Author archives: - RDR

  • Elaine D. Montoya

    July 21, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Our heavenly father welcomes another beautiful angel into heaven, Elaine D. Montoya, who passed away on March 7, 2015. She was born on August 14, 1960, in Roswell, NM to Maria and Ernie Montoya. She is survived by her mother, four children. Precilla Pena,...

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    Tanker-truck driver cited hours before fatal crash

    July 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The driver who was killed in a tanker-truck crash and explosion on U.S. 285 Friday was cited for failing to maintain her lanes on a roadway just hours before the incident that happened north of Mesa, police said. According to New Mexico State Police Capt....


    Animal shelter needs management

    July 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The city is seeking a qualified group or veterinarian to take over the animal shelter on East McGaffey Street. (Timothy P. Howsare Photo) The City of Roswell is seeking animal rescue groups and veterinarians interested in managing the operation of the...

  • Police: Valuable model gun stolen

    July 21, 2015 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    The arrest records available in the police blotter are public information. Any indication of an arrest on a charge and/or multiple charges does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven...

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    Public invited to planning workshops

    July 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A city of Roswell project team and a consultant will be having a two-day workshop Friday and Saturday to continue developing the city’s updated Comprehensive Master Plan, the priority projects for the Metropolitan Redevelopment Area Plan and a Wayfinding...

  • Dear Editor: Roswell Animal Shelter a ‘hellhole’

    July 21, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Your (city animal) shelter is an absolute disgrace and hellhole for any animal surrendered or stray that ends up in this miserable place. Regardless of empty cages and space, after seven days healthy, wonderful, dogs and cats — kittens and puppies are...

  • John William Bompart

    July 21, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    John William Bompart passed away in his sleep on Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at the age of 86 at the Veterans home in Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. John was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1929 and joined the Army in 1946 and served as an MP during the Korean...

  • Cecilia Barraza Hadsall

    July 21, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Cecilia Barraza Hadsall entered into rest at the age of 53 on Thursday, July 9, 2015. She was born in Chihuahua, Mexico on July 12, 1961 to Jesus Barraza Oropeza and Delfina Rodriquez Barraza. Cecilia moved to Victoria from Roswell, New Mexico, 17 years ago....

  • Adan Barreras

    July 21, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A rosary was recited at 7 p.m., Sunday, July 19, 2015, for Adan Barreras, 94, at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel, with a Mass of the Resurrection at 12 p.m., Monday, July 20, 2015, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church and burial at South Park Cemetery with Deacon...

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    4-H & FFA Horse Show gallops into town

    July 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Fayth Lynch, 11, takes a practice walk with her horse, Easy, at the Eastern New Mexico State Fair parking lot before competing in the Chaves County 4-H & FFA Fair Horse Show in the Bob Crosby Arena Saturday. (Bill Moffitt Photo)...