Author archives: - RDR

  • Sixto G. Gurrola

    March 8, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 9 am, Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Sixto G. Gurrola, 85, passed away Wednesday, March 5, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. Pastor Ismael Gurrola will be officiating. Burial will follow at South Park...

  • Benito C. (Hammerhead) Ortega

    March 8, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral mass for Benito C. Ortega, 60, of Roswell, NM, will be celebrated at 11:00 AM, Monday, March 10, 2014 at Our Lady of Grace in Artesia, NM. A rosary will precede at 10:00 AM also at Our Lady of Grace in Artesia, NM. Benito passed away Thursday, March...

  • Lois Margaret Schoen

    March 8, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Lois Margaret Schoen, age 89 of Roswell passed away peacefully on March 6, 2014 in Roswell. She was born “upstairs” in her dad’s general store in Vermillion, MN on June 26, 1924, the third of four daughters. After graduating from Hastings High School...

  • Beatrice (Bea) Vivian Graham

    March 8, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Beatrice (Bea) Vivian Graham was born February 8, 1915 to Hazen and Cecilia on the Flandreau Santee Sioux Reservation in South Dakota. She graduated from Flandreau Indian Boarding School when she was 18 and went on to attend Haskell Indian Vocational School...

  • Police Blotter: Thieves make off with make-up

    March 8, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Roswell Police investigated the theft of $3,600 in cosmetics on Thursday. An 18-year-old woman reported that $3,600 worth of assorted cosmetics was stolen from her 2002 Oldsmobile Alero, while it was parked in the 1000 block of Plaza Del Sol.   Man...

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    Public hearing to discuss city project

    March 7, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    There will be a public hearing 6 p.m. Monday at the Convention Center, 912 N. Main St., in the Nancy Lopez Room to discuss a proposed “Spring River Trail Lighting Project,” which is currently in the design process. The City of Roswell has been funded a...

  • Rodney Studdard

    March 7, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Rodney Studdard, 54, of Ruidoso passed away Wednesday, March 5, 2014 in Ruidoso. He was born February 13, 1960 at Roswell. He moved to Ruidoso in 1999 from Roswell and worked at Village Ace Hardware as Retail Manager. He is survived by his mother, Joy...

  • Juanita Zamora Trujillo

    March 7, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary is scheduled for 7 P.M., Sunday, March 9, 2014 at Ballard Chapel for Juanita Trujillo, 91, who went to be with her Savior peacefully surrounded by family and friends at the family home on Friday, March 7, 2014 in Roswell. Funeral mass is scheduled...

  • June Winner Taylor

    March 7, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services are scheduled at 11:00 A.M. Monday, March 10, at First Baptist Church for June Winner Taylor, Artesia, New Mexico. Mrs. Taylor, 87, died Saturday, March 1, 2014 in Artesia, New Mexico. Rick Sullivan will officiate at the services. She was...

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    City working to repair broken water line near elementary school

    March 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell city employees worked Thursday to fix a broken water line at Washington Avenue Elementary School. The repairs resulted in the buses being rerouted to the south entrance and shut down some bathrooms in the school. (Randal Seyler Photo) A broken water...