Author archives: - RDR

  • Larry Wayland Griffin

    August 18, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Larry Wayland Griffin, 68, of Elkhart, Texas, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. Larry was born in Lamesa, Texas, on March 22, 1946. He graduated from Lamesa High School in 1964, and received his Bachelor’s of Science in Pharmacy from University of...

  • Adela Lupe Montoya Sanchez

    August 18, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Adela (Della) went to her home with her lord and savior Jesus Christ on Aug. 15, 2014. Della was born to Ernest and Rita Montoya on October 7, 1970 in Roswell, New Mexico. She attended Roswell Public Schools graduating from Roswell High in 1989. Della lived...

  • Mud-4

    Mud, sun and fun

    August 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell turned out once again for the Roswell Mud Sweat and Tears. Runners had to navigate an obstacle course built by the National Guard with help from Roswell Do It Center and Roswell Rental. Proceeds from the event will benefit the local Operation Wounded...


    Former cowboy now wrangles students, ninjas

    August 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Capt. Robert Newberry, director of security at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, prepares on Thursday for the return of students to the Roswell campus. (Randal Seyler Photo)   By Shannon Seyler Special to the Record   There’s probably only...

  • Esequiel E. Chavez

    August 16, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Mr. Esequiel Chavez, 94, passed away Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at his home surrounded by his loved ones. Esequiel was born Sept. 15, 1919, in Carrizozo, NM, to Saturnino Chavez and Margaret VanSycle Chavez who preceded him in death. A private family gathering...

  • Carolyn Bertrand Hanks

    August 16, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Carolyn Bertrand Hanks, 60, of Gueydan, Louisiana was called from this life on August 8, 2014, while surrounded by her loving family. Carolyn was born in Kaplan, Lousiana to the late Clifton Bertrand and the late Velma Marceaux Bertrand on Jan. 20, 1954....

  • Larry James Montgomery

    August 16, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services for Larry James Montgomery, 66, of Roswell, will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel with Ron Fuller officiating. He passed away Aug. 14, 2014, in Albuquerque, NM. Visitation will be held from...

  • Color-Explosion

    Runners get red, blue and yellow in the face

    August 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    (Rey Berrones Photo) An estimated 400 runners race in Roswell’s first color race on Friday evening. Runners ran through color burst stations on the course at Cielo Grande Recreation Area. The run ended at sunset with a color explosion and a glow dance...

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    Police investigate possible homicide

    August 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Police are investigating a homicide after a Roswell woman was found dead in a residence on the 1400 block of East Alameda Street, according to a news release from the Roswell Police Department. Officers received a 911 call at about 8:46 a.m. on Friday and...

  • Man violates parole with drug possession

    August 15, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    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...