Editorial: From shovels to circus animals: Odd covers county

Maybe now we know why Curry County Commissioner Chet Spear has been censured by his fellow commissioners: It seems Spear asks too many questions. That, and he wants the answers directly from County Manager Lance Pyle, not from county employees. Yes, it’s weird. Isn’t everything related to the Curry County Commission weird? Last month, four […]

Bungled traffic stop merits full investigation

The plot in the case of the Silver City district attorney who got a free pass on a potential DWI is definitely dark, and it didn’t get much brighter with a belated apology in which the police chief also threw his officers under the bus, even though he was at the scene for a while. […]

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Seth Herman, left, and his brother, Caleb Herman, use their phones to hunt for virtual Pokemon outside of Trinity United Methodist Church in Clovis. The brothers helped organize the Pokemon Go gathering to be held tonight at the church.

Faith: Churches opening doors to Pokemon trainers

By Brooke Finch Staff Writer bfinch@cnjonline.com You won’t find Pokemon mentioned in the Bible, but you can find them at church. When Clovis’ Trinity United Methodist Church Pastor Amy Jordan discovered her church was a “PokeStop” featured in the phenomenon of Pokemon Go, she decided to take full advantage of it. The mobile-app version of […]

Faith: The world is far too much with us

By Curtis Shelburne Religion columnist In one of Jan Karon’s delightful “Mitford” books, the winsome Episcopal priest Father Tim Cavanaugh shares with his dear old organist some lines from the sonnet (1807) by Wordsworth: The world is too much with us; late and soon, Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers; Little we see […]

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