Author archives: - RDR

  • James I. Grassie

    August 22, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    James Irvin Grassie was born on May 13, 1931 to George Lee and Opal Baker Grassie at the family home one-mile south of Dexter, New Mexico. In 1932, George married Lizzie Ward, who raised Jim. He departed this life on August 20, 2016 surrounded by the love of...

  • In Memory of Ralph L. Cobos

    August 22, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    March 8, 1927 ~  August 22, 2014 “If I could have  one lifetime wish, a dream that could  come true, I’d ask with all  my Heart and Soul for one more day  with you.” Author Unknown From your loving wife.  ...

  • Letter writer needs to be enlightened

    August 22, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I have followed with interest Sandra Smith’s convoluted arguments in disparaging Christianity. I applaud Pastor Ryan’s and Russell Scott’s attempts at enlightening Ms. Smith. Both Pastor Ryan and Mr. Scott used Biblical and historic documentation in...

  • LaVerne Smith

    August 20, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Adna LaVerne Saylor Smith passed away into the arms of her heavenly father on August 16, 2016. She was born on August 24, 1929 to Alice Myrl Miller Saylor and John Adna Saylor Jr., in Clovis, New Mexico. LaVerne’s father died before she was born, and her...

  • Joel Rohwer

    August 20, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    The family of Joel Rohwer would be honored to have you join us on Saturday, August 27, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the gallery of First United Methodist Church for a celebration of his life. This will be a time of sharing in light refreshments and your...

  • As Murphey sings, I have come from a long line of love

    August 20, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Every one of us knows a couple whose marriage has stood the test of time. A grandparent or great-grandparent-type couple who truly enjoy each other’s company after 50 or 60 years of being committed to one another. Truth be known, each of these couples has...

  • Roswell could learn from Durango success

    August 20, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (1)

    Several residents have asked about our comments on the Durango, Colorado, recreation center. This type of a facility could replace both the Yucca Center and the Cahoon Park Pool. It is very different than what the city has been discussing. The Durango...

  • Voter frustration: The lesser of evils

    August 20, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    For most American voters this election cycle, the “lesser of two evils” is a decision they must make on or before Nov. 8. We can’t count the number of times we’ve heard people say they’re for Donald Trump because they can’t vote for Hillary...

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    Union Center pizza place gets new sign

    August 19, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Workers near the end of their labors as a new Domino’s sign sits above the cluster of stores at West McGaffey Street and South Union Avenue Thursday night. (Bill Moffitt Photo)...

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    IRS warns of back-to-school scams

    August 19, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Internal Revenue Service today warns taxpayers against telephone scammers targeting students and parents during the back-to-school season and demanding payments for non-existent taxes, such as the “Federal Student Tax.” People should be on the lookout...