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    Attention: Junior ROTC teams show off their best

    October 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The NMMI Armed Goss Drill Team compete on the Bronco Plaza on the campus of the New Mexico Military Institute Saturday. Wearing historical uniforms, the team participated in nationals in 2015. (Lisa Dunlap Photo) Above: The Grants High School team, which won...

  • Francisco Jeffery Luevano Jr. (Aka-Kico Jr.)

    October 29, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Born on a leap year, February 29th, 1980, Kico Jr. was born to Francisco (Aka-Big Kico) and Jeannie Luevano. Kico Jr. passed to eternal life on October 14th, 2016. Kico Jr. was 36 years of age. He leaves behind his mother (Jeannie) and two brothers (Kevin and...

  • Mary Beth (Hood) Towndrow

    October 29, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Mary Beth (Hood) Towndrow passed away unexpectedly October 23, 2016. She was born in Roswell, New Mexico, on March 20, 1957, to James William (Bill) Hood and Elsie Lindgren Hood. She is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Towndrow; her father;...

  • Ray Robert Myers

    October 29, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Ray Robert Myers, 31, passed away on October 24, 2016. He was born on May 25, 1985, to Krik Myers and Carol Myers in Provo, Utah. A skilled carpenter for 15 years in the construction industry, Ray loved the outdoors. Camping, hiking fishing and swimming were...

  • Bob O. Bond

    October 29, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Bob O. Bond, age 89, of Roswell, passed away in his home Monday, October 24, 2016. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, November 1, 2016, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 2, 2016, at the First...

  • Being grateful for our freedoms in difficult times

    October 29, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    I often wonder why I have been born at this time in this country. Each day I have been given, I make every effort to live with an attitude of gratitude. I recognize that in the entire history of mankind, no one has ever had the modern conveniences that we...

  • Bond defeat would lower property tax

    October 29, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    America is a constitutional republic, not a democracy. A constitutional republic is built on a set of rules that limits the government, not the governed. The Constitution is not a list of permissions granted to the subjects by their sovereign. It is quite the...

  • Outside for others, inside for yourself

    October 29, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Thanksgiving is my best time of the year, Easter, Christmas, Veterans Day, New Year’s. Halloween I do not do because of the way drugs are out there. I don’t want kids saying that they got it from my home. Other days are just days off work, Martin Luther...

  • Hillary Clinton not an ‘impeccable’ choice

    October 29, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    In response to John Grogan’s letter in the RDR’s Oct. 19 edition: My dictionary defines “impeccable” as 1. having no flaws, perfect 2. incapable of sin or wrongdoing. My Bible says, “All have sinned and come short of the glory of God. (Romans 3:23)...

  • Instilling the love of learning

    October 29, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Recently, we published a story about Monterrey Elementary School’s Science Day. Designed and run by teachers Joel Ware and Marita Lorbiecke, it was a way of rewarding students for learning, by giving them an exciting way to learn even more. The education...