Author archives: - RDR

  • James Fenton “Hank” Ballard

    December 3, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside services will be held for James Fenton “Hank” Ballard, 70, of Roswell, at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at South Park Cemetery in Roswell. Dr. Doug Mills of First United Methodist Church of Roswell and Harley Parnell will officiate. The...

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    Chaves County Sheriff’s Office investigates homicide

    December 3, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The scene of a homicide being investigated by the Chaves County Sheriff’s Office. (Jessica Palmer Photo) The Chaves County Sheriff’s Office spent Monday investigating a homicide that occurred in the 1500 block of South Eisenhower Road. Sheriff’s...

  • Police Blotter: Vehicle stolen; person hit by shrapnel after shots fired

    December 3, 2013 • Police BlotterComments Off

    Auto theft Police were called to the 1500 block of North Washington Avenue, early Monday, after a motor vehicle was stolen. An officer located the 1985 Toyota near Seventh and Main streets. After a short chase on foot, the 31-year-old subject was arrested....

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    Roswell’s Most Wanted: Joseph Greg Lucero

    December 3, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Joseph Greg Lucero, 37, is wanted in connection to a homicide that occurred on Wednesday in the 2900 block of South Emerald Drive. Lucero is a convicted felon and considered armed and dangerous. He is described as being 5 feet, 8 inches tall, weight 180...

  • Neil Jay Lard

    December 3, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 10:30 a.m., Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at the First Baptist Church in Hagerman for Neil Jay Lard, 57, who passed Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at Casa Maria Health Care Center in Roswell. Officiating will be Robert Maples, Pastor of...

  • Kenneth Sutton

    December 3, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Kenneth Sutton (66) lost his heroic battle with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) on Nov. 29, 2013, at his home in Ruidoso. Ken was born in Roswell to John and Eula Sutton on July 1, 1947. He graduated from Goddard High School in 1966, and earned a bachelor’s degree...

  • Cholesterol risk calculator is too risky

    December 1, 2013 • EditorialComments Off

    While the health care system might be a fit topic for newspaper advice, medical care is not. This was proven yet again when it was widely reported this month that the nation’s leading heart-health organizations had unveiled a “risk calculator” expected...

  • Troy Ray Waggoner

    December 1, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Troy Ray Waggoner, 81, died Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28, 2013, in Duncan, Oklahoma. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at the Don Grantham Funeral Home Chapel with Steve Lovett officiating. Burial will follow at Rock Creek Cemetery....

  • Frances Burkstaller-Goodson

    December 1, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Frances Burkstaller-Goodson, 91, of Belen, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Nov. 22, 2013. She and her husband Harry raised their family in Roswell. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Burkstaller; and her brother, Ben...

  • Gwendolyn Olsen MacCallum Reeves

    December 1, 2013 • ObituariesComments Off

    Gwendolyn Olsen MacCallum Reeves passed away following a sudden illness Nov. 27, 2013, at Lovelace Regional Hospital, surrounded by her family. Gwen was born Feb. 20, 1923, in Alden, Minnesota, to Salve and Clara Olsen. A child of immigrants from Norway and...