Author archives: - RDR

  • Police, school district probably in collusion

    May 2, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (1)

    So, the Roswell Police Department arrests a woman for making Facebook inquiries. This is the same RPD that arrested a street preacher for “offending people.” The same RPD that caused the taxpayers to pay upwards of $90,000 to that same preacher....

  • West of the Pecos: Roswell’s Solar Farm

    May 2, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    My wife and I had some guests from Wisconsin, the other cheesy state, recently for a few days. They were not interested in touring dairy farms or cheese factories, so I decided to show them Roswell’s latest and greatest new development. No, I am not talking...

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    Mayor talks pool closure, police shooting

    May 1, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Kintigh: State police, sheriff’s office are ‘with the Roswell PD’ as investigation unfolds The Cahoon Park Pool, a popular summer attraction in Roswell for more than 80 years, is now permanently closed. Mayor Dennis Kinitgh says city leaders were forced...

  • Steve Wolfe

    Pill take back helps deter harm of leftover Rx drugs

    May 1, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Bill Moffitt Roswell Daily Record Story and Photo Steve Wolfe, an advisor with Roswell’s Neighborhood Watch program, is up to his elbows in expired and unwanted prescription drugs as he boxes up another batch of pills that were turned in Saturday during...

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    Sunday Spotlight: Oilman and honoree Armstrong keeps his generosity flowing

    May 1, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Robert G. Armstrong likes it when he flies from Dallas to Roswell and recognizes no one. It’s not that he’s unfriendly, but the prominent businessman and civic leader considers the lack of familiar faces proof of growth as well as interest in Roswell and...

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    Court briefs: Seventh DWI hearing, tax fraud plea this week

    May 1, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Estrada 7th DWI sentencing Monday A Roswell man who was convicted on his seventh DWI charge is scheduled to appear for a sentencing hearing at 3 p.m. tomorrow in Fifth Judicial District Court. Joe Estrada, 54, was convicted by a jury on April 19 on a...

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    A twist on Mother Goose

    May 1, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The performance of the Kids’ Arts ProgramS’ “Mother Goose Gets Eaten By Werewolves” had every seat filled at the Roswell Community Little Theatre, a supporter of the KAPS program. The play was performed April 22 and 23. Above: Will C. Atkinson, left,...

  • Miss Roswell

    Local beauty pageant contestants crowned

    May 1, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Submitted Story and Photo Ashlea Watley, left, was crowned Miss Roswell for 2016. She is a 2014 Roswell High School honor graduate. She is currently majoring in English with a minor in criminology at UNM. Watley works with the intramural department,...

  • Lucile Kay Vasquez

    April 30, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Lucile Kay Vasquez, of Roswell, New Mexico, died unexpectedly in Lubbock, Texas, on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. She was 64 years old. Kay is survived by her spouse, Santiago Vasquez, of Roswell, New Mexico; her children: Christi and Tim Schwalk of Orlando, FL,...

  • Dollie Ray Dooley

    April 30, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Dollie Ray Dooley, 91, who passed away Friday, April 29, 2016 at Mission Arch Care Center. Pastor Harry Tacket of the Church of Christ will be officiating with...