amos the churchmouse: pastor leroy and his bulletin bloopers

Gary Mitchell amos the churchmouse:a view from under the pew Editor’s note: Amos is a churchmouse, who types by hopping on the computer keyboard, but he can’t operate the capital shift, and he shuns punctuation marks – except hyphens and dashes. pastor leroy and his bulletin bloopers boss pastor leroy beetlehas been having somedifficulty with […]

Nov. 14, 2008 Amos the Churchmouse

ghosts of ephraim boss we had an interestingbible study the other dayhere in the church pewunderworld a group of us had gatheredtogether in pastor leroybeetle s house and heshared with us somebiblical insights from afellow preacher namedchuck swindoll as we wenton a studying safarithrough the psalms our beady little eyes fellupon verse nine in psalmsseventy-eight […]

Nov. 9 Anniversaries

Gossett Leroy Gossett and Janice Jester Gossett of Temple, Texas will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.,CST, Sunday at Immanuel Baptist Church in Temple, Texas. The couple was married Nov. 8, 1958, in the home of Rev. T.J. Gamble. They have three children and six grandchildren. He retired from the […]

July 20, 2008 Engagements

Montoya-Montes Leroy and Emily Montoya announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Angela Montoya, to Daniel Montes, all of Clovis. He is the son of Mario and Anna Montes of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows at 3 p.m. Aug. 9, 2008, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The reception will follow at the […]

Honoring the fallen

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Clovis High School English teacher Renie Smith, center, presents Sandra and Leroy Segura Sr. a picture of their son, Leroy Segura Jr., a former student of Clovis High School, Monday afternoon as part of a gold tag ceremony at the Traveling Tribute Wall. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ Staff Writer With […]

CHS GOLF: Clovis teams complete play in Leroy Gooch Invite

CNJ staff RUIDOSO — Senior Amanda Estes led Clovis High’s girls for the second straight day as the Lady Wildcats finished 10th out of 13 full teams Tuesday in the two-day Leroy Gooch Invitational golf tournament. The Lady Cats improved their score from Monday by 12 strokes, finishing at 436-424 —860. Alamogordo won the team […]

Community unites over loss

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Leroy Segura Sr. and Sandra Segura await the start of services for their son, Army Sgt. Leroy “J.R.” Segura Jr., on Monday morning at Sacred Heart Church in Clovis. Segura was killed in a vehicle accident Aug. 4 in Iraq. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Six soldiers serving as pallbearers stood at attention Monday […]

Purple Hearted: Clovis native killed in Iraq was serving his second tour.

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Leroy Segura Sr. hugs his niece, Alisha Segura, on Tuesday at his home in Clovis. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Leroy “J.R.” Segura Jr. had already earned a Purple Heart when he returned to Iraq for a second tour of duty in July. Returning to the war-ravaged country just […]

5/12 amos

Editor’s note: Amos is a church mouse, who types by hopping on the computer keyboard, but he can’t operate the capital shift, and he shuns punctuation marks — except hyphens and dashes. the search for a great mom at first glance pastor leroy beetle made a really terrible blunder the other day boss he asked […]

3/17 amos

Editor’s note: Amos is a church mouse, who types by hopping on the computer keyboard, but he can’t operate the capital shift keys, and he shuns punctuation marks – except dashes and hyphens. cheetos and faith boss i m facing a lull in my faith life right now a void in my quiet time a […]

Weeden, LeRoy

LeRoy Weeden, 82, of Clovis, died Monday, June 13, 2005, at V.A. Medical Center in Amarillo. He was born on Dec. 29, 1922, in Tunika, Miss., to Joseph and Etha Lee Weeden. He served in the U.S. Army during Word War II. He married Estrella Maria Manluluyo on Sept. 19, 1979, in Clovis. He worked […]

Nance, John

John Nance Services: have been held. John B. Nance, 79, of Farwell, Texas, died Monday, March 28, 2005, at Muleshoe Area Medical Center. He was born on Feb. 17, 1926, in Jarrell, Texas, to Will and Helen Nance. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Velma Nance; and six brothers, Hanslee, Oleary, […]

On the road to salvation

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Doug McGimpsey (left) Gary Ford (center) and pastor Art Evans each played a role in the crosses being erected in Broadview. There are three crosses on the roadside, including one 30 feet high and two others 24 feet tall. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Tova Fruchtman: CNJ staff writer During a car ride home, Trenton […]

shiny but scared

Amos the Churchmouse Editor’s note: Amos is a church mouse who types by hurling himself at the keys, but he can’t use the capital shift keys, and he shuns punctuation marks – except hyphens and dashes. shiny but scared boss we had an interesting bible study the other day here in the church pew underworld […]

Hunton, Leroy

Leroy Hunton Services: Have been held. Leroy Hunton, 81, of Clovis, a retired building contractor, died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2003. He was born on Jan. 8, 1922, in Clovis to Herschel and Letta Lemley Hunton. He was a 1940 graduate of Clovis High School and attended Texas Tech University. He served in the Army Air […]

Pubic Record 11/21

Marriage Licenses Arnulfo Nunez, 19, and Yolanda Nazarena Rodarte, 18, both Clovis Tracy Lavor Egans, 26, and Linda Sue Bolanos, 21, both Clovis Larry Victor Kentzell Jr., 22, and Christie Michelle Martinez, 20, both Clovis Lester Davis Pullings Jr., 23, and Latoya Tujuan Artis, 21, both Clovis Michael Dayton Metcalf, 40, Clovis, and Carey Leigh […]

Bailey, Leroy

Leroy Bailey Services: Have been held. Mr. Leroy Bailey, 71, of Broadview, a farmer/rancher, died Monday, Sept. 29, 2003, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on March 16, 1932, in Bethany, Okla., to Ralph and Letha Coffman Bailey. He graduated from Grady High School in 1950. He joined the U. S. Army […]