Author archives: - RDR

  • Assistance League

    Assistance League of Chaves County celebrates 55 years

    March 2, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Assistance League of Chaves County was recently honored at the annual National Conference in San Diego for 55 years of service to the Roswell community. The local chapter, the first Assistance League formed in New Mexico, was chartered in 1960 by Martha...

  • Stop kicking the Guantanamo can

    March 2, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    St. Louis Post Dispatch In all likelihood, the challenge posed by the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay will be left to President Barack Obama’s successor. That’s because members of Congress are adamant that none of the 91 prisoners held at Guantanamo should...

  • Please, no stucco rebuilding downtown

    March 2, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Winter Storm Goliath was a historic event in Roswell. The epic storm blessed our pastures with moisture, severely tested our roofs and shovels, the city survived the challenge as always, as is our defining character. Character counts in Roswell. Some of our...

  • Rec center makes successful move

    March 2, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I would like to take this opportunity to thank the community for its recent support of the transition of the Yucca Recreation Center to the Roswell Adult Center. The success of the move was based on teamwork by the entire Parks & Recreation Department...

  • Dorothy Gene Devitt

    March 2, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Dorothy Gene Devitt, 87, of Roswell, NM passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones on Wednesday, March 2, 2016. Gene was born on July 21, 1928, in Lake Village, AK to Homer and Edith Boyd. After graduating high school as valedictorian Gene moved to...

  • Edna E. Earick

    March 2, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Ms. Edna Earick of Midway, NM went to be with her Lord and Savior on March 1, 2016 at the age of 87. She was born to Robert and Mary Jane Dunman in Old Hickory, Tennessee on October 14, 1928. Ms. Earick was a longtime resident of Midway and a trusted friend...

  • harris

    Black History Month recognition completed with music showcase

    March 2, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Maurine Harris sings at the Gospel Music Showcase held Saturday at the Roswell Adult Center during the last Black History Month program (Submitted Photo). Saturday’s Gospel Music Showcase at the Roswell Adult Center completed the Black Heritage...

  • the buzzing

    Buzzing around

    March 2, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A bee checks out the blossoms on a tree in front of Lovelace Regional Hospital Monday afternoon. The return to warm weather seems to bode of an early spring but memories of Winter Storm Goliath might have some residents leery of putting their winter clothes...

  • Generic---Crime

    Three cars stolen over leap-year weekend

    March 2, 2016 • 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...

  • Recent DWI arrests

    March 2, 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...