Author archives: - RDR

  • Olivia T. Carrasco

    August 19, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A funeral service for Olivia T. Carrasco, 86, of Roswell, NM will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church with Deacon Ernesto Martinez officiating with burial to follow at South Park Cemetery. Olivia passed away Sunday,...

  • Jessie R. Calzada

    August 19, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Funeral services for Jessie R. Calzada, 64, of Roswell, NM will be Thursday, Aug. 21 2014, 2 p.m., with Pastor Jimmy Lucero Jr., and Sammy Chaves officiating at Anderson- Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at South Park Cemetery. A viewing will...

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    Portales man admits plot to kill his wife

    August 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A Portales man pleaded guilty in federal court last week to trying to hire someone to murder his wife for $5,000. Cody Guss, 37, was charged with using a telephone in interstate commerce to commission a murder-for-hire. Guss entered a guilty plea to the...

  • RPD respond to burglary of garden tools Sunday evening

    August 19, 2014 • 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...

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    Hydrant hit and run

    August 19, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A fire hydrant was hit by a vehicle behind The Home Depot around 2 p.m. Monday. The water flowed all the way to North Main Street and through 23rd Avenue. Workers arrived within minutes to shut off the water. “We will see if there is any paint on the...

  • Dear Editor: 8-19-14

    August 18, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, On Wednesday, Aug. 6, several members of the SENM chapter of the Patriot Guard Riders gathered at Memory Lawn Cemetery to escort the remains of a World War II Navy hero to the Gen. Douglas McBride Veterans Cemetery. The remains were to be...

  • Larry Wayland Griffin

    August 18, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Larry Wayland Griffin, 68, of Elkhart, Texas, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014. Larry was born in Lamesa, Texas, on March 22, 1946. He graduated from Lamesa High School in 1964, and received his Bachelor’s of Science in Pharmacy from University of...

  • Adela Lupe Montoya Sanchez

    August 18, 2014 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Adela (Della) went to her home with her lord and savior Jesus Christ on Aug. 15, 2014. Della was born to Ernest and Rita Montoya on October 7, 1970 in Roswell, New Mexico. She attended Roswell Public Schools graduating from Roswell High in 1989. Della lived...

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    Mud, sun and fun

    August 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell turned out once again for the Roswell Mud Sweat and Tears. Runners had to navigate an obstacle course built by the National Guard with help from Roswell Do It Center and Roswell Rental. Proceeds from the event will benefit the local Operation Wounded...


    Former cowboy now wrangles students, ninjas

    August 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Capt. Robert Newberry, director of security at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, prepares on Thursday for the return of students to the Roswell campus. (Randal Seyler Photo)   By Shannon Seyler Special to the Record   There’s probably only...