Author archives: - RDR

  • Dead man found in his home in Hobbs

    August 9, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    New Mexico State Police responded to a call on a dead man found in his house in Hobbs. Jason Cummings, 32, of Hobbs, was found dead. Cigarettes stolen from North Walgreens The Roswell Police Department responded to a report of shoplifting at Walgreen North at...

  • Sensible gun laws in this country

    August 9, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear editor, As you now, Jim Brady was wounded when the attempt was made on the life of President Reagan. He made it his life’s work to bring about sensible gun laws in this country. I believe it is our duty as responsible citizens to do everything we...

  • The Army’s explosive problem

    August 9, 2014 • EditorialComments Off

    Here’s the good news, or at least what passes for good news in the wake of the scandal over missing explosives at the 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne): The Army has talked about an amnesty program to encourage soldiers to turn in unused munitions, as...

  • Edra L. Childers

    August 8, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Edra L. Childers A funeral service will be held for Edra L. Childers, 90, of Roswell at 11:15 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 in the Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, New Mexico. He passed away on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. Edra was born January 10, 1924 to...

  • Alice Modell Fulkerson

    August 8, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Alice Modell Fulkerson, 87 of Roswell, passed away Aug. 5, 2014 in Lubbock, Texas. She was born June 14, 1927 in Shamrock, Texas to George and Jennie Clem. She is survived by her son, Danny Fulkerson; her daughter, Lynette Rhoads and her husband Rick and...

  • Man arrested for possession

    August 7, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Early Wednesday, a man was charged for having a controlled substance and for possession of a prohibited substance. The arrest was made in the 100 block of East 19th Street.   Public consumption A woman was arrested on a charge of drinking in public in...

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    Closures to continue on North Union Avenue

    August 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Full-width road closures in two-block increments will continue through September on North Union Avenue. A new school zone is being constructed on North Union and Montana avenues between 19th Street and Country Club Road. The new school zone is due to the...

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    High-tech startup announces Roswell Discovery Day event

    August 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    High Desert Discovery District (HD3) — New Mexico’s first privately-led high technology start-up accelerator — announced it will partner with the Association of Commerce and Industry (ACI), Roswell Chaves County Economic Development Corp. and Delicious...

  • Juanita Gonzales Valdez

    August 7, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Juanita Gonzales Valdez, age 77, of Roswell, who passed away on August 7, 2014. A complete announcement will be made when arrangements are finalized. Condolences can be made online at...


    Oliver, Mastin speak at CCDP meet and greet

    August 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    (Timothy P. Howsare Photo) Democratic candidates Maggie Toulouse Oliver, right, for secretary of state, and Dick Mastin, for state representative District 59, were the guest speakers Tuesday at a meet and greet held by the Chaves County Democratic Party....