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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’...

A splendid hotel in a rough-hewn Old West town

Roswell Hotel protected its guests from ‘vices and allurements’ such as tobacco and card playing Have you ever looked at an old picture and wondered what...

The lights and the darkness; Robert H. Goddard Planetarium unveils major...

A city with an approximate population of 50,000 people rarely has a planetarium, but we do. And a medium-sized one at that — 40...

Cowboy Hall of Famer Buff Douthitt was one of our own

We have some great visitors, researchers, authors and students who walk through our doors at the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico archives from...

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....

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...

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...

Works of Hurd family to be shown in two exhibits; First...

Henriette Wyeth and Peter Hurd are well-known for their works and life in Roswell and the Southwest. Their paintings can be seen at the...

‘Uncle Kit’ Carson? Two Braids? Tommy Springfield? Who was he —...

On Jan. 15, 2017, the Roswell Daily Record ran an article in Historically Speaking about “Uncle Kit” Carson, a colorful figure around Roswell for...

Peter de La Fuente (grandson of Peter Hurd) will make presentation...

The Wyeth Hurd Gallery, in cooperation with the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico, will present a one-week exhibition of paintings by four generations...

Hiking for health and spiritual renewal; Vistas section editor updates readers...

With improvements in my health since I was hospitalized a little more than a year ago, I’ve gotten back into fitness. I used to be...

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,...

Music is in the air at New Mexico Military Institute

The New Mexico Military Institute Music Department presents its annual spring concert on May 3, at 7 p.m. in NMMI’s Pearson Auditorium. The concert will...

pARTy After Hours ’80s style on Friday

The Roswell Museum and Art Center, 100 W. 11th St., invites the public to celebrate its second annual pARTy After Hours from 6 to...

What’s the matter with Hezzie J.?; School boy’s sudden, unexplained illness...

I ran across a cute story by Ernestine Chesser Williams the other day that I felt I just had to share here. Ernestine was...

RSO, Ocotillo both end seasons with pianists

Lovers of piano music can hear live performances by two renowned pianists four days apart as the Roswell Symphony Orchestra and Artesia Arts Council finish...

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...

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...

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