Author archives: - RDR

  • Senior athletes in Roswell

    June 5, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear Editor, Senior athletes in Roswell are running on sidewalks, running in the streets, and running in the alleys to prepare themselves for track and field competition in The New Mexico Senior Olympics this summer. They cannot use the track at Roswell High...

  • Risky loose home lending

    June 5, 2014 • EditorialComments Off

    Congratulations, taxpayers, you’re getting a new house — whether you want it or not. When it comes to the American real estate market, after all, extensive government involvement (Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac back about 60 percent of new mortgages) means...

  • Steven “Buddy” Nowak

    June 5, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at Central Church of the Nazarene for Steven “Buddy” Nowak, 56, who passed away Wednesday, June 4, 2014 in Albuquerque, NM. Pastor Randy Elftman of Central Church of the Nazarene will be...

  • Mike Flowers

    June 5, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Mike Flowers, 92, a veteran and longtime Roswell resident, passed away on June 2, 2014. He was born in Bonham, TX, on May 9, 1922. Mike was a hardworking self-made man with many talents. Throughout his career, he obtained a contractor’s and master...

  • Joyce P. Hicks

    June 5, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Joyce P. Hicks April 2, 1919 – May 30, 2014 Joyce will forever be in the memory of her loving sons, Keith C. Hicks and Daryl L. Hicks. She was proudly married and survived Kenneth Hicks. She is best remembered not only for the love and compassion she...

  • LaWanda Furney

    June 5, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    LaWanda Furney Strength and Honor are her clothing; she shall rejoice in time to come. Proverbs 31:25 LaWanda Furney, born on May 18, 1939, in Amarillo, Texas, ended her sojourn and returned home to her Lord on Thursday, May 29. She left a legacy of love and...

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    Snyder maintains 12-vote lead in sheriff’s race

    June 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Patrick Barncastle watches the election results Tuesday during his campaign’s watch party at the Holiday Inn. Barncastle and J. Britt Snyder were running neck and neck throughout the night with Snyder ultimately taking a 12-vote lead after all 55 precincts...

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    Townsend wins state rep GOP primary

    June 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Republican James Townsend easily defeated fellow Republican Pam Richardson Tuesday for the GOP nomination for the District 54 seat in the New Mexico House of Representatives. District-wide, Townsend received 900 votes, or 70.4 percent of ballots cast, while...

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    Man arrested in hit-and-run; 2 children injured

    June 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Police arrested a man after he allegedly was involved in a hit-and-run vehicle accident that sent two children to the hospital. Officers were dispatched to the area of South Atkinson Street and East McGaffey Street in response to a hit-and-run...

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    Sweet makes Dean’s List

    June 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Sweet   Tarrah Sweet, of Roswell, has been named to the Dean’s List at Missouri Valley College. The requirements for the Dean’s List are a 3.3 or higher grade point average; at least 12 graded hours for the semester and no “D,” “F,” or...