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Winning the battle but losing the war

December 1, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

Editor: Earlier this year, the Koch Brothers hosted the elite of the tea party Republicans at a posh resort here in New Mexico. This meeting was so exclusive and private that they rented the entire resort and did not allow anyone including the media anywhere near the place. The speculation that ensued had Democrat Senator [&hellip...

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Roswell on the map

December 1, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: Oh, yes! The All-American city of Roswell, New Mexico – known for its UFO Museum and home of “Mine That Bird”: the racehorse that put Roswell on the map by winning the Kentucky Derby. Now Roswell will be taken right off the map...

Combating crime

December 1, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: Why is it if the Humane Society can capture 55 people on tape that the Roswell Police cannot catch any of them. Could they not sit back in an un-marked car and observe the thefts? The animals at the Humane Society need the help. I realize the PD...

Poe Street

December 1, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

To Fellow Subscribers: I have noticed several people calling Poe Street “Poe Corn” Street. It is named after Clinton Bradshaw Poe. He was a Pioneer of Roswell. Thanks, E. Gene Reames Roswell [/auth...

Horse slaughter

December 1, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor, Has anyone noticed the correlation between the flooded housing market in Roswell to the talk of opening a horse slaughterhouse? The more they talk about this, the more houses appear on the market every day. Businesses are closing, and crime is on...

Fall carnival success

December 1, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor; Del Norte Elementary School’s P.T.O. sponsored our first Fall Carnival in several years on Friday, Oct. 11. We wish to acknowledge and thank the many folks and organizations that made it a fun, safe, successful event: The men’s Bronco...

Thank You

December 1, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor, I would like to say Thank-You to all of the people who donated for Kinzie Aldrich. Kinzie was diagnosed with leukemia on March 3. You don’t think anything like this could ever happen to your family, and when it does, you are devastated and life...

No compromise?

December 1, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor, This letter is a response to Ken Hittle’s letter (RDR 30 Oct.) The Republicans are the no compromise party, not the Democrats. John Boehner, Speaker of the House, said he detested the word compromise. Another top Republican said that compromise...

Police, fire departments vital to city

October 7, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: In reference to the article about the RFD receiving the improved ISO rating, this is a great milestone for our city and the RFD. It shows that with not only proper resources but also with the right leadership, Roswell can show improvement in the...

Not all alleys created equal

October 7, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: As a taxpayer I would like to know why streets north of College are treated different than south of College? Even the alleys are graded, gravel put down, some are even paved. We have to cut the weeds down on our alleys or we get a letter to clean...