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Please, no stucco rebuilding downtown

March 2, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Winter Storm Goliath was a historic event in Roswell. The epic storm blessed our pastures with moisture, severely tested our roofs and shovels, the city survived the challenge as always, as is our defining character. Character counts in Roswell. Some of our finest Main Street merchants lost their places of business as a result of [&hellip...

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Rec center makes successful move

March 2, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the community for its recent support of the transition of the Yucca Recreation Center to the Roswell Adult Center. The success of the move was based on teamwork by the entire Parks & Recreation Department...

‘Business sense’ not right for govt.

March 1, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

A letter to the editor on Feb. 27 tried to make the point that Donald Trump’s “business sense” is what the country needs. In fact, he and his mentality are exactly wrong for government in general, and our government specifically. Our founding fathers...

Art shows need expressed interest

March 1, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

In reply to Juanita Fingers regarding lack of interest by the RDR in not reporting on the league vote to discontinue the annual Roswell Fine Arts League’s Juried Art Show: As a newer member of the RFAL, my observation was that the lack of interest in...

Dear Editor: Everyone needs help at some point in time

February 29, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

This letter is to those who are supposed to help those in need (real need). Places like Goodwill, Salvation Army, several churches that are known to help some, not many, but some. There are a couple of individuals that went or called to these places for help...

Trump’s business sense applicable

February 26, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

There are always two sides to every story. In the RDR on Feb. 24, there was a guest editorial from the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette that blamed the plight of New Jersey on Donald J. Trump because he built several casinos at Atlantic City. During the boom years...

Pope’s focus is humanity not politics

February 25, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Happily I would like to respond to Mr. William Dawe’s letter on Feb. 23. The media often takes the words of Pope Francis out of context, leaving room for confusion and misinterpretation but also an opportunity for further research and dialogue. Because of...

God allows Satan, humans to rule earth

February 25, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I read a column recently in the Roswell Daily Record, “Pastor Musings,” that said Satan was lying when he said all the kingdoms of the world belonged to him and he was offering them to Jesus as a temptation. But what do the scriptures indicate? Well,...

Catholic Church puts pope above God

February 24, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I am very disturbed over all the national coverage of the visit of the Pope of the Roman Catholic Church. My Bible says “I am the Lord your God, thou shalt have no other gods before me.” Yet the Catholic people have set their pope to be over the one true...

Bring your hero’s pics to convention

February 24, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

This year’s theme at the Baby Boomer’s Convention for Saturday is “Heroes.” Patriot Guard Riders will have a booth set up and will have a display board for our local military heroes, current, former and those who have passed away. Anyone wishing to...