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Superintendent interview missed important issue

November 22, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

The school superintendent interview in the recent Sunday paper was pretty interesting, and we hope it continues as does the monthly interview with the mayor. Both individuals deal with similar sized budgets and issues, though the superintendent deals with three times as many employees and over 10,000 students. We were disappointed, however, that the 400-ton...

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No way to run city or a train

November 19, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Because of the sweetheart contracts the Keller boys had with the city, Mr. Polasek received six months severance pay and Mr. Phillips received three months severance pay — so the city now has two ex-city managers and one interim city manager on the books....

City’s upkeep severely lacking

November 19, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Regarding Cahoon Pool, it is a shame that the city decided to shut down the pool with little or no input from the people, leaving no public pool in the center of town for several years. The alternatives do not work well for a lot of people. Yes it is old,...

Please return stolen items

November 18, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

This letter is for the person who stole my blue cotton gym bag at Roswell High’s track on Nov. 17 at around 5:15 p.m. You entered on the south side of the track, came in and took that bag while I was walking on the north side of the track, you glanced back...

Justice served with veterinarian’s hearing?

November 18, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

When a group of animal rescuers filed numerous complaints with the New Mexico Board of Veterinary Medicine alleging Dr. Leandro Guiterrez had committed malpractice in his management of the Roswell Animal Shelter, I couldn’t believe what I was reading....

Solutions, not barbs, gets this writer’s ear

November 16, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Mr. Kelly McDonald (letter to the editor, Nov. 16), it was not my intention to sully or slander your name as you indicated in your response to my previous letter to the editor. I did mean to point out that you are using the same rhetoric that caused the...

Appreciation comes from veterans event

November 15, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

We would like to express our deep gratitude to our veterans, their families and community for allowing us to honor them for Veterans Day. Our students and faculty had a sincere feeling of appreciation as we watched our heroes from World War II to present day...

Don’t sully my name with generalizations

November 15, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Thank you, J W Kopp, for responding to my letter. You obviously read both my letter and the letter from Mr. Heck to form an educated opinion. However, I feel you have let your own biases interfere with your conclusions. I certainly stand by my assessment of...

Respect wasn’t there during Obama years

November 15, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Now that the presidential election is over, I see the Roswell editor is calling for respect on all sides. Sounds so nice, however, one has to wonder where was all this respect to be found in the Roswell Daily Record this entire political campaign season. Your...

Election’s over, so ‘get over it’

November 14, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

After reading Kelly McDonald’s letter to the editor in the Roswell Daily Record on Sunday, I had to look up Jerry Heck’s letter in the Record’s Friday edition. Mr. McDonald’s comments made me want to see what Mr. Heck had written. He had described Mr....