Author archives: - RDR

  • 062616RioFuentedrawings

    Business park proposed for southeast Roswell

    June 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    “High-quality rentals” is how the representative of a proposed business park at 505 N. Atkinson Ave. described the project at a July 2015 county meeting (Submitted Image). A developer living in both Roswell and Oklahoma is planning to build a...

  • Color Walk

    Color in the darkest of places

    June 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Colors of Life 4-mile run/walk was held Saturday starting at Enchanted Hills Park. Though the triple-digit heat likely kept a few people away, the turnout was still good and those participating had a good time at the color explosion at the end of the run....

  • RPD Warrant

    RPD enforces warrant

    June 21, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    By Tom McDonald Roswell Daily Record Story and Photo The Roswell Police Department turned out in force to serve an arrest warrant on Shane Mann, 28, at about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 1500 block of Pontiac Drive. Mann initially refused to come out of the...

  • Recent DWI arrests in Chaves County

    June 21, 2016 • Police BlotterComments (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...

  • Filmmaking runs strong in New Mexico

    June 21, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    My older daughter tells a great story about how she met Jeff Bridges and didn’t even know it. She was a teenager at the time, working at a local bookstore in “the original” Las Vegas (N.M.) when he came in to the store. She said she was decorating an...

  • Mayor not caring about the poor

    June 21, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Like most “limited government” politicians, our mayor, Dennis Kintigh, evidently believes that the purposes of government at any level are to serve the rich and punish the poor. How else are we to interpret the positive zeal with which he seized the...

  • Error was intentional, to highlight problem

    June 21, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Hooray and thank you, Velma Karr of Artesia (Letters of the Editor, June 19) for your response and comprehension of my May 21 letter (“Grad speeches should be practical”) that included the intentional error in bacon prices. I was hoping someone would...

  • Perplexed on RPD’s choice of force, timing

    June 21, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I am writing concerning our city’s first homicide of the year. I understand and appreciate the dangerous job that our law enforcement performs for our benefit. They never know with whom they are going to encounter, and any situation can turn violent and...

  • The VA ‘lawlessness’ worsens; public reaction – yawn

    June 21, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Incompetence and crooked behavior is increasing within the management and top level executive ranks of the Veteran’s Administration, and now is being defended by Obama’s Attorney General, Loretta Lynch. When researching this growing problem, I found the...

  • Josephine C. Harmon

    June 21, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)