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Christian nation going down tubes

March 3, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

God is merciful. When Jesus hung on the cross, a criminal crucified beside him said he deserved his punishment. The man repented and joined Jesus in paradise. The other revolutionary said, “Are you not the Messiah? Save yourself and us.” The thief didn’t want his guilt removed and didn’t go to heaven, but the Son [&hellip...

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Traveler thanks those who helped at airport

March 3, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

My trip was compromised by my left knee joint not working correctly (osteoarthritis of the knee) and using a cane to get around safely. American Airlines were very helpful with wheelchair access and buggy rides, but once “wheels down” in Roswell, you are...

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...

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,...