Author archives: - RDR

  • Steve Looney

    August 31, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Steve Looney passed away into the comforting arms of his Savior August 30, 2016 at the age of 71. He was born to Charles and Inez Looney in Roswell NM on January 22, 1945. Both of his parents have preceded him in death. Mr. Looney was a lifelong local who...

  • Byrda Menoud Snodgrass

    August 31, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending for Byrda Menoud Snodgrass, age 98, of Roswell who passed away Wednesday August 31, 2016. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized. Arrangements are under the personal care of LaGrone Funeral Chapel....

  • Concepcion Chita Rogers

    August 31, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Beloved mother, Concepcion “Chita” Rogers, 86, of Roswell, New Mexico, joined our Lord on Thursday, August 25, 2016, surrounded by love ones. She was born in Queretaro, Mexico, on August 10, 1930, to Jose Trinidad de la Vega and Josefina Huerta de la...

  • Generic---Technology

    Aviation Aerospace Career Expo scheduled

    August 31, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The New Mexico Aviation Aerospace Association announced Wednesday that the 2016 New Mexico Aviation Aerospace Career Expo will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 6 at Holloman Air Force Base in Alamogordo. As a STEM/Education outreach event for young...

  • Too many guns that are easily accessed

    August 31, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Mr. Griffin, socialism has nothing to do with gun control. Almost every developed nation on earth, all of which are fundamentally capitalist, have much more strident gun control measures than the USA. You say that the Constitution should not be trifled with....

  • Considerations for building new pool

    August 31, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    A short time ago, a letter to the editor told us about the great recreational center that Durango, Colorado, has but left out a couple of details that affects Roswell and Chaves County. First, comparing Durango and La Plata County to Roswell and Chaves County...

  • Generic---Politics

    New overtime rule hits employers Dec. 1; Pay threshold set to change

    August 31, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Say you’re an “exempt” employee on a $40,000 annual salary, so even if you work more than 40 hours per week you won’t see it on your paycheck. As a salaried employee, you don’t get paid overtime. That’s about to change. On Dec. 1, the new overtime...

  • Roswell man arrested during burglary in progress

    August 31, 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...

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    DWI arrests in Chaves County

    August 31, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

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    US 285 undergoing resurfacing

    August 31, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    ARTESIA — The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) District Two will resurface approximately 3 miles of US 285 from mile marker 77 to mile marker 80 in Chaves/Eddy County, just North of Artesia. The project began Monday and is expected to be...