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Southern ambassadors of classic rock; One of the first Southern rock...

Very few bands have influenced an entire generation with their style and stayed as relevant to rock and country music as The Marshall Tucker...

Not so little school on the prairie

It’s like one big family at Penasco Elementary School with grades K through eighth and only two teachers. Five of the students have parents and...

Recalling A few bygone days of Roswell

Following are some news and notes from publications of bygone days in Roswell. I thought it would be fun to take a look back. SALVO...

Carnegie Library soon to be reincarnated; Local Realtor and architect announce...

Not long ago,  Sherlea Taylor, a local Realtor, said a friend told her the only thing “historic” about the old Carnegie Library was the...

Volunteers help make hospital viable

Some hospitals will advertise on TV about their specialists and surgeons, but if you ask Warren Yehl, the new CEO of Eastern New Mexico...

Memories of pioneer life in White Oaks; Life was hard, yet...

In the late 1800s and early 1900s, most settlers in these southeastern New Mexico mountains were either miners or homesteaders. Life was hard in...

Paranormal researchers share stories at Lincoln, Fort Stanton After Dark Events

During 160 years in operation, Fort Stanton has served as an Army post, tuberculosis sanatorium, internment camp and correctional facility. With infamy gained through the...

Oh, oh domino; Game of dominoes popular activity at city’s adult...

Yeah sure, you can play dominoes online — just like chess or any other table game for that matter — but it's much more...

Only the strong survived in days of Old West; Spirit of...

The settlers of the Old West were a special breed. New Mexico has many old-time legends that have been handed down by word-of-mouth from one...

Pianist Carl Sonny Leyland to perform April 29

Welcome to Jazz About Town! Monthly installments will be covering a wide variety of jazz related topics. We plan to keep you informed about...

Brittany’s Hope; Young woman’s heartbreaking death from rare cancer inspires foundation...

For to this end we toil and strive, because we have our hope set on the living God, who is the Savior of all...

A dream for true independence; State’s first African-American community thrives, but...

It was the days of Jim Crow and the resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan. Just like their white counterparts, African-Americans were finding their...

Bowl for Kids’ Sake to support Big Brothers Big Sisters; Big...

Since opening in 2000, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern New Mexico/Chaves County has been matching at-risk children (Littles), ages 5-17, with adult volunteers (Bigs) in meaningful,...

Murder and mayhem over a mere 50 cents ($12.62 in 2018...

Working in the archives you occasionally come across an old article that reinforces your perception of the days of the Wild West. The following...

Soprano to perform at ENMU on March 8

Eastern New Mexico University will host “An Evening of Global Music with Soprano Lily Zhang” in Buchanan Hall in the Music Building on the...

Raising backyard chickens offers family bonding, educational opportunities; Spring Chick Days...

Backyard poultry ownership is a growing phenomenon in recent years as Americans have taken control over their family meals with an all-natural, homegrown food...

Poverty, penance and prayer: A life devoted to God

Hard labor. Long hours. No pay. Constant debt. A job ad with the above headline would probably not get a single applicant, unless it happened...

The global flu epidemic of 1918-19 and how it affected Roswell

With the current virulent strain of flu going around this year, I thought it would be interesting to share an article about Roswell and...

Everyone is your friend at rescue zoo; Despite its remote location,...

Camille Graham from Runyan Ranches Rescue Zoo said one of the comments she hears most from customers is how well the animals at the...

Billy the Kid Days in song, story, dance proves great success;...

An article in the Roswell Daily Record dated Feb. 27, 1931, tells of a performance hosted by the Chaves County Historical Society, with at...

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