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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Seniors aren’t interested in computers? Really?

February 8, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

The old adage, “You can please some of the people all of the time, you can please all of the people some of the time, but you can’t please all of the people all of the time” certainly applies to the newspaper business. But with one exception. There are...



February 8, 2015 • CartoonsComments (0)

Well, if they built a bridge on the river Kwai, then maybe…. [/auth...



February 7, 2015 • CartoonsComments (0)

You should see the month of April. [/auth...

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...



February 6, 2015 • CartoonsComments (0)

One of the better ideas to come out of this session of the legislature.  Thanks, Cliff Pirtle! [/auth...

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...

Computer upgrades and distant clouds

February 1, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

The major computer system upgrade. It’s what every employee anticipates with simultaneous joy and dread. You’re happy because after months or years of working on a computer that was outdated before George W. Bush was president, you’re finally …...

Right to work legislation needs to pass

February 1, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

There’s an old saying in business that a rising tide lifts all boats. It means that what might at first appear as an advantage for one business — let’s say easing trade restrictions for an American software company that wants to sell its products...