Author archives: - RDR

  • Dear Editor: Welfare enlarges underclass allergic to working

    July 7, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    My father used to say priests were men in skirts. I never understood his disdain. Even so, he was a religious man. When my mother was hospitalized for months at a time, he sometimes led me, my brother and sisters in praying a rosary. When she was sick, he’d...

  • Roy Harlan Prescott

    July 6, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Roy Harlan Prescott, age 74, of Roswell, who passed away on July 4, 2015. A further announcement will be made once arrangements have been finalized. Arrangements are under the personal care of LaGrone Funeral...

  • Kenneth Emmerson

    July 6, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Kenneth Emmerson, 75, passed away on July 3, 2015. He was born on Oct.14, 1939, to Chester Emmerson and Nell Armstrong. After serving 27 years, Kenneth retired from the United States Air Force. His favorite hobby was fishing. Preceding Kenneth in death were...

  • Luciano Hernandez

    July 6, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Luciano Hernandez, 86, passed away on July 2, 2015, in Roswell. He was born on Jan. 7, 1929, to Juan Hernandez and Toribia Mendez, in Armendarez, Chihuahua, Mexico. Some of Luciano’s interests included playing pool, listening to music, playing lottery...

  • Josephine O. Young

    July 6, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Josephine O. Young, 67, former federal and civil service employee, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2015. A rosary will be at 7 p.m., Wednesday, July 8; the funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m., Thursday, July 9. Both services will be at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton...

  • Hubert “Buster” E. Wade

    July 6, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A funeral service is scheduled for 10 a.m., Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Hubert “Buster” E. Wade, 80, who passed away on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at his home, surrounded by his loved ones. Burial will follow at South Park...

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    Out of this world

    July 5, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    This is probably the scariest-looking Klingon in the known universe. Be nice to him if you see him out and about today or he might vaporize your gray matter. The Roswell UFO Festival continues until 6:30 p.m. today. (Shawn Naranjo Photos) One of the more...

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    Steampunkers’ ball

    July 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Actor Michael Sweeney is in full costume for the Steampunk Ball at Peppers Grill and Bar. The actor can pull off almost every role. He recently played Renfield in a Roswell Community Little Theatre production and just got the role of Scarecrow in the upcoming...

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    Independence Day

    July 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    El Capitan Elementary celebrated the 4th of July singing and learning what Independence Day is all about. The students and staff honored the servicemen and women who serve our country. Pictured is Victoria Barreto. (Submitted Photo) [/auth...


    A galatic experience

    July 4, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Actor Tommy “Tiny” Lister was the celebrity guest at Galactic Sushi Friday, where he signed autographs for fans. He has had numerous guest appearances in TV series, including playing the Klaang, the Klingon in the pilot episode of Star Trek: Enterprise....