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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...

Pianist Carl Sonny Leyland to perform April 29

Welcome to Jazz About Town! Monthly installments will be covering a wide variety of jazz related topics. We plan to keep you informed about...

Brittany’s Hope; Young woman’s heartbreaking death from rare cancer inspires foundation...

For to this end we toil and strive, because we have our hope set on the living God, who is the Savior of all...

A dream for true independence; State’s first African-American community thrives, but...

It was the days of Jim Crow and the resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan. Just like their white counterparts, African-Americans were finding their...

Bowl for Kids’ Sake to support Big Brothers Big Sisters; Big...

Since opening in 2000, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern New Mexico/Chaves County has been matching at-risk children (Littles), ages 5-17, with adult volunteers (Bigs) in meaningful,...

Murder and mayhem over a mere 50 cents ($12.62 in 2018...

Working in the archives you occasionally come across an old article that reinforces your perception of the days of the Wild West. The following...

Soprano to perform at ENMU on March 8

Eastern New Mexico University will host “An Evening of Global Music with Soprano Lily Zhang” in Buchanan Hall in the Music Building on the...

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...

Poverty, penance and prayer: A life devoted to God

Hard labor. Long hours. No pay. Constant debt. A job ad with the above headline would probably not get a single applicant, unless it happened...

The global flu epidemic of 1918-19 and how it affected Roswell

With the current virulent strain of flu going around this year, I thought it would be interesting to share an article about Roswell and...

Everyone is your friend at rescue zoo; Despite its remote location,...

Camille Graham from Runyan Ranches Rescue Zoo said one of the comments she hears most from customers is how well the animals at the...

Billy the Kid Days in song, story, dance proves great success;...

An article in the Roswell Daily Record dated Feb. 27, 1931, tells of a performance hosted by the Chaves County Historical Society, with at...

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...

RHS grad, pro model to offer $1,000 scholarship

In 2011, McKeilah Bolanos graduated from Roswell High School with the dream of becoming a professional model. Seven years later, Bolanos now lives in...

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...

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...

Roller derby rocks in Roswell

By day they walk among us, working respectable jobs and raising families. But not unlike the fictional characters Clark Kent, who can transform into Superman,...

Not playing small in a big world; ENMU-R alum Amy Saz...

It was only 3 ½ years ago when Roswell resident Amy Saz graduated with honors from ENMU-Roswell. Holding an associate’s degree from the local community...

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 traditions offer taste of yesteryear

A few Christmas adventures still await for people willing to brave the colder night temperatures to take in some lights, some fellowship and some...

Santa Fe Opera performs here for winter tour

During the holiday season, the artists of the Santa Fe Opera perform in local churches and auditoriums around the state. The Santa Fe Opera winter tour...

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...

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...

RSO Christmas concert to feature both popular tunes and classical favorites

Would you like the opportunity to sing Christmas carols accompanied by a live symphony orchestra? If so, attend the Roswell Symphony Orchestra’s Christmas concert...

Sheriff of Eddy County kidnapped by infamous Bonnie and Clyde; Notorious...

Southeastern New Mexico has a connection to the legendary outlaws Bonnie and Clyde when they were in their heyday of robbing and killing. Bonnie...

ENMU-Roswell to hold fall commencement

About 140 graduates are expected to participate in Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell’s Sixty-Eighth Commencement Convocation on Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. at the Roswell...

‘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...

Garrett’s shooting of Billy the Kid a ‘justifiable homicide’

Here is the transcript of the coroner's verdict related to the death of William H. Bonney, alias Billy the Kid. From the Lincoln County Records...

Toys for Tots pickup slated for Dec. 16

The season for giving, celebration and good will toward humankind is starting. The first wish lists are appearing and the cooler weather is 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...

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