Author archives: - RDR

  • Edgar Mitchell’s contributions great

    February 9, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    The passing of Artesia’s Edgar Mitchell on Feb. 4 marked the nation’s loss of a remarkable individual. Although he was born in Texas and lived in many other locations throughout his life, Ed Mitchell always thought of New Mexico as home. With a doctorate...

  • Good Samaritans during Goliath storm

    February 9, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    This is a letter that is long overdue, regarding the aftermath of Storm Goliath. I have about a 300-foot long driveway. Beginning Monday, Dec. 28, I began trying to dig my way out, with nothing but my two-wheel drive, light pickup, a shovel and desperation....

  • Stephen W. Marshall

    February 9, 2016 • OpinionComments (0)

    Stephen W. Marshall passed away on Friday February 5, 2016 after a brave fight with multiple cancers for a number of years. A memorial service is to take place at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, with Father Dale Plummer officiating, at 2 p.m.. Saturday,...

  • Mary F. Roberts

    February 9, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Mary F. Roberts went to be with her heavenly Father and her beloved husband of 53 years, COL David Roberts, on Jan 31,2016. A memorial service will be held at Chapel of the Holy Mount Episcopal Church, 120 Mescalero Trail, Ruidoso, NM on Feb. 13, 2016 at 10...

  • Wesley Carl Wishard

    February 9, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Wesley Carl Wishard, 75, passed away February 7, 2016. He was born December 11, 1940, to Henry Edwin and Grace Lee Taubion Wishard in Roswell, New Mexico. At an early age, Wesley started working with his dad in the automotive paint and body trade and...

  • Mary Ann Chesser Sparkman

    February 9, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Mary Ann Chesser Sparkman, age 87, who passed away Saturday February 6, 2016, will be lying in state for viewing 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, February 12, 2016. Funeral services are scheduled 10 a.m. Saturday, February 13, 2016 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel; burial...

  • Roswell man arrested for drug possession

    February 9, 2016 • 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...

  • Three Edward Jones advisors recognized through J.D. Power President’s Award

    February 9, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Financial services firm Edward Jones recently was presented the prestigious J.D. Power President’s Award recognizing its overall commitment to excellence in customer and financial advisor satisfaction. Local Edward Jones financial advisors who took part...

  • Chef Todd1

    Local cuisine, national attention

    February 9, 2016 • Local Business Review, Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: Customers were starting to line up at Chef Toddzilla’s Mobile Cuisine food truck even before it was open Tuesday, the day after Mobile-Cuisine. com announced the food truck won 2016 Food Truck Burger of the Year. The truck was parked in the alley...

  • dudeanddog

    Pedaling to Portland, Oregon

    February 9, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Long-distance cyclist Natalie Thorne made a stop Saturday at the Farmers Country Market on North Main Street. She is pedaling to Portland with her dog, Tily, in tow. Thorne said she started her ride in McComb, Mississippi, where she decided to take a break...