Author archives: thowsare

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    God sang through Bill Evans’ fingers

    April 24, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

    It is with great reverence that I write this week about my favorite jazz pianist, the late Bill Evans. Evans lived only 51 years. He was born in 1929 and died in 1980 from a combination of peptic ulcer, cirrhosis, bronchial pneumonia and untreated hepatitis....

  • stroller

    I’m a big girl now!

    April 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    This young lady appears to be getting a jump start on her parenting skills Saturday at the Roswell Humane Society’s Community Yard Sale. The sale was held at the Russ DeKay Soccer Field across from the Wool Bowl. More than 60 vendors sold everything from...

  • chainz

    Breaking the chains

    April 23, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Rick Hale, pastor of Grace Community Church in Roswell, holds a broken pair of chains Saturday to symbolize bringing an end to the downward spiral for many who are incarcerated. Hale was the moderator during a panel discussion that concluded a prison ministry...


    Tabernacle Baptist group travels to Cuba

    April 23, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

    Above: Jason Perry, Tabernacle minister of education, preaches to a group of Cuban faithful while a Santeria service goes on outside. Santeria is a mixture of Catholicism and Haitian voodoo. Below: Danny Melendez, left, and Kathy Reynolds in front of a house...

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    Colors of Life Run/Walk to benefit suicide prevention, awareness

    April 23, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

    Tesse Anderson The Colors of Life 4-mile run/walk will be held Saturday, June 18. All proceeds go to the Tessa Anderson Suicide Prevention Coalition for suicide prevention and awareness events in Roswell. Tessa Marie Anderson was born April 23, 1999 and...

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    Make Time for Kids scheduled April 29

    April 23, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

              Above: Clocks o’plenty and a plethora of other auction items at the 2014 Make Time for Kids. Below: A few of a many beautiful and unique clocks you can buy during the silent auction. (File and submitted photos) We should...

  • jazzhands

    Jazz concert ‘notes’ April as genre’s month

    April 22, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Bill Cunliffe Trio performs Friday at Reischman Park in downtown Roswell for the city’s celebration of April as Jazz Appreciation Month. Cunliffe is playing piano while Martin Wind is on bass and Tim Horner on drums. The group also played Friday...


    Hobbs teen dies early Sunday in fatal rollover crash

    April 17, 2016 • Local News, NewsComments (0)

    State police say an 18 year old from Hobbs died early Sunday morning in a fatal rollover crash south of Hobbs in Lea County. Wesley Leija sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. New Mexico State Police officers responded to the scene of...

  • citizen

    Always an American

    April 17, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Roswell woman sworn in as U.S. citizen after 81 years Holding an American flag, Alice Martinez, 81, is sworn in as an American citizen Wednesday by Evangelina “Lina” Ochoa, left, from Citizenship and Immigration Services in El Paso, Texas. Martinez is...

  • berrendo cleanup

    Berrendo Creek cleanup is a group effort

    April 17, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Members of local churches and community organizations banded together Thursday through Saturday to clean up trash from a riparian area along Berrendo Creek on the north side of Roswell where several homeless people live. Around 40 volunteers picked up and...