Author archives: - RDR

  • Letters show contrast between candidates

    June 13, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    There was an interesting contrast in the two letters to the editor in the June 10 edition of the Roswell Daily Record. The letter submitted by Craig Abalos being a well written, well researched, and applicable to our current economic and political situation...

  • What if fear is used to promote a negative agenda?

    June 13, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    Fear makes the world bigger and more complex than it really is. There are many fear factors for many different agendas but I only want to focus on nuclear for this article, with a touch of current campaign politics. Fear is always about the “what if’s?”...

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    Burris talks Cesar Chavez, teacher salaries

    June 12, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    Superintendent notes the district’s beginning pay is ahead of state’s minimum Roswell Independent School District Superintendent Tom Burris talked with Roswell Daily Record staff Wednesday about topics facing the district and the education profession....

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    Learn leadership skills with upcoming program

    June 11, 2016 • Local NewsComments (0)

    The Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Roswell is currently taking applications for the 2016-2017 class. The class runs nine months and meets one Friday each month. The program gives participants the opportunity to learn through workshops, panel...

  • Doris K. Mix

    June 11, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Arrangements are pending for Doris K. Mix, age 93, who passed away Tuesday May 31, 2016 in Roswell, New Mexico. Arrangements are under the personal care of LaGrone Funeral Chapel. Online condolences may be made at

  • Cynthia Orona

    June 11, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Cynthia Orona, 50, of Roswell, NM, passed away peacefully, Thursday, June 9, 2016, after a hard-fought, 15-year battle with brain cancer. Her strong spirit and beautiful life will be celebrated at Church on the Move, Wednesday, June 15, 2016, at 2 p.m. Prior...

  • Maria Lourdes Lucero

    June 11, 2016 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Maria Lourdes Lucero was born May 21st, 1951 in Loving, New Mexico. Maria passed away on June 8th, 2016 in Albuquerque, New Mexico surrounded by her loved ones. She is preceded in death by her father Manuel Sosa Madrid, mother Gloria Bustamante Madrid, sister...

  • Living life can be a messy business, but don’t run from it

    June 11, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

    What is the biggest mess you have ever made? How did you feel after you made it? Did you clean it up or did others? What is the biggest mess that you have ever been involved in? Did you choose to get into the mess or did it choose you? How did it feel to...

  • Record is playing its role by informing citizenry

    June 11, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    As a citizen, resident of Roswell, and an educator, I want to express my appreciation to the Roswell Daily Record and its staff for the efforts they are making to inform the folks in our community. News articles covering local issues and personalities are...

  • New Mexico foolish not to legalize pot

    June 11, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    This coming November, it will have been four years since Colorado legalized marijuana for recreational use, and look! The sky has not fallen. Curiously, many anti-pot New Mexicans are quick to tell me how bad things have gotten in Colorado since legalization....