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Please help return cancer patient’s truck

October 7, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I would like to make to make a public announcement of a stolen vehicle. My husband, Jesse Harkness, he is a brain cancer patient. On Thursday, in the middle of the night, his 2007 Chevy Silverado single-cab all black truck was stolen from the home. We utilized this vehicle for many purposes, mostly to get [&hellip...

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Pet owners should keep animals safe

October 7, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Hurricane Matthew — the storm roaring toward the U.S. coast after ravaging Haiti — underlines the urgent need for emergency preparedness, which includes precautionary measures to keep your beloved pets safe when disasters strike. American Humane is...

Alzheimer’s walk support was great

October 7, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Rick Spragins and I, as well as our entire Comfort Keepers staff, would like to extend our heartfelt appreciation for your support of our sixth annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s fundraiser lunch on Sept. 19. Thanks to your generosity, we are able to contribute...

Noncompliance implication wrong

October 4, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

The article published Friday, Sept. 30, regarding the New Mexico Foundation for Open Government public records audit implied that cities, counties and other agencies that do not maintain a specific type of logs or spreadsheets of requests received under the...

Negatives dominate election, the media

October 4, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

What an overall negative campaign for the presidency this time around. Why is it so negative? A good news day has no lasting effect on the following day, but a bad news day carries over for days. How true is this in today’s presidential campaign? In our era...

Trump least qualified to run our nation

October 3, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

In watching the first presidential debate I could not help but notice the contrast in the background and qualifications, the knowledge of current events and the issues facing our nation, and of the overall composure of the two candidates. Secretary Hillary...

Final word on gun violence debate

October 3, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Well, I’ve enjoyed this debate, and I’ve had my say, so this will be my final word on the subject, for a while at least. Mr. Boué is right, individuals do have a right to keep and “bear arms” (which is a military term, by the way) for the foreseeable...

First Responders Sunday a success

October 1, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

The much advertised First Responders Sunday came to fruition on Sept. 11 at First Church of the Nazarene, 501 N. Sycamore Ave. Firemen, police and EMT members were the honored guests. Also present was Roswell’s Mayor Dennis Kintigh. A lunch was served after...

Reasonable rates needed at golf course

October 1, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

(An open letter to the Roswell City Council:) As president of the Spring River Men’s Golf Association, we want to make sure that the Roswell City Council, the General Services Committee and city manager are aware of the potential impact outsourcing the...

Wages don’t even cover the housing

September 30, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I am a rather new citizen to New Mexico, but even newer to Roswell, and I have a very serious concern that has been troubling me. I am aware that many of the jobs here in Roswell pay on average $8 to $9 per hour, this is an average gross earnings of $340 a...