Archive for March 25th, 2014


    Former editor, community leader McQuiddy dies

    March 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    McQuiddy Arthur Robert McQuiddy, former editor of the Roswell Morning Dispatch and longtime community leader, died Tuesday afternoon. McQuiddy, 95, gained international fame for being the newspaper editor during the 1947 Roswell UFO incident, but locally he...

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    On the ropes

    March 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Cadets at NMMI navigate the ropes course, Tuesday afternoon. (Mark Wilson Photo)...

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    Judge to decide if Campbell is fit to stand trial

    March 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (1)

    A competency hearing for 12-year-old Mason Campbell, the boy accused of shooting two classmates at Berrendo Middle School, is scheduled for Friday afternoon in Roswell. The hearing, set for 1:30 p.m. Friday, will determine if Campbell is competent to stand...

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    Board approves ‘Aiming for the Stars’ funding

    March 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Funding for the first “Aiming for the Stars,” planned for Oct. 17 in Roswell, was given an initial approval by the city’s Occupancy Tax Board Tuesday. The board will recommend to the city’s finance committee that the event should be allocated $2,465...

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    Manager: ILEA brings the world to Roswell

    March 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Frank Taylor, site manager for the International Law Enforcement Academy in Roswell, discusses the ILEA campuses around the world on Tuesday. (Randal Seyler Photo) The International Law Enforcement Academy is successful due not only to the world-class...

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    Kiwanis Club contributes to effort for van

    March 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Ed David, president of the Roswell Kiwanis Club, at left, and Kiwanian Gary Spreacker, at right, present a check for $1,000 to Roy Montano, who is raising funds to purchase a handicapped accessible van for a 10-year-old boy with Muscular Dystrophy. The boy...

  • Mark Vasquez, Sr.

    March 25, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A prayer service will be held for Mark Vasquez Sr., 49, of Roswell, at 7 PM, Thursday, March 27, 2014 at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Melvin Suttle of First Assembly of God officiating. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday,...

  • Traci D. Berlin-Wyngaert

    March 25, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Traci D. Berlin-Wyngaert, 48, died Saturday, March 15, 2014. Services will be announced at a later date. She passed away due to natural causes. Traci was born March 16, 1965 in Los Angeles, Calif. the daughter of Harry and Joan Berlin. She grew up in LA and...

  • Jimmy Lee Patterson

    March 25, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A memorial service is scheduled for 3 pm, Friday, March 28, 2014 at Ballard Chapel for Jimmy Lee Patterson, 53, who passed away Sunday, March 23, 2014 in Lubbock, TX. Rev. Randy Nolen of Westminster Presbyterian Church will officiate. Family will gather...

  • Helen Vera

    March 25, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Vera, Helen resident of Albuquerque, New Mexico. born October 11, 1928 has gone to be with the Lord on March 22, 2014 at the age of 85. She was born in Brownfield, TX, and grew up in Roswell NM. Daughter of Guadalupe Guevara and Maria Salazar Guevara who...