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Praise and criticism surrounding N.C. issue

May 2, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Hooray for Curt Schilling! Hooray for Ted Cruz! Hooray for North Carolina! Phooey on ESPN! Phooey on Donald Trump! Phooey on all the nuts, perverts, deparved and chicken-hearted who denigrate North Carolina! Waverly Linzie Roswell...

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Converting pool to lake an excellent alternative

May 2, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I wish to comment on a letter that recently appeared in the Roswell Daily Record on April 17. In his letter, Donald Daugherty expressed his disappointment that Cahoon Park Pool will not be repaired. Many Roswell residents share the same sentiment. However,...

Police, school district probably in collusion

May 2, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (1)

So, the Roswell Police Department arrests a woman for making Facebook inquiries. This is the same RPD that arrested a street preacher for “offending people.” The same RPD that caused the taxpayers to pay upwards of $90,000 to that same preacher....

West of the Pecos: Roswell’s Solar Farm

May 2, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

My wife and I had some guests from Wisconsin, the other cheesy state, recently for a few days. They were not interested in touring dairy farms or cheese factories, so I decided to show them Roswell’s latest and greatest new development. No, I am not talking...

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Identity theft seems to be an endless topic nowadays

April 30, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

Identity theft, as we think of it, is a relatively new scourge on society that occurs when a criminal illegally uses someone else’s personal information to get access to money or credit. It could probably be a weekly topic for my column. The continual...

Batista may be gone but still has support

April 30, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

I would like to personally thank Mr. Dominic Batista, founding member and former vice president of Way Way Off Broadway (WWOB) for openly criticizing the recent decision of ENMU-R to no longer support an in-house theater program, #Supportyourlocaltheaters....

Citizens should fight for pool to stay open

April 30, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

For 80 years the people of Roswell have deemed it beneficial to have a public pool for residents to use and enjoy. After 80 years our City Council and mayor have deemed it necessary to close the Cahoon pool. The reason: cost of maintenance. On the face of it,...

Argue with sources, not letter writer

April 30, 2016 • Dear EditorComments (0)

In response to Jessica Gelay’s letter to the editor stating “Cannabis letter filled with Misinformation,” I submit the following sites for her to send letters to informing them that the information they supplied that was used in my previous letter was...

2005 police shooting produced few heroes

April 30, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

The Advocate, Baton Rouge, Louisiana Nearly 4,000 days have come and gone since Sept. 4, 2005, when a group of New Orleans police pulled onto the Danziger Bridge in a commandeered rental truck to investigate reports that an officer was under fire in the...

A friendly wager, or why you should vote

April 30, 2016 • EditorialComments (0)

There is a special magic in the number 18; after all, with someone’s 18th birthday come freedoms and responsibilities beyond a teenager’s reckoning. The full-fledged driver’s license, the ability to vote, taxes — so many amazing things await us...