Author archives: thowsare

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    Jazz concert takes place in ‘pocket park’

    October 20, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    About 30 people grooved to the cool sounds of The New Impressions Jazz Trio, led by drummer Ricky Malichi, on Thursday at Reischman Park. The “pocket park” in the 300 block of North Main Street is one of the new venues for the Roswell Jazz Festival, which...

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    A jazzy event

    October 19, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Assurance Home of Roswell on Sunday held a Mardi Gras-themed fundraiser on its front lawn. The event was hosted by Peas n Pod Catering of Santa Fe. It was a sold out event with about 250 people attending. The NMMI Jazz Band performed. Featured at the...

  • November ‘Election Day’ a remnant of bygone era

    October 19, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Why are general elections always on the first Tuesday of November — except for this election, which will be held on the second Tuesday of November? According to the History Channel website, Americans first began weekday voting in 1845, when Congress passed...

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    Festival & Corn Maze open October weekends

    October 17, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Graves Farm and Garden kicked off its ninth annual Farm Festival & Corn Maze on Saturday. The Farm Festival is sort of a mini fair with food vendors, trike races, bounce houses, face painting, hay rides, carnival games, field games and all the roasted...

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    Buddy Walk 2016

    October 15, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Nearly 1,000 walkers and a total of 37 teams participated in the 12th annual Buddy Walk, held Saturday morning at Spring River Park & Zoo. The event is held every year as a fundraiser for the Down Syndrome Foundation of Southeastern New Mexico. The...

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    Pumpkin patch open to public

    October 15, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Brad Ussery, kitchen manager of the Community Kitchen, addresses the crowd who gathered Saturday for the kick off the pumpkin sale at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church. Ussery said he can remember coming to the church even as a kid to buy pumpkins. The...

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    Roswell’s musical family, the Blakleys

    October 14, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

    Jimmy Blakley, far left, and Dorothy Blakley, far right, playing for KSWS radio (Photo courtesy of the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico). By Debbie Blakley-Eaton and Janice Dunnahoo Special to the Daily Record Roswell has hosted or been home to...

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    11th annual Roswell Jazz Festival begins Wednesday

    October 14, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

    Welcome to Jazz About Town! Monthly installments will be covering a wide variety of jazz related topics. We plan to keep you informed about the music’s colorful history, the lives of its important creators, composers and performers and information about...

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    Fundraiser for genealogical research library

    October 14, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

    On Saturday, the Wilson-Cobb History & Genealogy Research Library, the only freestanding genealogy research library in southeastern New Mexico, will present its fall workshop with the award-winning genealogist Judy G. Russell, who is known as “The Legal...

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    Helping out the Humane Society

    October 13, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Two donations totaling $1,140 were made to the Roswell Humane Society on Wednesday. Clyde McKee, right, donated a check for $10,000 on behalf of the Alma Jewell Crockett estate. Crockett was a longtime Roswell resident and animal lover. Bob Edwards, left,...