Engagements — Sept. 12

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Merchant-Rogers Elizabeth Merchant and Brian Rogers of Clovis will be married 1 p.m. Sept. 18, 2010, at the Sunken Garden in Clovis. The prospective bride is the daughter of Jack and Toni Merchant of Clovis. The prospective groom is the son of Linda Rogers of Springville, Iowa, and Rick and Dianne Rogers of Marion, Iowa. […]

Pets can be fussy about their look too

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Beau, a miniature schnauzer peeks over the tub during his bath Firday at Paw Paw Dog Grooming morning. (Staff photo: Tony Bullocks) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer She jaunts across the little shop, her long hair dyed in streaks of red, white, and blue, with one tuft pulled in a spunky, ponytail on her […]

McLaughlin, Charles

Charles Crosby McLaughlin, 87, of Roswell died Saturday, March 25, 2006, in Roswell. He was born on June 22, 1918, in Poquonock Bridge, Conn., to Clarence Crosby McLaughlin and Nellie Bell Bundrock-McLaughlin. On August 6, 1941, in Paw Paw, Mich., he married Wyva Fifine Peacock. He served honorably in the U.S. Air Force for 23 […]

Writer’s goal not influence

A couple of weeks ago, the occasion being the baptism or christening of a child, I focused the homily on “Why We Do What We Do.” In other words, why do we baptize as we do, why do we revere the sacrament of baptism, etc.? In a similar vein, today I choose to address why […]