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Make a big splash at the Color Dash

March 6, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

The start of the 2015 Color Dash (File Photo) It’s time to get your color groove on. The Color Dash is coming to Roswell for its second year on March 19. It begins and ends at DeBremond Stadium, 1010 N. Pennsylvania Ave., across from the Roswell Convention & Civic Center parking lot. The untimed 5K [&hellip...

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‘Women of Ireland’ comes to Spencer Theater

March 6, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

The “Women of Ireland” will perform at the Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts on March 19. (Submitted Photo) The unique “Women of Ireland” Show at the Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts brings a company of 20 in a full-stage performance of...

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Chaves County’s first courthouse

March 6, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

The first Chaves County courthouse, built in the late 1800s, was a vaguely Richardsonian Romanesque design composed of bricks and featuring a bell tower. It didn’t last long, but during its short life was the site of the county’s first hanging in 1894 on...

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Spring has sprung

March 6, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

These daffodils and hyacinths were in full bloom last week at the “Alena Garden” in front of the Annex Building of the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico on North Lea Avenue. (S.J. Ferguson Photo)...

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Roswell Chamber of Commerce ribbon cuttings

March 5, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

Above: The chamber and business owner Ernie Hacker celebrate the ribbon cutting of Ernie’s Signs, which is located at 107 E. Gallina Road. Pictured are Roswell Redcoats Anjy Cooper, Rhonda Johnson, Ester Garcia, Hervey Gilliland and Peggy Seskey; employee...

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Apples were major crop in Roswell

March 1, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

Top: A healthy apple crop on the George Littlefield farm. Littlefield was cowman and businessman from Texas. Bottom: Nearly 500 tons of apples being shipped from the J.J. Hagerman farm to Chicago in 1902. (Photos courtesy of the Historical Society for...

Changing the world one polka at a time

March 1, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

  Long before there was Prozac, there was the polka. People would drink beer, dance around and be happy. Murder rates were much lower, divorce was virtually unheard of, and tuba players didn’t have to get day jobs. The world was a happy place. I’m...

The annual Artfaire kicks off the year

February 28, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

The first art and crafts show of 2016 promises something for everybody Above: A small sample of the wares available at last year’s Artfaire. This year’s event will feature food, clothing, jewelry, woodworking, pottery and much more (Submitted Photos)....

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Country star Terri Clark to perform in Artesia

February 28, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

Country music star Terri Clark is scheduled to perform at the Artesia Horse Council Arena on March 5. Artesia is the only New Mexico stop on Clark’s current tour (Courtesy Photo). The Artesia Arts Council has a special treat for New Mexico and tickets will...

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Changing the world one polka at a time

February 28, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

Music That Matters Long before there was Prozac, there was the polka. People would drink beer, dance around and be happy. Murder rates were much lower, divorce was virtually unheard of, and tuba players didn’t have to get day jobs. The world was a happy...