Around Town: Board of Commissioners meeting to take place Tuesday

August 23, 2014 • VistasComments Off

The special executive board meeting of the Eastern Regional Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will be hosted at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 106 E. Reed St. and is open to the public. Comments from the audience are welcome at the meeting but cannot be longer than five minutes.   Caregiver program to [&hellip...

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Around Town: Humane Society quilt raffle

August 22, 2014 • VistasComments Off

Tickets are now available for the Roswell Humane Society quilt raffle. The Humane Society is raffling a handmade quilt as a fundraiser for the organization. “Shades of Purple,” a handmade quilt created by Jan Hightower and Darlene Dickman, will be raffled...

Around Town: Immunization clinic today

August 20, 2014 • VistasComments Off

The New Mexico Department of Health and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) are offering childhood immunizations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the McDonald’s UFO Restaurant on Main Street. Adults are also welcome to update their own...


United Way fall campaign to kick off with luncheon Monday afternoon

August 16, 2014 • VistasComments Off

The convention center was full with prospective donors at last year’s luncheon. If people wish to attend this year’s luncheon, tickets will be $20 at the door on Monday. (Courtesy Photo)   The 2014 United Way luncheon will be hosted Monday at 11:45...

Registration for Lifelong Scholars to start Aug. 25

August 16, 2014 • VistasComments Off

Registration for classes through the Lifelong Scholars program at the Roswell Adult Center will start Aug. 25. “Lifelong Scholars is continuing learning for adults,” said Sheila McKnight, supervisor for the recreation department of the RAC. The fall...

Around Town: Old Time Gospel Hour happening tonight at 4 p.m.

August 16, 2014 • VistasComments Off

The Old Time Gospel Hour will take place at 4 p.m. Aug. 17. The Gospel Hour will take place at First Assembly of God Church at 1224 W. Country Club Road.   Monthly luncheon for educational employees The Chaves County Retired Educational Employees will...

Around Town: Youth soccer registration ongoing

August 15, 2014 • VistasComments Off

Registration for the fall 2014 soccer season is underway. The Roswell Youth Soccer Association (RYSA) is holding registration at Cielo Grande from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16, and Tuesday, Aug. 19, from 9-11 a.m. Age qualifications are as follows: children...


Wounded Warriors to raise money for vets by hosting golf tournament

August 10, 2014 • VistasComments Off

Courtesy Photo Each year at the golf tournament, the flags are presented and there is a moment of silence for all veterans, wounded or killed in battle. By Dylanne Petros Vistas Editor The Roswell Elks Lodge 969 will be hosting its annual New Mexico Elks...


Roswell Mud, Sweat and Tears, Color Run this weekend

August 10, 2014 • VistasComments Off

By Rey Berrones Vision Editor The Roswell Mud, Sweat and Tears will be put on for a second year. Last year’s event exceeded expectations, and this year’s event will use the feedback from everyone that participated last year to improve on and...


Two local teens receive scholarships from sorority

August 10, 2014 • VistasComments Off

Courtesy Photo During their down time, Angeles and other students got to explore Washington, D.C., to see famous monuments and the White House. Staff Report Ariana Angeles recently traveled to George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., to attend the Washington...