Author archives: - RDR

  • Otto Speth Jr.

    August 29, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Graveside services are scheduled for 10 a.m., Friday, September 2, 2016 at South Park Cemetery for Otto Speth, 89, who passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at Mission Arch Care Center. Visitation will be held from 9-11 a.m. and 5-7 p.m., Thursday, September...

  • Joanne Williamson McCombs

    August 29, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Joanne Williamson McCombs, 90, who passed away Monday, August 29, 2016. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized...

  • Richard Hendricks Phillips

    August 29, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    On August 25, 2016, due to complications from an infection, Richard Hendricks Phillips passed away at 4:45 a.m. in his home near Lincoln, New Mexico. He died in the company of Elissa Phillips, his loving wife of 63 years, his daughter Rebecca Ferguson, his...

  • It only takes a consensus

    August 29, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    President Obama’s Saturday message on Aug. 27 was once again about the lack of response by Congress to pass a bill that would allocate funding to manage the potential of a Zika virus outbreak in the United States. When Congress returns on Sept. 9, the Zika...

  • On mass shootings and socialist thinking

    August 29, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Mr. Craig Abalos is right: There will be another mass shooting — not “if” but “when.” And it will be done by a criminal, not by a law-abiding citizen. If you are present, what will you do? Waive copies of silly laws at him? Criminals don’t obey...

  • GreenChiles

    New Mexico green chiles are ‘heaven scent’

    August 27, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Dominic Gonzales turns up the heat on a batch of green chiles Saturday at Farmers Country Market on North Main Street. (Bill Moffitt Photo)...

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    Roswell man pleads guilty to federal drug trafficking charges in Las Cruces

    August 27, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Cipriano Anaya, 24, of Roswell, pled guilty Friday in federal court in Las Cruces to methamphetamine trafficking charges. Under the terms of his plea agreement, Anaya will be sentenced to 108 months in prison followed by a term of supervised release to be...


    RSO kicks off season

    August 27, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    As students are going back to school, Roswell Symphony Orchestra musicians are beginning rehearsals for the orchestra’s 2016-17 season. The RSO will kick off its season at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 5 with its annual free Labor Day pops concert. This fun, patriotic...

  • Concepcion Rogers

    August 27, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Concepcion Rogers, 86, passed away on August 25, 2016, in Roswell, NM. A further announcement will be published when arrangements are finalized. Services are under the direction of Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory...

  • Neota Cairene Turner Cones

    August 27, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Neota Cairene Turner Cones left us on August 18, 2016. Cairene was born In Henryetta, Ok., on March 28, 1936. She had 3 sons, 4 grandkids, 5 great-grandkids. She was one of 8 siblings, with Della being the only survivor. She was a member of the Carolina...