Sometimes death defies all temptations

By Bob Huber: Local Columnist I was still in high-top shoes when my Uncle Claude, a luckless man, tried to cash in a one-way ticket to eternity. He tried to commit suicide. It was in the autumn years of the Great Depression, and Uncle Claude’s luck fit the economic catastrophe. He was thousands of dollars […]

amos 7-28

Editor’s note: Amos is a church mouse, unable to use the keyboard shift keys and unschooled in the art of punctuation.   the great ob-word nightmare   last night boss i woke up with a terrible nightmare as always i was being pursued by the hideous menacing marcellus the cat   with no hesitation at […]

Single vs. single dad : A recent study suggests women are more trusting of single dads than other single men.

By Angie Toole : Freedom Newspapers Back in the early 1970s, Bill Bixby made it look easy. He was a single dad who had no problem dating – in fact, women were eager to go out with the guy who took long walks on the beach with his son in “The Courtship of Eddie’s Father.” […]

On the cutting edge: Clovis artisan finds his handmade knives have carved for themselves a widespread popularity

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Sparks fly as Don Hethcoat grinds an edge on a billet before folding it over and forging it at his shop Tuesday. Hethcoat will fold over the metal in some cases up to eight times. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Michelle Seeber Don Hethcoat, 60, of Clovis makes knife blades out of a type […]

Edge, Elbert M.

Elbert Muriel Edge Services: Have been held. Elbert Muriel Edge, 85, of Clovis, died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2003, at Bridges Retirement Manor in Clovis. He was born Jan. 17, 1918, in Caddo Mills, Texas, to Ernie and Mary Edge. He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church, and a life member of the American Veterans […]

the attack of the giant ob-words

Gary Mitchell and Amos Editor’s note: Amos is a churchmouse, unable to use the keyboard shift keys and unschooled in the art of punctuation. last night boss i woke up with a terrible nightmare as always i was being pursued by the hideous menacing marcellus the cat with no hesitation at all i scampered up […]