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The truth of hibernating snakes; Lecture to zoo conservation audience in Albuquerque on new discoveries about rattlesnake hibernation

May 21, 2017 • VistasComments (0)

Shown is one of Ray Pawley’s diamondback rattlesnakes that resides in the hibernaculum. Pawley discovered through an experiment that his snakes put on some weight and even grew slightly during hibernation. The rattlesnake shown in this photo is about 5 feet long. (Submitted Photo) By Ray Pawley Special to the Daily Record At my Arabela [&hellip...

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The mysterious barber shop fire of 1902; A 1953 Daily Record article reported witnesses saw Percy Schofield near a gasoline storage tank moments before the fire began

May 21, 2017 • VistasComments (0)

Smoke from a destructive fire in Roswell in 1902 is shown boiling up above. The blaze was set accidentally or on purpose by a barber who liked his liquor, reports reveal 50 years later. (Photo courtesy of the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico)...

Remembering St. Mary’s Hospital; A look back at the landmark everyone in Roswell loves and misses

May 14, 2017 • VistasComments (0)

Above: St. Mary’s Hospital once stood tall in Roswell until the building was closed in 1995 from deteriorating conditions and no prospects for a buyer. (Photo courtesy of the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico) Below: A side view of St. Mary’s...

Leadership Roswell graduates class of 2017

May 14, 2017 • VistasComments (0)

The Leadership Roswell Class of 2017 smile for the camera at The Liberty, 312 N. Virginia Ave. Twenty-nine students completed the nine-month course on Saturday, May 2. They learned about Roswell, Chaves County and the state of New Mexico. (Submitted Photo)...

The Invasion III: rock vs. rap

May 1, 2017 • VistasComments (0)

The heavy metal band Skulldron will perform during The Invasion III music festival at the Unity Center. (Submitted Photo) Extreme music festival brings 23 rock and rap bands to town All ages are invited to join in for the Unity Center’s extreme musical...

Alternative country band Susto to perform

April 10, 2017 • VistasComments (0)

By Christina Stock Roswell Daily Record Americana band Susto is going to perform on Friday at 7 p.m. at Pecos Flavors Winery + Bistro. Susto just added new shows to its extensive headline tour. They just finished a 17-city stretch in March and early April...

Great Strides to end Cystic Fibrosis

April 10, 2017 • VistasComments (0)

By Christina Stock Roswell Daily Record On Easter weekend, the organizers of Great Strides are hoping for a big turnout for its 5K walk that starts at Cahoon Park. Great Strides provides an opportunity for people within the community to get involved in a...

Paving a way

April 10, 2017 • VistasComments (0)

I received the following email from Donna Ikard, someone I Facebook friended last year, because of our common interest in the history of Roswell, and having ancestors who helped to build our town. She joined the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico...

The real thing in glaze and ceramics Roswell Artist-in-Residence Jeff Krueger exhibit opening

April 2, 2017 • VistasComments (0)

By Christina Stock Roswell Daily Record Roswell Artist-in-Residence Jeff Krueger is going to talk about his work at the Roswell Museum and Art Center this Friday. The art that Krueger will display at the RMAC has captured the colors of the Roswell desert and...

Historically Speaking — Men of courage for the Pecos Valley

April 2, 2017 • VistasComments (0)

Following is an excerpt from a publication called “The Pecos Valley.” It is a chamber of commerce booklet of sorts, dated 1910. This is how they interested people to move here in 1910. Tributes go to Trimble-Davidson Company, American National Bank...