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Inspired to recall some days gone by

October 19, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Writing has always been my passion, and I’ve written many poems, and a short story about growing up without a daddy. He passed away two months before I was born. He worked on the O.B. Berry farm in Dexter, and if he had lived, I would have been born while living there. Mother’s brother was [&hellip...

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Thanks to all for Dragonfly fest

October 18, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

The Dragonfly Festival was a great success once again! There were over 1,250 visitors that attended the event. For this, the Friends of Bitter Lake would like to thank the following for support either financially or in other ways: We would like to thank the...

Concerns aside, support Clinton

October 18, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

While I don’t want to appear unappreciative of the concern for my overall health expressed by Jane Tate in her Oct. 15 letter, I do respectively disagree with her assumptions regarding my political views. I am finding as a father, grandfather and now a...

Thanks to city crews for quick response

October 17, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

A hearty thank you to the city of Roswell’s street and water crews for the repair and cleanup of a pipe that ruptured recently, flooding a section of 13th Street and leaving a muddy scene. Thank you to Miguel Martinez from the streets department for taking...

Stomping down religious liberties

October 17, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Emails from Clinton confidantes say evangelicals and conservative Catholics have backward beliefs because they oppose abortion and gay marriage. They envision a Catholic Spring and overthrow of the authority of the pope, which I suppose, they believe would...

Thanks to all for Walk for Hope

October 15, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Walk for Hope is a fundraising event held each year that supports and raises money to assist community members with financial needs as they go through cancer treatment. All proceeds raised go to Chaves County Cancer Fund Inc., an organization that has been...

Mental illness, health is too often confused

October 15, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Everyone’s brain is unique. There is no other brain like it. We accept differences in talents, abilities and interests, all hardwired into our brains by the genes we get from our parents as they are changed by our sensory experiences. I am schizophrenic,...

To the astounding Hillary believer

October 14, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

A response to John Grogan’s Oct. 4 letter: Dear John Grosam, please go directly to the ER and have your stomach pumped! Clearly you have ingested too much of “Hillary’s Kool-Aid.” “Impeccable record” — that’s astounding. While at the ER, have...

The Modified Medical Marijuana proposition

October 14, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Congress is for compromise. On the one hand, the New Mexico Legislature faces one major problem: a profound lack of funding. On the other hand is an opportunity to raise funding by legalizing marijuana, which most conservative Republicans refuse to even...

A vote for Trump is a vote for Clinton

October 14, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Donald Trump will not win New Mexico’s electoral votes. His dismal polling numbers right now are going to be impossible to rebound from and he was polling poorly in our Hispanic majority state to begin with. Better to cast your vote for Gary Johnson....