Author archives: - RDR

  • Filmmaking runs strong in New Mexico

    June 21, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    My older daughter tells a great story about how she met Jeff Bridges and didn’t even know it. She was a teenager at the time, working at a local bookstore in “the original” Las Vegas (N.M.) when he came in to the store. She said she was decorating an...

  • Mayor not caring about the poor

    June 21, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Like most “limited government” politicians, our mayor, Dennis Kintigh, evidently believes that the purposes of government at any level are to serve the rich and punish the poor. How else are we to interpret the positive zeal with which he seized the...

  • Error was intentional, to highlight problem

    June 21, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Hooray and thank you, Velma Karr of Artesia (Letters of the Editor, June 19) for your response and comprehension of my May 21 letter (“Grad speeches should be practical”) that included the intentional error in bacon prices. I was hoping someone would...

  • Perplexed on RPD’s choice of force, timing

    June 21, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I am writing concerning our city’s first homicide of the year. I understand and appreciate the dangerous job that our law enforcement performs for our benefit. They never know with whom they are going to encounter, and any situation can turn violent and...

  • The VA ‘lawlessness’ worsens; public reaction – yawn

    June 21, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Incompetence and crooked behavior is increasing within the management and top level executive ranks of the Veteran’s Administration, and now is being defended by Obama’s Attorney General, Loretta Lynch. When researching this growing problem, I found the...

  • Josephine C. Harmon

    June 21, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)


  • Hector Daniel Hernandez

    June 21, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m., Thursday, June 23, 2016 at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Hector Daniel Hernandez, 55, who passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2016 in Las Cruces, NM. A funeral service will be at 10 a.m., Friday, June 24, 2016 also at...

  • Linda Annette Bryson

    June 21, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Linda Annette Bryson went to be with her Lord and Savior on June 14th, 2016 surrounded by her loved ones. Linda was born to Clyde and Betty Allensworth in Clovis, NM on May 26, 1947. Linda attended Roswell High School and graduated in 1965. She attended...

  • Mary Poppins 1

    ‘Mary Poppins’ receives standing ovation

    June 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The ensemble at the finale on Sunday’s matinee performance of Disney’s musical “Mary Poppins” received a standing ovation by the audience. “That is the third standing ovation in a row,” said director Summer Souza. Mary Poppins was cast with Devon...

  • Roswell Motor

    Former Roswell Motor Supply to be home to new, expanded businesses

    June 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The first business expected to move into the former Roswell Motor Shop property on North Virginia Avenue and Second Street is The Hi-Q Venue, an event hosting startup, expected to open sometime around August. Other businesses on the property owned by...