Author archives: - RDR

  • Claressa Sandles

    April 22, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Ms. Claressa Sandles, 66, a Roswell resident, passed away on April 20, 2015, at a local hospital. She was a long term member of the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church and a retired New Mexico State employee. Preceding her in death were her father, L.T....

  • Melvin Lester Wise

    April 22, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    LUBBOCK—Melvin Lester Wise, 95, went to be with his Lord and Savior on April 21, 2015, in Lubbock, Texas. Melvin was born January 5, 1920, in Big Spring, Texas, to Lester and Maude Marie Musgrove Wise. He was the eldest of three boys. Melvin served as a...

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    Hangin’ at the rodeo

    April 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Cowboys literally “head out into the sunset” in the parking lot at the Eastern New Mexico Fairgrounds Saturday during the Bob Crosby Open Ranch Rodeo. (Bill Moffitt Photos)   Cohdy Seely, 5, of Roswell, watches the action at the ranch rodeo at the...

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    Morning sun

    April 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Morning sunlight filters through the branches of a tree and gives a cloud-like effect to the sprinklers as they water a yard in the 500 block of West Hervey Drive Monday. Temperatures are expected to remain in the high 80s this week. (Bill Moffitt Photo)...

  • RFD-patch

    Roswell Fire Department Call Log — April. 16-20

    April 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   April 16 • At 10:13 a.m., fire alarm, 1000 block of South Mulberry Avenue. • At 11 a.m., medical call, 1600 block of West Summit Street. • At 11:50 a.m., medical call,...

  • Woman arrested for battery charges

    April 21, 2015 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    The arrest records available in the police blotter are public information. Any indication of an arrest on a charge and/or multiple charges does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven...

  • Dear Editor: 4-21-15

    April 20, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear editor, I’d like to take this opportunity to thank all the organizations and potential volunteers who attended on April 4 Faire at the Roswell Convention Center. The event was hosted by the Salvation Army’s Roswell Corps led by Lt. Joe West. All...

  • Guimel Salomon Vazquez

    April 20, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Un Rosario se llevara acabo a las 6 p.m., el Martes, 21 de Abril, 2015 en la Funeraria Ballard para Guimel Salomon Vazquez, 21, que fallecio el Sabado, 18 de Abril, 2015 en Lubbock, Texas. El servicio de funeral se celebrara a las 3 p.m., el Miercoles, 22 de...

  • James Rubin Smith, Jr.

    April 20, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    James Rubin Smith, Jr. “RED’s,” residence changed from his earthly home to a mansion in Heaven on Saturday, April 18, 2015. His final days were spent in the company of family and friends, whom he had touched in some way, during his life. James was...

  • Mary Baeza

    April 20, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are scheduled at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 22, at Our Lady of Guadalupe in Lake Arthur for Maria Maxima Baeza of Lake Arthur. Mrs. Baeza, 85, died Friday, April 17, 2015 at the Emergency Room of Artesia General Hospital. Fr. Martin Cornejo O.F.M. will...