Trust in Christ leads to miracles

By Curtis K. Shelburne: Local columnist In Luke 5 we find the story of the calling of the first apostles. To get a little space from the crowd, Jesus has turned Simon Peter’s fishing boat into a pulpit, pushed out from the shore, and taught the people from the boat. When Jesus finishes speaking, he […]

June 30, 2008 Library Books

The following books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: Modern Dairy Goats by Mary Gordon was given by George and Dianne Davis in memory of Sue Pierce. Drawing on a lifetime of practical experience, this book deals with all aspects of goat culture from breeding to feeding, along with the care and treatment of […]

May 4, 2008 Library Books

The following books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: Peter Jennings: A Reporter’s Life edited by Kate Darnton draws on more than 80 interviews in which the colleagues, family, and friends of the ABC News legend share their perspective on his life as a reporter and as a man from his childhood radio program […]

Aristotle and Peter Parker

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Names: Aristotle and Peter Parker, hermit crabs Story: Originally, there were Aristotle and Socrates. They were both small hermit crabs. Well, when hermit crabs need to grow, they bury themselves and molt. While molting, according to everything I’ve read, the old skin smells really good. (The crab is supposed to eat it after the molt […]

Make sure you’re making a difference

By Judy Brandon: Local columnist I read an article about people who live their lives to help others. This article focused on people from all walks of life and all age groups. These people were of different ethnicities, had different jobs and occupations, and lived all over the United States. Yet, the one characteristic they […]

2/25 Local roundup

Udall staffer to hold constituent office hours Peter Wells, a staff member for U.S. Representative Tom Udall, D-N.M., will hold constituent office hours in the area next week. He will be available to meet with area residents on a drop-in basis or people can make an appointment by calling 763-7616. On Monday Wells will be […]

Smith, Dorothea

Dorothea Smith Services: Have been held. Dorothea “Dorothy” Smith, 85, died Saturday, June 18, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born June 19, 1919, in St. Peter, Minn., to Frank and Alta Schadt Dutton. She graduated from nurses training in 1940 and married Clarence Smith on Feb. 12, 1941, in St. […]

Udall holding office hours in eastern NM

CNJ staff A staff member for U.S. Rep. Tom Udall, D-N.M., will hold constituent office hours Wednesday and Thursday in eastern New Mexico. Udall staff member Peter Wells will be available to meet with area residents. “As part of my efforts to deliver excellent service to my constituents, I encourage New Mexicans that are having […]

Making difference starts with small deeds

By Judy Brandon Last week I was reading a commentary about people whose lives make a difference for the better. The article focused on people from all walks of life and all age groups. The one thing in common in all the people profiled was they had a positive impact on our world. The article […]

Door wide open for the Christian left

By Leonard Pitts Jr. I have to thank Jimmy Carter for saving my sanity. Granted, his was not a presidency one looks back to with fondness. Gas lines stretched forever, Iran took our people hostage and there was disco, besides. But Carter’s ex-presidency has been a model of that unofficial institution. He has built homes […]

‘Dodgeball’ a painful pleasure

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers In a cheesy “how-to” film reel on dodgeball, in the movie called “Dodgeball,” viewers are taught the five Ds of dodgeball — Dodge, Duck, Dip, Dive — and Dodge. After about 90 minutes, it’s evident that the fifth “D” in the weekend’s top movie should stand for dumb. Still, “Dodgeball” […]