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Changes that come with Father Time

March 22, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Since I was born, it’s now been 70 years. There has been laughter, and I have shed tears. Time caught up with me, put wrinkles on my face. Changed the color of my hair, and now I can’t keep the pace. Don’t forget the aches and pains that target each muscle and joint. We know [&hellip...

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On bullying, horns and seeing only halos

March 22, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

After reading the article in the RDR on March 12 with regard to bullying in the Roswell school system, I cannot resist making a comment. For 15 years as a school bus driver for Pollard Bus Co., I saw my share of bullying and the ugly side of misbehavior from...

Consider the kids during the winter

March 22, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Please, please, please, for the sake of the many children who must catch a bus to go to school — or walk or ride a bike — keep Standard Time! I personally know how cold and scary those early hours can be. I caught the bus to Littlefield District (LFD)...

Closing pool, pushing new ones suspicious

March 20, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (1)

With the city’s approval, a local private citizen commissioned an independent engineering report to validate or dismiss the administration’s concerns regarding the Cahoon Park Pool. When city government decided to close the pool, they did not ask the city...

Cinco de Mayo fest to be in wrong part

March 20, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I read in the March 5, 2017, Sunday edition of the Roswell Daily Record that Cinco de Mayo festivities are once again relegated to a soccer practice field in north Roswell. It puzzles me that a city with three large beautiful parks would downgrade Cinco de...

Progressives want power for liberals

March 20, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

What is progressivism? The answer may be more basic then most people realize. The root of progressive theory lies in the U.S. Constitution. Progressives and Conservatives are polar opposites regarding this fundamental American document. The founding fathers...

Museum to feature miniatures, curiosities

March 18, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

As a member of the Roswell Los Pocos Locos Miniature Club, which was active in the 1980s and 1990s, I am enthused about the establishment of a local museum featuring scaled miniatures and other curious collections. Some of your readers may remember the...

Pool repairs appear better than replacing

March 18, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

After reading the front page article in the March 17 newspaper regarding the findings of Southwest Geophysical Consulting paid for by Gary and Nancy Hartwick, I believe that the City Council needs to revisit their decision to spend $20 million to build a new...

Councilor has winner with her proposal

March 17, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Councilwoman Natasha Mackey’s proposed ordinance sounds like a winner. I have wondered for the duration of our mayor’s term if he does not have an enormous ego and sense of self; that whomever worked for our city (did it his way or they were gone.) The...

The dubious birth of a bogus conspiracy

March 17, 2017 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Mr. J W Kopp, regarding your claim that NASA and NOAA were recently caught manipulating data (letter published March 7), I did some research, and here is what I found. I found nothing credible about NASA manipulating data. I did find one event involving NOAA...