Laquita Griffith

Mrs. Laquita Joy (Haragan) Griffith, 71, died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2005, in Llano, Texas. She was born Jan. 23, 1934, in Lynn County, Texas, to Thelma and Olin Shelton. She was preceded in death by her parents and her first husband, Dale Haragan. Survivors include her second husband, Alvis Griffith; two sons, Randy Haragan of […]

Calendar 3/26

Today Singles Living in Christ — 7 p.m., First Church of the Nazarene, 1800 N. Norris St., Clovis. Child care is provided. For information, call 763-3141 or 762-6639. First Baptist Single Adults — 6:30 p.m., Bible study and fellowship. For information, call Clay at 762-7209. Saturday Bible Study Services — 6 p.m., Clovis Church of […]

Religion Calendar 3/19

Today Singles Living in Christ — 7 p.m., First Church of the Nazarene, 1800 N. Norris St., Clovis. Child care is provided. For information, call 763-3141 or 762-6639. Saturday Bible Study Services — 6 p.m., Clovis Church of God, 307 N. Lea St. For information, call 742-1913. Curry County Right to Life rummage and bake […]

City officials’ pay raise was unjustified

On Jan. 8, our city officials voted themselves an exorbitant 29 percent pay raise while asking for tax increases to fund important projects. This is unconscionable. The Ute water project is looming on the horizon, as is increased compensation for deserving city workers including the police and fire departments, emergency response personnel, and many other […]

To rewrite Bible is to spread deception

By Shirley Rollinson I read with interest your articles on the courses on homosexuality offered by the Llano Estacado Church in Portales (CNJ Jan. 2). To present the biased view that Christianity is a repressive, anti-feminine, anti-homosexual man-made program — as seems to be the teaching of the leaders of the Llano Estacado Church — […]

Religion Calendar 1/2

Today Singles Living in Christ — 7 p.m., First Church of the Nazarene, 1800 N. Norris St., Clovis. Child care is provided. For information, call 763-3141 or 762-6639. Saturday Bible Study Services — 6 p.m., Clovis Church of God, 307 N. Lea St. For information, call 742-1913. Sunday The First Service for the Rest of […]

Religion Calendar 12/5

Today Singles Living in Christ — 7 p.m., First Church of the Nazarene, 1800 N. Norris St., Clovis. Child care is provided. For information, call 763-3141 or 762-6639. The Continentals XP3 contemporary Christian concert — 7 p.m., Kingswood United Methodist Church, 2600 N. Main, Clovis. For information, call 762-1253. Saturday Bible Study Services — 6 […]

New pastor for Portales church

Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Llano Estacado Community Church of Portales has a new pastor. Rev. Christopher George was previously pastor of Lubbock Metropolitan Community Church. The Lubbock church is affiliated with the Metropolitan Community Churches, a 43,000-member denomination founded in Los Angeles in 1968 by Rev. Troy Perry whose primary ministry focus is to gay, […]

Riegel, Naomi

Naomi Riegel Mrs. Naomi Riegel, 92, of Clovis, a retired cafeteria worker, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2003, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. She was born on April 1, 1911, in Llano, Texas, to John and Addie Wright Tumlinson. She married Paul Riegel on Aug. 9, 1932, in Elida. They later moved to Clovis where […]

Cloud seeding director undaunted by critics

By Haley Rice Duncan Axisa believes he can make it rain. Axisa said this power is available to him through cloud seeding, the process of dropping silver iodide crystals into the supercooled upper parts of clouds. The crystals act as a gathering point, attracting and freezing the microscopically small droplets of water that make up […]