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Don’t live your daily life lost in the woods

October 22, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

It was after 10 p.m. on a very dark Canadian evening and we were lost in the woods — literally. Out in nowhere in a land we had never been to before. Every street name was in French and we were unable to find the rustic resort we had made reservations to stay at. We [&hellip...

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Roswell Next is big step forward

October 22, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

There’s a new organization in town called Roswell Next, the result of an initiative by a number of groups, including the Roswell Chamber of Commerce, the Roswell Hispano Chamber of Commerce and the Roswell-Chaves County Economic Development Corporation....

Evidence of God seen by evil transformed into good

October 21, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

The new atheism is an anti-theistic movement. The new atheism argues that any religion to claim that an all-powerful, loving God intimately interacts with creation is ludicrous, laughable and lamentable. Like a mad scientist wild-eyed in his lab, the new...

Snippets: Afterthoughts on the passing scene

October 21, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Signs of our times Shame on those who are stealing or vandalizing campaign signs in our neighborhoods. Earlier this week the Republican Party released a video of a vehicle pulling up to a home with a woman getting out, ripping down and stealing away a large...

Making the right choice among the chaos

October 21, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

I have done my best to stay away from the issue of the upcoming elections since I began, but I think it’s time to tackle the “elephant” in the room. Unfortunately for us as voters, and I mean all of the citizens of this amazing country we live in, we...

Possessions not road to happiness

October 20, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

When entering the work force, young adults are often faced with a dilemma in regards to their career paths. This dilemma is the longstanding conflict between choosing a career that brings you happiness or choosing a career that brings you money....

Principals, do not forget LGBTQ+ students

October 20, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Along with the other wonderful worthy causes that are dictated the month of October, the role of principals is also celebrated. First, I would like to show my gratitude to Roswell principals. Thank you for taking this important role within our schools. It is...

November ‘Election Day’ a remnant of bygone era

October 19, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Why are general elections always on the first Tuesday of November — except for this election, which will be held on the second Tuesday of November? According to the History Channel website, Americans first began weekday voting in 1845, when Congress passed...

Donald Trump is television’s moneymaker

October 18, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Television created him. Now it’s being left to newspapers to rein him in. I’m talking about Donald Trump and the role the media have played in his ascension. Here’s a man who became a superstar TV celebrity in collusion with NBC, which began airing the...

Beginning yet another trip around the sun

October 15, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Endings have a way of becoming beginnings and beginnings a way of becoming endings. With a birthday this week, I ended one trip around the sun and began another. This will be my 59th trip. My wife says that aging is like a roll of toilet paper. The closer you...