Author archives: - RDR

  • Virginia C. Brewer

    June 13, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Virginia C. Brewer, beloved mother, grandmother and friend, entered heaven on June 11, 2017. Virginia was born in Roswell, New Mexico on December 14, 1926. Faith and family describe Virginia. She enjoyed life on the family farms, helping with church...

  • Tony G. Garcia

    June 13, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Tony G. Garcia passed away on Sunday, June 11, 2017 in Roswell, NM surrounded by his loving family. He was born November 4, 1928 in San Angelo, TX to Jose and Sara Gonzales. Tony is preceded in death by his wife of 64 years Aurelia E. Garcia, mother Sara G....

  • Sergio Alexander “Alex” Salas

    June 13, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Sergio Alexander “Alex” Salas, age 30, passed away Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Roswell, NM. A memorial service will be held on Monday, June 19, 2017, 6 p.m., at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home. A tribute of Sergio’s life may be found at...

  • Willard Earl Graves

    June 13, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Lt. Col. Willard Earl Graves, USAF Ret. passed away on June 10, 2017 in Bandera, Texas. Another of the Greatest Generation has died. He is preceded in death by his parents. Willard is survived by his wife of 20 years Erlmon Elizabeth Graves; two daughters and...

  • Russell James Whited Sr.

    June 13, 2017 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services for Russell James Whited Sr., 58, of Quitman, are scheduled for 1 p.m., Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at Bartley Funeral Home with Bro. Brent Allender officiating. He went to be with his Lord after a long battle with cancer on June 11, 2017 at 1:50 p.m....

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    What’s happening at Senior Circle

    June 13, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Safe-driving class offered Senior Circle is hosting the AARP Safe Driving class from 1 to 5 p.m. on June 20. The class is open to anyone 50 or older. The cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for nonmembers. Successful completion of the class usually means a...

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    Teen crafting in time for Father’s Day

    June 13, 2017 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The first of this summer’s two Teen Craft Programs is this Saturday in the Bondurant Room at 2 p.m. — just in time for Father’s Day. Teens will be provided scraps of denim and other supplies to decorate a pencil cup perfect for keeping or giving away....

  • Further recognition for Unity Center class

    June 13, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    This letter is in regard to the article, “The Unity Center is there for kids more than ever,” which was published on Friday, specifically regarding the money-management class that was organized by the Altrusa Internationl of Roswell Community Services...

  • The continued war on terror

    June 13, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    “Trump’s gonna get us into a war,” people say. We’re fighting one, and we’re not shooting in another, and unless a new enemy emerges, there’s no other war. We have two enemies, North Korea and Iran. Russia and China are rivals, but they don’t...

  • Alzheimer’s disease: A public health crisis

    June 13, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    As a New Mexican, I am concerned by the rapidly growing public health crisis of Alzheimer’s disease. There are 5.5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s — by 2050, it could reach 16 million. They are cared for by 15 million unpaid family caregivers....