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Dear Editor: 3-1-15

March 1, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, Recently, my child brought home a book that was given to him at school titled “The Little People’s Guide To The Big World” and written by T. Romain. It’s an encouraging book with short poems in it about common life experiences, like moving, getting glasses, going to the hospital and recycling. I wanted [&hellip...

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Dear Editor: 2-24-15

February 23, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, I read with interest in this Sunday’s Roswell Daily Record, Feb. 22, your column supporting Attorney General Hector Balderas’ new legislation that will ‘close a loophole in the state’s child pornography law.’ Mr. Howsare, I share your...

Dear Editor: 2-22-15

February 21, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, Some proponents of so-called right-to-work (RTW) laws argue that the laws are about freedom and choice. On that count they are right! RTW is about limiting freedom and choice for both workers and employers. Right-to-work laws do not guarantee...

Dear Editor: 2-21-15

February 20, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, In 2013, the State Legislature decided to take away the hold harmless money from the local governments, but allowed local governments to make up the loss by raising the gross receipts tax (“GRT”). “They” did this to say “they” did not...

Dear Editor: 2-17-15

February 16, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, This Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period before Easter, when many Christians abstain from animal foods in remembrance of Jesus’ 40 days of fasting in the desert before launching his ministry. But meat-free Lent is much more...

Dear Editor: 2-11-15

February 11, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, On Feb. 8 another front-page article was written and printed on an alleged impropriety that occurred at Mesa Middle School. Unfortunately, due to privacy laws I cannot discuss student matters. But I would like to address a few things that are...

Dear Editor: 2-10-15

February 9, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, I want to thank everyone who voted for me to be a member of the (ENMU-R) college board. As a lifelong resident of Roswell and former city manager and councilman, I am concerned with what occurred during the election last week for school board and...

Dear Editor: 2-8-15

February 8, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, marks the 50th anniversary of the day that Lavon Stephen Wilson became the first boy from Roswell to die in Vietnam. I never knew Lavon, any of his family or his friends. I stumbled onto this fact as I was researching...

Dear Editor: 2-7-15

February 6, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor,   I would like to convey my sincere thanks to everyone who attended the Town Hall meeting on behavioral health issues in Chaves County. The attendance by so many at the Town Hall meeting shows that our community cares and is willing to work...

Dear Editor: 2-5-15

February 4, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, I’m a bit dismayed that several on the Cemetery Board chose to not attend the recent Building and Lands committee meeting because they perceived they were treated poorly as published in the RDR recently. We all should be pulling in the same...