MENU

Author archives: - RDR

  • John David Laughead

    December 3, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    John David Laughead, 76, of Roswell, died Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, at his home, with his wife of 56 years by his side. John was born in 1940, in Bryn Mawr, Pa., to Malcolm H. Laughead and Grace (Risser) Laughead. John was raised in Pennsylvania and joined the...

  • Linda Hays March 13, 1947 – November 15, 2016

    December 3, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Linda Hays’ legacy will surely include humor and kindness. Young and old, men and women, the fortunate and unfortunate, people of every color and creed — nearly everyone’s reflex reaction when they saw Linda was to smile and some to laugh out loud for...

  • Sandy Lee Ketchell

    December 3, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Sandy Lee Ketchell, age 32, of Hayden, CO formerly of Roswell, after a long battle with cancer, gained his wings on November 29, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. Sandy was born to Iona Ketchell on February 13, 1984, in Roswell, NM, where he lived most of...

  • Lois M. Hatch Box

    December 3, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Services are pending at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Lois M. Hatch Box, age 86, of Roswell, who passed away Wednesday, November 30, 2016. A further announcement will be made once arrangements are finalized. Arrangements are under the personal care of LaGrone...

  • Big lessons learned from little critters

    December 3, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    You are sitting outside relaxing and minding your own business when, all of a sudden, you feel something on your neck. You quickly slap at it thinking a fly landed on you and lo and behold, when you pull your hand away, you find you have an ant crawling up...

  • Purple Pride standing hede

    December 3, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    For most of us, the holidays are special but can be stressful. It would seem reasonable to think that the holiday months of November through January would result in higher incidents of domestic abuse. While national police records report increased calls for...

  • $20 million facility would be nice, but …

    December 3, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Councilmen/women and Parks and Recreation Commission: Are you blowing smoke? A $20 million pool and recreation facility would be nice for any city of 50,000. Should the mean income and other economic factors be included in the equation — such as how many...

  • Thanks from Holly-Day crew

    December 3, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Once again, the 36th annual Holly-Day Magic Art and Craft Show was a huge success, raising nearly $8,000 to benefit the youth of our area. These funds have been distributed to The Assurance Home, the First Tee Program of Southwestern New Mexico, the Roswell...

  • Defaced license plates a problem

    December 3, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Have you noticed or observed the number of license plates that are defaced? Between College Boulevard and Wal-Mart the other day, I observed 29 license plates that were defaced. The coloring was gone or partially gone, the letters either barely highlighted...

  • Generic---Law

    State police participate in zero fatality initiative

    December 2, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    During the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, the New Mexico State Police participated in the nationwide “Interstate 40 Challenge Drive to Zero Fatalities” traffic safety initiative. “The goal of the traffic initiative was that a strong law enforcement...