Author archives: - RDR


    But isn’t it still fall?

    November 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The trail has literally “gone cold” as Ray McFall takes his dog Bella for a walk across the bridge at the sunken garden at Cahoon Park Sunday afternoon after a morning snow storm blanketed Roswell with the white stuff. A former New York native,...

  • Traffic stop ends in drug arrest

    November 17, 2014 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    Roswell Police arrested a man on Saturday after a search yielded methamphetamines, according to a police report. The traffic stop occurred at 3:49 a.m. near the intersection of Jaffa and Fruitland streets. The driver, Jose Chacon-Carrera, 29, of Roswell, was...

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    Fire Department Call Log — Nov. 14-17

    November 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Nov. 14 • At 7:35 a.m., to an electrical fire call in the 1300 block of East McGaffey Street. • At 8:30 a.m., to a medical call in the 700 block of West 14th Street. •...

  • Dear Editor: 11-18-14

    November 17, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, This is my first year to homeschool one of my children and we love it. My daughter has ADHD and Asperger’s syndrome. She had a very hard time in public school with the children being unkind and even was suspended once for defending herself when...

  • Robert Lee Mason

    November 17, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral services are scheduled for 11:30 am, Friday, November 21, 2014 at Ballard Chapel for Robert Lee Mason, 58, who passed away Sunday, November 16, 2014 surrounded by his loved ones. Father Dale Plummer of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church will officiate....

  • Sally Miller Rue

    November 17, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Sally Rue died peacefully in her home in Ruidoso Downs on Nov. 15, 2014. She was 68. Sally is preceded in death by Cedric B. Rue, her husband of 26 years, her mother Manuella “Nellie” Randolph and her brother Andrew Miller. Sally is survived by her three...

  • Ernesto G. Rubio

    November 17, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A rosary is scheduled for 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014 at Ballard Chapel for Ernesto G. Rubio, 98, who passed away Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014 in Roswell. A funeral Mass is scheduled for 10 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 also at St. John’s Catholic Church with...

  • David Therrien

    November 17, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Mr. Therrien lost his struggle with cancer on Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 surrounded by his loved ones. He is survived by his loving wife Patricia of Roswell; brother Fred and wife Eula of Colorado; son Stephen and wife Nancy of Roswell; daughter Elizabeth and...

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    Friday night crash under investigation

    November 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A collision Friday night involving a passenger car and tractor-trailer truck at South Main Street and the Roswell Relief Route resulted in one injury. Todd Wildermuth, public information officer for the Roswell Police Department, said the collision involved a...


    Community band brings music back into lives

    November 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Members of the Roswell Community Band practice on Nov. 10 in Pearson Auditorium in preparation for their Christmas Concert, which will be held at 7 p.m. on Dec. 8 at ENMU-R Performing Arts Center. (Randal Seyler Photo)   By Shannon Seyler Special to the...