Author archives: avogelsang

  • A3-11-13-Same-Time

    ‘Same Time Next Year’ an emotional roller coaster

    November 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Courtesy Photo It’s not often you can go to the theatre and see a live performance that can have you laughing out loud one moment and then suddenly teary eyed the next. But “Same Time Next year” took me on that roller coaster of emotion. Roswell...

  • Goddard_Hoffman

    The tribute starts with a simple ‘thank you’

    November 12, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    WWII veteran Gerry Hoffman and his wife Cloetta Hoffman attended the Goddard High School Veterans Day Assembly with family Monday after traveling all the way from Seattle. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) “We often take for granted the very things that most deserve...

  • Veterans-Parade

    Saluting service and sacrifice

    November 10, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    New Mexico Youth ChalleNGe cadets carry an American flag to lead the way during the Veterans Day Parade, Saturday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) City shows appreciation, reverence at Veterans Parade Saturday morning was greeted with a thin layer of fog over...

  • RHS-Veterans

    ‘There and back’: RHS honors veterans with remembrance and gratitude

    November 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    World War II veteran Lowell Hughes, left, and Roberto Chavez, a Vietnam-era vet, salute the presentation of colors during Roswell High School’s Veterans Day assembly, Thursday morning. (Mark Wilson Photo) An Army helmet rests silently upon a black...

  • A1-11-8-KRB

    KRB recognizes First American Bank

    November 7, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    For its outstanding landscaping and beautification at the corner of Berrendo Road and Main Street, First American Bank once again received the Keep Roswell Beautiful award. The bank employees, however, all give credit to David Garcia and DGM Landscaping Inc....

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    Humane Society experiences rash of donation thefts

    November 5, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    The Humane Society has recently witnessed hundreds of donations being stolen right off its doorstep. Although it has always had a problem with theft, after installing video cameras in July, the Society has been able to see some of the night thievery. Just in...

  • film-day-dr-who

    Showcase gives indie filmmakers exposure

    November 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    A Weeping Angel blocks the entrance to Dr. Who’s TARDIS at the New Mexico Film Series and Sci-Fi Fest, Saturday. (Amy Vogelsang Photo) It was hard to miss the frozen stone statue of a Weeping Angel—actually a person in costume—or the large TARDIS...

  • winter-wonderland

    Winter Wonderland

    November 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    A New Mexico license plate wreath is one of many items displayed at First American Bank, 111 E. 5th St., as part of CASA’s annual Winter Wonderland blind auction, which will be held Nov. 22. People are encouraged to look at all the trees and wreaths on...

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    Memory screening to offer peace of mind

    November 2, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Memory loss can be very trying on individuals and their families, but having the proper information and support can help. One such way Comfort Keepers In-Home Care is helping is by hosting the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s annual memory screening....

  • Halloween-Fall-Fest

    Candy, costumes and creeps highlight Fall Festival

    November 1, 2013 • Local NewsComments Off

    Emani Luna, 4, checks out all of the games and fellow trick-or-treaters during the annual Fall Festival at the Roswell Civic Center on Halloween night, Thursday. (Mark Wilson Photo) The undead were walking, witches were flying, a swarm of Spidermen made an...