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Dear Editor: 2-8-15

February 8, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, marks the 50th anniversary of the day that Lavon Stephen Wilson became the first boy from Roswell to die in Vietnam. I never knew Lavon, any of his family or his friends. I stumbled onto this fact as I was researching information for a short film I have written [&hellip...

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Dear Editor: 2-7-15

February 6, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor,   I would like to convey my sincere thanks to everyone who attended the Town Hall meeting on behavioral health issues in Chaves County. The attendance by so many at the Town Hall meeting shows that our community cares and is willing to work...

Dear Editor: 2-5-15

February 4, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, I’m a bit dismayed that several on the Cemetery Board chose to not attend the recent Building and Lands committee meeting because they perceived they were treated poorly as published in the RDR recently. We all should be pulling in the same...

Dear Editor: 2-3-15

February 2, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, Kids Closet thanks everyone who donated coats to be given to those in need. Thanks to Lawrence Bros. grocery store and to All American Cleaners for sponsoring the coat drive Cheryl Hughes Roswell   Dear editor, I am writing to plead to the...

Dear Editor: 1-27-15

January 27, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, This letter is in response to the Sunday column “For drivers, NM 49th most risky state on your wallet.” I’m a libertarian and I will preface by saying I’m insured, including uninsured/underinsured on my policy. I oppose the laws that...

Dear Editor: 1-24-15

January 23, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, Since President Obama has been in office, the Dow Jones index has gone from 7,949 up to almost 18,000, unemployment has decreased from 7.9 percent to 5.8 percent, GDP growth has gone from -5.4 to +3.5, Deficit GDP has gone from 9.8 to 2.8 and...

Dear Editor: 1-22-15

January 21, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, Recently, I have read numerous letters to the editor, with regard to the immigration problems we are experiencing. Mr. John Ford brought up the wording on the statue of liberty. I did not know the entire context of the wording. I had a very good...

Dear Editor: 1-20-15

January 20, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Editor’s note: The writer of the first letter is using satire to make his point. Also, the newspaper would like to point out that opinions expressed in letters to the editor are those of the author and not the newspaper.   Dear editor, I would never...

Dear Editor: 1-17-15

January 16, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, I have followed the news reports of terrorism for more than 50 years. My first recollections were the acts of Yasser Arafat until the most recent in France and Africa. Hundreds of thousands have been displaced, murdered, kidnapped or assassinated...

Dear Editor: 1-16-15

January 16, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear editor, January is Sunrise Optimist Club’s membership drive time. We are looking for those in our community who want to make Roswell a better place for the youth. The following article explains what Optimism and the Sunrise Optimist Club is all about....