Author archives: - RDR

  • Ramon Lara

    August 27, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Ramon Lara, 97, passed away on August 25, 2015. He was born on August 9, 1918, to Atilano J. Lara and Julia F. Rodriguez, in Fort Davis, TX. After serving in the Army, he became a truck driver for 51 years before retiring. Ramon loved to work hard and he...

  • The demise of human customer service

    August 26, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Older people, such as myself, like to think we’ve acquired the wisdom of the ages, but when it comes to the modern world, the young ’uns have a leg up on us. That occurred to me when I had some questions about my cellphone account, and I didn’t want to...

  • Avarista Gomez

    August 26, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Avarista (Eva) Gomez, 66, passed away on August 24, 2015. A further announcement will be published when arrangements are finalized. Services are under the direction of Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory...

  • Felipa Lerma Primera

    August 26, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    A rosary is scheduled at 6 p.m., Tuesday, August 25, 2015, at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Felipa Lerma Primera, 103, who passed away Friday, August 21, 2015, at her home surrounded by the love of her family. A funeral service will be at 10 a.m.,...

  • Connie Jimenez

    August 26, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Connie Jimenez went to be with our Lord on August 21, 2015. She was born to Roberto Jimenez and Elisa Bejarano on September 9, 1960, in Roswell, NM. She spent her time growing up in both Roswell, NM and Hobbs, NM. Most people knew her for her wonderful...

  • Manuelita Lee “Sugar” Renteria-Melendez

    August 26, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Manuelita Lee “Sugar” Renteria-Melendez, 67, passed away on August 20, 2015, in Lubbock, TX. She was born on August 16, 1948, to Manuel Renteria and Trinity Aguilar, in Roswell, NM. A member of Church on the Move, Sugar enjoyed reading her Bible, praying...

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    Daily Record gets new publisher

    August 26, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Barbara Beck was recently named publisher of the Roswell Daily Record. She’s pictured seated at the publisher’s desk at the RDR. (Jeff Tucker Photo) A member of the Beck family, longtime publishers and part owners of the Roswell Daily Record, has stepped...

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    Keeping the beat and beating the heat

    August 26, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    With rhythmic music to set the beat, fitness trainer Mitsy Gonzalez, right, puts her students through their paces during their last water aerobics class at the Cahoon Park Pool Tuesday morning. The pool will close for the season on Labor Day. Gonzalez runs...

  • Trucks vandalized at car lot

    August 26, 2015 • 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...

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    Trestle closed Saturday

    August 25, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Trestle Recreation Area in Lincoln National Forest will be closed from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday while Cloudcroft Running hosts a foot race. Cloud Climbing Trestle Trail T5001 and T5001A, Old Cloudcroft Highway Trail T5002 and Switchback Trail T5004 will...