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  • Barbara Fulton

    December 20, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Barbara Fulton, age 88, passed into God’s hands on November 9th, 2016. Her most recent home was at Sunrise Memory Care in Katy, TX where her caregivers lovingly referred to her as their Welcoming Committee. We’re certain she’s continuing that role in...

  • Billy James Hendley

    December 20, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Billy James Hendley, age 57, of Roswell, passed away Friday December 16, 2016. Don’t grieve for me, for now I’m free, I’m following the path God laid for me. I took his hand when I heard his call, I turned my back and left it all. I could...

  • The best presents are given freely, not bought

    December 20, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Christmas brings out the best and worst of our way of life. Crass consumerism runs rampant this time of year, as if owning things equates to happiness. If that were the case, then why are there so many miserable rich people? Sure, it’s the season of giving,...

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    Everyone is invited to fairgrounds for a Christmas Eve party

    December 19, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Everyone is welcome to enjoy a Christmas Eve party hosted by the Community Volunteer Program Saturday at the Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds. The event beginning at 7 p.m. will include refreshments and live entertainment. Each child attending can expect...

  • Roswell man reports vehicle damaged by gunshots

    December 19, 2016 • 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...

  • Peggy Jo Elwell

    December 19, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Peggy Jo Elwell, 56, of Roswell, New Mexico, went to be with our Lord on December 15, 2016, in Dallas, Texas. She was born September 21, 1960 in Albert Lea, Minnesota to Don and Barbara Elwell. During high school, Peggy had the opportunity to actively...

  • Resolving the Roswell Mystery

    December 18, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of columns written by UFOlogists about the Roswell incident of 1947. They will be followed by podcasts produced by RDR webmaster Toby Martinez and Race Hobbs of KGRA radio. Click here to stream the podcast. As...

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    Upcoming meetings

    December 17, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Monday • Roswell City Council Infrastructure Committee, 4 p.m., City Hall, 425. N. Richardson Ave. Tuesday • Roswell Planning & Zoning Commission, 6 p.m., Roswell Museum and Art Center, 100 W. 11th St. • City of Roswell Outstanding Citizen Award...

  • Paulyne Thoma

    December 17, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Paulyne Thoma, age 93, was called to her eternal resting place on Friday, December 16, 2016. She entered this world on February 21, 1923 in Tonkawa, OK, born to Paul and Gertrude Thoma. Ms. Thoma is a longtime resident of Roswell. She worked for Patterson...

  • Billy James Hendley

    December 17, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Billy James Hendley, age 57, of Roswell, who passed away Friday, December 16, 2016. A further announcement will be made once arrangements are finalized. Arrangements are under the personal care of LaGrone...