Author archives: - RDR

  • Roswell could learn from Durango success

    August 20, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (1)

    Several residents have asked about our comments on the Durango, Colorado, recreation center. This type of a facility could replace both the Yucca Center and the Cahoon Park Pool. It is very different than what the city has been discussing. The Durango...

  • Voter frustration: The lesser of evils

    August 20, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    For most American voters this election cycle, the “lesser of two evils” is a decision they must make on or before Nov. 8. We can’t count the number of times we’ve heard people say they’re for Donald Trump because they can’t vote for Hillary...

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    Union Center pizza place gets new sign

    August 19, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Workers near the end of their labors as a new Domino’s sign sits above the cluster of stores at West McGaffey Street and South Union Avenue Thursday night. (Bill Moffitt Photo)...

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    IRS warns of back-to-school scams

    August 19, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Internal Revenue Service today warns taxpayers against telephone scammers targeting students and parents during the back-to-school season and demanding payments for non-existent taxes, such as the “Federal Student Tax.” People should be on the lookout...

  • Felon who allegedly had firearm arrested

    August 19, 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...

  • LaVerne Smith

    August 19, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Adna LaVerne Saylor Smith passed away into the arms of her heavenly father on August 16, 2016. She was born on August 24, 1929 to Alice Myrl Miller Saylor and John Adna Saylor Jr., in Clovis, New Mexico. LaVerne’s father died before she was born, and her...

  • Robert “Bob” Elder February 19, 1948 August 13, 2016

    August 19, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    AMARILLO, Texas — Memorial services for Robert “Bob” Elder were at 2 p.m. Friday, August 19, 2016 at Cox Funeral Home, Benton Chapel, with Pat and Dean Quade officiating. On August 13, 2016, Robert “Bob” Elder succumbed to a long battle with cancer...

  • Lawrence Q. Dillard Jr. 10-22-1985 08-16-2016

    August 19, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    After a courageous 5-year battle with brain cancer, heaven has called home our angel. Lawrence Dillard Jr., 30, passed away peacefully at home, August 16, 2016. He was surrounded by love, prayer, and comfort by family and friends. Lawrence was born on October...

  • Good triumphs over evil in the battle of ideologies

    August 19, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    When Europe came under the control of the Nazi demon, would it be possible for love to conquer hate? Would all Christians succumb to anti-semitism or would some unite under Christ’s command to love their Jewish neighbors and make opposition according to...

  • Snippets; Afterthoughts on the passing scene

    August 19, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Giving greatly In a perfect world, there wouldn’t be any reasons for the United Way to exist. There would be no domestic violence, neglected or abused children, hunger or homelessness. There also would not be fires and natural disasters that cause people to...