Author archives: - RDR

  • Turn the old pool into a skate park

    August 1, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (1)

    Good heavens, it’s early in the a.m. but this is how late I stay up working on stuff sometimes. OK, well if I may throw my 5-cents worth to the matter regarding the Cahoon Park Pool — as I’ve said before, I’m all about the future and embracing it....

  • Democracy needs repair by an expert

    August 1, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (2)

    Several people have asked me why anyone would want to support a creature like Donald Trump for the presidency of the United States, especially after the great “sacrifices” he says he has made for our country.  It is clear that many feel frustrated by how...

  • Isaac M. Montes

    August 1, 2016 • ObituariesComments (1)

    Beloved father, son, and friend left our world on Thursday, July 28, 2016. Isaac had just celebrated his 24th birthday, sadly it would be his last. Isaac is survived by the angels of his life: his two children, Audrina Montes and Isaac Montes both of Roswell;...

  • Gliserio “Rod” Rodriguez

    August 1, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Gliserio “Rod” Rodriguez, 75, of Roswell, passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday, July 30, 2016 after a courageous six year battle with cancer. Rod was born in Fort Davis, Texas on December 21, 1940 to Jose...

  • Norman L. Stevens

    August 1, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Norman L. Stevens, Jr., 92, passed away Sunday, July 31, 2016 at his home in Hondo, NM. A detailed obituary will follow when arrangements have been finalized. Arrangements are under the personal care of LaGrone Funeral Chapel. Online condolences may be made...

  • MayorSidewalk

    City sidewalks are property owners’ responsibility; Mayor says he’s receptive to citizens’ group taking over Cahoon pool

    July 30, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Damaged portions of sidewalk, such as this section at the northwest corner of West Ninth Street and North Pennsylvania Avenue, are the responsibility of the adjoining property owner under city law. Elm trees in the city’s historic district have caused...

  • S'moreFair

    There’s ‘s’more’ of the fair

    July 30, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Halle Munson, 12, leads her grand champion bull, Smore, around the ring during bidding at the Junior Livestock Sale at the Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds on Friday. For “s’more” photographs of the 4-H & FFA Fair, turn to Pages B4 and B5....

  • Adoption

    Adoption event at mall

    July 30, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Kayla Griffith, 13, of Roswell, glances up at her mother as she hugs Billy — a kitten on display at the Roswell Mall on Saturday during a special adoption event sponsored by From Forgotten to Forever Rescue and Transport. The animals are just some of the...

  • Sydow

    Larry Sydow named interim pastor at First Presbyterian

    July 30, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Sydow Pastor Larry L. Sydow was named interim pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Roswell. His calling was unanimously approved by The Session of FPC at its monthly meeting on July 17. As interim pastor, Sydow will 30 hours per week while the Pastor...

  • Jimmy L. Gentry

    July 30, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A memorial service was held at 2 p.m., Saturday, July 30, 2016 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Jimmy L. Gentry, who was 76 years young. He was born in Roswell, NM on July 28, 1939 and taken from us on Monday, July 18, 2016. Pastor Troy Grant of Berrendo Baptist...