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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 place. I’m not saying polka music is the cure-all of [&hellip...

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Elliott Electric Supply is open for business

February 28, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

The Roswell Chamber of Commerce celebrated the grand opening and ribbon cutting of Elliott Electric Supply on Feb. 16. Branch Manager Michael Hughes and his staff welcomed everyone to their new located at 907 E. Second St. Pictured are Roswell Redcoats Rhonda...

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The history of the Hal Bogle family

February 21, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

Some members of the Bogle family at their farm in Dexter. From left, Stuart Bogle, Beverly Coots, Don Bogle and Scott Bogle. (Bill Moffitt Photo)   Mary Lynn Bogle Submitted The Bogle family is honored to be recognized by the Historical Society and...

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Jason Isbell wins two much-deserved Grammies

February 21, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

Jason Isbell, the consensus king of Americana, finally has a Grammy. Two, actually. The Alabama-born songwriter took home the award for Best Americana Album for his latest album, “Something More Than Free,” and Best American Roots song for that album’s...

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Denim & Diamonds bash rides into town March 18

February 21, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

The Yarbrough Band. In Chaves County, diamonds and denim are a girl’s best friend. And there are a few men around here who feel the same. Each year, the Historical Foundation for Southeast New Mexico honors a family in Chaves County whose history is tied to...

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Pet Pantry has good first day

February 21, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

Timothy P. Howsare Photo On Wednesday, its first distribution day, the Four Paws Pet Pantry handed out 43 bags of pet food. The ministry has forged a partnership with Forgotten to Forever, a rescue transport in Roswell. Four Paws will distribute both...

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Longmire’s 60th anniversary celebration

February 20, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

Paul and Charlee Longmire celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary with family on Thursday, Feb. 11 at The Sacred Grounds Restaurant in Ruidoso. Paul was born in Mangum, Oklahoma, on the Longmire Homestead. Charlee was born in San Antonio, Texas. Paul’s...

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Pet of the Week

February 20, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

Timothy P. Howsare Photo This brown and white female Catahoula needs a new home. She is 2 years old. Reference cage 63. Roswell Animal Control Services are provided 24/7. Shelter business hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday and...

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Pet of the Week

February 20, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

Timothy P. Howsare Photo This black male cat is a domestic short hair. No age was given. Reference cat room 9. Roswell Animal Control Services are provided 24/7. Shelter business hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday...

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Paw Prints

February 20, 2016 • VistasComments (0)

Timothy P. Howsare Photo Jack is a friendly 1 1/2-year-old male Terrier mix. If you are interested in providing a home for Jack, please visit him at the Roswell Humane Society, 703 E. McGaffey St., or call 622-8950 for more information...