Author archives: - RDR

  • Charleston’s tragedy, nation’s wound

    July 2, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    In the wake of the murders at a Charleston, South Carolina, church, details are sinking in — and with them, the recognition that racism lives, breathes and festers, even as we dream that it is a thing of the past. A man just 21 — looking more like a...


    Tearful memories evoked at DWI sign dedication

    July 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Bill Moffitt Photo Dawn Lewis, left, fights back tears as she sits with her husband, Burl Lewis, during the dedication ceremony of a DWI sign Wednesday near where their daughter was killed in 2008. Police warn that they will be out in force for the Fourth of...

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    Historical group confirms alien incident as true event

    July 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Thom Reed submitted photo   The Reed family has made U.S. history: The off-world incident their family encountered in the year 1969 in Sheffield, Massachusetts, is the first case in the United States to be declared by historians as a true event. In a...

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    Roswell officer receives medal

    July 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell Police Department Officer Christopher King has been honored with the Carnegie Medal for Heroism. The Roswell officer is among 18 people nationwide to be recognized this week with the medal. He was honored for his actions in rescuing a woman from a...

  • Doris A. Lott

    July 2, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    (January 25, 1933 – June 27, 2015) Doris A. Lott of Albuquerque left this world to be with our Lord on Saturday, June 27, 2015. She was born in Gurdon, Arkansas on January 25, 1933 and wed to the love of her life in September of 1955. Doris faithfully...

  • Avaristo “Buddy” Garcia

    July 2, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Avaristo “Buddy” Garcia Services are pending at Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory for Avaristo “Buddy” Garcia, 64, who passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015, in Roswell, NM. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized....

  • Joel Coronado

    July 2, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Joel Coronado, 48, went to meet our Father on June 28, 2015, in Roswell, NM. He was born on April 3, 1967, in Lubbock, TX, to Larry Coronado and Carmen Ledesma. On February 14, 2014, he married Hilaria Aragon, in Roswell, NM. Joel worked as a mechanic for 30...

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    Roswell police employee investigated for false allegation

    July 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Police Department is investigating one of its own employees for a false allegation made against a fast food restaurant in Roswell. According to Roswell Police Public Information Officer Todd Wildermuth, officers responded to the Sonic Drive-In on...

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    070215 Fire log

    July 2, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates: June 30 • At 7:45 a.m., medical call, 100 block of East Albuquerque Street. • At 8:40 a.m., fire alarm, Stephens Circle • At 9:33 a.m., medical call, 100 block of East 23rd...

  • Marijuana possession leads to arrest

    July 2, 2015 • Police BlotterComments (0)

    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...