Author archives: - RDR

  • Lloyd Eugene Shockey

    July 18, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Mr. Shockey passed away in Roswell, NM on July 15, 2016 at the age of 80. Lloyd was born to George and Dollie Shockey in Oakcreek, CO on August 14, 1935. Both of his parents have preceded him in death. Mr. Shockey came from a large family consisting of five...

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    Tabernacle Baptist Church concludes 2016 VBS with carnival

    July 16, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Ed Cook Photos Above: The Pirates of Oblivian was last week’s Vacation Bible School theme at Tabernacle Baptist Church. A carnival was held celebrating another successful year of VBS. Kellie Adams is pictured in the balloon tent giving kids advice on how to...

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    Possible new city pool up for discussion again this week

    July 16, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    How to proceed with pools or other aquatic facilities will resurface at a city meeting tomorrow. City staff is again recommending that the city proceed with its plans to build a new outdoor pool and a new recreation center. The recommended funding mechanism...

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    Official: Senior Olympics is about more than sports

    July 16, 2016 • Local News, Local SportsComments (0)

    Photos taken by Ed Cook People are staying healthy later in life for many reasons, according to Vernon Dyer, of Roswell, a member of the Board of Directors of the Senior Olympics. He feels this is a good reason to keep the Senior Olympics going strong. “We...

  • Mary Helen Jones Skeen

    July 16, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    We honor and celebrate the life of Mary Helen Jones Skeen who passed into heaven July 15, 2016. She is survived by her children, Mary Elisa and Mikell Lee, daughter-in-law Gail Skeen, three grandchildren, Ross Livingston, Tyler and Clint Skeen,...

  • Ivan Richard Wade

    July 16, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Ivan Richard Wade, 78, was called home to his Lord on July 10, 2016. Ivan was born in Roswell, New Mexico on October 8, 1937 to Ivan Earl and Jonnie Marie Renfro Wade. After high school, he enlisted into the U.S. Marine Corp and participated in the...

  • Robert D. Harris

    July 16, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Mr. Robert Harris passed away in his Roswell home on July 8, 2016 at the age of 91. Mr. Harris was born to Lee and Josie Nutall-Harris on September 17, 1924, in Mumford, TX. Both of his parents have preceded him in death. As a young man Robert lost his mother...

  • Jane Ellen Powell-McClain

    July 16, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Jane Ellen Powell-McClain passed away suddenly July 7, 2016 in Roswell, NM at the age of 78. Jane was born January 24, 1938 in Chattanooga, TN to James Clifford Powell and Hazel McAdoo Powell. In 1948, Jane moved with her family to Roswell, where she later...

  • Evelyn “Pearl” Stoll

    July 16, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Beloved mother and grandmother, Evelyn “Pearl” Stoll, 94, of Roswell, New Mexico, passed away on July 14, 2016. She was born in Alton, Kansas, on July 8, 1922, to Luther Roy Norris and Ella Bertie Rector Norris. Pearl married her sweetheart Herman in...

  • Some random thoughts on life in difficult times

    July 16, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Those who protect us should not have to be protected. When law enforcement is protecting the rights of others to assemble, they should not become targets. The issue isn’t whether law enforcement agrees or not with the views of those they are protecting. The...