Author archives: - RDR

  • Dear Editor:

    May 18, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    A lack of innovation, name-calling, finger-pointing and negativity is not impressive. I am decidedly unimpressed by the Democratic candidates for governor. In reading of their debate in last Sunday’s paper I noted that the bulk of their comments are nothing...

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    McKelvey, Boys & Girls Clubs unit director, happy in the thick of it

    May 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Jaynan McKelvey, unit director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Roswell, spends a typical afternoon surrounded by children. Here, she’s speaking with 9-year-old Abagail Cruz as children play outside the club on Friday. (Jeff Tucker Photo)   Jaynan...

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    Kids Day

    May 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Above: Miss Roswell 2014 Jessica Burson talks with 3-year-old twins Adezra and Andrew Romero during Roswell Kids to the Park Day on Saturday. Also pictured is Eliza Romero of Roswell, mother of the twins. Below: J’Sean Mimms of Roswell, 8, takes a turn at...

  • Lovington man killed in two-vehicle crash

    May 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A 38-year-old Lovington man was killed around 8:40 a.m. Saturday, when two trucks collided on Louis Whitlook Road between U.S. Highway 62/180 and the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant site. Shawn Pollock, who was driving a 2008 GMC truck, was pronounced dead at the...

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    KB’s Musik Studio students perform recital

    May 18, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Seventeen students from KB’s Musik Studio, owned by Kendra Beagles, recently performed their favorite piano pieces for family and friends at Christ’s Church. Musical genre’s included blues, boogie, classical, jazz, ragtime, rock and roll and spiritual....

  • Donna Wertz

    May 17, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 24, 2014, at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Donna Wertz, age 67, of Roswell, who passed away on May 15, 2014. Wendell Wakefield of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints will officiate with...

  • Bradley Eugene Young

    May 17, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    There are no local services scheduled for Bradley Eugene Young of Artesia, New Mexico. Mr. Young, 44, died Thursday, May 15, 2014 at his home after a lengthy battle with cirrhosis of the liver. Cremation is under the direction of Terpening & Son Mortuary....

  • Ruby Lou Wickersham

    May 17, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m., Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Ruby Lou Wickersham, 82, who passed Saturday, May 17, 2014, at her home surrounded by her loved ones. Chaplain Tim Arlet of Gentiva Hospice will officiate...

  • Thomas A. Tarter Jr. The TATler, final edition

    May 17, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Thomas A. Tarter, Jr. was born the first son of Thomas A. and Marie Tarter on the fifth day of April 1924 in Scarsdale, New York. He attended Immaculate Heart of Mary School and graduated from Eastchester High School in Westchester County, New York. Tom...

  • Gabriel Robert Polaco

    May 17, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Gabriel Robert Polaco, 54, of Hondo, passed away Thursday, May 15, 2014, in Ruidoso. He was born September 9, 1959 at Ruidoso. He was raised in Lincoln County and graduated from Hondo High School. He moved to Albuquerque for 17 years to become a chef and...