Author archives: - RDR


    Small miracles on 2nd Street

    December 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Presli Bornemann, 5, tells Santa what she wants for Christmas Saturday at Roswell Nissan, 2111 W. Second St. There was no charge for children to visit with Santa and each child got a free toy. For $5, the child could be photographed with Santa. All proceeds...

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    Roswell resident celebrates 102 glorious years

    December 8, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Anna May Belt celebrated her 102tn birthday Friday at Sunset Villa in Roswell. Although she is the same age as the state of New Mexico, Anna May was born in Pennsylvania. In 1945, Anna May moved to Clovis, then on to Roswell in 1953. (Max Scally Photo) [/auth...

  • Ronald James (R.J.) Johnson

    December 8, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial service for Ronald James (R.J.) Johnson, 67, of Roswell, NM will be at 2:00 PM, Thursday, December 11, 2014 at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home with Pastor David Brunson officiating. Military Honors will be provided by Roswell Veterans Honor Guard....

  • Gwendolyn June Shields

    December 8, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Gwendolyn June Shields, 93, of Roswell, NM passed away December 7, 2014. Gwen had a saving faith in her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and has been received into eternal glory according to His promise. Gwen was a faithful member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in...

  • Anita Lucero

    December 8, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Our beloved Anita Lucero was called home on Dec. 6, 2014. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, sister and wife. Anita had a heart of gold, full of love and kindness for everyone. Her smile warm and welcoming will be missed by everyone who knew her. Anita...

  • Curtis Dean Caruth

    December 8, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    The funeral service for Curtis Dean Caruth, 82, of Roswell, will be at 3 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014 at 7th Day Adventist Church with Pastor Ken Davis officiating. Curtis passed away Friday, Dec. 5, 2014. Curtis was born Aug. 20, 1932 to Clarence and Carrie...

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    Keeping your Christmas season safe and secure

    December 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Submitted by RPD   As many people are out and about getting their holiday shopping done, the Roswell Police Department reminds everyone there are also thieves out there doing their own shopping — that is, shopping for the easiest targets from whom to...


    Childress fondly recalls military career

    December 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Former Brig. Gen. Jerry Childress points to a 90-mm twin-barrel “duster” M41 tank on display at the National Guard armory. Childress commanded 64 of these tanks, which shot 240 rounds per minute, while he served in Korea and Vietnam. “They would dust...


    All spruced up for the Open House

    December 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Members of the Morning Garden Club decorate the Historical Society of Southeastern New Mexico museum for its annual Christmas Open House. The event will be held from 1-4 p.m. today at 200 N. Lea Ave. From left, Deana Bozarth, Alma Starkey, Jan Dunnahoo, Ponda...

  • Dr. David Lazarus

    December 6, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Dr. David Lazarus, 70, passed away Friday, December 5, 2014 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Visitation will be held Sunday, December 7, 2014 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Anderson- Bethany Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held in Texas at...