Author archives: - RDR


    Former cowboy now wrangles students, ninjas

    August 17, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Capt. Robert Newberry, director of security at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, prepares on Thursday for the return of students to the Roswell campus. (Randal Seyler Photo)   By Shannon Seyler Special to the Record   There’s probably only...

  • Esequiel E. Chavez

    August 16, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Mr. Esequiel Chavez, 94, passed away Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, at his home surrounded by his loved ones. Esequiel was born Sept. 15, 1919, in Carrizozo, NM, to Saturnino Chavez and Margaret VanSycle Chavez who preceded him in death. A private family gathering...

  • Carolyn Bertrand Hanks

    August 16, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Carolyn Bertrand Hanks, 60, of Gueydan, Louisiana was called from this life on August 8, 2014, while surrounded by her loving family. Carolyn was born in Kaplan, Lousiana to the late Clifton Bertrand and the late Velma Marceaux Bertrand on Jan. 20, 1954....

  • Larry James Montgomery

    August 16, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services for Larry James Montgomery, 66, of Roswell, will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel with Ron Fuller officiating. He passed away Aug. 14, 2014, in Albuquerque, NM. Visitation will be held from...

  • Color-Explosion

    Runners get red, blue and yellow in the face

    August 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    (Rey Berrones Photo) An estimated 400 runners race in Roswell’s first color race on Friday evening. Runners ran through color burst stations on the course at Cielo Grande Recreation Area. The run ended at sunset with a color explosion and a glow dance...

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    Police investigate possible homicide

    August 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Police are investigating a homicide after a Roswell woman was found dead in a residence on the 1400 block of East Alameda Street, according to a news release from the Roswell Police Department. Officers received a 911 call at about 8:46 a.m. on Friday and...

  • Man violates parole with drug possession

    August 15, 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...

  • Timothy (Tim) Paul Wilkinson

    August 15, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at the Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Timothy (Tim) Paul Wilkinson, 76, of Roswell, who passed away Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at home surrounded by his family. A funeral Mass is scheduled for 2 p.m. at...

  • Lue Millicent Rue Purcella

    August 15, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Early on the morning of Aug. 15, 2014, Lue Millicent Rue Purcella went to sleep in the Lord. She is waiting for the soon coming of Jesus to meet him in the air. Lue Millicent Rue was born Jan. 18, 1917, in Derry, New Mexico, to Amos Harden Rue and Elizabeth...

  • Dear Editor: 8-16-14

    August 15, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear editor, Congress is now on recess as of Aug. 4, returning to their seats in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 8. While on recess, they are campaigning for the November election. In their campaign speeches they make promises they probably cannot keep. They visit...