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Don’t be afraid to take risks in future plans

June 8, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

Keilee Templeman is the summer intern for the Daily Record. It’s the question that every high school senior avoids, “What are your plans?” If we were to answer that with our truthful thoughts, it would probably be something like “Dude, I can barely afford a chocolate milk, some gas for my car, and I barely passed [&hellip...

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Spanish-language page is right fit for Roswell

June 3, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

Like so many other businesses in New Mexico and the American Southwest, the Roswell Daily Record has to be bilingual to communicate with customers. Local residents who speak only Spanish often come to our office to conduct business, such as buying a heartfelt...

Memory Lawn cemetery cannot be forgotten

May 27, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

On Monday, dignitaries will gather at the General Douglas L. McBride Veterans Cemetery in Roswell for a solemn Memorial Day service for veterans. Wreaths will be placed, taps will be played and Maj. Randall Bates of the New Mexico Army National Guard will...

It’s time to resolve the Roswell mystery of 1947

May 27, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

As every citizen of Roswell knows, the city is at the center of one of the greatest mysteries of all time. In 1947, something crashed in the New Mexico desert and was taken to Roswell Army Air Field –– now the Roswell International Air Center. Believers...

Passing batons in the exchange zone will live on

May 20, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

It is what happens in the exchange zone that counts. We hold the baton we run with for such a short period of time. We receive it from another, carry it for a while and then hand off to the one who follows. In track and field competitions, there are...

Legislators should put skin in state’s budget game

May 20, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

Being a New Mexico Legislator is a demanding job, but it’s not without its benefits. Probably the most valuable perk we are offered as elected representatives is the Legislative Retirement Plan. The Legislative Retirement Plan provides retirement benefits...

Class of 2017: Have goals, but enjoy the present

May 20, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

To those who are graduating this year, coming from my lofty years of experience, I am about to give you some timely advice. Take it for what it’s worth. Don’t waste too much of your time worrying about the future. The real-life problems will blindside you...

City buys signs instead of kid-friendly activities

May 19, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

I see the last day of school will be on the 26th of this month. Then our children will be flooding the streets in search of fun activities to keep them occupied for the summer. However, the options are going to be limited due to some very poor leadership...

Understanding the grand theme of the Bible

May 19, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

God’s word, the Bible, like other books, has a theme. Two previous articles dealing with the kingdom and God’s name were written to help you understand what that theme is. Put simply, the entire theme of the Bible is this: The sanctification of God’s...

Please get Harry Potter out of U.S. politics

May 18, 2017 • EditorialComments (0)

Can we stop with all of the Harry Potter metaphors in politics? There are grown adults comparing our convoluted, complicated political environment to the fictional world of Harry Potter and it’s one of the most ridiculous things I’ve ever seen. We’ve...