Author archives: - RDR

  • Dorothy Jean Wheat

    August 6, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    KILGORE, Texas – Dorothy Jean Wheat, 87, of Kilgore, passed away Aug. 4, 2014, in a Kerrville, Texas, nursing facility. A memorial service is scheduled at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, at First Baptist Church, Liberty City, Texas, led by Brother...

  • Rosezella DeBaun Lang Memorial

    August 6, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Rosezella (Rose) DeBaun Lang, former resident of Hagerman, New Mexico, passed away on Oct. 15, 2013. A memorial for Rose will be held by the family at the Hagerman Cemetery at 10 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. [/auth...

  • Dear Editor: 8-5-14

    August 4, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear editor, With all of the negative attack ads going around this election, it’s important to look at the facts. Gov. Susana Martinez wants to move our state past the days of Bill Richardson when we were a high-tax state, unfriendly to business. That’s...


    Area Taekwon-Do students compete in Italy

    August 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Five Taekwon-Do black belts from eastern New Mexico competed in the International Taekwon-Do Federation’s world championships in Rome, Italy, from July 23 to July 27. Master Steve Blakeley, seventh-degree of Portales, left, accompanied his team to the...

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    Boys & Girls Club to offer SMART Choices

    August 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    In response to New Mexico’s high rates of underage drinking, the New Mexico Department of Transportation is providing the Boys & Girls Club of Roswell with funds to provide a research-based prevention program, SMART Choices, to reduce and prevent...

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    Two Lovington residents killed in crash

    August 4, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    A head-on collision in Lea County killed two Lovington residents on Friday. Officers from the New Mexico State Police responded to the scene of a two vehicle crash on New Mexico State Road 18, near milepost 66, at about 5:18 p.m. According to a state police...

  • Welfare check leads to mental evaluation

    August 4, 2014 • Police BlotterComments Off

    A woman was taken to an area hospital for a mental evaluation following a request for an RPD officer to conduct a welfare check. The event occurred in the 2000 block of South Sunset Boulevard.   Assault suspect ID’d RPD has a suspect in the case of...

  • Roberta Powers

    August 4, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Funeral service for Roberta Powers, 88, of Roswell, NM, will be at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, at Latter Day Saints Church with Bishop Jeff Savage officiating. Burial to follow at South Park Cemetery. Roberta passed away Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. She...

  • Rikey Ray Reid

    August 4, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Rikey Ray Reid, 49, of McKinney, Texas, died on July 31, 2014. Rikey “Rik” Reid was born to the late Mr. Byran Ray Reid and the late Ms. Opal Kay Reading of Roswell, New Mexico. He is survived by his wife Vangie C. Reid and his two beautiful daughters,...

  • John Jay Carnes

    August 4, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    John Carnes died peacefully in Roswell, New Mexico on August 2, 2014, at the age of 86. Born February 20, 1928, in Duluth, Minnesota, John served his country in World War II as a Staff Sergeant and Chief Clerk of the 62nd Maintenance Squadron in the Army Air...