Author archives: - RDR

  • Many reasons for teacher shortage

    May 27, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    So, Superintendent Tom Burris has no idea why there’s a teacher shortage? Allow me to enlighten you Mr. Burris: 1. Teacher education programs are lame. Pedagogy courses are ultra-liberal, ultra-politically correct discussion groups disguised as actual...

  • Trinity isn’t a dull doctrine, it’s a daring dance

    May 27, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    O Lord, our Sovereign, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens. Out of the mouths of babes and infants you have founded a bulwark because of your foes, to silence the enemy and the avenger. When I look at your...

  • Roy F. Daly

    May 27, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Roy F. Daly, 99, who passed away Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loved ones. further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized...

  • Eulalia Najar (Lala)

    May 27, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Memorial services are scheduled on Tuesday May 31, 2016, 10:00 AM, at Anderson-Bethany Funernal Home for Eulalia Najar (LaLa) who passed away on Thursday, May 26, 2016. Burial will follow at South Park Cemetery. LaLa will lie in state for visitation on...

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    After successful registration, Hike It and Spike It games officially start today

    May 27, 2016 • Local SportsComments (0)

    Above: Young volunteers with Hike It and Spike It’s Special Forces crew, under the guidance of Sean Reeves, paint the HISI logos onto Field B, one of two “Show me the money” fields at the Cielo Grande Recreation Area Friday in preparation for the...

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    Counties bear burden of state prisoners

    May 26, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    As Chaves County struggles with another difficult fiscal year, a longstanding funding problem involving detention of state prisoners rears its head. A 2007 law requires the state to provide $5 million annually to reimburse counties when state prisoners are...


    Candidates to speak at LULAC convention

    May 26, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Education and Common Core, civil rights, the role of Latinos in U.S. history, health coverage and a forum featuring New Mexico elected officials and candidates are among the sessions to occur during a three-day state convention of the New Mexico League of...

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    Police respond to shots fired report Monday

    May 26, 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...

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    Dance group helps nursing homes

    May 26, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Rac-A-Taps dance group entertained three local nursing homes during Nursing Home Week, May 8-15. These ladies perform twice a year for nursing homes. Pictured are, front row from left, Pat Clarke, Pat Carpenter, Choreographer Linda Weathers, Gloria...

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    Senior Olympics recruiting volunteers

    May 26, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Submitted The New Mexico Senior Olympics is seeking volunteers for the upcoming Summer Games in Roswell. This is a qualifying year for the National Senior Games in Birmingham, Alabama. The 38th annual New Mexico Senior Olympics Summer Games is scheduled for...