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Football above all else; Roswell’s enthusiasm for football began decades before...

Baseball was definitely America’s favorite pastime in the first half of the 20th century. Boxing ranked second. And if you’ve seen the comedy movie...

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...

Roswell Klan activity shown in meeting minutes, Daily Record articles

Editor’s note: This is the second story in a two-part series about the Roswell Ku Klux Klan. Despite public opinion to the contrary, the Roswell...

Roswell native and professional musician dedicates new song to military

Though she lives in Los Angeles to be close to the action in the music industry, singer and keyboardist Kristine Mirelle has not forgotten...

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...

Roswell’s version of the KKK only lasted for 10 years

"The Klan" was always a very feared and controversial organization from it's beginnings in American history. Though not well known, Roswell had its own...

Scholarship in name of deceased EMT awarded to ENMU-Roswell students

The parents of an emergency medical technician killed while on duty continue to help pave the way for ENMU-Roswell students working to become paramedics. Three...

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...

A slimy affair: How rattlesnakes ‘do it’

It was nothing new when a neighbor called and asked me to retrieve a rattlesnake from their premises. But to discover not just one,...

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...

Dragonflies and damselflies, oh my! Bitter Lake to host annual Dragonfly...

As you first get a glance of Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge driving east over the crest on Pine Lodge Road, the refuge make...

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...

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...

Andricus Trujillo credited with building old fort in Lincoln

Don’t you just love history and the surprises it holds? Read the following article written Thursday, March 30, 1939, by Amelia Church. It was...

Looking back: Writer’s block and the first day of school

Since it is the beginning of a new school year in Roswell, I am sharing an article written by my friend and contributing author,...

Our greatest invertebrate threat — the mosquito

Hummm — swat — slap. Did you get her? Slapping at that tiny vampire (with this newspaper that you are now reading) is the...

1915 yearbook provides a window to the past

A recent discovery in a Nevada storage shed has led to the finding of a 102-year-old yearbook. Bill Leggett, the admin for the Roswell High...

The true life, times of Billy the Kid

Since this weekend (August fourth through the seventh) is the annual “Last Escape of Billy the Kid Pageant,” I thought I would share some...

‘Booze plane’ caught in Roswell in the 20s; An excerpt from...

It was November of 1927. Cuba took the lead in the world’s sugar interests, the U.S. president was Calvin Coolidge; “Uncle Tom’s Cabin,” directed...

Finding Australia in Roswell

The Roswell Museum and Art Center presents: Roswell Artist-in-Residence Andrea Jespersen’s new exhibit On July 28, the exhibit “Grasping the air of not (yet) knowing”...

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...

Good times at the old Berrendo school; In an old Vision...

Clarence Adams was always one of my favorite local history story tellers and writers. He talked about his times growing up in this area...

There’s a Lost River near Roswell; This article theorizes there may...

How many of you know that there was/is a place called Lost River out by Bitter Lake? Quoting from Georgia Redfield in 1947, “Lost River...

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...

Remembering a fallen hero this holiday; Kenneth Watson III enlisted to...

In a couple of days we will be celebrating the birth of our country. Let’s us take a look at two different stories regarding...

‘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...

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