Author archives: - RDR

  • Virgil L. Beagles

    January 8, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral services for Virgil L. Beagles, 74, will be held Saturday, January 9, 2016, at 10 a.m. at Tabernacle Baptist Church with Pastor Jerry Beavers and Ernie Amador officiating. Burial will follow at South Park Cemetery. Virgil passed away on January 5,...

  • Madeline Irene Barbe

    January 8, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A private family service was held for Madeline Irene Barbe, 81, who passed away Monday, January 4, 2016, at Casa Maria Healthcare Center. Madeline was born November 4, 1934 in Roswell, NM to Edgar F. Ham and Bennie L. Fatheree. She is preceded in death by the...

  • Rosa M. Sifuentes

    January 8, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Rosie was well known in the comunidad. She attended special education classes before going to Tabosa, where she graduated. She also attended Tabosa Esperanza High Desert. Rosie went to live with her sister, Bertha Sifuentes, where she lived until her passing...

  • Malcolm C. Harral

    January 8, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Malcolm C. Harral, age 90, who passed away peacefully at home on January 8, 2016. A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday, January 11, 2016, at Bethel Baptist Church. A further announcement will...

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    Southside race in heart of street debate; Foster, Gonzalez challenging Velasquez for City Council seat

    January 8, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Velasquez (Left),  Foster (Center), Gonzalez (Right) Elena Velasquez, the driving force behind recent efforts to name streets in Roswell after civil rights icons César Chávez and Martin Luther King Jr., faces two challengers for re-election to her...

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    Man dies in standoff

    January 8, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A man who was the subject of an overnight police barricade in Carrizozo was pronounced dead at the scene Thursday after an officer involved shooting, authorities said. State police were contacted by the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department at around 8 p.m....

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    Training set to begin at RIAC

    January 8, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell International Air Center will host Training Air Wing FIVE’s annual instruction for the third time starting today through March 9. Aircraft training operations will occur Mondays through Saturdays between 6:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m., according to a...

  • Dear Editor: Community pulls together during storm

    January 8, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Although I no longer live in Roswell, all of my family is there, and it will always be home. I have been told by many family members and friends how horrible last week’s winter storm was. Like many others in Roswell and the surrounding area, I know many...

  • A Celebration of  Phyllis Irene Beverage Sykes

    January 8, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Phyllis was born in Roswell, NM in 1938. She was raised in the Penasco Valley by Elk, and learned the value of hard work and a loving family. She married AB Sykes and together they raised two daughters, Gina and Erica. While raising her family, she worked as...

  • Roger Alton Young

    January 8, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Roger Alton Young, 80, went home to the Lord on January 5, 2016. Roger was born February 5, 1935, to Herb Young and Kathryn Maloney. Roger married Sandra and served his country in the Air Force. He previously worked at Southwest Public Service, TMC and Job...