Author archives: - RDR

  • William Lawrence Oldrup

    September 10, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    On November 15, 1948, St. Mary’s Hospital in Roswell, NM was blessed with the birth of William Lawrence Oldrup. His proud parents were Jane and Roy Oldrup. Larry loved being outdoors. He was an avid hunter, fisherman and golfer all his life. Larry graduated...

  • Jerry Floyd Allen Sr.

    September 10, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Jerry Floyd Allen Sr., 81, passed away at his home on September 4, 2016. He was born in Enterprise, Mississippi, to Carl and Olga (Risley) Allen on November 28, 1934. Jerry is survived by his wife, Consuelo Allen; his five children: Paula (Randy) Stephenson,...

  • Stupidity and greed detrimental to U.S.

    September 10, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Mr. Don Determan (letter published Sept. 8), one of the worst things about dealing with uneducated people is that they’re usually stupid, and it’s very hard to convince stupid people they’re wrong. Stupid people often lack the reasoning skills necessary...

  • Being ‘baited’ back into debate

    September 10, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    In the letter from William Dawe, I noticed the men he said we should study had one thing in common: They were all quite intelligent and they were deeply flawed. For example, writer Nicholson Baker says, “FDR baited Japan into war and Winston Churchill, in...

  • Letters arguing religion are getting old

    September 10, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Maybe it’s time for a truce, at least in our faith-based letters to the editor. If you like to read the letters to the editor — and I know a lot of you do — you’ve seen what I’m talking about: Would-be theologians and religious apologists have taken...

  • Once united, still divided

    September 10, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    It happened less than a year after one of the most divisive elections in U.S. history. Al Gore had won the popular vote and George W. Bush won the election. It took about a month to declare Bush the next president, after a 5-4 Supreme Court decision to stop a...

  • health

    Nearly 300 attend behavioral health event

    September 9, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    (Submitted Photo) Over 280 people attended the Roswell Rally for Recovery at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center, 901 North Main Street. Among the agencies there to share their information about services they offer were the New Mexico Rural Veterans...

  • Castillo

    Accused child pornographer scheduled for court

    September 9, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Castillo A Roswell man arrested in early August on multiple child pornography charges is scheduled for an arraignment on Sept. 19 in the Fifth Judicial District Court in Roswell. Jose Castillo, 24, aka Joey Kastillo, was arrested by the Roswell Police...

  • Woman with bench warrant arrested for possession of marijuana

    September 9, 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...

  • Firearms are tools for self-defense

    September 9, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    A Hillary Clinton presidency would be a continuation of the destructive path trail-blazed by Barack Obama in his quest to seize and destroy liberty and freedom from our great nation. It is clearly apparent that the agenda of Obama, Clinton and their adoring...