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Dear Editor: 8-1-14

August 1, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, In 1999 I was on a mission for the Army in Nicaragua. One day I was standing in the street of a small village talking to some locals when I felt a tug at my uniform jacket. I looked down to see a pig tugging at my pocket. I had a power bar [&hellip...

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Dear Editor: 7-30-14

July 30, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, Since the city has found big money to repair Union, ramps, curbs, etc., they have enough left to put driveway aprons, curbs and sidewalks north of Stone on Delaware to 12th Street. They stopped on Stone almost 70 years ago and now when it rains...

Let’s see if I have this straight.

July 29, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, Let’s see if I have this straight. Hamas fires hundreds of rockets into Israel with the intent of harming Israeli civilians. Israel sends the military to clear out the area from which the rockets are being fired. Israel also finds tunnels that...

In defense of the quality of the RDR

July 29, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor, In defense of the quality of the RDR: When Tim Howsare became editor, we were working with a fairly new staff, having recently lost long-time editor Andrew Poertner, long-time night editor Peg Tremper, several writers, the assistant sports writer...

Dear Editor: 7-27-14

July 27, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor, On Thursday, I called the city park (department), the mayor’s office and the city manager. I explained to all of them that our water bill went up last year after the city approved a water increase. So why is the city of Roswell wasting water?...

Dear Editor: 7-26-14

July 26, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, I once saw a movie called Antz, It’s an animated full length cartoon about an ant colony. The opening scene is the main character ant sitting in a psychiatrist’s office saying, “I feel so insignificant.” The psychiatrist ant relies,...

Dear Editor: 7-25-14

July 25, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: In response to Keith Bell’s cartoon in the Roswell Daily Record (7/18), we, the “rescuers” care for all of the vulnerable, whether children or animals. If you check with the court Appointed Special Advocates for children (CASA), the dogs...

Dear Editor: 7-24-14

July 24, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, I was so pleased to read the article about Memory Law Cemetery in Sunday’s Roswell Daily Record. I want to thank Richard Carter for his work and dedication in improving the cemetery. I am also happy to learn how many veterans are out there,...

Dear Editor: 7-23-14

July 23, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, Just a couple of comments concerning items that have appeared in the pages of the Roswell Daily Record. I am a proponent of travel and training that is needed for employees. The key thought is not the cost of the travel, as some locations are...

Dear Editor: 7-22-14

July 22, 2014 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear editor, There is never a lack of public officials who want our money. Councilman Henderson wants to spend 7.5 million of our dollars to increase the size of the convention center because it’ll be like the zoo, or the parks. I guess he believes that...