Author archives: - RDR

  • Winifred “Winnie” Blount

    March 6, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    On Ash Wednesday, March 5, 2014, with her favorite rosary in her hand and her children and best friend at her bedside, Winifred “Winnie” Blount left us to be with her Lord and Savior. Two hours before she died, Winnie looked off in the distance and said:...


    Testing shows no health risk for exposed employees

    March 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Follow-up testing of employees who were exposed to airborne radioactive material during the Feb. 14 radiation release at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant shows exposure levels were extremely low and the employees are unlikely to experience any adverse health...

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    Police: Racketeering case grows against duo

    March 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The racketeering case against a pair arrested by Roswell Police on Feb. 6 continues to grow, according to a police department news release. Calvin Reese, 23, and Myranda Salayandia, 19, were arrested on Feb. 6, after a Roswell police officer initiated a...

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    ‘Teacher of Character’ nominees honored

    March 6, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Teachers were honored on Tuesday by Character Counts! In Chaves County when the organization recognized 157 teachers who were nominated for the title of Teacher of Character 2014. Fourteen teachers where honored for exceptional character in the classroom....

  • Police Blotter: RPD arrests woman for drug trafficking

    March 6, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    A Roswell woman was arrested in connection with four counts of drug trafficking on Tuesday, according to the Roswell Police Department. Noami Najar, 28, of Roswell, was arrested on the 1200 block of West Hobbs Avenue at 3:10 p.m. on Tuesday. She was charged...

  • John Cecil Donahue Jr.

    March 6, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services for John Donahue, 68, of Roswell, will be at 11 AM, Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Tabernacle Baptist Church with Pastor Jason Perry officiating. He passed away on Tuesday, March 4, 2014. John was born October 13, 1945 to John Cecil Donahue, Sr....

  • Berrendo Middle School Fund

    March 5, 2014 • LOCAL ALERTSComments Off

    How to Help • Wells Fargo has set up an account for the victims. Donate at a local branch to the: “Berrendo Middle School Fund” • United Way of Chaves County: Call 575-622-4150 to donate to help the victims. • Counseling Resources: RISD –...

  • Wilma June Ford

    March 4, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Wilma June Ford, 75, of Roswell, NM and formerly of Garland, TX passed away on Monday, March 3, 2014 at Mission Arch Care Center. Her family members were privileged to be holding her hands and praying for her as she passed. June was born February 9, 1939 in...

  • Gilbert Hernandez

    March 4, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Memorial services for Gilbert Hernandez, 55, from Roswell, NM will be at 2 PM, Friday, March 7, 2014 at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home with Lawrence Sanchez officiating. Gilbert passed away Sunday, March 2, 2014. Gilbert was born September 29, 1958 in Roswell,...

  • Mona Smith

    March 4, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. on Friday, March 7, 2014 at Aldersgate United Methodist Church for Mona Smith, age 92, of Roswell. She went to be with her Lord and Savior on March 2, 2014. Pastor Jim Bignell with Aldersgate United Methodist...