Author archives: - RDR

  • Dear Editor: 5-23-15

    May 22, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, The school bus drivers have an awesome responsibility in transporting our children safely to and from school. No one does it better than the team headed by Anthony Hernandez of Pollard Bus Company! He, along with Ms. Angie, Ms. Pauline and Ms....

  • A Norteño, sort of, moves to Roswell

    May 22, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    In recent months, I’ve found myself living and working in three different communities. Very different, but with one standout similarity. I’m talking about Las Vegas, Taos and Roswell, three New Mexico municipalities with their own unique identities. I...

  • Wanda Dell Dyer

    May 22, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at La Grone Funeral Chapel for Wanda Dell Dyer, age 72, of Roswell, who passed away on May 21, 2015. A complete announcement will be made when arrangements are finalized. Arrangements are under the personal care of La Grone Funeral Chapel...

  • Donald E. Quesenberry

    May 22, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Donald E. Quesenberry, 86, passed away on May 22, 2015, in Roswell, NM. He was born on January 26, 1929, in Moore, OK, to Lloyd Quesenberry and Maye Whisinant. After serving in the Air Force for four years, Donald began his career as the owner of Big O Tires,...


    NMMI Lusk Hall reopens

    May 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    After an extensive renovation, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held Thursday for the stately Lusk Hall on the New Mexico Military Institute campus. The $5.8 million renovation, done by local contractor Waide Construction, adapts the building to be suited to...

  • Felon found with gun arrested

    May 21, 2015 • 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...

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    RFD Call Log—May 20 and 21

    May 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates: May 20 • At 8:42 a.m., medical call, 2800 block of North Kentucky Avenue. • At 9:59 a.m., medical call, 100 block of East 23rd Street. • At 10:43 a.m., public assistance, 200...

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    City needs lifeguards

    May 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The city’s Parks and Recreation Department is looking for lifeguards at the Cahoon Park Pool this summer. The lifeguard positions will be open until filled, but training will begin Tuesday, May 26. City officials hope to open the pool June 1. Lifeguards,...

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    ‘Fill a Basket’ set

    May 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Albertson’s and the Sunrise Optimist Club are joining forces to hold a “Fill a Basket” grocery run for three winners. Optimist Club members wearing bright gold shirts will be taking $1 donations for the next two weekends at Wal-Mart, Westlake Hardware,...

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    6 Southeast NM residents, 1 Texan face federal firearms, narcotics charges

    May 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    ALBUQUERQUE — Investigations by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Lea County Drug Task Force and the Pecos Valley Drug Task Force have resulted in the filing of federal charges against six individuals who reside in southeastern...