Father: Isler feeling better

By Rick White: CNJ Managing Editor Jaden Isler was resting comfortably in an Amarillo hospital Saturday two days after he collapsed and nearly died while attending a softball game in Canyon, Texas, according to his father, J.D. Isler. “He’s doing about as good as can be expected,” J.D. Iser said Saturday night. Jaden, a Clovis […]

Everything there is a season: A time to unplug

By: Curtis Shelburne: Religion Columnist These days it’s increasingly difficult to “unplug.” I like technology as much as anyone. More than most, I think. In fact, my nerdy tendencies concern me some. When Juana and I went to visit our kids in Amarillo awhile back, I pulled my laptop computer out of the backpack and […]

Time measured by life’s moments

By Helena Rodriguez: CNJ Columnist Time is a precious commodity these days. I don’t have much to spare. But as I’ve found, time can be a losing battle when you try to count every minute. Just live it.

Sacrifices different for everybody

By Helena Rodriguez: CNJ Columnist Since I was a child, Lent has been that time of year that we pick something we really like and then torture ourselves, and those around us, going without it for 40 long days and nights. After all, if Jesus could survive in the desert for 40 days and nights […]

Remembering the days of radio

Glenda Price In the olden days folks who lived in the boonies didn’t have many formal entertainment choices. We could see a movie in town on shopping day, usually Saturday. The local theater kept the same movie a couple of weeks, so except for the Saturday afternoon serials (that always ended with a cliffhanger to […]

Inspiration from on high

Need a little inspiration? Check out the Bible verse of the day, compiled by Dianna Hernandez: Bible verse of the day • • • Glenda Price remembers the days of radio. “We could only get a few stations, but after school on certain days we could hear ‘The Lone Ranger,’ and sometimes there were mystery stories […]

‘Lone Ranger’ was great entertainment

Glenda Price remembers the days of radio. “We could only get a few stations, but after school on certain days we could hear ‘The Lone Ranger,’ and sometimes there were mystery stories on,” she reports. See her entire column in the Opinion section. • • • Want to participate in questions and answers with the editors? Email […]

January 23: Recipe of the day

This soup is great on cold winter days – and I know what cold is!! Growing up in Northern Maine I have seen my fair share (and then some) of blistering cold, windy days. Below zero weather was the rule, and that was BEFORE you kicked in the wind chill. My mom’s beef-barley soup served […]

Christian actions speak louder than words

By Judy Brandon: Local columnist Sometimes these days we are hard pressed for some good news. I want to write some good news about an incident that happened many years ago when I was teaching at Yucca Junior High School in Clovis. It centered around a delightful scene that took place every morning. One of […]

Holiday memories offer moment of peace

By Judy Brandon: Local columnist As I write this column the day before Christmas, I am thinking about the changes in our world since our children were small. Many things have changed. Christmas presents for kids have changed. Annie and Buffy both went through a time when they wanted Cabbage Patch Kids. I remember frantic […]