Author archives: - RDR

  • Dear Editor: Planned Parenthood commits violence against the unborn

    October 21, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    A recently published letter supporting the practices of Planned Parenthood Federation of America cries out for clarification. The letter supported the continuation of government funds for the organization because it provides health services for poor women. If...

  • NMMI amphitheater facelift a good deal

    October 21, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    The Roswell City Council’s decision to enter into a partnership of sorts to revitalize the old Hope Amphitheater is one we fully support based on both economic and quality-of-life issues. The potential is obvious — and thankfully, not too late. Last week,...

  • James P. Johns

    October 21, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    James Pingree Johns, the only son of James E. and Ruth Williams Johns, died peacefully on Monday, October 19, 2015. Jimmie was born on July 6, 1923, in Keokuk, Iowa. When he was three years old, the family moved to Roswell, New Mexico, where they had...

  • Richard O. Johnson

    October 21, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    In the morning with the rain on the ground, surrounded by his loving family, Richard O. Johnson went to be with our Heavenly Father on Tuesday, October 20, 2015. He was born on April 19, 1939, to Simeon and Eula Johnson, at Bogle Farms. Richard married the...

  • NMMI-theater

    City approves amphitheater deal – Councilor Perry raises financial concerns

    October 20, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A deal approved by the Roswell City Council recently may lead to the reopening of the NMMI Amphitheater, which has been closed since 2011. The agreement calls for the Young Professionals for the Arts Collective to manage day-to-day operations of the outdoor...

  • fight like a girl

    ‘Fight like a girl’

    October 20, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Kimber Balok, left, and Dallye Burge show off a cake from Cakes by Marissa before the third set of the Gateway vs. Hagerman volleyball game at Gateway Christian School Tuesday night. The cake was auctioned off for $65 with the proceeds going to the Chaves...

  • NMSU enrollment decreases for fifth consecutive year

    October 20, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Editor’s note: This is the first of a series of articles about enrollment decreases at NMSU. Stories reported by students of the J-427 class. LAS CRUCES — New Mexico State University has seen a decrease in enrollment this fall, but this is not a new...

  • Which candidate will win over the state in 2016? By the time New Mexico’s preferential

    October 20, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    By the time New Mexico’s preferential primaries roll around on June 7, some 40 other states will have already voted for their party’s candidate. That means there’s a good chance the nation’s Democrats and Republicans will have already decided who...

  • Let’s talk pot sans condemnation

    October 20, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    We hope you caught the report in Sunday’s paper about what neighbors around Nature’s Dairy had to say when asked about the proposed medical marijuana growing facility at the old plant. Citizens who live in the area had plenty to say about the plans to...

  • Lynda Ruth Hand

    October 20, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Lynda Ruth Hand, 69, passed away Sunday, October 18, 2015, in Lubbock. She was born August 24, 1946, in Clovis, New Mexico, to H.B. “Fuzzy” and Dora Brown. She married Donnie Hand on July 7, 1966, in Clovis, New Mexico. Lynda loved to needlepoint, work in...