Author archives: - RDR

  • Joanne Wertz Harvard

    April 21, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    With sadness and great joy we share the glorious news that Joanne Wertz Harvard, 83, has left her earthly bonds and was welcomed by the loving arms of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ to her heavenly home on Thursday, April 20. 2017. A further announcement...

  • Commissioners need to follow policy

    April 21, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    In consideration of the petition by Mr. Casabonne et al. to vacate a portion of Felix Canyon Road, the decision should be unanimous opposition. Our county commissioners need to unite behind a message that establishing a county road binds in perpetuity; and...

  • Consider citizens in road closure

    April 21, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    The Chaves County Commission is once again contemplating a road closure, which will deny reasonable access to federal and state lands to its citizens. The proposed 5.35 mile closure of Felix Canyon Road will necessitate an additional 80 mile round trip into...

  • Dodging plight of U.S. working class

    April 21, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (1)

    Mr. Kopp, there are many problems with your arguments, the first of which is that you immediately accuse me of being a communist. That is a very, very old line of attack from anti-labor conservatives. Any mention of an effort to help the working class is...

  • City should invest in family as much as golf

    April 21, 2017 • EditorialComments (1)

    I’d like to write today about our City Council once again and their indifference to public needs and concerns. I read in a recent edition of the Roswell Daily Record where they have chosen to pass on a couple of our local institutions; the Memory Lawn...

  • We all live on the Resurrection Road

    April 21, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    After the sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. And suddenly there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord, descending from heaven, came and rolled back the stone and sat on it. His...

  • OilGasDinner1

    Dinner highlights importance of oil and gas to region, education

    April 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Former New Mexico Gov. Garrey Carruthers speaks at the New Mexico State Lands conference Thursday night at the Roswell Convention & Civic Center, which was attended by about 600 people. (Jeff Tucker Photo) Above: Allen Gilmer, chairman of CEO of...

  • ExploreENMUR

    ENMU-R hosts prospective students

    April 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Students from Goddard, Roswell and Dexter high schools visited Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Thursday to explore Roswell’s community college. About 40 students toured the campus during the Explore Eastern event, met with faculty, and took home...

  • HelicopterTraining

    Cadets receive helicopter training

    April 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The New Mexico Military Institute Senior ROTC program conducted helicopter training and familiarization on Thursday in preparation for its annual field training exercise. UH-60s from the 1st Armored Division’s Combat Aviation Brigade are supported with...

  • Generic---Entertainment---Celebrity

    ‘A Mid Summer Night’s Dream’ today in Artesia

    April 20, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Artesia April 21 ‘A Mid Summer Night’s Dream’ The Elite Theater Production presents ‘A Mid Summer Night’s Dream’ at 6 p.m. at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center, 310 W Main St. Tickets for adults are $10 per person, children get in for $5. For...