Author archives: - RDR

  • Snoop Dogg is right about progress since ‘Roots’

    June 3, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    My musical tastes do not include rap and hip-hop, but when Snoop Dogg comments on the “Roots” remake, saying he is tired of movies about slavery and would prefer a series “about the success that black folks are having,” he is singing my song. The...

  • The Creator’s redemption song — suffering reversed to life

    June 3, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The unparalleled majesty of God could not be hidden (Ps. 19:1). Creation began with a successive, rhythmic bang (Gen. 1:1). Rather than the wild happenstance of cosmic forces colliding together, that orderly bang was the boom of the Creator’s voice (v. 3),...

  • MESA

    Mt. View MESA Club raises funds for prosthetic limbs

    June 3, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Mountain View Middle School MESA (Math, Engineering, Science Achievement) Club recently raised $600 for LIMBS International, a non-profit organization that provides prosthetic limbs to amputees in developing countries. Thanks to the MESA kids at Mt. View,...


    LULAC presents its officers

    June 3, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The 2016 LULAC officers, Council 8051. From left, Manuel Martinez, president; Richard Garcia, treasurer and New Mexico District II director; Virginia Garcia, LULAC state director for women; Marylou Trujillo, secretary; Lynda Anaya, parliamentarian and state...

  • North Main

    North Main construction hurting some establishments

    June 2, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Crews worked Thursday at North Main Street and Berrendo Road as part of a $2 million, one-mile project expected to be done by the end of July (Lisa Dunlap Photo). Some North Main Street business managers and owners are talking about lost customers, lower...

  • zoow

    Local zoo set to host Outdoor Adventure Day

    June 2, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Elaine Mayfield at the Spring River Park and Zoo (Briana Hodge Photo). A constant problem for the youth of Roswell has been finding fun, safe activities to participate in. This summer, Roswell’s Spring River Park and Zoo has several solutions to that...

  • Annemarie-Oldfield

    Oldfield named to ENMU-R post

    June 2, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A tenured faculty member since 2003 at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell has been named assistant vice president for arts and sciences education at the community college. Annemarie Oldfield currently serves as a tenured faculty of English and education at...

  • _mostwanted

    RPD searching for Michele Lynn Lee

    June 2, 2016 • Local News, Police BlotterComments (0)

    Michele Lynn Lee, also known as Michele Harvey, Michele Taylor and Michele Reed is listed as one of Roswell’s Most Wanted, according to the Roswell Police Department. Lee, 55, is described as 5 foot, 4 inches and weighing 200 pounds, with brown/blonde hair...

  • Laura Lee Markl

    June 2, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A memorial service will be held Friday, June 3, 2016 at 10 a.m. at the Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Laura Lee Markl who passed away Monday, May 30, 2016 at home. Laura, better known as Lolly, was born May 23, 1925 to Lee and Lulu White in Farmington, New...

  • Florence Caryl Stubbs

    June 2, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A Remembrance Celebration is scheduled for 2 p.m., Sunday, June 5, 2016 at #1 Brazos Circle for Florence Caryl Stubbs, 93, who passed away on Sunday, May 29, 2016 at Mission Arch Care Center. Florence was born December 30, 1922 in Dexter, NM to Charles...