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Dear Editor: Encouraged by LULAC meeting

November 13, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I attended the LULAC meeting this past Tuesday night and was encouraged by the bipartisan approach exhibited by virtually all of the attendees. There was good receptivity by the LULAC members to consider alternatives to renaming south Main Street to Caesar Chavez Boulevard. They will be working with the public to re-present their idea of [&hellip...

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Dear Editor: A warm ‘thank you’

November 11, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I must thank Ms. Bethany Freudenthal for her article in the Friday, October 30 issue, entitled ‘Three entities discuss school issues’. It is great to read about Chaves County, Roswell Independent School District and City of Roswell working together and...

Letters To the Editor: Veteran’s Day

November 10, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Military service dogs should be recognized Veterans Day (Nov. 11) honors the noble service and sacrifice of our troops. On this day, Americans should also recognize the contributions of our nation’s four-legged heroes: military service dogs. Soldiers rely...

Dear Editor: Helping furry friends

November 7, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week (Nov. 1-7) recognizes the lifesaving work of local animal shelters and rescue groups. There’s an easy way we can help the furry friends in our community that readers may not be aware of. Most people...

Dear Editor: Dangerous job for law enforcement officers

November 5, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Why would anyone want to be a LEO (Law Enforcement Officer)? It is a dangerous, sometimes violent, thankless job where you work all hours of the day and night, weekends and holidays, with low pay and little respect. You must be perfect all the time in your...

The sky is falling

November 4, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Regarding Tom McDonald’s column in the RDR 10/29/15. Time, 6/24/74 and Newsweek, 4/28/75 ran front covers and articles about the crippling dangers of (a global cooling) observance, and now, just a few years later, the danger is reversed. You, and Al Gore,...

Streets named after criminals

November 3, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Why must we name buildings, streets and schools after people? We now have children attending schools named for people who are criminals, some who are still in prison. Sue Coghill Roswell...

Street names not the issue

November 3, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Upon reading the RDR dated October 28, the names of Elena Velasquez and Juan Oropesa, two members of the Roswell City Council, state that they want S. Main/McGaffey streets to the RIAC changed to Cesar Chaves Boulevard. First off, I have no problem with...

New theater seats are great

November 3, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Wow, the new seats at the Allen theater are just fantastic, and everyone should know. Comparable to a Lazy Boy recliner with electric controls for back and legs, and a huge leap forward in customer comfort and enjoyment. We enjoyed them (recently) and all...

Chavez on immigration

November 3, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

As a person who “appears to be Anglo”, as the Record so hilariously worded it, I want to say that I am a whole-hearted supporter of the late Cesar Chavez. I lived in San Jose, California during the famous Don’t Eat Grapes campaign. Most of us were on...