Easy to answer question of faith

Curtis Shelburne Long, long ago a very old man stood before the Roman proconsul in Smyrna who literally held over him the power of life or death. Old Polycarp, bishop of Smyrna, had been taught by the Apostle John and had known many others who had walked physically with the Lord Jesus Christ and with […]

June 15, 2008 Anniversaries

Bishop W.A. “Dub” and Rosetta Bishop of Clovis will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday. A private celebration will be hosted by their family. The couple was married June 15, 1958, in Muleshoe. They have two children and seven grandchildren. He is a retired machinist. She is a retired classroom aide. Invitations have been sent. […]

April 27, 2008 Engagements

Stephens-BishopDwayne and Darlene Stephens of Georgetown, Texas announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Holly Stephens to Jeremy David Bishop, both of Albuquerque. He is the son of Dave and Charla Bishop of Ruidoso. The couple will be married July 26, 2008 at Caesar’s

A Ugandan bishop’s life story still honors the lord

By Curtis K. Shelburne: Religion columnist By Curtis K. Shelburne   It was already past bedtime when I began this column. I was staring at a blank computer screen, realizing that a busy schedule tomorrow probably argued for beginning to line up some words tonight. But nothing much was happening.   That’s when the phone […]

Feb. 13, 2007 It’s Their Business

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Bishop’s Men & Boy’s is located on Mitchell St. in downtown Clovis. (CNJ Staff Photo: Andy DeLisle) Name: Bishop’s Men’s & Boy’s Formal, Casual & Urban Wear What they do: Sell clothing for toddlers, boys and men including suits, formal and everyday wear, conservative and high fashion, and shoes. Who’s in charge: K. Bernard Shaw […]

Military feature: Bishop

By CNJ STAFF Air Force Lt. Col. Darren L. Bishop has assumed command of the 339th Recruiting Squadron in Clinton Township, Mich., according to an Army and Air Force Hometown News press release. A 1980 Clovis High School graduate, he is the son of W.A. and Rosetta Bishop of Clovis. Additionally, he has been decorated […]

Barry honor roll

Names of some honor-roll students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. Third Grade A: Kiernan Cole, Nichele Hyman, Colton Martin, John Rabang, Dalton Roberts A/B: Ashlee Browning, Blake Capati, Malik Chevry, Johnny Keys, Skylar LeClear, Ariel Lindeman, Bianca Navarro, D’Anna Pleasant, Claire Shetler, Jacob Stackable, Andrew Vannes, Brandon Walston Fourth Grade A: […]

Abeyta, Elaine

Elaine Abeyta, 28, of Fort Sumner died Saturday, March 11, 2006, due to injuries suffered in an auto accident near Encino. She was born March 19, 1977, to Danny Paul Bishop and Bea Northrup in Fort Sumner. She was raised and attended schools in Fort Sumner and Bovina. She graduated from Bovina High in 1995. […]

2/19 Weddings, engagements

Tidwell/Bishop Kelli Tidwell and Greg Bishop, both of Albuquerque, were joined in marriage on July 2, 2005, in a private garden ceremony. Stuart Coleman performed the double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Calvin Tidwell of and Becky Tidwell of Clovis. She is the granddaughter of Arno and Margaret Massey of Clovis and Audrey […]

Craig, Neomia

Neomia M. Craig, 85, of Clovis, died Friday, Oct. 14, 2005, at Retirement Ranch in Clovis. She was born April 7, 1920, in Longview, Texas, to William Edward and Eular Lee Swansy McMihelk. She married Bishop James Craig on July 18, 1954, in Clovis. She got her bachelor’s degree in 1975 and her master’s degree […]