Author archives: - RDR

  • Robert “Bob” Miller May 27, 1933 – February 12, 2017

    February 16, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Robert was born to Milburn and Ovella Miller in Maxwell, NM. Married to Deanna McWhorter on June 4, 1964, brought into this world five children, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Bob worked for Anderson Watkins, Shell Gas and Bell Gas, also at...

  • Joseph H. Seskey Jr.

    February 16, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    It is with a heavy heart and tear stained eyes we share with our friends and community the passing of a best friend, husband, dad, grandfather, uncle, brother and friend- Joe. Joseph H. Seskey Jr. was born October 22, 1945 in Rosweli, New Mexico to Joseph H....

  • Carolyn Paulette Shirley

    February 16, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Carolyn Paulette Shirley, age 78, of Roswell, passed away at her home Tuesday, February 14, 2017. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Friday, February 17, 2017 at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, February 18,...

  • Budgeting and planning makes life much easier

    February 16, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    Two of my favorite hobbies, and two of the things I am best at, are planning and budgeting. I like to have everything structured with as few surprises as possible, and I even schedule in time and money for those surprises. Keeping things in order just makes...

  • JRSRShriners

    Shriners helping for 95 years

    February 16, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Coming up in Saturday’s Civic Servant’s story, read about young Christian Sentell and how Roswell’s Shriners help him along the way to being a strong, healthy young man. Sentell’s grandmother told the touching story and it highlights that Shriners are...

  • Letter was misinformed about pot in Colorado

    February 16, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    In response to Russell Scott’s predictably misinformed and bigoted letter against legalizing marijuana, I just want to remind everybody that based on all the evidence so far, legalization is working and it is working well. The two newspaper articles Scott...

  • Where are parents in our schools?

    February 16, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Tuesday’s article about Sidney Gutierrez Middle School and the success they have got me thinking. Why are our public schools not doing as well? Is it the lack of dedication on the part of the public school administrators and educators? I don’t think so....

  • College is a stepping stone to a bright future

    February 16, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

    College is a beautiful place. I love feeling the warm, sunlit air when I walk onto campus in the early morning. I love the way the hallways are often filled with the muffled sound of footsteps rushing toward open classroom doors; it is a sound that I strongly...

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    Victim identified in Tuesday’s fatal crash

    February 16, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    New Mexico State Police on Wednesday identified the person killed in a single-vehicle accident northwest of Roswell Tuesday as 71-year-old Joseph H. Seskey of Roswell. Police said officers were dispatched to Blue Mountain Road, near the intersection with...

  • HayesHelp

    Account set up for third-time cancer patient

    February 16, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Christine Hayes with one of her grandchildren. (Submitted Photo) An account has been established at Pioneer Bank in Roswell for Christine Mayes, who is fighting her third bout with cancer. Mayes moved to Roswell in July 1999 and has four sons and several...