St. Mark’s welcomes new pastor

November 3, 2014 • VistasComments Off

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,” said the Rev. LaVonne Johnson-Holt, the new pastor of St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church [&hellip...

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Around Town: Roswell Ladies Newcomers Club

November 2, 2014 • VistasComments Off

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 Off

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 Off

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 Off

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 Off

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 Off

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,...

Around Town: Senior talent honored Saturday

October 24, 2014 • VistasComments Off

“La Villa’s Got Talent” will be held from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, at La Villa, 2725 N. Pennsylvania Ave. Visit with the residents and see their showcase of a variety of art and life scrapbooks. Music will be provided. Your presence to honor New...

Around Town: Little League to hold board elections

October 21, 2014 • VistasComments Off

Eastside Little League Baseball will hold board elections at 7 p.m., Oct. 22, at the ESLL Field House. Volunteers are needed. To volunteer or for more information call Milo Silva at 637-1050 or Smiley Olivas at 626-1079.   Join the Chamber for annual...

Wilson-Cobb History and Genealogy Society to host workshop, teach better ways of researching

October 20, 2014 • VistasComments Off

By Dylanne Petros Vistas Editor For people who have always been interested in family history but didn’t know where to start, there is the Wilson-Cobb History and Genealogy Library right here in Roswell. If people don’t know where to start looking into...