Author archives: - RDR


    The bunny bunch

    March 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Southwest Regional Rabbit Breeders Association hosted a Youth Rabbit Extravaganza Show at the VFW in Hobbs earlier this month. Several of the members from Roswell and other surrounding areas attended the show. Here are some of the results from attending the...

  • James Law

    March 21, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    James Law, 57, passed away on February 26, 2015 in Roswell. He was born on April 9, 1957 to Delbert Law and Nellie Proctor in Cleveland, OH. No services are scheduled, per Jim’s wishes. He married his childhood sweetheart, Connie Milan, at the age of 17 on...

  • Dianna Zamora

    March 21, 2015 • ObituariesComments (1)

    Dianna Zamora, 63, passed away on January 20, 2015 in Roswell. Dianna was born on March 24, 1951 to Roy E. Denney and Johnnie Moore in Roswell, NM. After earning her bachelor’s degree in teaching, she taught school for 25 years in the NM school system....


    Folklorico fun

    March 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell Folklorico, under the direction of Frank Herrera, will be attending the Viva Aztlan Festival Friday and Saturday.  The festival, now in its 21st year, will be held in McAllen, Texas, near Lubbock. The festival will feature a traditional folkloric...


    Woman accused of tax fraud gets reduced bond

    March 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Franco Sylvia Franco, the Roswell woman accused of preparing dozens of fraudulent tax returns and bilking the state of New Mexico out of $120,493, was released Monday from the Chaves County Detention Center on a reduced bond. Franco’s cash-only bond was set...

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    Robbery at Verizon a hoax, 2 suspects admit

    March 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

          Fitisemanu Mejia Two employees of a Verizon store downtown were arrested Thursday after self-reporting themselves to police that they were behind a robbery at the cellphone outlet on March 11. Joshua Fitisemanu, 25, and Felicia Mejia, 21,...

  • specialkids

    Special treats for awesome kids

    March 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Chaves County Republican Women treated Assurance Home residents and staff to a St. Patrick’s Day treat of cupcakes and ice cream. The Assurance Home provides a safe place for at-risk youth. From left, Nancy Gassaway, Helen Black, Joan Boue, Margaret...

  • dwi-web

    Chaves County DWI arrests — March 18

    March 19, 2015 • 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...

  • RFD-patch

    RFD Call Log — March 17-19

    March 19, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   March 17 • At 7:52 a.m., accident with injuries, East McGaffey Street and Cahoon Avenue. • At 9:52 a.m., medical call, 4900 block of Smith Avenue. • At 10:28 a.m.,...

  • Dr. Raymond U. Seale Sr., 80

    March 19, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    March 18, 2015, of Evergreen Park, IL. Beloved husband of Bernadette Przewoznik Seale. Devoted father of Raymond U. Seale, Jr. and Stephanie (Christopher) Olson. Cherished and adoring grandfather of Aaron and Julianne Olson. Dear brother-in-law of Ann (Gary)...