‘Walk A Mile’ in celebrities’ shoes; New exhibit showcases footwear of famous New Mexicans

June 18, 2017 • VistasComments (0)

Shown are the shoes of Cassie Marinovich, the current Miss New Mexico International. (Submitted Photo) HOBBS –– There is an old saying, attributed to the Cherokee tribe: “Don’t judge a man until you have walked a mile in his shoes.” This philosophy is the basis for the new exhibit opening Thursday at the Western Heritage [&hellip...

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Roswell’s healing powers drew people in; Numerous sanatoriums were offered to the sick in the late 1800s

June 18, 2017 • VistasComments (0)

Above: (Photo courtesy of the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico) Below: (Photo courtesy of the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico) Above: A former sanatorium that was moved to the countryside in 1983. The cottages behind it were also moved...


Born to shake the world with sound; Jeffrey Foucault will perform at the Pecos Flavors Winery + Bistro

June 11, 2017 • VistasComments (0)

Jeffrey Foucault’s latest album is called “Salt as Wolves.” Foucault will perform a variety of songs at Pecos Flavors Winery + Bistro on Friday. (Courtesy Photo) Jeffrey Foucault, one of the finest songwriters of his generation, is stopping in town as...


Our great military leaders in Roswell; John J. “Black Jack” Pershing and Roswell’s National Guard Battery A as battled bravely during World War I

June 11, 2017 • VistasComments (0)

Above: Pictured is Battery A 1919, 1st Section, in Germany. (Photo courtesy of the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico) Below: Pictured is Pershing’s camp for his Roswell Unit, 1915-1916. (Photo courtesy of the Historical Society for Southeast New...


Local teen to compete in pageant

June 11, 2017 • VistasComments (0)

Kaitlyn Roe, Roswell’s Miss Outstanding Teen 2017, will be competing in the Miss New Mexico’s Outstanding Teen pageant this Thursday through Saturday in Portales at the Eastern New Mexico University campus. Roe is 17 and will be a senior at Goddard High...


It’s time to power lunch; Join Thursday’s event and get motivated in life

June 4, 2017 • VistasComments (0)

Walter Nusbaum, right, owner of The Nusbaum Group and author of numerous books, demonstrates a trust exercise with Lendell Nolan, left, to the audience at a past power lunch event. (Submitted Photo) Do you ever sit at your desk and just stare off into space,...


Remembering “The Roswell Way”; Newsletter published on June 15, 1921 shows city’s way of life

June 4, 2017 • VistasComments (0)

Pictured is the “Roswell Juvenile Band” who played at the First Thursday-Half Day picnic on June 1921. The Chamber of Commerce sponsored this band in return for them to play at 26 concerts throughout the season at dates specified by the Chamber of...


See ‘Beauty and the Beast’ come to life

June 4, 2017 • VistasComments (0)

Above: Summer Souza is Belle in Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” musical, a production of Way Way Off-Broadway Theatre Company. (Charity Czechorski Photo) Below: Will Belle (Summer Souza) be able to save the Beast and the enchanted objects in his castle...


On the edge of not existing; Ben Woodeson has art exhibit opening for RMAC

May 28, 2017 • VistasComments (0)

  It is a risky step molding and placing the glass sheets Ben Woodeson uses in his art sculptures. “I go through tons of glass,” Woodeson said. “I break a lot experimenting.” (Christina Stock Photo) Above: Ben Woodeson at his studio on the...


The life of William ‘Lefty’ Frizzell; A look back at the country singer’s career and his roots in Roswell

May 28, 2017 • VistasComments (0)

Pictured is William Orville “Lefty” Frizzell posing with his guitar that bears his nickname. (Photo courtesy of the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico) Above: KGFL was the first radio station in Roswell and was located on 310 N. Richardson Ave....