Author archives: - RDR

  • Ortega,-James-A.

    Ortega arrested, faces 4 charges

    February 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Ortega Police arrested James A. Ortega, 23, Sunday, after officers located him in the 300 block of North Virginia Avenue hanging on to a 15-year-old youth. According to Roswell Police Department release, officers responded to a commercial alarm at Bullock’s...

  • Police Blotter: Robber grabs cash at Allsup’s

    February 25, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Roswell Police are searching for a man who robbed the Allsup’s Convenience Store at 1618 S. Union Ave. early Saturday morning. At about 12:30 a.m. police responded to a robbery report at the store. According to police, a man entered the store and carried...

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    Mayoral candidates to debate at bilingual community forum

    February 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Mayor Del Jurney and challenger Dennis Kintigh will join the Alliance for Peace and Justice in a bilingual forum on Friday to discuss the issues important to Roswell. The candidates will field questions from community members that range from education...

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    Dexter students visit Police Technical Services Unit

    February 25, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A group of students from Dexter Consolidated Schools visited the Roswell Police Department Technical Services Unit on Tuesday. The students were in the sixth, seventh and eighth grades and discussed various aspects of forensic science with members of the TSU....

  • Rose L. Trujillo

    February 25, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A memorial service will be held for Rose L. Trujillo, 57, of Roswell, at 2 pm Thursday, February 27, 2014 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2801 W. 4th St. with Pastor Adam Soliz officiating. Rosie passed away Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 surrounded by the love...

  • Bobbie Jo Smith

    February 25, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial Services are scheduled for 1 p.m., Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Ballard Funeral Home for Bobbie Jo Smith, 84, who passed away on Thursday, January 30, 2014 at Mission Arch Care Center. Bobbie was cremated according to her wishes. Pastor Danny Sons of...

  • Police Blotter: 2 arrested for DUI

    February 24, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Roswell Police arrested two drivers over the weekend on charges of drunken driving in separate incidents. Jesus Violeta, 45, of Roswell, was arrested on charges of Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor or Drugs at 8:24 p.m. on Sunday in the 4000...


    Imagination Playground

    February 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell unveiled its first Imagination Playground Friday morning at the ENMU-Roswell Child Development Center. The innovative equipment was provided by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico and the nonprofit KaBOOM! The...

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    DDSD names Moore Citizen of the Year

    February 22, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jesse Moore recently received the award for Successful Community Citizen of the Year during the Department of Health’s Developmental Disabilities Supports Division (DDSD) annual statewide awards ceremony. (Courtesy Photo) Local Jesse Moore was recently...

  • Francisco Avila

    February 22, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary will be recited for Francisco Avila, 47, of Dexter, NM on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 7:00 PM at Immaculate Conception Parish in Dexter. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 10:00 AM at Immaculate Conception Parish with...