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Dear Editor: RPD apologizes for failing to locate body

July 15, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

On the night of July 9, a Roswell Police Department sergeant was parked outside a store when a family member of Margarita Diaz approached and informed the sergeant Ms. Diaz had been missing since earlier that day. The sergeant asked the family member to come to the police station to file a report, but the [&hellip...

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Dear Editor: Tobosa to get new building

July 14, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

The June 20 edition of the Roswell Daily Record reported that Tobosa Developmental Services had been granted a $499,412 allocation to build an additional new facility at 110 East Summit. Known as the “Community Integration Center,” the facility will...

Dear Editor: NMMI should return to supporting cadets

July 10, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I am CPT Normand E Thomas, AUS (Ret). I attended NMMI from 1964-67 and received both my high school diploma (1966) and associate of arts degree (1967) from NMMI. After graduation I became a life member of the NMMI Alumni Association. I have tried to give...

Dear Editor: Retired judge praises integrity of D.A.

July 7, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

This letter is in regard to the political cartoon in the Sunday, June 28 paper satirizing Chief Deputy District Attorney Michael Murphy. Because of the nature of the cartoon, I felt that it was important, as a former District Court Judge, to respond. It is...

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...

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...