Author archives: - RDR

  • spring bud

    Spring Bud

    May 4, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    After a freak winter snowstorm and roller coaster temperatures, spring-like weather has returned to Roswell this week as plants — such as this red yucca hesperaloe — start to bloom in the 300 block of West Country Club Road Tuesday afternoon (Bill Moffitt...

  • Danny Ray Pacheco Valverde

    May 3, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Daniel “Danny” Ray Pacheco Valverde, 70, of Roswell, NM, passed away on April 29, 2016. He was born in Deming, NM to Tom Valverde and Josephine Pacheco Valverde. Danny was married over twenty-eight years to Eslinda Lopez, who survives him of the family...

  • Archie D. Terry Jr.

    May 3, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Longtime Roswell resident, Archie D. Terry Jr. (Papa) passed away on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. Archie will lie in state all day Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, May 5, 2016 at West Country...

  • Dovie L. Hopper

    May 3, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A lifetime resident of Roswell, Dovie L. Hopper, age 87, of Roswell, passed away April 30, 2016. Dovie will lie in state all day Tuesday May 3, 2016 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at Memory Lawn...

  • Study: World Press Freedom in decline

    May 3, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The Orange County Register The United States made a slight improvement on Reporters Without Borders’ annual World Press Freedom Index, but the outlook for press freedom is rather bleak for much of the world. The results are “indicative of a climate of...

  • Police work is tough, but it has to be scrutinized

    May 3, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    It’s tough to be a cop these days. It always has been, but in today’s climate it’s particularly difficult. And it’s not just nationally, it’s local too, right here in cities and towns across New Mexico. Nationally, a new era of aggressive scrutiny...

  • missing

    Elderly woman still missing after 4 days

    May 3, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Berry was first female Chaves County sheriff’s deputy A Roswell woman who spent her life keeping residents of Roswell and Chaves County safe, first as an officer with the Roswell Police Department and secondly as the first female deputy with the Chaves...

  • missile squadron

    Strategic missile squadron reunites

    May 3, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Congressman Steve Pearce, right, shakes hands with Jerril Jones, during a banquet Saturday for members of the 579th Strategic Missile Squadron who operated a circle of 12 Atlas-F bases, outside of Roswell, from 1961-65 (BILL MOFFITT STORY AND PHOTO). The 10th...

  • Generic---Law

    Repeat DWI offender gets max sentence

    May 3, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A Roswell man convicted of his seventh DWI was sentenced to the maximum time of three years in prison following a hearing Monday in district court, according to Chaves County Assistant District Attorney Peter Mommer. “I think justice was done in this...

  • Generic---Crime

    Police arrest murder suspect, respond to Sunday shooting

    May 3, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    In two separate actions last weekend, the Roswell Police Department arrested a murder suspect and responded to a shooting that seriously injured a young man. The RPD released information about the arrest of Ferral Martin Wheeler III, 30, about 2 a.m. Sunday...