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Historically Speaking — Roswell’s amazing Mr. Lowell Hughes

November 13, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

Above: The Death train at Dachau, Germany, April 29, 1945, that was encountered by Hughes and the 45th Infantry Division. Below: Lowell Hughes during World War II (Photos courtesy of the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico). 97-year-old WWII veteran remembers time in Europe like it was yesterday By Janice Dunnahoo Special to the Daily Record ...

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The haunting and exotic sound of the Bulgarian Women’s Choir

November 12, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

Photo courtesy of Mesa/Blue Moon Recordings It took me nearly 10 years to find this CD — “Melody, Rhythm & Harmony” by the Bulgarian Women’s Choir. I first heard the choir on public radio while living in Tucson in the early 1990s. The station...

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Winter Wonderland to raise money for CASA of Chaves County

November 12, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

Above: Carrie-Leigh Cloutier, CASA executive director, left, and Sara Bradley, CASA community outreach coordinator, in the lobby of First American Bank with the “top-hat tree” with accessories donated by Prestige Equipment Rental. Below: Two more of the...

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Historically Speaking — Roswell’s distinguished Mesker buildings

November 6, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

The El Capitan Building, right side of photo, was an example of a two-story Mesker Brothers Iron Works metal front. The building was located on the southwest corner of Main and Second streets (Photo courtesy of the Historical Society for Southeast New...

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‘Doctor-Doctor’ has got the cure for the blues

November 4, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

The students of the Magic of Theater Acting Class have fun exploring their talents (Christina Stock Photo). By Christina Stock Roswell Daily Record The free performance of the comedic play “Doctor-Doctor” by Connie Breding and two dramatic monologues will...

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What is your Christmas fantasy?

November 4, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

The 34th annual Christmas Fantasy arts and crafts fair returns to the Roswell Convention & Civic Center By Christina Stock Roswell Daily Record The 34th annual Christmas Fantasy arts and crafts fair will take place Nov. 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on...

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Historically Speaking — RHS football 1911-style

November 4, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

Photos courtesy of the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico Browsing through our archives at the Historical Society, sometimes you run across items that are just fun. The way they are written, words and phrases used, how times have changed, many are...

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Inside the 2016 Roswell Jazz Festival

November 4, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

The Roswell Jazz All-Stars perform Oct. 21 at the Hi-Q Venue (Timothy P. Howsare Photos). By Michael Francis Special to the Daily Record If you were unable to attend any events at our city’s 11th annual celebration of world-class jazz music this past week,...

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2016 Eastern New Mexico State Fair Flower Show results

October 22, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

Top: A general view of some of the horticultural specimens. Above: The winners’ table. Below: Best of Show Design, “MASKerade “ by Rene McCoy (Sue Ferguson Photos). Submitted  The 2016 Fair Flower Show, sponsored by the Eastern New Mexico State Fair,...

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Happy times with the Soap Box Derby

October 22, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

By Janice Dunnahoo Special to the Daily Record  For many of us, growing up in Roswell in the 1950s and 1960s were such wonderful times. We enjoyed simple things such as running through sprinklers, walking to a neighborhood grocery store with friends for...