Author archives: - RDR

  • Shirley McAllister

    October 25, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Shirley McAllister passed away on October 22, 2015. She was born on October 2, 1935, to Ray and Maud McVay, in Marietta, OH. The family later moved to Pampa, TX, where Shirley graduated from Pampa High School. After graduation, she moved to Roswell and went...

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    Aneurism patient thrives despite early prognosis

    October 24, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Troy Hays, 67, enjoys a laugh with his wife Linda, 68, during a luncheon at Los Cerritos Mexican Restaurant, 2303 N. Main St., Friday. October marks 15 years since a brain aneurism landed Mrs. Hays in a hospital on life support. The couple celebrated with...

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    Chaves County commissioners discuss DWI Awareness Week

    October 24, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Chaves County commissioners discussed the upcoming holidays and DWI Awareness Week during the commission’s regular business meeting Thursday. Commissioner Kyle “Smiley” Wooten said Chaves County values the health and safety of its...

  • Pricey electronics reported as stolen

    October 24, 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...

  • Leon Savage

    October 24, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m., Sunday, October 25, 2015, at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Leon Savage, 89, who passed away Wednesday, October 21, 2015, in Roswell. Minister Elana Levy of First Presbyterian Church will officiate. Leon was born...

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    ‘Monster’ contest sparks creativity

    October 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Winning students show off their monster creations along with their librarian at East Grand Plains Elementary School on Thursday. Pictured are top row from left: Librarian Marina Torrez; Natalie Quezada, second grade; Maya Campuzano, fifth grade and Wyatt...

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    New veterans office dedicated

    October 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Jack Fox, the secretary of the New Mexico Department of Veterans’ Services, addresses the crowd at a dedication ceremony Wednesday for the new Roswell field office in the Pecos Valley Medical Complex. The new facility is bigger and has more parking than...

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    Job Corps student robbed at gunpoint

    October 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    A Roswell Job Corps student was robbed at gunpoint recently by three suspects as the teenager walked the south-end Roswell campus. Roswell police said the armed robbery occurred at about 6:45 p.m. Oct. 9 when the 17-year-old boy student was making his rounds...

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    Gunshot fired after two-vehicle accident

    October 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

    Roswell police are investigating a two-car accident Monday night that resulted in gunfire between the vehicles’ occupants. The accident occurred at about 8 p.m. Monday at the intersection of South Sunset Avenue and West Alameda Street. Police said a...

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    DWI arrest in Chaves County for Oct. 22

    October 22, 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...