The Roswell Honor Guard does a tremendous job honoring deceased veterans. This is at no cost to the families of veterans for the Honor Guard to pay tribute to the deceased veteran. Some people think because there is not a graveside service that the Honor Guard will not perform this ceremony. This is not true. I know that the Commander John Taylor and the Honor Guard are more than willing to perform at any veteran’s services whether it be a memorial or a graveside service. Please take advantage of this opportunity for the Honor Guard to give your veteran the respect that he or she so deserves for their service to our country.
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I write to make an observation on our local Republican primary for district attorney. Janetta Hicks of Roswell has done a remarkable job as our district attorney. Her conviction rate is stellar and she has achieved this at the same time the recession subjected her office to substantial budget cuts. In other words, she is convicting those who commit crime with less money than has historically been available to the district attorney.
I have noticed several letters to the editor from supporters of her Carlsbad-based opponent attacking Janetta Hicks because police officers are prosecuting some misdemeanors in this district. I take issue with the opinion that our well-trained, hard-working officers are not Login to read more