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E Pluribus Unum: New Mexico Southeast

A traveling photo portrait studio and exhibition arrives in Roswell By Christina Stock Vision Editor In 2012, the Axle Contemporary team of Jerry Wellman and Matthew Chase-Daniel...

‘Wrong Turn to Roswell’

Episode 11 By S.E. Smith The children’s story, “Wrong Turn to Roswell,” by S.E. Smith started with episode 1 and 2 in the Vision Magazine, published...

Fall is in the air — The 2018 Chile Cheese Festival...

When locals say, “Fall is in the air,” it means something completely different than anywhere else in the country. It means the air is...

Competitors flock to Oilfield Olympic Games

The Oilfield Olympic Games at Artesia’s Eagle Draw kicked off the annual Red Dirt Black Gold Festival in Artesia last Saturday morning. There were five teams...

Red Dirt Black Gold Festival

This year’s Red Dirt Black Gold Festival takes place on Aug. 25, starting at Artesia’s Eagle Draw with the fourth annual Oilfield Olympics and...

From South Fork to Lincoln

Its history, present appearance and beautiful location The following article was in the “Rio Grande Republican” (Las Cruces, New Mexico). It is dated 15 March, 1884, Sat.,...

González family shows its talents

Photo displays from years gone by, children running around tables, colorful displays of sunflowers, memories of loved ones who have passed on, a video...

Littlefield’s legacy still felt in Texas, NM

George Washington Littlefield (June 21, 1842 – November 10, 1920) was a Confederate Army officer, cattleman, banker, and regent of the University of Texas....

For the love of tractors

Antique tractor collector Jerry Frazier said that old tractors were the “rocket science of their time.” A good example is the 1934 McCormick-Deering that was...

Creature comforts in the Land of Enchantment

Editor's note: This story has been changed to correct several errors. Retired zoologist and museum curator Ray Pawley likes having an office with a view. His...

Bigger than one man’s vision

Men return to familial roots in effort to restore church and cemetery DURAN — Gary Sanchez is a man with a vision, based on a pledge he made years...

Wings for LIFE begins after-school programs later this month

Beginning mid-August, Wings for LIFE’s after-school programs will offer on-site and free of charge to children and youth at both elementary and middle schools....

ENMU-Roswell announces Spring 2018 Dean’s List

The following students were named to the Dean’s List at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell for the spring 2018 semester. To be named to the...

Roswell Community Little Theatre turns 60; History of local theater dates...

Formed in 1939 by Zelma and Paul McAvoy as a touring company, the original Roswell Players produced musical variety shows and melodramas, carrying them...

A much-needed bird sanctuary grows in Roswell

One of Roswell’s best-kept secrets is the J. Kenneth Smith Bird Sanctuary and Nature Center located at the west end of town at 401...

Livestock Fair kicks off on Friday

Farm kids in Chaves County will get the recognition they deserve when the weeklong Chaves County 4-H & FFA Fair 2018 kicks off. The fair...

Two lesser-known stories about ‘The Kid’

This is a sort of follow up on last week’s article about Uncle Rufe and the good deeds he said Billy the Kid performed...

Horse show to honor former director Janet Randeau

The Chaves County 4-H & FFA Horse Show will be held at 5 p.m. on July 28 at the Bob Crosby Arena at the...

Merced, Francisca González family to be honored at Heritage Dinner

From their humble roots as Mexican immigrants working in the fields around Roswell, in 65 years the González family has grown to around 60...

When ‘The Kid’ helped Uncle Rufus

Roswell’s first blacksmith recalls that Billy the Kid’s quiet, polite demeanor belayed his reputation as a ruthless killer Following is an article I found in the...

Leadership Roswell now accepting applications for 36th class

Leadership Roswell is a Roswell Chamber of Commerce program designed to take current and future leaders to develop and equip them to be more...

Safety first!

ENMU-R’s occupation safety program is one of the best around, but few people know about it Michael O’Berry, who teaches occupational safety at ENMU-Roswell, said...

Did ‘Frenchy,’ the Dog Canyon cattleman, build the ‘Miracle Staircase’ in...

Two weeks ago, on June 24, I wrote a story about the life and times of “Frenchy” Rochas. Frenchy was one of the early...

Nature’s way

Above: A young Broad-tailed Hummingbird and Painted Lady Butterfly share a meal on a hummingbird feeder at the photographer’s house in Arabela. Below: These...

Celebrating America’s Independence Day; City’s fireworks show promises fun for the...

This year marks Roswell’s 20th annual Roswell Sertoma Club’s Mike Satterfield Fireworks Extravaganza, which is organized by the Roswell Sertoma Club and the city...

Game of Spotting ‘Flying Saucers’ Sweeps Country as Mystery Holds; Flurry...

In light of our annual International UFO Festival and the Vision edition of the Roswell Daily Record, I thought it would be fun to research...

Is there a future doctor in the house?

Students from UNM’s combined bachelor of arts, med school program completing internships in Roswell Actually, there are three “future doctors” in the same house. Three...

‘Step Right Up!’ to FUMC’s MAD Camp; Summer camp with music,...

MAD (Music, Art, Drama) Camp will begin on July 9 at First United Methodist Church, 200 N. Pennsylvania Ave. Michelle Olson will lead children...

Quiet and reclusive, Frenchy was one of the bravest men in...

One of the early settlers of the Dog Canyon area near Alamogordo and White Sands National Monument was a pioneer named Francois-Jean Rochas, known...

Land of the lost

Roswell woman’s vision for a flower garden evolves into a traffic-stopping attraction after only one year. Owner Cheryl Johnson will soon add a veterans’...

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