Author archives: - RDR

  • Police Blotter: Shoplifters hit Albertsons, Kmart

    December 27, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Residential burglary Officers were dispatched around 4:30 a.m. on Thursday to reports of a residential burglary with forced entry on the 300 block of West Alameda Street. The total loss of goods was valued at $3,575. A $1,500 leather couch, $1,500 55-inch TV,...

  • Steve Silva

    December 27, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Steve Silva, 74, of Las Cruces, NM, passed away Tuesday December 24, 2013, at his home surrounded by his family. Steve was born on August 3, 1939, in Tornillo, Texas, to Gomesindo and Ellizabeth V. Silva. Steve was a trucker for 40 years. He was known as...

  • Police Blotter: Police recover stolen vehicle

    December 26, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Stolen Vehicle • The Roswell Police Department recovered a vehicle stolen from Ruidoso. The white Dodge 4X4 valued at $13,000 was located in the alley behind the 400 block of South Holland Avenue on Monday. • Police were dispatched to Title Cash, 2801 N....

  • William C. White

    December 26, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    William C. White was born to C. J. White and Mae Butler White on June 30, 1927, in Phoenix, Ariz. He went to heaven on Dec. 21, 2013. He moved in 1928 to Texico, New Mexico. He graduated from Texico in 1945 and joined the Navy the same year. After military...

  • LaRue “Grama Cat” Tanner Gibbs

    December 26, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    LaRue “Grama Cat” Tanner Gibbs passed away on Dec. 22, 2013, at Casa Arena Blanca Nursing Center in Alamogordo. She was born in Hagerman, April 26, 1923, to Ethel Daniel and Charles A. Tanner. She was preceded in death by her mother; father; and husband,...

  • Jose A. “Tony” Rodriguez Sr.

    December 26, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary will be recited for Jose A. “Tony” Rodriguez Sr., at 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home Chapel with Deacon Ernesto...

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    Serna a person of interest in homicide (UPDATE: Apprehended)

    December 25, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Left: Serna, Right: Lucero Detectives would like to locate Santana Serna, 24, who is a person of interest in the homicide of Victor Contreras. Police believe Santana Serna may be with Joseph Greg Lucero, 37, who is wanted in connection with the shooting...

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    Trash pick-up today but landfill closed

    December 24, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The city landfill will be closed today in observance of Christmas but the trash pick-up schedule will not change. The City of Roswell Sanitation Department reminds citizens that they can bring cut Christmas trees to the city landfill to be recycled for wood...

  • Willie O. Moore Jr.

    December 24, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Willie O. Moore Jr., 89, passed away on Dec. 12, 2013. He will be laid to rest at Santa Fe National Cemetery. Willie Oliver Moore Jr. was born in Cisco, Texas, on March 20, 1924, to Willie Oliver Moore Sr. and Nellie Virginia Notgrass. He served in the Army...

  • Sandra Sue Martin

    December 24, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Sandra Sue Martin of Roswell passed away on Dec. 23, 2013, at ENMMC from heart failure. She was 70 years young. She was born in McKinney, Texas, Sept. 19, 1943, to William (Bill) and Nellie Ramey. The family moved to Roswell in 1946 and Sandra attended...