A view from under the pew: Easter part two

By Gary Mitchell: Religion Columnist Editor’s note:

Jaden Isler in critical care unit in Amarillo hospital

Hospital staff at Baptist St. Anthony’s Hospital in Amarillo confirmed this morning that Jaden Isler is a patient in the critical care unit but they declined to release any information regarding his condition or status.

March 28, 2008 Religion Calendar

Today Free Spring Break Lunches for Students — Last day is today. 11:30 a.m.-noon, followed by fun and games for children. Kingswood Methodist Church, 2600 N. Main St. Information: 762-1253. Two-Year Anniversary Extravaganza — Noon to 6 p.m. Christian Believers Education. Food, fellowship, open house. 209 W. Seventh St. Information: 763-1715. Lighthouse Disciples Benefit Car […]

March 28, 2008 Religion Digest

By Janet Bresenham: Freedom New Mexico Students fed during break As a community outreach, Kingswood United Methodist Church is providing free lunches for students this week during Spring Break, according to church spokeswoman Rhonda Boswell. Church member Lucy Hartle organized the outreach, she said. Lunch will be served today from 11:30 a.m. to noon in […]

First person: Pretty in pink

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Gabriella Tapia, 7, said her favorite thing to do at the park was to play on the swings. Gabriella Tapia, 7, said she spent her spring break outside and dressed in pink sun dresses. Favorite part of spring break: I like coming to the park with my grandma and her […]

3-28-08 Public record

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records from March 20 through Wednesday:• Lance Alan Sumrall, 28, to Nikki Dawn Davis, 27, both of Clovis• Michael E. Rangel, 22, to Norma Lizeth Olivas, 23, both of Clovis• Luis Antonio Lucio, 20, of Clovis, to Elizabeth Marie McClellan, 18, of Lincoln, Neb.• Jose Rafael Matute-Rivera, […]

Locals voice health care concerns

By Helena Rodriguez: Freedom New Mexico PORTALES — Norma Rey Vazquez de Houdek does not advocate gun control. That is a political issue. She is concerned about the people issue. New Mexico ranks fourth in the nation for teen suicides, losing one person a day. “When we live in a state that is so diverse, […]

3-28-08 Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 3 p.m. Sunday an officer responded to a report of theft from a home in the 1000 block of Westchester. A woman said her grandson and a friend came to visit. She said she confronted them about a gun missing from […]

DAR holding annual meeting

CNJ staff The Daughters of the American Revolution are holding its annual state conference beginning today at the Mabry Inn. About 100 members are registered for the event, said DAR member Linda Baldock. The conference includes a business meeting, election of delegates, recognition of essay contest winners and entertainment. This year’s theme is “Salute to […]

USDA releases recall list

Staff and wire reports The U.S. Department of Agriculture released a list Thursday of all school districts nationwide that received beef included in last month’s recall of 143 million pounds from a California slaughterhouse. Those districts include several from the area previously reported, plus some not previously listed: Clovis, Portales, Melrose, Grady, Texico, Logan, San […]

Critic job indeed an acquired taste

By Helena Rodriguez: CNJ Columnist In a former life, I was a restaurant critic. Yum! Sounds like an appetizing job, right? Well, this was not always the case. I eventually discovered that one man’s chicken is another man’s tuna. What I really mean is, one reporter’s good restaurant experience one day can be one editor’s […]

Online videos missed ‘my Clovis’

By Grant McGee: CNJ Columnist Seems like the hubbub over the “Boycott Clovis” slideshow on the Internet site “YouTube” has quieted down a bit.

Technology addicts make easy targets

Freedom New Mexico Folks who use iPods and higher-end mobile phones in public places may believe the devices enable them to be well connected to the world around them. But such technology seems to be giving off a different signal: Look at me, I’m a future crime victim. As reported in the current issue of […]

Voted in the Web poll this week?

Have you voted in our Web poll this week?

Ignore the narrow minded

Clair Zarges arrived in Clovis about a year ago, and she is concerned about recent criticism aimed at the community on the Internet.

This is home

Clair Zarges arrived in Clovis about a year ago, and she is concerned about recent criticism aimed at the community on the Internet.

Plenty of Clovis fans around

Clair Zarges arrived in Clovis about a year ago, and she is concerned about recent criticism aimed at the community on YouTube.

Not lost — on tour

Glenda Price never gets lost. But sometimes she receives a “tour bonus.”

Lubbock man charged in Portales robberies

By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico A Lubbock man was arrested in connection with the robbery of two Allsup’s Convenience Stores in Portales early Thursday morning. Police captured Santos Rodriguez, 22, hiding in the attic of a residence in an apartment complex at 109 South Avenue I, according to Portales police. He is charged with […]

Firefighters monitoring blaze at Curry County dairy

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Clovis firefighters Nate Joy, left, and Jim Austin attempt to contain a fire Thursday at the South Pole Dairy north of Texico. The fire started in a hay barn and the wind spread the fire to a silage pit, according to Capt. Reed Wheeler of the Texico Fire CNJ staff […]