Author archives: - RDR


    Real world experience

    December 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Job Corps culinary students prepared and served lunch Monday at the inaugural Employer Appreciation Day held at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center. The menu included a Mexican-style taco bar, roasted pork and roasted chicken. The students’...

  • -crime

    State Police investigate fatal rollover

    December 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    State Police are investigating a fatal rollover accident that occurred southwest of Roswell on Sunday evening. Briana Lopez, 23, of Roswell. was killed when her vehicle left the roadway and rolled over, according to a Department of Public Safety news release....

  • -crime

    Police investigating another homicide

    December 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Roswell Police are investigating the homicide of a 32-year-old man who was shot Sunday evening. Joe Anthony Garza died of gunshot wounds in the roadway at the intersection of East Tilden Street and South Mulberry Avenue, according to a news release from the...

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    Optimist clubs to sponsor student essay contest

    December 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Sunrise Optimist and Noon Optimist Clubs are encouraging area students to contemplate the phrase, “Optimism Should be a Priority” as part of the Optimist International Essay Contest for 2015. The Optimist Clubs will judge the local students’...

  • RFD-patch

    Roswell Fire Department Call Log — Dec. 11-13

    December 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Roswell Fire Department responded to these calls for the following dates:   Dec. 11 • At 8:31 a.m., medical call, 4200 block of South Main Street. • At 10:49 a.m., grass fire call, West Albuquerque Street and South Kansas Avenue. • At 10:53...


    Girl power

    December 15, 2014 • Local NewsComments Off

    Missouri Avenue Elementary fourth-grade students Emma Munoz and Misha Henthorn led a food drive at the school and collected more than 1,300 cans for a local food bank. The can goods will be delivered to the Good Samaritan food bank just in time to help out...

  • Mary Nellie Padilla

    December 15, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    A rosary is scheduled for 7 p.m., Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at Ballard Funeral Home Chapel for Mary Nellie Padilla, 73, who passed away on Sunday, December 14, 2014. Funeral Mass is scheduled for 10 a.m., Thursday, December 18, 2014 at St. John’s...

  • Ruby Helen Howard Hay

    December 15, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Graveside services for Ruby Helen Howard Hay, age 87, will be held 10:00 am on December 17, 2014 at South Park Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at LaGrone Funeral Chapel. Rev. Richard Grisham will be...

  • Nancy Evelyn Williams

    December 15, 2014 • ObituariesComments Off

    Nancy Evelyn Williams, 53, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 in Carson Tahoe Hospital in Carson City, Nevada. She was employed by Bruce Aerospace of Dayton, Nevada. She was born Feb. 5, 1961 in Hobbs to Leslie V. and Nancy E. (Lovett) Langston. She was the youngest...

  • Dear Editor: 12-16-14

    December 15, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

    Dear editor, “Nonprofits top job providers in NM” reads the Albuquerque Journal, page B-1, December 11. Further that, “Nonprofits generate more jobs in New Mexico than such important employment sectors as the oil and gas industry, construction,...