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  • NMMI Grad1

    Graduation keynote speaker: NMMI creates leaders with character

    May 14, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Above:Commencement takes place Saturday for about 60 NMMI high school graduates (Submitted Photo.). For a full story on NMMI’s graduation ceremonies check out your Roswell Daily Record. Below:U.S. Air Force Academy Superintendent Lt. Gen. Michelle D....

  • Lawrence

    Lawrence Bros. to close for conversion

    May 14, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Submitted The Lawrence Bros. grocery store in Roswell will be closed beginning Monday to complete the conversion to United Supermarkets and upgrade of the store, as a result of the recent acquisition. To ensure guests have an opportunity to purchase the...

  • NMMI Cancer March

    NMMI gives back through Cancer March

    May 14, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The New Mexico Military Institute raised $5,260 for the Chaves County Cancer Fund during its 10th annual Corps of Cadets Cancer March. From left, Lt. Col. Jeff Cunningham, deputy commandant for support; Julie Morrow, representative for the Chaves County...

  • A boy-turned-man’s case for extraterrestrial life

    May 14, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    “They moved as one, similar to a flock of birds, fanning out slightly, until they disappeared.” By Bert Taylor The boy is now 74 years old, but when I was five, we lived on 25 acres, 10 miles east of Woodstock, Ontario — in Canada, where I now...

  • Middle class growth requires investment

    May 14, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    The middle class is in a tenuous position; has been for a long time. If you’re wealthy you can take care of yourself, and if you’re poor there are ways to obtain assistance. But if you’re in the middle class, you’re on your own. Here in Roswell, for...

  • Racism strong in New Mexico

    May 14, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I am a semi-educated Afro-American male. (In this paper, let’s shorten Afro-American to AA.) I think AA is the accepted and politically correct term today. It’s hard to keep up with what we have been called: Darky, Negro, Colored, Black, Buck, spade or...

  • Israel’s founding not based on God

    May 14, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    I read the Pastor’s Musings article on May 7 with interest because it referred to Isaiah 66:8, which many people misapply to the beginning of the State of Israel in 1948. David Ben-Gurion, the leader of Israel’s National Council, wanted a secular...

  • It was not supposed to happen this way

    May 14, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    God takes a loved one away before their time. A young person chooses to get hooked on drugs. Your employer sells his business and leaves you jobless. Your spouse has an affair. The stock market crashes. What now? You might look up to make sure a piano isn’t...

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    Recognizing the women of Roswell

    May 14, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    All right. I have had today’s topic in my head for easily two years, but I haven’t been certain if I had the guts to write it and submit it to the Daily Record. This topic should not be controversial at all, but if it is, so be it! After all, this column...

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    First woman to lead Air Force Academy speaks to grads

    May 14, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    In completing their education at New Mexico Military Institute, keynote speaker Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson said the rich academic and leadership development these students have received has prepared them to lead a life of uncompromising character and...