Holly-Day Magic features local and out-of-town vendors, offers homemade gifts for holiday season

November 3, 2014 • VistasComments (0)

By Dylanne Petros Vistas Editor Handmade creations make good gifts during the holidays, but for people who are not very crafty and don’t know where to start shopping, they can attend the Holly-Day Magic Art and Craft Show. The craft show, now in its 34th year, originally started as a bazaar with only a few [&hellip...

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Sisters recall nearly a century of life in Roswell, Artesia

November 3, 2014 • VistasComments (0)

By Randal Seyler Record City Editor Two longtime area residents have seen nearly a century of change in Roswell and southeastern New Mexico. Roswell resident Orlando Padilla, with the help of his aunts, Valentina Mendoza and Anna Baca, has traced his family...

Desk and Derrick Club to meet Nov. 4

November 3, 2014 • VistasComments (0)

The Desk and Derrick Club will host its monthly meeting at noon, Nov. 4, at the Elks Lodge, located at 1720 N. Montana Ave. This month’s meeting will be the election of officers. The meal is chef’s choice for $10. To make reservations by Nov. 3, call Nora...

St. Mark’s welcomes new pastor

November 3, 2014 • VistasComments (0)

By Shannon Seyler Special to the Record The congregation of St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church is welcoming a new pastor. “This is a wonderful congregation. It hearkens back to the days when the church really was the center of people’s lives,”...

Around Town: Roswell Ladies Newcomers Club

November 2, 2014 • VistasComments (0)

The Roswell Ladies Newcomers Club will meet for lunch and cards at noon, Nov. 4, at the Elks Lodge, located at 1720 N. Montana Ave. Reservations must be called in by Oct. 31. Visitors are always welcome. For more information call Sandra Cornish at...

Around Town: Endangered species tour to be hosted

November 1, 2014 • VistasComments (0)

Leadership Roswell Alumni Association to meet The Leadership Roswell Alumni Association will meet for breakfast and a program titled “Conducting Better Business Meetings” from 7:30 to 9 a.m., Nov. 12, at the Roswell Chamber of Commerce conference room....

Around Town: Fall Festival to be hosted by church

October 29, 2014 • VistasComments (0)

Roswell’s First Church of the Nazarene will host a fall festival from 6-7:30 p.m., Oct. 29, at the church, located at 501 N. Sycamore Ave. The public is welcome to attend. For more information call 575-624-2614.   Elks hold haunted house, toy drive The...


New book highlights scary tales of New Mexico lore

October 26, 2014 • VistasComments (0)

By Shannon Seyler Special to the Record With Halloween right around the corner, it’s only (un)natural that readers are actively seeking out ghost stories. With so many tales of terror set in exotic, faraway locations such as Transylvania or Tibet, it’s...


Preschool Storytime to be hosted every Friday

October 26, 2014 • VistasComments (0)

Living Desert Zoo and Gardens is hosting a preschool storytime every Friday at 9:30 a.m. in the Visitor’s Center. A short walk in the park will follow. For more information call Kathryn Law at 575-887-5516. Pumpkin Patch at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church...


Upgraded Eagles bingo hall

October 26, 2014 • VistasComments (0)

By Jeff Tucker Record Staff Writer With a capacity of more than 400 people, the bingo hall at the Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 3187 lodge is a busy place, hosting everything from funeral dinners to biker rallies. “We have a lot of wedding rentals,...