Author archives: - RDR

  • Too long to get evidence tested

    November 3, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    The Taos News TAOS — Police rely on certain tools to solve a crime: testimony from witnesses and victims, video footage and forensic evidence. In this high-tech age, forensic evidence can make or break a case. Such evidence could include fingerprints,...

  • Mildred Louise Roark

    November 3, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Mildred Louise Roark, age 89, of Lubbock, Texas and Roswell, New Mexico, died October 28, 215. She was born on June 30, 1926 to the late Charles and Ruby Cline in Childress, Texas. She supported the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. She is preceded in death by her...

  • Jacob Hargrove

    November 3, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Jacob Hargrove, 68, passed away on September 15, 2015 in Mineola, TX, surrounded by his family. He will be buried in Roswell at South Park Cemetery on Saturday, Nov. 7th at 10am. Pastor Shawn Kelly of Church on the Move will officiate. He is survived by Marty...

  • Gloria S. Alvarado

    November 3, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm, Thursday, November 5, 2015 at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Hagerman, New Mexico, for Gloria S. Alvarado who was called home to the Lord, age 52, of Hagerman, who passed away on October 30th, 2015. A further...

  • Margie Ellen Jones-Ray

    November 3, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Margie began her journey through this life on February 22, 1933. She passed into her eternal life on October 31, 2015. Margie was born in Sayre, OK, to Enoch and Eva Barker. She married Jimmie Jones on August 26, 1950, and they had four sons. In 1961, Margie...

  • Jo (Jaquitta) Sons

    November 3, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A celebration of the life of Jo (Jaquitta) Sons will be held at Midway Family Church in Midway, NM on Wednesday, November 4th at 10:00 a.m. The Reverend Danny Sons will officiate over the service with burial to follow at South Park Cemetery. A family dinner...

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    Mayor: Street renaming dissent not racial

    November 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell Mayor Dennis Kintigh meets Thursday with Daily Record staff for the mayor’s monthly forum with the newspaper. Pictured, from left, are Bethany Freudenthal, Kintigh, Misty Choy, Tom McDonald, Jeff Tucker and Tim Howsare. (Christina Stock Photo)...

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    Tuned in to tennis

    November 1, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Faye Stokes is a familiar to anyone in Roswell involved with tennis. In her honor, the city plans to inscribe her name on the bench behind court No. 1 at the Cahoon Park on her 80th birthday. (Jerry Holm Photo) Athletics always came naturally for Faye...

  • Growing up Alaskan, then moving to Roswell

    November 1, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    My parents relocated to Alaska from Rhode Island in the late 1970s, when I was merely a toddler. Those were crazy days in Alaska, with an influx of oil workers coming to the state to build the pipeline, hippies who wanted to get away from it all, and of...

  • Dear Editor: Alternative street ideas shoved to the side

    November 1, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    As an attendee and speaker at Tuesday’s committee meeting I have to take a bit of issue with reporter Jeff Tucker’s analysis of some parts of the meeting. I personally admire Mr. Tucker’s reportage and believe he strives mightily for objectivity. His...