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Mackey best suited for city council

Today, Roswell City Councilor Natasha Mackey announced her candidacy for mayor in 2018. Ms. Mackey, as reported in the Roswell Daily Record, would be Roswell’s...

Past policies are only hope for US

In 1981, President Reagan introduced trickle-down economics giving huge tax cuts to the wealthy while promising a boost in economic growth and job creation....

An explanation of ‘routinely destroyed’

In regards to the inquiry by Robert J. Morris in the letter to the editor on Nov. 15, the Lykins family can only relay...

School prayer decision should be overturned

Segregation once was lawful; it was OK to have separate schools for black and white kids as long as black children weren’t deprived of an...

Zoo should upgrade to petting zoo

The benefits of human interactions with animals are widely known, both the physical and mental. The mere presence of a pet has been found...

Tax dollars spent without public input

Larry, I’ve been a resident of Roswell for nearly 26 years. I’ve raised a family of three children here. I’ve created numerous jobs over that...

Angered by response at homeless meeting

I haven’t been this disgusted and angry since the Cahoon pool fiasco. I attended the “open meeting” about a site for the homeless to give them...

Keep Roswell Beautiful is alive

This is in response to September Bosch’s letter in the Sunday edition of the newspaper regarding her concern about “Where is Keep Roswell Beautiful?” Keep...

Chance to give back to Johnny Gonzales

Most people are unaware that this community lost a very generous man that dedicated his life to giving people help in so many different...

Yearbook from 1915 a historical treat

What a historical treat provided by Briana Hodge in Sunday’s RDR Vistas section! She got her hands on the 1915 Roswell High School annual. At...

Consider disease in homeless planning

While the idea of a tent city for the homeless (Oct. 13 article on “homeless camp”) is very appealing, there is a serious health...

Alternative lunches embarrass students

I used to work for the kitchen at RISD. I resigned in April because after complaining to Lyman (Graham) and requesting a transfer, nothing...

Getting along based on similar values

“Why can’t we all just get along?” asks John Grogan in his letter to the editor in Wednesday’s edition of the RDR. The answer may...

Money from signs only for marketing

I am part of the original disappointed youth of Roswell, the group that was promised a pool in high school. Yes, the first of...

Thanks for printing uplifting local stories

Thank you for printing uplifting stories about people in and around Roswell. It’s so good to know someone cares. I’ve known several special needs children....

Thanks to all for Reformation event

Sunday, Oct. 29, was a big day for Christians throughout the world as we commemorated 500 years since Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses...

NMMI pecan picking was curious

Blue is blue, apple is apple and theft is theft. Using the same letters and stringing them together in the same order will give us...

Follow these tips for flag etiquette

As a 30-year military veteran, I have been amazed as to my hometown’s disrespect for the American flag which we veterans fought for and...

Thanks for Senior Day at fair

I would like to thank a huge group of people that made Senior Day at the Fair such a wonderful event. First of all, I...

Vilifying the wealthy accomplishes nothing

A letter in the Dec. 30 RDR “Wealth inequality…” was answering my letter of Dec. 28 concerning the recent tax bill reducing taxes. The...

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