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Archive for October 21st, 2010

  • Shirley Diana Wheeler

    October 21, 2010 • ObituariesComments Off

    BALTIMORE — Shirley Diana Wheeler, affectionately known as Diane, daughter of the late Jessie Minor Blacknall (Lawrence) and George Smith was born Nov. 27, 1946, in Roswell, N.M. She was gently lifted home on Oct. 14, 2010, at Johns Hopkins Hospital in...

  • Dicie (Norman) Parker

    October 21, 2010 • ObituariesComments Off

    MIDLAND, Texas — Dicie (Norman) Parker was born Dec. 8, 1948, in Clermont Fla. Following a long, courageous battle with kidney failure, she died at her home in Midland, Texas, on Oct. 17, 2010. At the time of her death, Dicie was surrounded by her four...

  • Conrad Kiewiet de Jonge

    October 21, 2010 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Conrad Kiewiet de Jonge, 89, of Alameda, Calif., who passed away Oct. 17, 2010. A complete announcement will be made when the arrangements are finalized. Arrangements are under the direction of LaGrone...

  • Lynn F. Skelton

    October 21, 2010 • ObituariesComments Off

    Lynn F. Skelton “Bimbo,” 59, went home to be with Jesus on Monday, Oct. 18, 2010. He was born in Dimmitt, Texas, on Nov. 4, 1950, and spent most of his life in the Southwest. In his early days, he enjoyed camping, fishing, and riding motorcycles...

  • Gloria Rubio

    October 21, 2010 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside services for Gloria Rubio, 69, of Roswell, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 22, 2010, at South Park Cemetery with the Rev. Garth Hyde officiating. Gloria passed away Monday, Oct. 18, 2010. Gloria was born in Roswell on June 6, 1941, to Alfredo...

  • Myrl Sawyer Good

    October 21, 2010 • ObituariesComments Off

    Services are scheduled for 9:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010, at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church for Myrl Sawyer Good, 89, of Roswell, who died in her home on Oct. 19, 2010. The Rev. Frank Wilson of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church will conduct the...

  • Character Counts! Honors the Badge

    October 21, 2010 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Jon Hitchcock of Pioneer Bank congratulates Jacob Sanchez, of the Dexter Police Department, during an Honor the Badge ceremony, Wednesday evening. (Mark Wilson Photo) Roswell Police Department Detective Jeannie Madsen won Outstanding Police Officer of the...

  • Teague meets with local Democrats at backyard rally

    October 21, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

    Rep. Harry Teague, D-N.M., greets supporters, Wednesday evening, during an informal visit to the home of Tim and Sonia Raftery. (Mark Wilson Photo) Rep. Harry Teague, DN. M., met with Roswell Democrats during an early vote rally in the backyard of a local...

  • Daugherty takes witness stand

    October 21, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

    Aaron C. Daugherty took the stand in his own defense, Wednesday, after 5th District Court Judge Ralph D. Shamas advised him of his Fifth Amendment right to remain silent. Daugherty, 25, is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of Valerie A....

  • Officials interview candidate Mileta

    October 21, 2010 • Local NewsComments Off

    City officials met face-toface with who could be Roswell’s next city manager, Wednesday, during a daylong interview with one of the two remaining candidates. Pete Mileta, who currently works as a city manager in Raton, traveled to Roswell for an...