Author archives: - RDR

  • 092015-SPOTLIGHT-Leaslee-Neff

    Leaslee Neff finds ‘best of both worlds’ in teaching school lessons and dance

    September 20, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Leaslee Neff (Jerry Holm Photo) For Leaslee Neff, teaching was never just another way to make a living. Although her chosen profession as an elementary school teacher provided security as well as respectability in the community, her reason for choosing a...

  • Luis Raul Medina Sr.

    September 20, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    After a vigorous fight with leukemia, Luis R. Medina Sr., 59, of Frisco, TX, passed away on August 17, 2015, at Methodist Hospital in Houston, TX. Luis was a remarkable and devoted husband, father, son, brother, uncle, great-uncle, grandfather, and a great...

  • Joe Spaulding

    September 20, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Joe Spaulding, 61, who passed away Friday, September 18, 2015, at University Medical Center in Lubbock, TX. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized. [/auth...

  • David Bachicha

    September 20, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    David Bachicha passed away on September 17, 2015. He was born on March 12, 1962, to Joe and Mary Bachicha, in Mountainair, NM. Along with serving in the Army Reserves, David worked at Levi Strauss & Co, from 1985-1997 and NAPA as a delivery driver. Some...

  • Cruz Madrid

    September 20, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    After a short illness, Cruz Madrid passed from this world to the next at University Medical Center in Lubbock, TX on Thursday, September 17, 2015. A rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m., Sunday, September 20, 2015, at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel. A funeral Mass is...

  • soccer

    Lady Rockets drop first match of season

    September 20, 2015 • Local SportsComments (0)

    Goddard’s Caitlyn Schmidt tracks down the ball during the Rockets’ match against the visiting Lady Tigers from Alamagordo Saturday afternoon at Goddard High School. (Shawn Naranjo Photo) The Goddard Lady Rockets dropped their first soccer game of the...

  • -politics

    Municipal Court offers amnesty in traffic-violation cases

    September 20, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    If you have failed to appear for a court hearing related to a traffic offense in Roswell or have failed to timely pay a traffic-violation fine, next week is your chance to take care of the issue while you still have a driver’s license so you can drive...

  • Dear Editor: Accountability begins in the home

    September 20, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    In response to the letter sent by Eloy Ortega, I am saddened by yet another senseless loss of life here in Roswell. While you bring up a few valid points, I think you missed the biggest one. Allow me to explain. I believe where everything should begin is at...

  • flags

    Gen. Kenneth N. Walker honored; Roswell’s first Gen. Kenneth N. Walker Day ends with a mystery

    September 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The New Mexico Military Junior Officers’ Training Corps presents the colors at the beginning of the banquet honoring the men and woman who served at Walter Air Force Base and all American POW/MIA. (Christina Stock Story and Photos) Richard Dunn presents...

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    Honoring America’s MIAs and POWs

    September 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The American Legion in Roswell held a ceremony Friday to honor MIA/POWs. There are currently around 6,000 veterans in Chaves County and 184 are members of the American Legion. They are trying to grow the post and becoming more involved in the community....