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  • Around Town: Preschool Storytime to be hosted

    November 20, 2014 • VistasComments (0)

    Preschool Storytime will be hosted at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 14 and 21 at Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park’s Visitor Center. A short walk in the park, weather permitting, and an activity will follow the story. For more information call Kathryn law at...

  • Around Town: Memory screenings at 9 a.m. at Elks Lodge

    November 17, 2014 • VistasComments (0)

    There will be free memory screenings for National Memory Screening Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Nov. 18, at the Elks Lodge, located at 1720 N. Montana Ave. For more information call Comfort Keepers at 575-624-9999.   Salvation Army seeks donations The...

  • Winter Wonderland to be hosted by CASA

    November 17, 2014 • VistasComments (0)

    By Dylanne Petros Vistas Editor Every year Winter Wonderland brings magic to Roswell and this year will be no different. This is the 10th year of CASA’s Winter Wonderland and each year is different than before. Every year after Labor Day, designer Adelina...

  • Books Again will celebrate five-year anniversary Monday

    November 17, 2014 • VistasComments (0)

    By Dylanne Petros Vistas Editor An annual book sale at the Roswell Public Library turned into a used bookstore that has been successfully operating for five years. The book store, Books Again, started because there was not enough room to store used books at...

  • Free memory screenings to take place Tuesday

    November 17, 2014 • VistasComments (0)

    By Dylanne Petros Vistas Editor People may receive a free memory screening test Tuesday at the Elks Lodge in conjunction with National Memory Screening Day. This is the 10th year the event has been hosted in Roswell and by Comfort Keepers, said Wendy Cook,...

  • ‘Lady of the Valley’ celebrates 100th birthday

    November 17, 2014 • VistasComments (0)

    Submitted San Patricio Parish Hall in Hondo Valley overflowed with laughing family and friends who gathered on Nov. 8 to celebrate the 100th birthday of one of the valley’s most beloved residents —Amanda Montes Torrez. Party guests were able to view a...

  • Local wealth manager receives lifetime achievement award

    November 17, 2014 • VistasComments (0)

    Staff Report Marlin Wells of Roswell received The Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors of New Mexico (NAIFA NM). This is the highest honor that a NAIFA member can receive in the Association, exemplifying...

  • AARP looking for Tax-Aide volunteers

    November 17, 2014 • VistasComments (0)

    Submitted AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, the nation’s largest free, volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance service, is seeking volunteers to help taxpayers who are seeking assistance preparing and filing their 2014 tax returns. Volunteers do not need to be...

  • Commission on Aging to meet

    November 17, 2014 • VistasComments (0)

    Commission Aging will meet at 3 p.m., Nov. 19, at the Historical Foundation Annex, located at 208 N. Lea Ave. The public is welcome. For more information contact Lynn Ybarra at 575-622-3675 or Tom Dunlap at 575-622-2607. Flu shot clinic to take place The New...

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    Dino day

    November 16, 2014 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Dinosaurs took over the Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds Saturday. Families and children could enjoy stepping into the past and interacting with different dinosaurs, such as the T-Rex. There were many activities for children including a dinosaur band and...