Author archives: - RDR

  • James “Jim” Stevens Hughes

    October 29, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside services will be held for James (Jim) S. Hughes at South Park Cemetery on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 at 1 p.m. Jim passed away on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 in a family home peacefully surrounded by the love of his family. He was born on July 2, 1928 in...

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    Who’s studying whom?

    October 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Bill Moffitt Photo Brandon Logan, 11, studies the praying mantis that he found while doing yard work at a home near Roswell High School on Saturday. Cooler weather will cause the insects to go dormant but for now, they show no signs of slowing down. [/auth...

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    Sunny sign

    October 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Bill Moffitt Photo The warm afternoon sun shines on the sign in front of Mountain View Baptist Church, 206 E. Charleston Road, Sunday afternoon while casting a shadow on the front of the church building. [/auth...

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    Students recognized during Character Counts! Week

    October 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Bill Moffitt Photo Third grade essay winner Galilea Ruiz, 8, gets a hug from Sunset Elementary School principal Mireya Trujillo after reading her winning essay “No Matter How Much You Know There’s Always More to Learn” during the Super Celebration at...

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    Police Taser woman fleeing on bike

    October 28, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Staff Report A Roswell police officer used his Taser on a woman as she attempted to flee him on a bicycle in an alley early Sunday morning. Officers had responded to the 600 block of East Wildy Street in response to a prowler report, according to a news...

  • Purse-snatcher strikes at Roswell Mall

    October 28, 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...

  • Shirley M. Hooper-Garcia

    October 28, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Shirley M. Hooper-Garcia November 5, 1935 – October 24, 2014 Shirley Hooper-Garcia passed away on October 24, 2014 at her home in Roswell, NM after lengthy battle with cancer. She will lie in state at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, 900 South Main St., Roswell, NM...

  • Nathan Anthony Lucero

    October 28, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A prayer service and burial will be held for Nathan Anthony Lucero, 17, of Roswell, at 11:00 AM, Thursday, October 30, 2014 at South Park Cemetery. Nathan passed away Wednesday, October 8, 2014. Nathan was born July 21, 1997 to Anthony Lucero Sr. and Patricia...

  • Mary B. Brooks

    October 28, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Mary B. Brooks was born in Stringtown, Oklahoma on Aug. 16, 1929. She entered Heaven’s gates on Oct. 27, 2014. A loving mother/grandmother/sister/wife, family-owned grocery store proprietor, chef and homemaker, Mary was an excellent cook and enjoyed...

  • Gary O. Robertson

    October 28, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Gary O. Robertson, 80, of Carlsbad, NM, passed away Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at University Medical Center in Lubbock, TX. Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Denton-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of the...