Author archives: - RDR

  • Hay

    Hay, hay, hay! What have we here?

    October 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    it’s almost Halloween as these scarecrows can attest to in a display at 712 W. Alameda St. Friday. A bevy of inflatable decorations can be seen in the background all ready to greet trick-or-treaters Saturday (Bill Moffitt Photo)...

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    Murder case ends in mistrial

    October 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The trial of Joseph G. Lucero, who stands accused of murdering Victor Contreras on Nov. 17, 2013, ended in a mistrial Wednesday on the motion of manifest necessity. Manifest necessity means that a fair result cannot be obtained in a trial for reasons such as...

  • Rudy

    Guajardo sentencing hearing postponed

    October 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The sentencing hearing of a Roswell man convicted in August of five counts of child molestation was continued Wednesday until next month. Uriel “Rudy” Guajardo, 52, was scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday by District Judge Steven Bell. However, his...

  • John Boehner’s budget deal helps out Paul Ryan

    October 28, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel In House Speaker John Boehner’s final act of service, he has brokered a budget deal that will modestly boost spending, cut some social programs, raise the federal debt ceiling and clear away a huge mess for Boehner’s heir...

  • Meat industry is scary

    October 28, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I was never scared of all the witches, zombies, and assorted goblins wandering around on Halloween next Saturday night. What really used to scare me was the meat industry. This is the industry that mutilates, cages, and butchers billions of cows, pigs, and...

  • Kudos to the RPD

    October 28, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Minutes after our security yard lights came on (Sunday the 25th) our door bell rang at about 4:30 a.m. I climbed out of bed, just having been aware of the yard lights turning on and stumbled to the front door. I peered through the door’s window to find a...

  • Early Roswellians planted summer shade trees

    October 28, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    If we look back a century, we can see that the first generation of Roswellians busily planted their street sides with willows and cottonwoods, for beauty and for shade. They were mostly immigrants from the Midwest and the South, so they appreciated the value...

  • Frances Hopper

    October 28, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Frances Hopper, 91, who passed away Tuesday, October 27, 2015, in Roswell, NM. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized...

  • Larry Palomino Sr.

    October 28, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Larry B. Palomino Sr., 53, passed away on October 21, 2015. He was born on January 22, 1962, to Delores Trevino, in Carlsbad. He married Elaine Ramirez, on February 27, 1988, in Otis. They celebrated 27 years together. Larry was a great husband, father and...

  • Hello Kitty

    Hello Kitty gives Day of the Dead nod

    October 28, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    It looks like the Hello Kitty character is getting into the Day of the Dead spirit Sunday at Tinnie Mercantile at Second Street and Lea Avenue. An annual tradition in Latin American countries, the Day of the Dead celebration actually runs Oct. 31-Nov. 2. The...