Author archives: - RDR

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    Former airport terminal razed

    September 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Two cranes give the former Roswell Municipal Airport tower a final nudge to start it toppling to the ground during its demolition Tuesday morning. (Bill Moffitt Photo) A part of Roswell’s history came to a bittersweet end Tuesday morning. The...

  • 090215-MANNY

    RDR’s Gonzalez gets promoted

    September 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Gonzalez Roswell native Manny Gonzalez has been promoted to advertising director at the Roswell Daily Record. Gonzalez started working at the Daily Record in March 2012 as an advertising account executive. He graduated from Goddard High School and has...

  • -crime

    Man killed, agent shot in Artesia arrest

    September 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    ARTESIA — Police shot and killed an Artesia man early Tuesday after the man reportedly fired upon officers, injuring a federal agent, as police served a warrant during a federal arrest operation. At about 6:30 a.m., police from the Eddy County Sheriff’s...

  • dwi-web

    Chaves County DWI arrests for Aug. 24-29

    September 2, 2015 • UncategorizedComments (0)

    In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

  • Three bikes stolen, two are recovered

    September 2, 2015 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    The arrest records available in the police blotter are public information. Any indication of an arrest on a charge and/or multiple charges does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven...

  • RFD-patch

    RFD Call Log — Aug. 28-31

    September 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates. Medical calls are excluded. Aug. 31 • At 9:15 p.m., fire alarm, West Earl Cummings Loop. • At 4:22 p.m., fire alarm, 400 block of West College Boulevard. • At 3:50 p.m.,...

  • -newbriefs

    Heinrich staff in Carlsbad Thursday

    September 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich’s staff will hold mobile office hours in Carlsbad on Thursday. Heinrich’s staff will be on hand to assist residents who have questions about Social Security benefits, Medicare, immigration, veterans benefits, student...

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    Labor Day gas prices take a dip

    September 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    New Mexico drivers are now paying an average of $2.60 for a gallon of regular unleaded fuel, according to the AAA New Mexico Weekend Gas Watch. That price is eight cents less than last week and 77 cents less per gallon than last year. Of the major...

  • Timmy Joe “T.J.”  Wright

    September 2, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Bridgeport, TEXAS — Timmy Joe “T.J.”  Wright, 63, a truck driver, went to be with our Lord Friday, July 31, 2015 in Bridgeport. Memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 5, at the Cleburne Church of Christ in Cleburne.  Dwayne Spradlin...

  • Stella Worley Jennings Winkleman

    September 2, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Stella Worley Jennings Winkleman, 87, of San Benito, TX, formerly of Roswell, passed away August 30, 2015. Born August 24, 1918, in Blum, TX, her parents were David S. and Pearl J. Worley. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and...