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It’s not fetal tissue, but an unborn child

January 25, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

A letter in the Dec. 22 issue of RDR (Fetal tissue report …) must not go unchallenged. The writer stated, “People need to know that fetal tissue is no more a person than, say, an appendix or a tumor.” We must ask, “From where does this ‘fetal tissue’ come?” It comes from a murdered unborn [&hellip...

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Support for our youth appreciated

January 23, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

We are so thankful that our (Assurance Home) program and our young people continue to receive support and expressions of concern from so many caring people. This past holiday season we were overwhelmed with kindness and generosity and we simply want to thank...

Rise Up Roswell, be good neighbors

January 23, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

After our big snowstorm in Roswell, my husband and I were out running errands. We talked to several people that day, and we were astonished to hear the complaints about the snowplows and graters clearing streets and piling up snow in driveways; why didn’t...

Good leadership needed to survive

January 23, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Recently I received some statistics from a good friend who is a city employee and I’d like to share them with you. When former Mayor Del Jurney left office, Roswell had a bank account of approximately $2 million, the police department was filled to...

On the negatives, and a Trump-Paul ticket

January 23, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

As a previous Ron Paul supporter, I am now a Rand Paul supporter because my two most important concerns are foreign policy and the national debt. As a Vietnam veteran who toured between ‘68 and ‘70, I experienced and subsequently learned that war was...

Dear Editor: BPA chapter wins big

January 16, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I am the current Chapter President of BPA (Business Professionals of America) at Goddard High School. This past weekend (Jan. 9) our chapter went to attend our regional competition. I am proud to say that a total of nine chapter members have placed in our...

PARCC scores need some more attention

January 13, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Recently the Roswell Daily Record published the results of the PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) 2015 student test scores, but no one other than the superintendent, including the current candidates for the school board,...

Thankful to all corps’ members of board

January 13, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I recently fulfilled my self imposed two-year commitment to the Salvation Army’s Roswell Corps, and the last year I had the honor and privilege of being the president of the advisory board. My very supportive board consisted of Rev. Bob Maples, Gen. Jerry...

Guidelines suppress meat recommendations

January 13, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

The “Dietary Guidelines for Americans,” released yesterday by U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services, mark the ninth time in a row that the meat industry has successfully suppressed scientific findings recommending reduced meat...

Don’t forget our homeless veterans

January 12, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

This bad weather has remained longer than I have ever seen here. It has been horrendous for the homeless. I can’t imagine where they slept, as we only have one facility for women, and to my knowledge, only two or three for men. I know a man who inherited...