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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 the library until the annual book sale, said Cindy Wiser, a [&hellip...

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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...

Around Town: Roswell Women’s Club to meet

November 12, 2014 • VistasComments (0)

The Roswell Women’s Club will have its November meeting at noon, Nov. 12, at Pasta Café. Sonia Phillips and Sharon Lombardi will give a presentation called “Lobbying at the State Level.” Reservations can be made to Pat Wiberg at 575-622-7707 or Debbie...

A salute to those who served

November 10, 2014 • VistasComments (0)

By Dylanne Petros Vistas Editor Chaplains will be the focus on “The Salute to Veterans,” the annual show hosted by First United Methodist Church. This year’s program title will be “Above and Beyond” not because chaplains go above and beyond for...

Lacher leads First Church of the Nazarene

November 10, 2014 • VistasComments (0)

By Shannon Seyler Special to the Record Rev. Lawrence A. Lacher serves as the lead pastor at the Roswell First Church of the Nazarene and he has been leading the Roswell congregation since April. In spite of having two doctorates, Lacher is a big, friendly...

Altrusa welcomes new member

November 10, 2014 • VistasComments (0)

Submitted Altrusa International Inc. of Roswell recently installed Susie Russell as a new member. Russell is currently the academic training coordinator for the International Law Enforcement Academy-Roswell. Previously, she served as the Executive Director of...