Author archives: Vistas

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    Local iris show honors late charter member of Pecos Valley Iris Society

    May 1, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

    Above: Bob and Joyce Hutchings won best specimen and runner-up best specimen on April 23 at the Pecos Valley Iris Society annual show. Center: Best design and best design runner-up were won by Pegi Naranjo-Smith.  Bottom: Some of the entries for artistic...

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    The things she taught us

    May 1, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

    Sara Lund Bonney with daughter Elsie Bonney feeding chickens in the snow in White Oaks, circa 1900. (Photo courtesy of Donna Ikard) Life and times of Roswell’s first female teacher, Sara Lund Bonney By Donna Ikard Special to the Daily Record The first...

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    St. Mary’s Hospital — 1905

    April 23, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

    The original St. Mary’s Hospital was established in 1905 and was located at South Main and Chisum streets. The county administration building and Chaves County Sheriff’s Office are now at that location. Before 1905, the nearest hospital was 60 miles from...

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    Hobbs museum welcomes all to the Titanic

    April 20, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

    All photos and images Courtesy of “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition”   Submitted to the Hobbs News-Sun HOBBS — An elegant perfume bottle. A perfectly preserved pair of men’s socks. The personal belongings of those who boarded the RMS...

  • ‘Derby Day’ will benefit RMAC

    April 17, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

    The Roswell Museum and Art Center Foundation is excited to host its sixth annual Kentucky Derby Event. Aside from watching “the most exciting two minutes in sports, snacking on savory traditional derby treats prepared by Tinnie Mercantile Store and Deli,...

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    April is Jazz Appreciation Month

    April 16, 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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    East Grand Plains: Past and present

    April 16, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

    Above: An apple harvest during the 1930s in East Grand Plains. Below: Apple picking time in the 1930s. Bottom: Cows graze new East Grand Plains School (Photo courtesy of Morgan Nelson) This is the last in a four-part series on local history from the...

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    ENMMC celebrates National Volunteer Week

    April 9, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

    The Daily Record congratulates the volunteers at ENMMC and all the other volunteers who work to make Roswell a better community. (Submitted Photo) Submitted National Volunteer Week is today through Saturday, and Eastern New Mexico Medical Center is honoring...

  • Be a hero to a neglected or abused child

    April 9, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

    Submitted In just a few short hours a week, you can change a child’s life. It’s hard work, it’s rewarding and it’s fun. But most of all, it will really make a difference. The Children’s Court of The Fifth Judicial District is seeking CASA...

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    Remembering the ‘good old days’

    April 9, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

    Esther Gromo and Morgan Nelson’s mother, Florace, cleaning wild ducks during flu quarantine. (All photos courtesy of Morgan Nelson) Top: A man with the hay harvest. Middle: A demonstration in 1951 of a Allis Chalmers mechanical cotton picker....