Author archives: - RDR

  • Larry Joseph Gonzales

    September 28, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m., Sunday, October 2, 2016 at the Roswell Adult Center, 807 N. Missouri Ave., for Larry Joseph Gonzales, 58, who passed away Sunday, September 25, 2016 in Lubbock, TX. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard...

  • Raymond (Ray) LeRoy Cottrell

    September 28, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Raymond (Ray) LeRoy Cottrell died at his home Tuesday, September 27, 2016, after a 6-month battle with cancer. He was surrounded by his wife, Dorcas Cottrell and stepson, Robert Bailey. Ray was 73 years old. Ray was born in Marion, Ohio, February 21, 1943. He...

  • Leon Alexander

    September 28, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Leon Alexander, age 92, of Roswell, passed peacefully at his son’s home September 27, 2016 in the presence of family members. Leon Alexander will lie in state for viewing from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, September 30, 2016 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. A funeral...

  • Roberta Louise Thatcher

    September 28, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Roberta Louise Thatcher, 76, who passed away Wednesday, September 28, 2016 in Lubbock, TX. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized...

  • Lowell E. Orrison

    September 28, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Lowell E. Orrison passed away on September 25, 2016 in Roswell, NM. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, September 30, 2016 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, October 1, 2016 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel....

  • Generic---Crime

    Man gets arrested for burglary and fleeing cops; Neighbor hears alarm, calls 9-1-1, assists police in locating suspect

    September 28, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Tapia Police were dispatched to the 2700 block of Gaye Drive Wednesday at about 9 a.m. in reference to a burglary in progress. They say a neighbor heard alarms sounding at the house being burglarized, and when investigating, found Raymond L. Tapia, 59,...

  • Pregnant woman found with meth pipe

    September 28, 2016 • 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...

  • museumnmmi125

    NMMI celebrates 125 years with art collection at RMAC Friday

    September 28, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    “NMMI Rock Garden,” an oil painting by Lischia Hansen, will be one of the works on view in this exhibit. (Submitted Photo) On Friday, Sept. 30, the Roswell Museum and Art Center will open its newest exhibit, Duty, Honor, Art: The New Mexico Military...

  • Generic---Pharma---Medical

    New health plan available for teachers and public employees

    September 28, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    In October, open enrollment in New Mexico Health Connections’ consumer-operated and oriented health plan will be available for teachers and public retirees throughout New Mexico, including here in Roswell. The health plan will now be administered by NMHC...

  • fixandchip

    Pets get fixed, chipped

    September 27, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Submitted Photo The “fix and chip” clinics held last week in Roswell, Hagerman and Artesia were a huge success, according to Kelly Barker with the nonprofit Fix Roswell. “We provided services to over 250 dogs and cats in three communities in...