New Deal interpretation pure distortion

By Tibor Machan: Syndicated columnist Yale law professor Bruce Ackerman has been a steady defender, via all his scholarly and semi-scholarly works, of America’s growing welfare state. He has volunteered umpteen times to step up to the plate with yet another bag full of sophistries with which to give pseudo-legal justifications for expanding the power […]

God plays big part in modern medicine

By Judy Brandon My sister Susie lives in Rochester, Minn., where she has made friends with a wonderful lady. While caroling two Christmases ago at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester with some other volunteers, Susie got coupled with Sister Dora, a 78-year-old Catholic nun who is also a nurse. The two soon became great friends […]

3/6 anniversaries, engagements, etc.

Engagements: Geddis/McKee Deronda Geddis of Auburn, Wash., announce the engagement and approaching marriage of her daughter, Danielle R. Turner of Clovis, to Kenny J. McKee, of Clovis, son of Kevin and Paula McKee of Susquehanna, Pa. The couple will exchange vows April 15, 2005 at 6 p.m. at Cannon AFB Chapel. The reception will be […]

It’s OK to do good

By Curtis Shelburne: CNJ columnist “Teacher,” John the Apostle said to Jesus, “we saw a man driving out demons in your name and we told him to stop, because he was not one of us.” (Mark 9:38). The disciples were royally ticked. They were absolutely indignant, and who can blame them? They’d discovered a fellow […]

2/13 Anniversary, Birthday, Organizations

Anniversary Wall J.L. and Betty Wall of Clovis will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 19, 2005 at Trinity United Methodist Church. The celebration will be hosted by their children and grandsons. The couple was married on Feb. 13, 1955 in Melrose. They have 3 children, and 5 grandsons. He is a local farmer […]

Today all fathers desever appreciation

CNJ Editorial S ome are gruff and distant, some are warm and touchy-feely. Stories shared by readers in today’s Lifestyles section are proof that fathers come in all shapes, sizes, colors and temperaments. The best dads are those offering time and affection, nurturing confidence and independence. The means by which those necessities of life are […]

Honors 3/7

Cattlemen’s Beef Board Pat Woods, a stocker from Broadview, will serve on the executive committee of the Cattlemen’s Beef Board (CBB) in 2004. He was elected to the position at the 2004 Cattle Industry Annual Conventional and Trade Show. Modern Woodmen of America Brad L. Bryant of San Jon, a representative of Modern Woodmen of […]

God — not medicine — is greatest healer of all

By Judy Brandon The miracles of modern medicine are astonishing. Medical procedures and the latest drugs now cure severe conditions and zap infections that were once fatal. Although now it just seems to be standard procedure, it is all quite different. My mother related to me the story about the time her sister cut herself […]

Burma Shave signs are thing of the past

By Bob Huber When I was in my mid-youth crisis, Burma Shave signs on America’s roads were as common and comfortable as old shoes. Whenever a new one cropped up, we repeated its rhyming couplets over and over from bar stools to pulpits.  For you younguns, Burma Shave signs were little poems obligingly spaced line […]