Christian values should set us apart

I have had a request from a reader this week for a column I wrote several years ago. So I am offering my column about my mother's silver to my readers this week. I have told it before but early on I found out what it meant to save something for a designated purpose. When […]

a view from under the pew: amos suffers rejection

Editor's note: Amos is a churchmouse, who types by hopping on the computer keyboard, but he can't operate the capital shift keys, and he shuns punctuation marks – except dashes and hyphens. boss my ego is reeling from three simultaneous rejections i sent some of my poems to three mousey publications one said my poems […]

Greyhounds rally from 17 down for overtime win

SAN ANGELO, Texas — Maybe the Eastern New Mexico University men's basketball just takes a while to warm up. For the second straight game, the Greyhounds shot lights out in the second half, this time shooting nearly 65 percent from the field in the final 20 minutes and overtime to beat Angelo State 87-81 Wednesday […]

New Mexico fishing report: Jan. 31, 2013

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. CATCHES OF THE WEEK: If you have a […]

Sen. Pat Woods says system of regent appointments too political in nature

Republican state Sen. Pat Woods of Broadview is supporting proposed constitutional amendments sponsored by Las Cruces Democrats Rep. Jeff Steinborn and Sen. William Soules requiring elections for some university regents now appointed by the governor. The amendments proposed in House joint resolutions would require elections board of regents members at the University of New Mexico […]

Letter to the editor: Volunteers for air museum sought

An exploratory committee is needed for Fort Sumner Army Air Field Museum. That was the consensus among the 30 people who attended my presentation on that air field's history, my on-going research, and my vision of a World War II museum to commemorate Fort Sumner Army Air Field (FSAAF). Following the presentation, many persons had […]

Deregulation of motor carrier business needed

T here is the one piece of legislation proposed this session that will jump-start new businesses by ensuring more New Mexicans can get a ride without being taken for one. It's HB 194, drafted by Think New Mexico and sponsored by Rep. Tom Taylor, R-Farmington, and Carl Trujillo, D-Santa Fe. It would finally open the […]

Angelo State surges in second half to beat Zias

SAN ANGELO, Texas — Lauren Holt posted a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds, and Angelo State moved closer to .500 for the regular season and Lone Star Conference play with a 54-47 win over Eastern New Mexico Wednesday night. Haylee Oliver added 15 for the Rambelles (8-10, 5-7 LSC), including a 3-point play […]

Former district judge Parker dies

Former district judge Joe Parker died Wednesday in Amarillo. Parker, who had battled with Parkinson's disease and Lewy Body disease, was 64. Services are scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday at Central Baptist Church in Clovis. Born May 27, 1948, in Levelland, Texas, Parker grew up in the Causey area, and graduated as valedictorian from Causey […]

Commander: Base supports wind energy development

Few questions were asked by regional residents following a presentation by Cannon Air Force Base commander Col. Buck Elton Wednesday morning, during which he it made clear base officials are highly supportive of wind energy development. Curry and Roosevelt County land owners were invited to participate in the meeting, which addressed regional wind technology development […]