Strong faiths, foundations built on solid rock

Judy Brandon Here’s a good thought for the year 2004: build on the Solid Rock. Let me explain. When I was a child living on the outskirts of Kansas City, Mother often took Susie and me into the city to explore museums or shop at Macy’s. I remember one cold January day we headed downtown. […]

Weekend area prep football capsules

All Times MST FORT SUMNER (7-2) AT SPRINGER (7-2) WHEN: 7 p.m. Friday DISTRICT 2-1A RECORDS: Fort Sumner 2-0, Springer 2-0. LAST WEEK: The Foxes roughed up Questa 61-14 at home. Springer shut out McCurdy 63-0. LAST MEETING: 2002, the Red Devils came to Fort Sumner undefeated, but were drilled by the Foxes 47-0. Springer […]

Texico junior fills in nicely

Dave Wagner TEXICO’S FIVE-GAME WIN over Estancia gave the Lady Spikers the top seed in this week’s District 6-2A volleyball tournament and the right to host the championship match on Saturday. It also assured the Lady Spikers (16-5) of a regional berth next week. Texico (16-5) dominated games one and three of the one-game playoff, […]

Robbins, Kathy

Kathy Robbins Services: Have been held. Mrs. Kathy Robbins, 76, of Amarillo formerly of Earth, Texas, died Monday, Sept. 8, 2003, in Amarillo. She was born on Oct. 27, 1926, in Fort Payne, Ala. She married Jim Robbins on Nov. 23, 1946, in Portales. She moved to Earth, Texas, in January of 1962 from Slaton, […]

Robbins, Jim

Jim Robbins Services: Have been held. Mr. Jim Robbins, 82, of Earth, Texas, died Monday, Sept. 1, 2003, in Amarillo. He was born on Dec. 1, 1920, in Sweetwater, Texas. He married Kathryn Louise Coe on Nov. 23, 1946, in Portales. He moved to Earth, Texas, in January of 1962 from Slaton, Texas. He was […]

Heavenly neighbor gets closer; Mars makes closest approach in 60,000 years

When Carol Nash of Ranchvale looks at the night sky, she is awed by its enormity and complexity. “When you just think about the solar system and how the Earth is tilted just right to make the seasons and all these objects out there doing their thing, it’s just kind of amazing,” she said. “You […]

Anderson, Nellie

Nellie Anderson Services: Have been held. Mrs. Nellie Anderson, 93, of Clovis, a bookkeeper, died Friday, June 6, 2003, at her home. She was born March 10, 1910, in Garza County, Texas, to A.B. and Ida Stewart. She was born to a pioneering family in West Texas. She worked for years with her husband operating […]

Cannon celebrates Earth Day


Cannon officials plant a tree in honor of Earth Day and Arbor Day Monday at the intersection of DL Ingram and Casablanca streets with the help from children with the Cannon Child Development Center in honor of Cannon being a Tree City USA. By Gary Mitchell With the wind chill factor in the upper 30s, […]