MENU

Author archives: - RDR

  • Neil Jay Lard

    December 3, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m., Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at the First Baptist Church in Hagerman for Neil Jay Lard, 57, who passed Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at Casa Maria Health Care Center in Roswell. Officiating will be Robert Maples, Pastor of...

  • Kenneth Sutton

    December 3, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Kenneth Sutton (66) lost his heroic battle with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) on Nov. 29, 2013, at his home in Ruidoso. Ken was born in Roswell to John and Eula Sutton on July 1, 1947. He graduated from Goddard High School in 1966, and earned a bachelor’s degree...

  • Cholesterol risk calculator is too risky

    December 1, 2013 • EditorialComments Off

    While the health care system might be a fit topic for newspaper advice, medical care is not. This was proven yet again when it was widely reported this month that the nation’s leading heart-health organizations had unveiled a “risk calculator” expected...

  • Troy Ray Waggoner

    December 1, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Troy Ray Waggoner, 81, died Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28, 2013, in Duncan, Oklahoma. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at the Don Grantham Funeral Home Chapel with Steve Lovett officiating. Burial will follow at Rock Creek Cemetery....

  • Frances Burkstaller-Goodson

    December 1, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Frances Burkstaller-Goodson, 91, of Belen, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Nov. 22, 2013. She and her husband Harry raised their family in Roswell. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Burkstaller; and her brother, Ben...

  • Gwendolyn Olsen MacCallum Reeves

    December 1, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Gwendolyn Olsen MacCallum Reeves passed away following a sudden illness Nov. 27, 2013, at Lovelace Regional Hospital, surrounded by her family. Gwen was born Feb. 20, 1923, in Alden, Minnesota, to Salve and Clara Olsen. A child of immigrants from Norway and...

  • Thrill the World thank-you

    December 1, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor: I would like to thank all the volunteers, sponsors and City of Roswell for all their support in making this year’s Thrill the World Dance and Zombie Walk such a success. Without all their support, we could not have pulled this off. We were able...

  • Slaughterhouse Blues

    December 1, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

    To the Editor: Slaughterhouse Blues What do you do with a horse. When his working days are over Do you send him out to Roswell to the slaughter house killing floor? Seems like a sorry destination for a faithful equine friend instead of being put to pasture...

  • Winning the battle but losing the war

    December 1, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Editor: Earlier this year, the Koch Brothers hosted the elite of the tea party Republicans at a posh resort here in New Mexico. This meeting was so exclusive and private that they rented the entire resort and did not allow anyone including the media anywhere...

  • Roswell on the map

    December 1, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor: Oh, yes! The All-American city of Roswell, New Mexico – known for its UFO Museum and home of “Mine That Bird”: the racehorse that put Roswell on the map by winning the Kentucky Derby. Now Roswell will be taken right off the map...