Author archives: - RDR

  • Got a laugh from loser’s point of view

    January 18, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I enjoyed reading your article (Wednesday) morning (Dispatch New Mexico column by Tom McDonald). I always enjoy a good laugh before I start the day. You guys keep stirring the pot. Maybe you’ll get lucky and someone will actually believe what you are...

  • Generic---Schools

    Kids’ art classes build confidence, coordination

    January 18, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    An example of one of the kinds of prints that children will create in RMAC’s Printmaking for Kids class with Amanda Nicholson. (Submitted Photo) This week kicks off the winter 2017 kids’ art classes at the Roswell Museum and Art Center. For those who have...

  • Virginia Chaves

    January 18, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Virginia Chaves, 74, of Greenfield, NM, passed away January 13, 2017 at Landsun Homes in Carlsbad, New Mexico. Virginia Chaves was born February 20, 1942 in Roswell, NM to Antonio and Odelia (Sigala) Chaves. She attended schools in Dexter, NM, graduating from...

  • Barbara Ana Worden Dickinson

    January 18, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Barbara Ana Worden Dickinson was a loving mother. Born on August 24, 1921, she passed on January 10, 2017. Following World War II, Barbara worked as the secretary for a commanding general in Japan and Germany to help those countries again become responsible...

  • Alfred V. Martinez

    January 18, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    It is with deep and heavy sadness that we announce the death of Alfred Villareal Martinez, 61, of Roswell, NM. Alfred passed away at his home on Tuesday, January 17, 2017. He was born on January 20, 1956, to Albert Martinez and Hope Villareal in Roswell, NM....

  • Cathrine Lynn Norman-Tripp

    January 18, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Cathrine Lynn Norman-Tripp, 37, passed away on January 12, 2017 after her battle with stage IV cancer. She was surrounded by her family and friends and all their love for her. A memorial service will be held in her honor on January 20, 2017, at 2 p.m. at...

  • Patricia Ann Slayton

    January 18, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Patricia Ann Slayton, 82, left this earth on January 15, 2017, at University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas from complications of pneumonia while surrounded by loving family. Visitation and viewing will be held at LaGrone Funeral Chapel, 900 South Main...

  • Generic---Politics

    Gov. Susana Martinez calls for unity; Economy is focus of State of the State address

    January 17, 2017 • Local News, State NewsComments (0)

    One week after accusing lawmakers of failing to make tough decisions as New Mexico slid into financial crisis, Republican Gov. Susana Martinez struck a conciliatory tone in her annual State of the State address Tuesday, calling on legislators to work together...

  • Woman arrested and charged for screaming

    January 17, 2017 • 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...

  • OptimistWinner

    Oratorical contest winner announced

    January 17, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The New Mexico/Texas District of Optimist International Zone 9 selected Emilee Glenn, the Sunrise Optimist Club of Roswell’s representative as the winner of Zone 9’s Oratorical Contest. Glenn won the Zone 9 contest last year as well, and qualified for...