Author archives: - RDR

  • Jessica Lanae Torrez

    May 6, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m., Friday, May 9, 2014 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Jessica Lanae Torrez, age 31, of Roswell who passed away on May 1, 2014. Pastor Rick Hale of Grace Community Church will officiate. Jessica was born September 18,...

  • William J. (Bill) Ullery

    May 6, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Bill was born May 23, 1950, in Roswell, NM, to Jim Ullery Jr. and Ruth V. Cram, who preceded him in death. He passed away April 27, 2014 in Corrales, NM, of natural causes. Cremation was handled by French Bros., funeral home in Albuquerque, NM. He wished his...

  • Dora Lorraine “Sissy” Campbell

    May 6, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Dora Lorraine “Sissy” Campbell, of Roswell, NM, died on Sunday, February 2, 2014, in Albuquerque, NM, at the age of 91. She was born on October 12, 1922, in Englewood, CO, to George Arnold Seastone and Dora Helen Seastone. She graduated from Englewood...

  • Lonzie Singleton

    May 6, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Lonzie Singleton, age 90, who peacefully went home to be with the LORD on Thursday, May 1, 2014, after a short illness at home. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Luerenzie Singleton, son; Lonell Singleton, grandchildren; Ida Mae Dixon, Tanessa...

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    Absentee voting begins today

    May 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Absentee voting begins today for the June 3 primary elections. Today also is the last day to register to vote before the primaries. Early voting in Chaves County will be held at the following locations and times: • Roswell Mall, 4501 N. Main St. May 17-31,...

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    Learning to fly

    May 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Alamogordo resident Liz Tribble, left, got in some training hours Sunday morning at the Old Timers Balloon Rally. Tribble is learning all the aspects of ballooning, including set up, chasing, flying and packing after the flight is finished. She is...


    Assurance Home holds open house

    May 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Attendees enjoy a performance from The Flying J Wranglers during a celebration of the Assurance Home’s 35th anniversary, held Sunday. (Courtesy Photo)   Hundreds of people came to help Assurance Home celebrate its 35th anniversary on Sunday. Those in...

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    Intersection of West Alameda and South Richardson closed

    May 5, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The City of Roswell and Constructors Inc. will start the replacement of a water line on West Alameda and South Richardson beginning today. The intersection will be closed to traffic until May 12. City officials ask drivers to pay close attention to the...

  • Dear Editor,

    May 5, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Roswell was given the oportunity to experience a Polynesian evening on April 12 and much of the community attended with interest, support and enthusiasm. It is not often that the New Mexico Military Institute Pacific Islander Club cadets get to share their...

  • Georgia Norris

    May 5, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at South Park Cemetery. Georgia passed away on May 3, 2014, at a local nursing home. Pastor Glenn Thrion of Trinity United Methodist Church will officiate. Georgia was born October 10, 1922,...