Author archives: - RDR

  • James (Pat) Patterson

    January 3, 2015 • ObituariesComments Off on James (Pat) Patterson

    A memorial service will be held for James (Pat) Patterson, 10:00 am, Monday, January 5, 2015 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. Elana Levy of First Presbyterian Church will be officiating. The Roswell Honor Guard and Canon Air Force Base Honor Guard will be present....

  • Dear Editor: 1-3-15

    January 2, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, On Wednesday, Dec. 31, reporter Jeff Tucker wrote accolades about himself and the wonderful job he did on the breaking news on immigrants going to FLETC. This reporter, Jeff Tucker, without checking any sources, wrote a scathing derogatory report...

  • Law-and-Order-White-1

    Shot fired at off-duty RPD officer’s home

    January 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    City police are trying to identify and locate the person who fired a gunshot toward an off-duty Roswell police officer as the officer was outside his home the evening of New Year’s Eve. During the drive-by shooting, the officer was not struck by the bullet,...

  • Man arrested during drug bust

    January 2, 2015 • 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...

  • RFD-patch

    Roswell Fire Department Call Log — Dec. 31- Jan. 01

    January 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Dec. 31 • At 7:05 a.m., medical call, 500 block of East Country Club Road. • At 9:20 a.m., medical call, 600 block of East Summit Street. • At 10:44 a.m., medical call,...

  • Hazel Dawn Green Rasberry

    January 2, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Hazel Dawn Green Day Rasberry, 98, of Lubbock, Texas died peacefully at home on December 31, 2014. A Remembrance/ Memorial Service for Hazel will be held in Lubbock in the near future. A Celebration of Life service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, January...


    RPD honors Coon

    January 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments Off on RPD honors Coon

    Roswell Police Department Chief Phil Smith, right, presented a plaque to retiring Chaves County Sheriff Rob Coon Tuesday in recognition and appreciation of Coon’s 41 years in law enforcement. Also pictured is Coon’s wife, Pam. The presentation was made...

  • Nancy Evelyn Williams

    January 1, 2015 • ObituariesComments Off on Nancy Evelyn Williams

    Nancy Evelyn Williams, 53, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, in Carson Tahoe Hospital in Carson City, Nevada. Graveside services are planned for Monday Jan. 5, 2015 at 11 AM at South Park Cemetery in Roswell, NM. All her friends and relatives are invited. There...

  • Loretta Ricketson Riley

    December 31, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off on Loretta Ricketson Riley

    Private Graveside Services for Loretta Ricketson Riley will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, January 5, 2015 at South Park Cemetery for family and close friends. A Memorial Service will be held at First United Methodist Church Monday, January 5, at 3 p.m. with a...

  • Merle “Cissy” Freyer

    December 31, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off on Merle “Cissy” Freyer

    Merle “Cissy” Freyer, 95, of Spring, Texas died peacefully at her home on December 27, 2014. Cissy was born December 22, 1919 in Galveston, Texas. She is preceded in death by her parents, George and Jonnie Volk, and her loving husband, Lt. Col. George...