Author archives: - RDR

  • Joe Head

    February 14, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Anita & Joe Head “Together Again” Joe Head passed away Jan. 31, 2015, and went to join his beloved wife, Anita, who passed away Dec. 26, 2008. He requested no services be held, and his body was cremated and his ashes placed by the side of Anita in the...

  • Anita Acosta Meraz

    February 14, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Anita Acosta Meraz passed away on Feb. 11, 2015. She was born on Sept. 28, 1934 in Loving, NM, to Felipe and Marianna Lara Acosta. Anita was married to Adan Soto Meraz for 40 years. Anita spent many years before she retired, working at Mission Arch Care...

  • Gertrude M. Rogers

    February 14, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Gertie died on Feb. 7, 2015, at the age of almost 94. At her request, no services will be held. If you want to help celebrate her life, have a drink. Her favorite libation was a margarita, and she loved lobster. Gertie is survived by her only child, Gary Ray,...

  • Paul Frederick Willems

    February 14, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    1929 – 2015 Paul passed away on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. He was born in the town of Heron Lake, Minnesota, son of Paul and Margaret Willems. He earned a BA in Sociology from the U. of Minnesota and was later to earn his master’s degree at Puget...


    ENMU-R instructors chosen for national honor

    February 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Klassen   Childress Two instructors at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell have been selected to receive 2015 Teaching Excellence Awards from the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development. Each year, instructors in each division are...

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    A Cupid connection

    February 14, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell is blessed to possess a number of cultural gems which enrich the lives of the city’s residents. Among these is the Roswell Symphony Orchestra. For decades the RSO has entertained audiences with its concerts. Each event has required countless hours...


    Teen’s Super Bowl wish comes true, meets favorite player

    February 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Cesar Perez and his family received four tickets for the 2015 Super Bowl in Glendale, Ariz., through the Make-A-Wish Foundation. (Submitted Photo)   Two weeks ago a wish came true for 16-year-old Cesar Perez, a dream of going to the Super Bowl and he...

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    House OKs bill to repeal controversial law in NM

    February 13, 2015 • Local NewsComments (1)

    State Rep. Candy Spence Ezzell of Roswell threw her support behind a bill that would repeal a law that allows illegal immigrants to receive a driver’s license in New Mexico. Spence Ezzell was one of 39 lawmakers who passed the bill Thursday by a 39-29 vote....

  • H. Ross Tenneson

    February 13, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    H. Ross Tenneson sadly passed and went home to his God on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. He will be missed by his family and many friends. He loved to help others. Ross took pride in tutoring students to get their GED, singing at nursing homes, speaking at...

  • Why the jobless figure misses so many Americans

    February 13, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    Jim Clifton, chairman and CEO of Gallup, the nation’s most respected polling firm, made a rather remarkable appearance Wednesday on CNBC. It came the day after Gallup’s website featured an opinion piece by Mr. Clifton, headlined, “The Big Lie: 5.6...