MENU

Author archives: - RDR

  • Johnny Hugh Proctor

    February 20, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Johnny Proctor, 90, passed away Wednesday, February 17, 2016. He was born December 28, 1925, to JL and Minnie Tillman Proctor in Kings Mountain, NC. Johnny retired after 40 years as a topographical engineer. He was also a ranch foreman and enjoyed carpentry....

  • JoAnn Espinoza

    February 20, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    JoAnn Espinoza, 62, passed away Thursday, February 18, 2016. She was born February 14, 1954, to Tom and Lidia Rico in Roswell, NM. In February of 1972, JoAnn married Daniel Espinoza in Roswell, NM. She worked for Nova Bus for 10 years, and was also a...

  • Nellie Fields

    February 20, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Nellie Fields, 67, passed away February 16, 2016. She was born March 22, 1948, to Mauricio and Beatriz Anaya Brito in Dexter, NM. Nellie enjoyed sewing and reading a good book. She also enjoyed cooking for her friends and family. Preceding Nellie in death are...

  • Louis Donald Bell

    February 20, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Louis Donald Bell was born July 16, 1941, in Bokoshe, OK to Freida Emma Lindenaugh Bell and Walter Earnest Bell. He spent his youth hunting, fishing, and romping through the woods of his beloved Oklahoma with his nine siblings. If you were from Oklahoma, you...

  • Generic---Crime---Neighborhood---Watch

    No need to damage that expensive

    February 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    By Steve Wolfe Today’s column is written in response to a request from Matt Miller, Roswell Fire Department deputy fire marshal. It seems that a resident had purchased a key lock box from a local retailer and was looking to Miller for some direction in...

  • Pretend that you’re the editor for a day

    February 20, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Pretend for about 800 words that you’re the editor of this newspaper. On this day you’re in your office a little before 8 a.m., hoping for a little quiet time to write an editorial or a column, but as usual your morning is filled with phone calls,...

  • Lawmakers passed the necessities

    February 20, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Legislative sessions are typically remembered for what gets passed. They’re not always known for what failed. This year’s session should be remembered for both. Aside from passing a trimmed-down $6.2 billion budget, owed to a drop in oil and gas tax...

  • Rename center as a thank you

    February 20, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Recently in the Roswell Daily Record there was a suggestion that the Yucca Center be renamed in recognition of Johnny Gonzales. Personally, I prefer Yucca’s unique name. However, I definitely believe that in some public way, this exemplary man, Johnny...

  • Name the center after Roswell

    February 20, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    For several years, the citizens of Roswell have been aware through the media, hearsay or other means of communication that the Yucca Center, athletic community building for hundreds of boys and girls throughout the years who have used the center as a...

  • Colts fall in regular season finale

    February 20, 2016 • Local SportsComments (0)

    NMMI’s Daniel Sanchez works to get past Warrior Josh Romero under the basket Friday night at Ruidoso High School (Shawn Naranjo Photo). RUIDOSO — It just wasn’t NMMI’s night Friday, as Ruidoso earned the second place seed in next week’s District...