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Sierra Middle FCCLA compete

August 16, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

Anaheim, Calif. — Eagle FCCLA, Sierra Middle school of Roswell, recently participated in STAR Events (Students Taking Action with Recognition) at Family, Career and Community Leaders of America’s (FCCLA) 2011 National Leadership Conference. Savannah Duran, who has completed eighth grade and is the daughter of Sharla Coats and Billy Duran received a...

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Rhoda Coakley Honored

August 16, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

Chaves County Clerk Rhoda Coakley has received the prestigious Soaring Eagle Award from the New Mexico Association of Counties. The Soaring Eagle Award is given in recognition of members’ outstanding leadership and dedication to NMAC and the people of New...

Senior Circle bus heads to big easy

August 16, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

ENMMC Senior Circle has a bus trip to New Orleans planned for Oct. 22 to 30 and has a few seats left. It is not necessary to be a Senior Circle member to join the travelers. The price for the nine day trip is an astonishing $689 per person based on double...

Around Town: Senior Circle to host HealthSense

August 4, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

The speaker for HealthSense on Aug. 5, will be Terry Anderson, director of radiology at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. His presentation will be made from 11 a.m. at Senior Circle, 2801 N. Main. He will provide information on the various types of imaging...

Yard and Garden: How to prevent blossom end rot

August 4, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

Q. My tomatoes have finally started turning red. Every tomato I have picked thus far has a sunken, black area at the bottom of the fruit (away from the stem). I determined that this is called “blossom end rot” and that it is caused by either a...

Vets Advocate: Redistribution and saving TRICARE: Part 1

August 3, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

It is becoming more apparent each day that retired veterans’ health care is under attack, increasingly being cannibalized in the name of funds redistribution. Also, what affects retired medical benefits also affects VA (service connected eligible)...

Around Town: LULAC to hold meeting, museum reception and the Invaders

July 28, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

LULAC will have its monthly meeting July 28, at 6 p.m. at the Roswell Adult Center. This month the guest speaker is Matt Garcia, Redistricting Out- reach coordinator for MADEF Organization from San Antonio, Texas. The timing is crucial for Chaves County to be...

Area Announcements

July 28, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

Social Security Office to begin closing at 3:30 p.m. Effective August 15, 2011, the Roswell Social Security Office will be open to the public Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. a reduction of 30 minutes each weekday. While agency employees will...

Area Scene: Theater events and music festivals!

July 28, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

ALBUQUERQUE- Rancho Pancho by Gregg Barrios, directed by Diane Malone will be playing now to August 7 as part of the 2011 Tennessee Williams Festival. It will be playing at Camino Real Productions at the National Hispanic Cultural Center, 1701 Fourth Street...

Sertoma club awards scholarships

July 28, 2011 • Vistas • • Comments Off

The Roswell Sertoma Club recently announced the recipients for 25 college scholarships for the Fall 2011 semester. Each scholarship is for $500.00. Receiving scholarships are Lindsey Woody, Leann Bullock, Justin Squire, Cassandra Cooper, Laura Fry, Kristen...