Vacation to ocean ended too soon

So as the wizard tells her the way to return to Kansas, Dorothy dutifully clicks together her heels and incants, “There’s no place like home … there’s no place like home … there’s no place like home…” Yet with a hint of wistfulness in her voice, for the magic of Oz that she is leaving […]

Sept. 25 Cannon Community

Cannon AFB Wizard’s Advisory Council Wizard Half Marathon — 7:30 a.m., Saturday at Cannon AFB. Participants can choose to walk, jog or run. Resgistration is $25 and lunch is $5. Awards will be given out for top performers in various categories. Route will end with a barbecue celebration. Information: Event Coordinator Adam Bolen at WizardsHalfMarathon@hotmail.com […]

Sister’s move brings up quotes from Oz

By Helena Rodriguez: CNJ staff writer “I think I’ll miss you most of all, Scarecrow.” Those are the words my mom said to my 5-year-old niece, Marissa, as she hugged her goodbye when my sister Julie moved her family to Odessa, Texas, in April. Since then, Mom has referred to Marissa as her little scarecrow […]