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Dear Editor: Welfare enlarges underclass allergic to working

July 7, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

My father used to say priests were men in skirts. I never understood his disdain. Even so, he was a religious man. When my mother was hospitalized for months at a time, he sometimes led me, my brother and sisters in praying a rosary. When she was sick, he’d feed and send us to school [&hellip...

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Dear Editor: Stop subsidizing meat industry

June 29, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Stop subsidizing meat industry Nearly 240 years ago, our founding fathers declared our national independence from Great Britain. This Fourth of July, let’s declare our independence from the meat industry. More than 60 percent of U.S. agricultural subsidies...

Hispanic leadership summit a success

June 27, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

The first Hispanic Leadership Summit took place Saturday at the Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art. The committee would like to thank its 60 participants from all walks of life, particularly educators. We would also like to thank Mayor Kintigh for his...

Dear Editor: 6-23-15

June 23, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

U.S. must keep Electoral College When the time for the presidential campaign/election comes, we always hear clamoring to abolish the Electoral College. The Electoral College is the mechanism put into the Constitution by the Founders to elect our President and...

Dear Editor: 6-21-15

June 21, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, I was a judge at the recent Senior Olympics Games in Roswell and I must say the experience left me addled and exhausted, and that was only after two hours. Some very wise people many years ago concluded there is no way to compare apples and...

Dear Editor: 6-17-15

June 16, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, I haven’t written a letter to the editor in quite some time. I used to write a lot of them and some of you may recognize my name. I wrote from both conservative and liberal points of view because being a moderate I have conservative leanings on...

Dear Editor: 6-13-14

June 12, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, My hat is off to the County Commission for forcing the issue and to the Chaves County Road Department for doing such a fine job cleaning up the eyesore on North Main Street. It has been a horror since I moved to Roswell in 1976. Thanks, guys....

Dear Editor: 6-10-15

June 9, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, On behalf of the Roswell Folklorico, I would like to thank the following for helping to make our annual show a great success: Barbara Paterson — The best stage manager ever. The Bejarano family — for transforming the Performing Arts Center...

recognize the hard work of our teachers and principals

June 6, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (1)

Dear editor, As another school year comes to a close, I would like to pause and recognize the hard work of our teachers and principals, and thank them for their dedication to our Roswell students again this past school year. We are blessed to have the...

no greater sadness than the loss of a child

June 4, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, I can think of no greater sadness than the loss of a child. Many will think that I am extremely crass for writing this and if they don’t see the real message in it, that can be considered a sadness in itself. Over the past almost 45 years I...