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Rename center as a thank you

February 20, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Recently in the Roswell Daily Record there was a suggestion that the Yucca Center be renamed in recognition of Johnny Gonzales. Personally, I prefer Yucca’s unique name. However, I definitely believe that in some public way, this exemplary man, Johnny Gonzales, should be honored — by the naming of a park, street or building. In [&hellip...

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Name the center after Roswell

February 20, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

For several years, the citizens of Roswell have been aware through the media, hearsay or other means of communication that the Yucca Center, athletic community building for hundreds of boys and girls throughout the years who have used the center as a...

Thanks to hospital staff for pleasant stay

February 18, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I recently had outpatient surgery at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center. From the time I checked in at 8 a.m. until I was released at 3 p.m. I couldn’t have had better care. Everyone seemed so caring and professional in every way. I would like to publicly...

Conception begins life and abortion is a sin

February 18, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I feel I should speak out on abortion. We are misled on this so by the deceiver (Satan). My Bible was written by the scribes of the times by the inspired word of God and He says we should live by every word from His mouth. If those out here in the area that...

Naming center after local hero great idea

February 17, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

What a wonderful idea Dan Gage had! Let’s rename the Yucca Center the Johnny Gonzales Center. This man has done so much for the people of Roswell in the organizing and carrying out of Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners, food drives, clothing drives, etc....

Voter access key to democracy

February 17, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

A recent letter to the editor helped to highlight a serious problem with the electoral system in the United States, although probably not in the manner intended. He was complaining about the “wrong” state agency using “taxpayer” funding to encourage...

Flights have potential but need amending

February 17, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I am writing to you about the Phoenix-to-Roswell route that American Airlines will begin to operate next month. I live and work in Los Angeles County, California, but I do make three or four roundtrips per year on American Airlines between Southern California...

Center renaming letter proves point

February 16, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

In reference to the “Renaming of the Yucca Center” letter by Patricia Coranado-Kuemmerle on Sunday: First, the letter was a good one, thank you Patricia. In that letter, Patricia inadvertently “hit the nail on the head” and answered her own question...

Columnist’s argument specious, misleading

February 13, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Merilee Dannemann’s column, “Any increased restrictions on firearms is a slippery slope” (RDR, Feb. 11), starts with some logical opinions about the need for some reasonable limits to some of our natural rights. But her arguments for “additional...

Renaming of the Yucca Center

February 13, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I was born and raised in Roswell. I am an educated, Hispanic woman who attended east side schools in Roswell. I grew up down the street from Councilman Sanchez, lived around the corner from Councilwoman Velasquez, got married and raised my family in Ward 4...