Author archives: - RDR

  • Right strategy needed for the war on terror

    March 29, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The Jacksonville Daily News We’ve been here too many times before — pondering what to do after terrorists unleash carnage — and the challenges haven’t changed a molecule. Bombings within an hour of each other last Tuesday, March 22 in the airport and...

  • Easter Baskets

    Delivering a bright Easter

    March 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Members of the Roswell Altrusa Club recently donated Easter baskets to the kids at the Assurance Home. From left, Pat Jones, Emily Montgomery and Joan Blodgett (Submitted Photo)...

  • Easter Kidneys

    Patients get Easter surprise

    March 29, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    On Friday, Johnny Gonzales and a group of volunteers brought Easter gifts to the patients at the Southeastern New Mexico Kidney Center in Roswell. For over 30 years, Gonzales has been bringing holiday cheer to the Roswell community by delivering gifts and...

  • Betty L. Butler

    March 29, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Betty L. Butler, 75, passed away on March 27, 2016. She was born August 13, 1940, to Ted and Bonnie Kellogg in Stigler, Oklahoma. Betty went to school and graduated from Poteau High School. Soon after graduating, she moved to Roswell, New Mexico, where she...

  • Rudy Ortega

    March 29, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Rudy Ortega, 59, passed away March 25, 2016. He was born July 21, 1956, to Alex Ortega and Lucilla Lucero in Roswell, New Mexico. As a janitor at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, Rudy knew a lot of people in Roswell. No matter where he went, he was...

  • Raymond B. “Momis” Lucero

    March 29, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Raymond B. “Momis” Lucero passed away at his home on Saturday, March 26, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. Raymond was born May 30, 1938, in Corona, NM to Antonio and Teodorita Lucero. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 61 years, Connie...

  • Sandra K. Hill

    March 29, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A gathering of family and friends for an informal Celebration of Life is scheduled from 12 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, March 31, 2016 at Ballard Funeral Home for Sandra K. Hill, 75, who passed away Friday, March 25, 2016 at home. Sandy was born May 10, 1941 in...

  • Mary Lou Hightower (McCroskey)

    March 29, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Mary Lou Hightower (McCroskey) was born March 31, 1937 to Glen and Mary McCroskey at the family home on Anderson Street in Bristol, TN. Both of her parents have preceded her in death. She attended Bristol Tennessee High School and earned her Bachelor of...

  • Carl Burnell Arnold

    March 29, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Carl Burnell Arnold, age 93, of Roswell, NM went to be with the Lord on March 27, 2016. Carl passed with his family by his side at ENMMC. Carl will be available to receive family and friends at LaGrone Funeral Chapel on Wednesday March 30, 2016 from 10 a.m....

  • diamond

    Museum receives photo donation

    March 28, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Diamond Auto Parts, Roswell, N.M., 2000. (Submitted Photo) Rows of hub caps stand in front of an aging building in a remote area of southwest Roswell. In bold lettering, the business name Diamond Auto Parts shouts from the photograph, taken in 2000. In...