Chaves County third-highest in new COVID cases Friday

Chaves County had the third-highest number of new cases of COVID-19 in Friday’s update from the New Mexico Department of Health. The state reported 263...

Study team discusses US 380 project

Transportation officials are studying how to improve a mostly rural two-lane highway that runs from the eastern edge of the Roswell city limits through...

Torres Small backs proposed coronavirus relief framework

U.S. Rep. Xochitl Torres Small, D-NM, has voiced support for a bipartisan proposed COVID-19 relief package. Torres Small, who represents New Mexico’s 2nd Congressional District,...

Two suspects arrested in 2018 homicide

Chaves County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two suspects Tuesday in a nearly three-year-old homicide investigation. Paisley Terry, 40, and Manuel D. Veleta, 28, were each arrested...

Sheriff’s Office receives donation for protective equipment

The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office received a big donation from a church in Roswell, money that will be used for protective equipment. With several uniformed...

ENMU-R disburses some student relief funds

Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell has given about $22,625 of relief funding to students so far this academic session, according to a college administrator. Director of...

Infrastructure committee to continue road project talks

The city of Roswell Infrastructure Committee will continue discussion of a process to prioritize road projects when it meets on Monday. City Councilor Jacob Roebuck,...

Letter: Generations deprived of history, flag, Constitution

As we watched the commemoration of all those who lost their lives on 9/11 one cannot help but reflect on all the firemen, police...

Documenting New Mexico’s basketball history

Sports Editor’s note: RDR Sports interviewed Marty Saiz on his upcoming book on the history of New Mexico basketball. He was in town in...

Aquatic, adult center fees come back to city councilors

The city of Roswell is reintroducing a fee and rental plan for some of its recreational facilities for consideration by elected officials. The tied...

Commission sinks fishing at sanctuary

Fishing at the J. Kenneth Smith Bird Sanctuary will continue to be prohibited to preserve the wetlands ecosystem that has been established there. Barry...

Retired pilot fulfills dream for himself and kids

When Goddard High School graduate Dan Nelson decided to learn how to fly at age 16, he may not have guessed that his...