Author archives: - RDR


    Bikes and barbecue

    March 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Motorcycle stunt rider Ray Peters shows his precision jumping skills by driving off of a loading dock and landing dead center on a water bottle below with his back tire.  The demonstration was sponsored by Champion Motorsports Saturday. Peters will ride...

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    C-SPAN kids

    March 22, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    CableOne of Roswell sponsored an appearance in Roswell by the C-SPAN bus. During the visit, three Sidney Gutierrez Middle School eighth graders were presented awards in the national C-SPAN StudentCam competition for their six-minute documentary on...

  • Spring in Roswell? Have I missed something?

    March 22, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

    I’m happy that winter is finally over, but a bit disappointed by this so-called spring weather we’ve been having lately. I know Friday was the first official day of spring, so perhaps I’m being impatient. I moved to Roswell in late April and, except for...

  • Edgar L. Newby

    March 22, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Edgar L. Newby was born on Thursday, July 2, 1914 in Waurika, Oklahoma, the son of Rewel and Effie (Grubbs) Newby. He died on Monday, March 9, 2015 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was 100 years of age. Edgar married the former Miss Margaret Edwards on September 12,...

  • Bob Halbert Byrd

    March 22, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Bob Halbert Byrd, 89, of Ruidoso, died on March 19, 2015 at his home with his family at his side. He was born on September 7, 1925 in San Angelo, Texas to the home of Homer and Sulena (Halbert) Byrd. Upon graduating from high school Bob joined the Army Air...

  • Dacoda Daniel Smith

    March 22, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Dacoda Daniel Smith, 20, passed away March 19, 2015. He was born January 3, 1995, in Roswell, NM. Dacoda enjoyed spending time playing on his computer, remixing music, skateboarding, and tinkering with his electronics. Surviving Dacoda is his father and...

  • Alice Romero

    March 22, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Alice Romero, 62, passed away on March 17, 2015 in Roswell. She was born on March 17, 1953 to Atanacio Martinez and Angelita Salinas in Mathis, TX. After earning her nursing degree, Alice became an LPN in the medical field. Alice married her husband, Camilo...

  • Lucy Mae Marsh Aragon, 1938-2015

    March 21, 2015 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Lucy Marsh Aragon passed away on March 2, 2015 at the University Medical Center in Lubbock, TX. Lucy was born on March 4, 1938 in Guadalupe, NM to Leslie and Stella Casaus Marsh. The family moved from Guadalupe to Fort Sumner, NM before Lucy attended school....

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    ‘Coffee with a Cop’ continues

    March 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    After a successful inaugural “Coffee with a Cop” gathering last month, attended by numerous citizens and police personnel, the Roswell Police Department looks forward to the second of these monthly events coming up Monday. Locals attending the event have...

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    Another alien invasion?

    March 21, 2015 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The UFO Capital of the World seemed to have some celestial company Thursday as these UFO-shaped clouds appeared to be coming in for a landing near the intersection of Atkinson Avenue and Hobbs Street. (Bill Moffitt Photo) [/auth...