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    Police seeking man who had gun during Verizon store robbery

    March 12, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Verizon store in downtown Roswell was robbed around noon Wednesday by a man who brandished a firearm but did not point it at any of the store employees. A yet-to-be-determined amount of cash was stolen. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo)   Police are looking...


    All about Altrusans

    March 12, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    NMMI Cadet Taylor Yarges, center, was chosen as the Altrusa Student of the Month. She is pictured with Angali Suri, left, Student of the Month vice chair, and Linda Madrid, Student of the Month chair. (Max Scally Photo)   Above: The Altrusa Club of...

  • Police catch car thief in the act

    March 12, 2015 • 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...

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    Republican Women to host St. Pat’s Day luncheon

    March 12, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Chaves County Republican Women invite the public to their St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon at noon on Wednesday, March 18, at the Roswell Elks Lodge, 1720 N. Montana Ave. No leprechauns are scheduled as guest speakers, but club members and guests will hear...

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    Roswell Fire Department Call Log March 10-11

    March 12, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   March 10 • At 8:40 a.m., medical call, 200 block of South Garden Avenue. • At 9:04 a.m., medical call, 100 block of Ballard Street. • At 9:22 a.m., medical call, 500...

  • Rev. Edward Lee

    March 12, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Rev. Edward Dean Lee passed into the loving arms of his Lord at his home in Morgan Hill, California on March 9, 2015. Rev. Lee was born in Artesia, New Mexico on August 18, 1948, the son of Ruffus E. and Imogene (Rowin) Lee. He graduated from Artesia High...

  • Joanne Freas Gottlieb

    March 12, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Joanne Gottlieb, age 86, a longtime resident of Cubero, NM and more recently of Roswell, NM, passed away Friday, March 6, 2015 in Roswell. She was born to Arthur and Elsie “Roud” Freas on September 11, 1928 in Cambridge, OH. Joanne and her parents moved...

  • K’dyn Ross Brewer

    March 12, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    K’dyn Ross Brewer passed from this world to be with his Lord on March 9th, 2015. He was 7 years old at his death. K’dyn was a light to those who knew him and will be sorely missed by all. He is survived by his mother and father, Chandra and Roper Brewer,...

  • Dear Editor: 3-11-15

    March 11, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, This is in reference to the letter posted in the RDR in Tuesday’s edition. Mr. George A. Lee, let me explain why keeping New Mexico on permanent Daylight Saving Time is a wonderful thing. First, we don’t have to change clocks anymore! You...

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    City Council set to discuss cemetery, apartment projects

    March 11, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Additions to the veterans’ cemetery and consideration of a potential high-end apartment complex are among the items up for discussion when the Roswell City Council meets Thursday night. A state grant of $250,000 could be used to install a service-site...