Author archives: - RDR

  • Fight report results in arrest

    September 4, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    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...

  • Wylie D. Briggs

    September 4, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Wylie D. Briggs, of Geneva, Nebraska, formerly of Roswell, passed away Sept. 1, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family. Cremation has taken place, services pending at a later date. [/auth...

  • Lela Pearl Waggoner

    September 4, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside Service will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, at South Park Cemetery, for Lela Waggoner, age 93, of Roswell, New Mexico, who passed away on Sept. 2, 2014. Pastor Rick Hale of Grace Community Church will officiate. Music will be performed...

  • Maria D. Herrera

    September 4, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A funeral service for Maria D. Herrera, 84, will be Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 at 10 a.m. at Iglesia Bautista Biblica with Pastor Ernie Amador officiating. Burial will follow at South Park Cemetery. The family will be accepting visitation Friday, Sept. 5, 2014,...

  • Darlene Turpen

    September 4, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services for Darlene Turpen, 62, of Dexter, NM, will be at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home with Pastor Jack Ferguson officiating. Burial to follow at Hagerman Cemetery in Hagerman, NM. Darlene will be greatly missed...

  • Alfred (Pat) Crow

    September 4, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Alfred (Pat) Crow, 83, beloved Father and Husband, was called to his eternal resting place on Aug. 30, 2014. He entered this world on July 18, 1931, in Roswell, NM, born to Alfred Bert and Anna J. Crow. He is survived by his wife Irene Wheeler Crow, sons...

  • Dear Editor: 9-4-14

    September 4, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear editor, It appears that your publication, on Sept. 2, of my letter regarding Roswell Police Department’s armored fighting vehicle, MRAP, and accoutrements, and a simultaneous essay on the editorial page, have stirred up a discussion. Ordinarily I would...

  • Dear Editor: 9-3-14

    September 3, 2014 • Dear EditorComments (1)

    Dear editor, I would like to take this opportunity to respond to Mr. Dave Clary’s letter published on Sept. 2, wherein he decries the Roswell Police Department’s possession of a MRAP, the SWAT team uniforms, weaponry, and equipment. Mr. Clary does not, or...

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    Man prosecuted as ‘Worst of the Worst’ criminal

    September 3, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A Roswell man who pleaded guilty to methamphetamine trafficking in Chaves County has been sentenced to more than 15 years in federal prison. Jonathan Madrid, 28, was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Las Cruces to 188 months in federal prison to be...

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    New Mexico included in latest VA Pilot Program

    September 3, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Washington — New Mexico’s Department of Veterans’ Services was one of five entities selected to participate in a new pilot program to assist veterans and their families, living in rural or underserved communities, transition from military service to...