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Vote to continue teens’ fight

I watched the Florida students on CNN’s town hall last week. What I recognized in the faces of those courageous teenagers was that of my...

Political parties have changed over time

Mr. Donald Burleson’s letter of 30 June was interesting. He mentioned the 15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution regarding the right to vote. He...

Veterans deserve respect at MVD

Step up fellow veterans. Just how messed up is our state of New Mexico, USA? The Motor Vehicle Division made us produce DD-214s (which we...

Some GOP senators have to go

Putin didn’t help elect President Trump, but if he did I’d make thank you Vlad T-shirts with a picture of them colluding on the...

Letter: Hate crimes defined

We have been inundated recently by the media reporting of Jussie Smollett’s hate crime attack that was the result of President Trump’s actions. Then,...

Letter: ‘Don’t be beguiled’ by the left’s platitudes

We recently read a letter from a pro-abortionist local woman who stated she was pro-choice and pro-life, the ultimate oxymoron. In what realm do...

All animals have a purpose

God created all animals and they all have a purpose. The dog is the one he chose to be a friend to man and he...

Bringing attention to gun control

As a believer in the “right to bear arms,” I believe everyone worldwide should have the right to carry a gun on his or...

Much to be said on war and violence

AH1100 – 1200 hours on 19 April 2017, a large number of Vietnam War veterans gathered in Artesia to commemorate the war. It was...

Annual program is gift to veterans

First United Methodist Church presented its 11th annual veterans program entitled “Building Bridges” on Nov. 12. This very important program is our gift to the...

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...

Letter writer lacks sources

The Jan. 12 edition of the RDR had a letter, “Wealth inequality …” The writer insists the recent tax cuts will be detrimental to...

Letter writer: Discussion has become ‘ridiculous’

The discussion of a woman’s right to a medical procedure has gone from religion-based to ridiculous. Mr. Determan’s letter in today’s RDR (April 4)...

Constitution guarantees we have the same rights

I love it when I hear a liberal quote the Constitution, as John Grogan did Wednesday morning in his letter titled, “Trump’s policies will...

Betty Jean Sawyer

Betty Jean Sawyer of Roswell, New Mexico, formerly of Moberly, MO, at the age of ninety, peacefully passed away with her children at her...

Letter: Senior citizens should be treated with respect

In reference to the article in the Wednesday, Jan. 30 Daily Record titled “Curlers, canes and walkers, oh my!” I found myself wondering why...

Congressman in sugar cartel’s pocket

Congressman Steve Pearce (R-NM-2) is in the pocket of the nation’s beet and cane sugar cartels. Pearce continually votes to maintain the U.S. Sugar...

Letter: Don’t waste money on failed policies of past

Throughout history immigrants have proven to be one of our many assets in making the USA the greatest nation on Earth. The focal point...

Companies’ Centennial plans must offer basic benefits

I am a pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine physician in practice in Roswell for 26 years. I have never seen a situation so...

Thank you all during my loss

My husband Jim passed away on March 21, the funeral was held April 2. I would like to say a sincere thank you to the...

Involvement in drugs leads to much misery

Sept. 5, a friend of mine had his truck stolen. It had all the tools he needed to make a living. My friend is...

Animals not the same as people

I was pleased to read in the Aug. 8 edition of the RDR that the Roswell City Council wisely turned down an offer from...

Memorial poker benefit a success

Thank you to all who helped to make the Second Annual Michael (Murf) Murphy Memorial Benefit Poker Run held May 13 such a great...

Judge needs to explain sentence

This letter is regarding RDR’s article on Aug. 18, wherein Enrico Amaya, the local man who, with a woman friend, on multiple occasions, chased...

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...

Yay, for a Johnny Gonzales Day

It was suggested in a letter last week that the city designate one day as Johnny Gonzales Day. I agree but would like to...

Move monuments to memorial parks

In this letter, I take the opportunity to express my view as to the purpose of the monuments to the Southern cause. It is...

Writer commended for defending algebra

Anybody who questions the inclusion of algebra in a school’s curriculum needs to read Michael Apostol’s thoughtfully penned RDR column titled “Algebra and the...

Back-to-school carnival a success

Wings for L.I.F.E.’s 10th annual Back-to-School Carnival and backpack giveaway was held Aug. 6. There were carnival games for children of all ages, prizes, craft...

Letter: Same-day voter registration would increase turn-out

Why would elected officials want to stop people from voting? In (the Feb. 2) RDR the lead story is that Rep. Greg Nibert and...

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