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Thanks to couple who picked up check

December 5, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Thank you to the Texas couple who picked up our dinner Dec . 4, 6:30 p.m. at Pasta Café in Roswell! What a marvelous surprise to hear I had no bill, and the meal was great. We reminded them of their now-gone grandparents and they were on a date-weekend to Ruidoso, heading back to their [&hellip...

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$20 million facility would be nice, but …

December 3, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Councilmen/women and Parks and Recreation Commission: Are you blowing smoke? A $20 million pool and recreation facility would be nice for any city of 50,000. Should the mean income and other economic factors be included in the equation — such as how many...

Thanks from Holly-Day crew

December 3, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Once again, the 36th annual Holly-Day Magic Art and Craft Show was a huge success, raising nearly $8,000 to benefit the youth of our area. These funds have been distributed to The Assurance Home, the First Tee Program of Southwestern New Mexico, the Roswell...

Defaced license plates a problem

December 3, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Have you noticed or observed the number of license plates that are defaced? Between College Boulevard and Wal-Mart the other day, I observed 29 license plates that were defaced. The coloring was gone or partially gone, the letters either barely highlighted...

Funding the rec and swim center

December 2, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I am writing this letter in reference to the article in Thursday’s paper regarding the funding options for the development and maintenance of a new recreational and swim center being proposed. I agree with city councilor Steve Henderson that the people of...

Breadth of behavior should be considered

December 2, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

This is in response to Ms. Bethany Freudenthal’s column about pornography and minimizing harm. In it, she asked if a Muslim journalist violated the ethic of “minimizing harm” by doing an interview with Playboy magazine. My answer is, no, there was no...

Thanks expressed, along with concerns

December 1, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

First I want to thank the Salvation Army and Harvest Ministries, both of whom have helped me in times of need. My concerns are as follows: Some workers are on strike because they want a yearly salary of $47,000. I live on Social Security and get $1,026 per...

Step by step in visiting MVD

December 1, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

This is in response to the letter of Nov. 24 from Sonny Schaeffer regarding the trials and tribulations of his wife’s attempts to renew her driver’s license. I have a friend who has made three attempts, and with my license renewal date approaching, I...

Thanks for support during our ordeal

November 30, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I am Anna Christian. About five weeks ago you posted an article about my husband, firefighter recruit Justin Christian, who had a stroke at 26. I just wanted to come forward and say thank you so much to everyone in Roswell for the donations, thoughts and...

Ordinance on signs should be considered

November 30, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

An open letter to Roswell’s mayor and council: Recently three large 4×8 foot signs were placed on private property without consent of the owner. The infringement and trespass was timely reported to the city of Roswell Code Enforcement Department. It is...