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Roswell’s musical ladies

Our little town “west of the Pecos” has produced so much national and international talent — whether it be sports stars, scientists, actors, musicians,...

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...

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...

A journey of 2,000 miles in 1922 meant danger, hardship and...

By Janice Dunnahoo Special to the Daily Record Lowell Hughes, a 99-year-old World War II veteran, and a friend to all of us at the Historical...

Roswell Chamber of Commerce anticipates even more success in new year

Did you know that according to research studies, up to 88 percent of consumers are more likely to purchase goods and services from a...

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...

The legacy of the German POWs

Many of you may already know about Orchard Park, officially known as the Roswell POW Internment Camp. It opened on Nov. 26, 1942, with...

A musical Christmas

Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico to host open house extravaganza By Christina Stock Vision Editor Generations of families have been part of the Historical Society for...

Captain Joseph Calloway Lea and the rest of the story, part...

Historically Speaking By Janice Dunnahoo Special to the Daily Record The article by James T. Padgitt, West Texas Historical Association Year Book, October, 1959, continues from the...

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...

Elvis Fleming — in memory

By John LeMay Historian for the Historical Archives for Southeast New Mexico Everyone at the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico is deeply saddened at the...

What will 2019 bring for Roswell ?

A new year, new plans and old traditions By Christina Stock Vision Editor However you start your new year, there are as many traditions in the world as...

Killing on the Chisum Ranch; Cowboys riled up over fancy sombrero...

How many of you know that there was a killing and burial on Chisum’s Ranch the Jingle Bob southeast of Roswell? Those were the...

Roswell, Ruidoso Boys & Girls Clubs to form partnership

The Roswell Boys & Girls Club, which since 1965 has helped thousands of kids in Roswell, will now get some help of its own. A...

Historically Speaking: Was Jesse James killed or did he die of...

By Janice Dunnahoo Special to the Daily Record Remember a few years ago, a tintype was purchased at a secondhand store by Randy and Linda Guijarro...

‘Enchanted Adventures’ photo contest at New Mexico State Parks; New Mexico...

SANTA FE — “Enchanted Adventures at New Mexico State Parks” is a special category in this year’s New Mexico Magazine 17th Annual Photo Contest....

A tale of three great men; Through WWII service, Roswell football...

Dewey E. Johnson and the ‘rest of the story’ Johnson was born Jan. 15, 1917, in Wellington, Texas. His parents were A.N. and Lula Johnson. He...

It’s good to be ‘Bitter’; Spacious visitor center a perfect complement...

Though it was established in 1937, the Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge near Roswell was virtually unknown to the public, said Steve Alvarez, a...

See ‘Beauty and the Beast’ come to life

Way Way Off-Broadway Theatre Company invites the public to “be our guest” with its production of the Academy Award-winning film coming to stage at...

A little dash can make a big difference; Hagerman resident’s dream...

The little hyphen that comes between someone’s year of birth and year of death only may be a millimeter or two wide. But those...

Piano teacher Mike Lively a true Renaissance man

Mike Lively knows how to do a thing or two. The Dexter native has been teaching private piano lessons in Roswell since the 1970s....

Walk to End Alzheimer’s slated for Oct. 14

He was a “crossover artist” decades before anybody knew what the word “crossover” meant in regard to music. Glen Campbell, the singer-guitarist who in the...

Dia De Muertos

Historic Lincoln celebrates history and those who came before By Christina Stock Vision Editor The fifth annual Dia de Muertos celebration takes place throughout the Village of...

A sheriff without a gun — memoirs of a sheriff’s wife

By Janice Dunnahoo Special to the Daily Record We have many interesting stories in our archives, including memoirs and historical documents. Some are just too good,...

Vistas editor enjoys cruise over friendly skies of Roswell in ENMU-R...

I actually did fly a plane for real about 20 years ago. But only for maybe … five minutes. I was living in Hartsville, South...

Spotlight: Joseph returns

Way Way Off-Broadway Theatre celebrates its fifth season with a new spin on "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" By Christina Stock Vision Editor A new cast,...

Big Daddy Weave returns

The Christian band Big Daddy Weave performs in Roswell for the fourth time By Christina Stock Vision Editor The band Big Daddy Weave, featuring Brandon Heath, stops...

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...

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