Religion Roundup

Archbishop resigns from youth board OMAHA, Neb. — Roman Catholic Archbishop Elden Curtiss has resigned as chairman of the board of Girls and Boys Town in a dispute over leadership of the home for troubled children. Curtiss resigned Sept. 5 after clashing with the home’s leaders on when its executive director, the Rev. Val Peter, […]

The grumpy old toad

Gary Mitchell and Amos Editor’s note: Amos is a church mouse, unable to use the keyboard shift keys and unschooled in the art of punctuation. the grumpy old toad boss there s a grumpy old cuss who s always up for a fuss he lives at the far end of the road just under the […]

A life of grace begins with a simle lesson

Judy Brandon I am a preacher’s kid. When my sister and I were growing up, we lived in a house owned by the church. I have wonderful memories of the parsonage. Tithe money from the members of the church supported us and part of the arrangement was that the church would pay the utilities of […]

Old hospital may become resource center

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Matt. 25 project members Gary Bender, David Petty, Sid Strebeck and Tammy Willard look at the old Memorial Hospital building Thursday afternoon. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth. By Gary Mitchell Builder David Petty shook his head at the massiveness of the project. Petty has been involved in the building of large churches, a school gym […]

Cash remembered

A recent Project: Reader Reaction question asked participants for memories of music legend Johnny Cash, who died Sept. 12. Some responses: “This has not been a good year for American heroes. In July we paid our final tributes to Bob Hope, without challenge, the most patriotic entertainer in our country’s long and distinguished history. “Now, […]

You’ll never rise above violence until it’s faced

Clyde Davis The set evokes my stark image of a Wyoming autumn on the high prairie. Risers overlap to several heights and simple block stools provide seating, and at every entrance there is the fence — the fence of rough wood on which Matthew Shepard spun out his last conscious moments. The play set focuses […]

Collaboration may be the key to problem solving

Tom DiFrancesca I mentioned a few columns back about the ability to listen to Clovis Wildcat football games online — during the games. Well, now the folks at KWKA/KTQM and I-Net of New Mexico have gone a step further; you can go to www.kwka.com and listen to past games. The streaming broadcasts have been archived […]

Honors

Bryant Cindy Bryant, of Carrollton, Texas, recently completed degree requirements for the master of business administration at Amberton University in Garland, Texas. 28th Annual Pintores Art Show Best of show: Adeanna Carlysle Pastels: 1. Ingrid McNamara; 2. Randy Wray; 3. Ginnie Siefert Merchant Award – Ginnie Siefert; Merchant Award – Liz Eisenbraun Drawing: 1. Scott […]

Woods Wedding

Stephanie Cox-Chrisman of Clovis and Bernie Woods of Clovis were joined in marriage on July 5, 2003, at the Chapel of the Bells in Las Vegas, Nev. The bride is the daughter of Michael and Lilly Chrisman of Wichita Falls, Texas, and Edward and Patricia Cox of Pittsburgh. She is the granddaughter of Alice Cox […]

Hieronymus-Olin Engagement

Ron and Sheryl Hieronymus of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kim of Lubbock, to B.J. Olin of Lubbock, son of Don and Genia Winchell of Burkburnett, Texas. The couple will exchange vows at 7 p.m. (CDT) on Dec. 5, 2003, at Merket Alumni Center on the campus of Texas Tech […]