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Anatomy of an avian collision

Ka-WHAAANNG! Except that what I heard was a double “ka-whang.” Looking up quickly from my desk, I saw nothing. Hurrying to the south picture window, I...

Reminiscing experiences at East Grand Plains School

Morgan Nelson is one of our favorites around the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico. He has always been a great supporter of the...

Coming together for music, youth; Local artists join together to perform...

There is not a lot to do for older teenagers or young adults in Roswell. It is worse for young people if they come...

RSO promises exciting and varied 2017-18 season

If you are a fan of The Beatles or classical guitar (or both), then you won't want to miss this year's Roswell Symphony Orchestra...

The seasons and how they change

Come said the leaves to the wind one day, Come o’er the meadows and we will play. Put on your dresses, scarlet and gold, For summer is...

Let the piñatas bust; The annual Piñatafest is back at the...

This year's colorful Piñatafest is going to be big, according to organizer Christie Mann. After all, 30 years of celebrating the rich cultural heritage...

A step out of the real world; Little-known ‘princess and the...

The Roswell Community Little Theatre presents the musical comedy “Once Upon A Mattress” under guidance of RCLT’s director Lynetta Zuber, who is in charge...

In the light of Roswell’s history; The 36th annual heritage dinner...

Tickets are on sale now for the 36th annual heritage dinner of the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico. Have you ever imagined what it...

‘You’ll shoot your eye out, kid’; RCLT to perform beloved holiday...

The comedy “A Christmas Story” has become an American tradition to watch on TV since the release of the movie in 1983. The story...

N.M. Children’s Foundation making a difference

The New Mexico Children’s Foundation has made a difference in Chaves County since it began in 1992. The Foundation has donated to nonprofits in Chaves...

Successful Texas rancher, businessman, repeats his success in Roswell; One of...

Following is the little-known story of Solon Bolen (S.B.) Owens, who after making his mark in Texas decided to buy land near Roswell and...

Elks Lodge to hold charity golf fundraiser

The project exists to honor and empower Wounded Warriors from New Mexico who incur service-connected injuries. The organization is still looking for veterans who may...

‘Walk A Mile’ in celebrities’ shoes; New exhibit showcases footwear of...

HOBBS –– There is an old saying, attributed to the Cherokee tribe: “Don’t judge a man until you have walked a mile in his...

A lowly burro ‘brings in the outlaw’; New Mexico cowboy recounts...

The following story is fun and lighthearted and could also be applied to many modern-day circumstances. Lowly little burros don’t often get the credit...

Roswell Christmas Railway adds polar zone, world of light

Roebuck Entertainment expands the magic of one of Roswell’s premier holiday destinations With dozens of updated and new attractions, the second year for the...

Remembering “The Roswell Way”; Newsletter published on June 15, 1921 shows...

The Roswell Chamber of Commerce of old, used a slogan called “The Roswell Way” to describe life in Roswell and to entice people and...

A few lesser-known stories about Billy the Kid; Billy’s story weaves...

One of the most enduring legends in the American West is Billy the Kid. Much has been written about him in books, articles, TV...

New Mexico coal-mining village once recognized as ‘city of lights’

Imagine, if you will, a dark, tiny coal-mining village in the mountains during the 1920s and ‘30s, far away from city lights. During part of...

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