Count on God’s promise of joy

Curtis Shelburne I began writing this particular column a week ago. The wind had been howling all day long. Someone has said that nothing in nature is more beautiful than gently falling snow and the pristine glittering blanket it creates. I agree. But if that’s on one end of beauty’s scale, a wind-begotten brown dust-storm […]

Amos: the leftover pizza nightmare

By Gary Mitchell boss i may have told you this but you should never eat day-old pizza slices leftover from a church youth party it creates strange visions – and not those of the biblical sort

Training device creates bomb scare

Freedom New Mexico A Monday night bomb scare turned into a training exercise for Cannon Explosive Ordnance Disposal personnel when a brief case filled with bomb components turned out to be a dummy device made for training. Responders concluded the device was a training aid that had been owned by a deceased Albuquerque arson investigator. […]

Outhouse creates more of a stink

By Glenda Price: CNJ columnist When Bud showed up at Rip’s homestead for a visit a few (maybe 50) years ago he was impressed by Rip’s neatness. The house had a kitchen and one other room. Houses in those days weren’t built with closets. People put their clothes in armoires or in dressers. Besides, homesteading […]