God can hear poisoned tongues of gossips

I still can’t believe we did it, considering our ultimate fear is being close to any kind of snake. But I suppose Susie, my sister, and I are getting braver as the years go by. Last weekend on a trip back from Dallas, Susie and I stopped at the Rattlesnake Roundup in Sweetwater, Texas. We […]

Dogs reported poisoned

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Three dogs in a Clovis neighborhood were poisoned Sunday with a household chemical wrapped in uncooked bacon. One family is mourning the loss of a beloved pet as a result. Divot, a small, Lhasa apso mix owned by the Curtis family, died Monday afternoon after ingesting organo-phosphate, a chemical […]

Our support, prayers needed for tragic times

Editorial This certainly has been a time of great tragedy, not only along America’s Gulf Coast but also overseas in Iraq where nearly 1,000 people perished in a stampede Aug. 31. In Baghdad, as about one million Shiite Muslims marched in the city and across the Tigris River toward a shrine in commemoration of the […]