prove that this lovable breed is not...

  • Generic---Entertainment---Celebrity

    Lynyrd Skynyrd to perform at Inn of Mountain Gods

    April 27, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Ruidoso/Mescalero April 28 Lynyrd Skynyrd in concert Tickets are now on sale for the Lynyrd Skynyrd concert together with special guests Rodney Atkins and Parmalee. The concert is outdoors at the Inn of the Mountain Gods, 287 Carrizo Road, on June 17 at 7...

  • Erma Ellen Crawford

    April 27, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Erma Ellen Crawford, age 90, passed away Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Visitation will be from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, April 28, 2017 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 9:30 a.m., Saturday, April 29, 2017 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel....