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Archive for December 1st, 2013

  • Frances Burkstaller-Goodson

    December 1, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Frances Burkstaller-Goodson, 91, of Belen, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Nov. 22, 2013. She and her husband Harry raised their family in Roswell. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Burkstaller; and her brother, Ben...

  • Gwendolyn Olsen MacCallum Reeves

    December 1, 2013 • ObituariesComments (0)

    Gwendolyn Olsen MacCallum Reeves passed away following a sudden illness Nov. 27, 2013, at Lovelace Regional Hospital, surrounded by her family. Gwen was born Feb. 20, 1923, in Alden, Minnesota, to Salve and Clara Olsen. A child of immigrants from Norway and...

  • Thrill the World thank-you

    December 1, 2013 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear Editor: I would like to thank all the volunteers, sponsors and City of Roswell for all their support in making this year’s Thrill the World Dance and Zombie Walk such a success. Without all their support, we could not have pulled this off. We were able...

  • Slaughterhouse Blues

    December 1, 2013 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    To the Editor: Slaughterhouse Blues What do you do with a horse. When his working days are over Do you send him out to Roswell to the slaughter house killing floor? Seems like a sorry destination for a faithful equine friend instead of being put to pasture...

  • Winning the battle but losing the war

    December 1, 2013 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Editor: Earlier this year, the Koch Brothers hosted the elite of the tea party Republicans at a posh resort here in New Mexico. This meeting was so exclusive and private that they rented the entire resort and did not allow anyone including the media anywhere...

  • Roswell on the map

    December 1, 2013 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear Editor: Oh, yes! The All-American city of Roswell, New Mexico – known for its UFO Museum and home of “Mine That Bird”: the racehorse that put Roswell on the map by winning the Kentucky Derby. Now Roswell will be taken right off the map...

  • Combating crime

    December 1, 2013 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear Editor: Why is it if the Humane Society can capture 55 people on tape that the Roswell Police cannot catch any of them. Could they not sit back in an un-marked car and observe the thefts? The animals at the Humane Society need the help. I realize the PD...

  • Poe Street

    December 1, 2013 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    To Fellow Subscribers: I have noticed several people calling Poe Street “Poe Corn” Street. It is named after Clinton Bradshaw Poe. He was a Pioneer of Roswell. Thanks, E. Gene Reames Roswell [/auth...

  • Horse slaughter

    December 1, 2013 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear Editor, Has anyone noticed the correlation between the flooded housing market in Roswell to the talk of opening a horse slaughterhouse? The more they talk about this, the more houses appear on the market every day. Businesses are closing, and crime is on...

  • Fall carnival success

    December 1, 2013 • Dear EditorComments (0)

    Dear Editor; Del Norte Elementary School’s P.T.O. sponsored our first Fall Carnival in several years on Friday, Oct. 11. We wish to acknowledge and thank the many folks and organizations that made it a fun, safe, successful event: The men’s Bronco...