Author archives: - RDR

  • Clinton not as qualified as Jefferson or Madison

    October 7, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    A letter writer (in the Oct. 4 edition) claims: “Secretary Hillary Clinton is probably the most qualified presidential candidate in the history of our nation.” Really? More qualified than Thomas Jefferson was? James Madison? I scarcely think so. Donald R....

  • Please help return cancer patient’s truck

    October 7, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I would like to make to make a public announcement of a stolen vehicle. My husband, Jesse Harkness, he is a brain cancer patient. On Thursday, in the middle of the night, his 2007 Chevy Silverado single-cab all black truck was stolen from the home. We...

  • Pet owners should keep animals safe

    October 7, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Hurricane Matthew — the storm roaring toward the U.S. coast after ravaging Haiti — underlines the urgent need for emergency preparedness, which includes precautionary measures to keep your beloved pets safe when disasters strike. American Humane is...

  • Alzheimer’s walk support was great

    October 7, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Rick Spragins and I, as well as our entire Comfort Keepers staff, would like to extend our heartfelt appreciation for your support of our sixth annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s fundraiser lunch on Sept. 19. Thanks to your generosity, we are able to contribute...

  • Snippets: Afterthoughts on the passing scene

    October 7, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Clowning around town In a demonstration that we’re not so far removed from even the silliest of national trends, we’ve now got scary clowns roaming our streets. The Roswell Police Department says it received several reports this week of people dressed as...

  • Making memories at the fair and parade

    October 7, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    It is fair time again, which also means the parade was on Monday. For those of us in education, it means a free day. What a great time for Roswell since many of us can take the day off and enjoy music, performances, drill teams and those crazy, old guys with...

  • Generic---Law

    Free legal advice today at rec center

    October 6, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Local residents can consult with attorneys during the Chaves County Legal Fair from 1:30 to 4 p.m. today at the Roswell Recreation Center, 807 N. Missouri Ave. The consultations will be held on a first-come, first-served basis. Bilingual attorneys and staff...

  • statefairbuilding

    New show hall opens for this year’s fair

    October 6, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The new $800,000 fairgrounds show hall, with offices and meeting space, is almost finished and being used on a temporary permit. The Eastern New Mexico State Fair board and staff plan to celebrate its official opening at next year’s fair after the project...

  • Generic---Crime

    Citizens reporting seeing scary clowns

    October 6, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Police Department has received several reports on Wednesday and Thursday from citizens saying they have seen people dressed as clowns walking in different parts of the city and in some cases carrying baseball bats or other items. This seems to be...

  • Frances Jayne Spencer

    October 6, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Frances Jayne Spencer, 86, died September 29 at her home in Roswell with her children at her side. Jayne was born May 31, 1930, in Roswell, the sixth child of Evelyn Schramm Smith and Frank Lewis Smith. She is preceded in death by her 5 older siblings; Ruth...