Author archives: - RDR

  • To the Editor

    April 19, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    On behalf of the Roswell Refuge for Battered Adults, I’d like to thank everyone who participated in our 2014 Operation Wheels to Freedom. Our purple bicycles travelled all over the city and parked briefly on people’s lawns and a few businesses. Those who...

  • Dear Editor:

    April 19, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    On behalf of the Music and Media Ministry of Grace Community Church, I would like to express my sincere appreciation to those who attended the most recent Fabulous February Follies and to the individuals and merchants who so graciously gave of their time,...

  • Veterans Cemetery moves forward

    April 19, 2014 • EditorialComments Off

    It was disappointing news when Gov. Susana Martinez announced on Tuesday that Roswell was not chosen to be the location for one of four new proposed veterans cemeteries. Instead of Roswell, the governor chose Fort Stanton in Lincoln County and Carlsbad in...

  • Jerry Heine

    April 19, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Jerry Heine, 83, of Carlsbad, passed away on Monday, April 14, 2014 at his home. Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m on Saturday (Apr. 19) at Epworth United Methodist Church, 1406 W. Blodgett, Carlsbad with Rev. Phil Huston officiating. Masonic Rites will...

  • Assurance

    Altrusa Club brings baskets to Assurance Home

    April 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Altrusa Club of Roswell donated Easter baskets to the Assurance Home Friday in a tradition that dates back to 1979. Pictured are, from left to right: Carol Hanback of Altrusa, Ron Malone of the Assurance Home, and Altrusa Club members Joan Blodgett,...

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    State attorney general to host foreclosure prevention program

    April 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Attorney General Gary King will be in Roswell today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the S.O.Y. Mariachi School presenting a foreclosure prevention program. The Help for New Mexico Homeowners foreclosure prevention event will offer counseling and legal assistance...

  • Lawrence C. Harris

    April 18, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services are scheduled for 11 a.m., April 26, 2014, at the First Presbyterian Church in Roswell (400 W. 3rd St.) for Lawrence C. Harris, age 95, who passed away on March 7, 2014. Dr. Hugh Burroughs will officiate. Harris — who was known as Larry...

  • Richard T. (TIM) Cook

    April 18, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Richard T. (TIM) Cook joined his Lord & Savior in Heaven Sunday April 13, 2014. His passing ended a long struggle in this life and he is now joyously whole in mind and body. Services will be held at LaGrone Funeral Chapel on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at...

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    RHS student receives national honor

    April 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Determan The National Society of High School Scholars announced on March 28 that Roswell High School student Jacob Determan has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization. Determan is the son of Don and Gloria Determan of Roswell. The...

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    RPD seeks more officer applicants

    April 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Although recruiting efforts from the Roswell Police Department have been well received, the department is continuing to accept applications for new law enforcement officers. The department is only a few officers short, but the department is confident that the...