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Pastors make history

August 19, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: There have often been many different views about the particulars of the Bible among Christians. Churches of Roswell are not excluded from these divisions; however, in response to the LGBT PRIDE event that was held in Roswell last weekend, churches crossed over the denominational divide. Seventeen churches came together, with short notice, to...

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What teachers make

August 12, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: As we approach the start of another school year, teachers, para-professionals and other staff are busy working together to ensure that each campus will be ready on the first day of school. This reminds me of some of the teachers that I had when...

Cartoonist wrong about Obama

August 12, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor Keith Bell in his “he did build that” cartoon, RDR July 28, managed to present two of the Republicans’ misrepresentation of the facts in one cartoon. The first misrepresentation is that President Obama did not build the awful economy we are...

Will your vote make a difference?

August 11, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: A vote for Obama or Romney is a vote for Goldman Sachs. How’s that working out for you America? Choosing between Obama and Romney is like choosing between the frying pan and the fire. Although they disagree on some social issues, Romney and...

Camp Mary White’s anniversary

August 10, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: The Friends of Camp Mary White want to thank all area persons who experienced the magical celebration of the 85th birthday of Camp Mary White on July 21 in the Sacramento Mountains, near Weed. Our open house with the reunion of former staff,...

Going door-to-door

July 29, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: A few years ago the television news showed couples walking door-to-door in Iowa. They were not Jehovah’s Witnesses. They were campaign workers for the Democratic presidential candidates. I use the example of these people to show why Jehovah’s...

Support for Obamacare

July 27, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: Dear Ms. Lehman, your initiative to purchase supplemental health insurance to your Medicare is commendable. In your letter, you describe how you applied for Medicaid to make up the 20 percent not covered by Medicare, but were rejected because you...

Stop glorifying Billy the Kid

July 22, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: Each year Lincoln County stages “The Last Escape of Billy the Kid” pageant. Pageant: “An outdoor drama celebrating a historical event” — like the “outlaw” Billy the Kid, murdering jailer James Bell and Deputy Sheriff Bob Olinger...

Dinner for veterans appreciated

July 20, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: On behalf of our veterans and their families, I want to thank Pastor Troy Smothermon of Church on the Move for a wonderful and delicious dinner Saturday, June 30. The entertainment and the Bob Hope impersonator and the all American Band (church...

Alien Chase support appreciated

July 15, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: I want to thank the 500 runners and walkers who made this year’s Alien Chase one of the largest and most successful in the 18 years since the inaugural event in 1995. In addition, the sponsorship of Lovelace Regional Hospital was instrumental...