Author archives: - RDR

  • Generic---Military---Armed-Forces

    Schools welcome and honor our veterans

    November 16, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above: One of the projects that Washington Avenue Elementary fourth-grade students worked on to honor veterans. They also learned the national anthem and sang it over the intercom to start the day. (Submitted Photo) Below: Veterans talked with students at...

  • Solutions, not barbs, gets this writer’s ear

    November 16, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Mr. Kelly McDonald (letter to the editor, Nov. 16), it was not my intention to sully or slander your name as you indicated in your response to my previous letter to the editor. I did mean to point out that you are using the same rhetoric that caused the...

  • Generic---Crime

    Man injured in car wreck dies; woman also in car is hospitalized

    November 15, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A Roswell man has died at a Texas hospital following a single-car accident late Monday night, while the woman passenger of the vehicle remains in the hospital and is expected to recover, the Roswell Police Department has stated. Robert Richardson IV, 23, died...

  • dwi-web

    DWI arrest in Chaves County

    November 15, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    In an attempt to make a real effort to reduce drunk driving in Chaves County, the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office, the New Mexico State Police and the Roswell Police Department have agreed to furnish on a timely basis the photos and identifiers of all...

  • gonzalestgdinner

    Gonzales prepares for annual free Thanksgiving dinner for community

    November 15, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Johnny Gonzales, center, founder of the Community Volunteer Program, has been receiving nonperishable food items from various entities in town, including the North Main Street office of Wells Fargo Bank, whose employees are show here. The food will be used...

  • Bettie Fern Maples

    November 15, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Bettie Maples passed away peacefully in the company of family on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at Riverton Hospital in Riverton, Utah. A memorial service will be held to honor her memory at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 19 at the Claunch Community Church in...

  • Rosie Walker

    November 15, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Mrs. Mary Rosetta “Rosie” Parham Walker, age 76, passed away on November 12, 2016. A Celebration of Life will be held Friday, November 18, 2016 at 3 p.m., in the chapel of Williams Funeral Home with the Rev. Craig Portwood officiating. The family will...

  • Alma A. Pena

    November 15, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Alma A. Pena, age 61, of Roswell, was called home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 12, 2016 in El Paso, Texas. She will lie in-state from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, November 17, 2016 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 12...

  • Winnie Mae Gallegos

    November 15, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Winnie Mae Gallegos, 96, of Roswell, passed away on November 5, 2016 after a short illness. Funeral services will be held in Roswell, New Mexico, at 9 a.m. on Friday, December 2, 2016 at St. John’s Catholic Church, 506 S. Lincoln Ave., where Winnie Mae was...

  • Rear panel of SUV reported as damaged

    November 15, 2016 • 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...