Author archives: - RDR

  • Shoplifting report results in arrest

    August 27, 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...

  • Flony Opal Spence

    August 27, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at South Park Cemetery for Flony Opal Spence, age 90, of Roswell, who passed away, on Aug. 24, 2014. Pastor Robert E. Maples will be officiating. Flony was born on Jan. 3, 1924, in...

  • Clyde Stone

    August 26, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    STONE, CLYDE, age 95, a gentle and loving giant among men, passed away on Aug. 26, 2014. Those who knew Clyde can testify that in all his dealings, he treated his neighbor with fairness and integrity. He resided in the Dexter/Roswell community excluding the...

  • Dear Editor: 8-27-14

    August 26, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear editor, Thank you Bob Entrop for your guest column on Aug. 23, “Roswell’s inferiority complex” in which you responded to those who criticized Roswell for being named one of the top 15 places to live in New Mexico. I could not have said it better...

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    How much for that big one, Mommy?

    August 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A watermelon catches the attention of 10-month-old Nahomi Aguirre while her parents, Rutilio Aguirre, left, and Yajaira Perez, look on. Perez is a cashier at Graves Farm and Garden which wasparticipating at the Farmers and Gardeners Market at Fourth and Main...

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    Roswell Sertoma Club awards 27 scholarships

    August 26, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Sertoma Club recently awarded $13,500 in academic scholarship to 27 Chaves County students. Receiving scholarships were Autumn J. Allender, Kristen M. Baker, David Bugarin, Lauren L. Bullock, Jessica C. Burson, Lauren L. Cockrell, Mark D....

  • Traffic stop Friday night on Washington Ave. results in arrest of Roswell man in connection with drug charges

    August 26, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Roswell Police stopped a vehicle with a defective brake light at about 11:45 p.m. near the intersection of Washington Avenue and Deming Street, according to a police report. During the course of the traffic stop, police discovered 8.4 grams of suspected...

  • Beciento “Billy” Albarez

    August 26, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at St. Peters Catholic Church for Beciento “Billy” Albarez, 79, who passed away Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at home surrounded by his loved ones. Funeral Mass is scheduled for 10 a.m., Thursday, Aug....


    Community weighs in on Yucca center

    August 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The 102-year-old building for the city’s Yucca Recreation Center looks beautiful on the outside, but the building’s interior and structure need extensive repairs. (Bill Moffit Photo)   By Bill Moffit Record Correspondent   The first of five...

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    Lots o’ guns and fun

    August 23, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    One of Roswell’s most popular events for hunters, collectors and Second Amendment supporters is the annual Western Frontier Gun and Craft Show, which began Saturday, and continues today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. Items...