Romantic elements missing in much of religion

What is romanticism in religion? It is relying as much on irrational mystery, mysticism, myth, intuition and the depth of the soul’s feelings as upon rational thought and explanation. The rational and irrational must be balanced in wholesome religion. The irrational romantic elements are missing in much of religion and life today and we are […]

Transfers bolster Zias’ depth

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Freedom New Mexico: Clarence Plank ENMU sophomore guard Sorrell Huntington works on 3-point shooting from the three-point line during a recent practice at Greyhound Arena. Huntington, who is also a member of the ENMU rodeo team, started in nine of the 22 games she played for the Zias last season. By Clarence Plank PORTALES — […]

ENMU BASEBALL: Hounds hope depth is OK

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CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson ENMU baseball coach Phil Clabaugh points out mechanics with redshirt Lane Drake, a freshman pitcher from Clovis, during Saturday’s practice. The Greyhounds are slated to open at home on Tuesday against Wayland Baptist. By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer PORTALES — You need 23, and you’ll need at least 18 […]

Editorial: Government bullied banks into TARP funds

A few smaller banks have begun to repay money loaned to them under the Troubled Assets Relief Program begun with $700 billion in October when the depth of the financial crisis became apparent, and the government decided some troubled financial institutions were “too big to fail.” But interestingly, repayment is not just a matter of […]

Preacher shares a love story

In case you missed it, Pastor Curtis Shelburne writes about “a funeral and the depth of family love” in his latest column:

Harry “Ed” Lacey

Sharna Johnson On a PC boat carrying 65 men and measuring 173 by 15 feet, Lacey remembers Editor’s note: World War II officially ended Sept. 2, 1945, when the Japanese signed surrender terms. We’re honoring the war’s area veterans over the next several months with these brief profiles. Harry “Ed” Lacey Date of birth: July […]

Hounds like depth on diamond

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Greyhound third baseman Danny Martinez tags out Brett Scherer during a Saturday scrimmage at Greyhound Field. (Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson) By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University’s Mark Wallace is glad to finally have a set position. An infielder most of his high school career at Alamogordo, Wallace has moved from […]

Lady Cats try to shake personnel losses

By Dave Wagner When the 2003 track season ended, the Clovis High girls looked as if they might be prohibitive favorites in 2004 with what they had coming back. That has changed a bit — returning state qualifiers Chanel Ross (shot put) and Katrina Lazoya (sprints and relays) have moved away, another state qualifier (Teola […]

If you see me singing, don’t be surprised

Judy Brandon: Local columnist I meditate at times on the sovereign power of God and the depth of his love. I stand amazed that he loves me. Before I doubt my faith, I realize that I am not alone; these thoughts have been the thoughts of many throughout the ages. One of Job’s friends reminded […]

Depth worries Lady Cats

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Clovis High School girls soccer head coach Larry Jones demonstrates how to trap a ball on your chest to freshman Cassie Belford Wednesday during practice a Yucca Soccer Complex. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner Their numbers are down significantly and they have plenty of holes to fill. Still, the Clovis High Lady Wildcats […]