Author archives: - RDR

  • Carroll Meserve Martin Jr.

    March 23, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Carroll Meserve Martin Jr., 88, recently of Cedar Bay West, passed away on Friday, March 20 at Community Memorial Hospital in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, surrounded by family. He was born on August 12, 1926, in Malden, Massachusetts to Louise (West) and...

  • Alejandro M. Torres

    March 23, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Alejandro M. Torres, 75, passed away on March 21, 2015 in Roswell, NM.  He was born to Victor M. Torres and Elvira Morales Gonzales in El Paso, TX. On September 14, 1957 Alejandro married Ramona Rodriquez in El Paso, TX.  Together they celebrated 57 years...

  • Dear Editor: 3-24-15

    March 23, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, Has anyone else noticed the mail at the Pennsylvania Avenue post office is not ready for pick up from the boxes at 11 a.m. as posted? When there is bad weather it is excusable since it has to come in from Lubbock, Texas. However last week every...

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    Child obesity rates down, reports DOH

    March 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A portion of New Mexico kids are getting healthy, in a nutshell. Obesity rates among third graders have declined more than 20 percent since 2010, while for kindergartners the body mass index data are lower than in 2010, according to the state Department of...

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    Scholarships available for graduating students

    March 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Republican students in Chaves County have the opportunity to receive a $500 scholarship. The scholarships, for high school seniors and home-schooled seniors, are being given away by the Chaves County Republican Women. Two $500 will be given away May 20 at the...


    Bikes and barbecue

    March 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Motorcycle stunt rider Ray Peters shows his precision jumping skills by driving off of a loading dock and landing dead center on a water bottle below with his back tire.  The demonstration was sponsored by Champion Motorsports Saturday. Peters will ride...

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    C-SPAN kids

    March 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    CableOne of Roswell sponsored an appearance in Roswell by the C-SPAN bus. During the visit, three Sidney Gutierrez Middle School eighth graders were presented awards in the national C-SPAN StudentCam competition for their six-minute documentary on...

  • Spring in Roswell? Have I missed something?

    March 22, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    I’m happy that winter is finally over, but a bit disappointed by this so-called spring weather we’ve been having lately. I know Friday was the first official day of spring, so perhaps I’m being impatient. I moved to Roswell in late April and, except for...

  • Edgar L. Newby

    March 22, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Edgar L. Newby was born on Thursday, July 2, 1914 in Waurika, Oklahoma, the son of Rewel and Effie (Grubbs) Newby. He died on Monday, March 9, 2015 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was 100 years of age. Edgar married the former Miss Margaret Edwards on September 12,...

  • Bob Halbert Byrd

    March 22, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Bob Halbert Byrd, 89, of Ruidoso, died on March 19, 2015 at his home with his family at his side. He was born on September 7, 1925 in San Angelo, Texas to the home of Homer and Sulena (Halbert) Byrd. Upon graduating from high school Bob joined the Army Air...