Author archives: - RDR

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    Mayor defends city’s use of museum; Large dais used for meetings at center of dispute

    December 20, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    This dais in the Basset Auditorium of the Roswell Museum and Art Center, which is currently being used by the city of Roswell for City Council and other public meetings, has become a bone of contention between city officials and museum supporters. The dais...

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    Locals help cancer patients

    December 20, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Inspired by the TV commercials for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, these three Roswell children wanted to help their less fortunate peers who suffer from pediatric cancer. Thomas Gonzales, 10, Isabella Garcia, 9, and Quiana Gonzales, 8, are making...

  • Dear Editor: Editorial illustrates reason for cancellation

    December 20, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    The purpose of my letter is two-fold, one to respond to the editorial on Dec. 9, “Use of force needs scrutiny,” and the second to offer reasons why I have discontinued my subscription to the paper. In truth, the editorial provides a great example of what...

  • Velma Orene Ricciardi

    December 20, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Velma Orene Ricciardi, age 92, of Dexter, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 12, 2015. Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, December 22, 2015, at LaGrone Funeral. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, December...

  • Timmy Lloyd Hedgecock

    December 20, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    On Tuesday, December 15, 2015, Tim took his last breath on Earth and his first in heaven. He was 53 years old and lived each day with an amazing attitude and positive outlook on life. Timmy Lloyd Hedgecock was born June 17, 1962, in Roswell, N.M. to Jack and...

  • Gustavo Garza Sr.

    December 20, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    The Garza family sadly announces the death of their father, Gustavo Garza, who passed away on December 14, 2015, in Roswell, NM. Gustavo, a veteran of the Korean War era, was born in San Ignacio, Texas, March 10, 1935, to Juan and Tomasita Garza. He is...

  • Harrison Al Harris

    December 20, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Harrison Al Harris passed away on December 17, 2015. He was born on November 8, 1935 to Willie K. Harris and Mildred Place Harris in Russellville, Arkansas. Al had just celebrated his 80th birthday. Raised near Parkin, Arkansas on a farm, at age 18, Al moved...

  • Donald E. Yowell

    December 20, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Donald E. Yowell, (Don) (Paw Paw), 79, passed away on Thursday, December 17, 2015. He was born on June 27, 1936, in Tonkawa, OK, to Ray and Marian Yowell. On December 23, 1975, Don married a lifelong resident of Roswell, Jody McDaniel. She remains at the...

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    Gov. Martinez weighs in on noise complaint

    December 19, 2015 • Local News, State NewsComments (0)

    In this Dec. 14 file photo, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez speaks during a news conference in Albuquerque. Authorities have released dispatch tapes from a noise complaint that led police to Martinez’s hotel room, in which the governor can be heard telling...

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    State sees 10 percent drop in schools with A, B grade

    December 19, 2015 • Local News, State NewsComments (0)

    ALBUQUERQUE — The number of New Mexico public schools graded an A or B dropped 10 percent this year, and slightly more schools received a D or F, according to results the Public Education Department released Friday. The number of New Mexico public schools...