Author archives: - RDR

  • Make a commitment to honest government

    October 19, 2014 • EditorialComments (0)

    Voter apathy is prevalent no matter where you live in the United States. Many voters feel that at best their choice of a candidate is a choice between “the lesser of two evils.” It takes money, lots of money, to run for even a local office such as sheriff...

  • Nathan Anthony Lucero

    October 19, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Nathan Anthony Lucero, 17, of Roswell, NM passed away Oct. 8, 2014. Nathan was born July 21, 1997, to Anthony Lucero Sr. and Patricia Caldeira in Yuba City, CA. He was a good father, a good brother, and a good role model. He was very supportive, good in...

  • Manuela Flores

    October 19, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Manuela Flores estaba en su casa rodeada de su familia cuando el Señor la llamó a su Reino. Ella falleció tranquilamente el Sabado, 18 de octubre de 2014. Un rosario se llevara acabo el Lunes, 20 de octubre 2014 a las 7 pm en la Iglesia Católica de San...

  • Wylie Dean Briggs

    October 19, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Wylie Briggs Sr. of Roswell, NM, passed away at his home in Geneva, Nebraska, on Sept. 1, 2014. Wylie Dean Briggs was born Dec. 12, 1938, in Holbrook, AZ to Denva and Lois Briggs. A short while after he was born the family moved to Roswell, NM, where he spent...

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    ‘Family Secrets’ play today

    October 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Claudine (played by Julie Ferguson, left) and Della (played by Anissa Segura) talk about the statistics of domestic violence. “Family Secrets” will be performed at the Pueblo Auditorium today at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10. (Dylanne Petros Photo) [/auth...

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    Boy Scouts helps prepare young men for adulthood

    October 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Boy Scouts of America has been a staple in Chaves County since 1913 and the organization has been able to flourish with the help of the United Way. The Boy Scouts Conquistador Council started in 1924 under the name of Eastern New Mexico Council. In 1953,...

  • Man arrested for pot possession

    October 17, 2014 • 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...

  • Col. Edward Norris Eckert

    October 17, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Colonel Edward Norris Eckert, 85, died at his home on Oct. 14, 2014. Ed is survived by his wife of 61 years, Patricia Tolles Eckert, their children, Cheryl (Dan) Larsen, Nancy (Pete) Selleck, and James (Sandra) Eckert, four grandchildren, Lindsey (Mark)...

  • Guadalupe D. Vasquez

    October 17, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    (May 7, 1927 – Oct. 15, 2014) Guadalupe D. Vasquez, 87, of Clovis, NM died Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, at Amarillo VA Hospital. Visitation will be held at The Chapel, 1500 Thornton, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. Rosary will be held at 6...

  • Dear Editor: 10-18-14

    October 17, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, I was disappointed when I saw and read your article on 10-10 by Martin Meraz, “Valley Cardinals Truck Roswell Teams.” I watched that game. The picture you took only showed little players. Why didn’t you take a picture of the whole team? You...