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Archive for September 7th, 2013

  • Gay marriage

    September 7, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor: It appears that the fuss over gay marriage has arrived in New Mexico, in the same way that Rome became an empire — in a fit of inadvertence. Before I offer my comments, let me state that I have been married (to the same woman) for going on 47...

  • Modern science says Darwin wrong

    September 7, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor: I am starting to understand what is happening with the evolution/creation debate. We have an individual who received a PhD in mathematics perhaps 30 or 40 years ago, using textbooks written 20 or 30 years before that. He’s decided that he is...

  • Thanks for well-wishes

    September 7, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor: This is a note of “thank you” to those residents that I know, and also to those I don’t know. In March I became ill and was diagnosed with gall bladder problems, which could not be treated in Roswell. I was air lifted to Lubbock, Texas,...

  • Roswell police need us

    September 7, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor: Dear City Council members of Roswell: I, a tax-paying, law-abiding citizen have many things about Roswell that I believe need to change. But the most important one is keeping our city safe. Roswell has one of the highest crimes rates in the...

  • Doris A. Phillips

    September 7, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Another World War II veteran has entered heaven. Doris A. Phillips began her life journey on July 17, 1920, in Bridgewater, Iowa, the daughter of George and Elnora Timmons Dory. Doris entered into her eternal rest on September 7, 2013, at La Villa at the age...

  • Placido Chavez

    September 7, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m., Tuesday, September 10, 2013, at St. Jude Catholic Church in San Patricio, NM, for Placido Chavez, 76, who passed away Thursday, September 5, 2013, in Albuquerque, NM. Mass is scheduled for 9:30 a.m., Wednesday, September 11,...

  • Ray Mitcham

    September 7, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Ray Mitcham June 23, 1932 to September 4, 2013 Ray Mitcham of Roswell, New Mexico died on September 4, 2013 in Roswell, NM from complications of prostate and bone cancer. Ray, or Pops as he was known to his grandchildren, was born in Fort Worth, Texas, the...

  • Ronald Frank Jarm

    September 7, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service will be held for Ronald Frank Jarm, 75, of Roswell, at 2 pm Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at First United Methodist Church, 200 N. Pennsylvania Avenue, Roswell. Dr. Douglas Mills will officiate. Military honors will be provided by the Roswell...

  • Juanita Mae Graves Haines

    September 7, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

      Services are scheduled for 10 a.m., September 9, 2013, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Juanita Mae Graves Haines, age 78, of Roswell, who passed away on September 4, 2013. Pastor Tim Arlet of the Adventure Bible Church will officiate with interment to...

  • Nayeli Brielle Tavarez

    September 7, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    An angel has gone to be with Jesus, Nayeli Brielle Tavarez, of Roswell. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 10, 2013, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel, Father Joe will be officiating. Graveside services to follow at South Park...