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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 the increase. Maybe it is just a coincidence, but I can’t [&hellip...

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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...

Veterans appreciated

September 7, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: I want to send a big “thank you!” to all the veterans —past and present — who gave us the honor of riding our “Christmas For Our Troops” float in the July 4 parade. It was a honor to serve you. Our veterans are: Our seat of Honor-...

Evolution

September 7, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: With all the arguing about evolution, people should think about influenza. Every year we must have another flu vaccine shot because the virus has evolved/mutated. John Ford Roswell [/auth...

Gay marriage

September 7, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: It appears that the fuss over gay marriage has arrived in New Mexico, in the same way that Rome became an empire — in a fit of inadvertence. Before I offer my comments, let me state that I have been married (to the same woman) for going on 47...

Modern science says Darwin wrong

September 7, 2013 • Dear EditorComments Off

Dear Editor: I am starting to understand what is happening with the evolution/creation debate. We have an individual who received a PhD in mathematics perhaps 30 or 40 years ago, using textbooks written 20 or 30 years before that. He’s decided that he is...