amos the churchmouse: the faith of louie

Gary Mitchell amos the churchmouse:a view from under the pew Editor’s note: Amos is a churchmouse, unable to use the keyboard shift keys and unschooled in the art of punctuation. the faith of louie boss you remember louiethe songdog who s alwaysso happy and wags his bighairy tail everywherequestion mark here well louie has a […]

a view from under the pew: the mystery and miracle of christmas

Gary Mitchell: Religion columnist amos the churchmouse:a view from under the pewEditor’s note: When Amos went shopping recently for a tiny little red flashing light to decorate the Christmas tree sprig he had propped against his cozy matchbox home, he encountered the trials and tribulations of last-minute Christmas shoppers. In frustration, he called out for […]

Louie Augustinos made best chili

Don McAlavy A nybody living in Clovis from 1932 on to the 1970s knew Louie Augustinos as he owned one of the most popular eating establishments. His specialty — hot dogs. He ran the Coney Island Cafe at 208 1/2 Main from 1932 to Dec. 19, 1973, when he died from a stroke. Augustinos was […]

Feb. 1, 2009 Library Books

The following books are available for checkout at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: Cat in a Sapphire Slipper: A Midnight Louie Mystery by Carole Douglas begins as Temple Barr’s aunt plans a Las Vegas wedding to a reputed ex-mobster with a heart of gold, but after the whole wedding party is kidnapped, feline detective Midnight Louie […]

Fascination with nuns may be ‘nunsense’

By Helena Rodriguez: Local Columnist I know of at least one person more organized than me when it comes to Christmas: Sister Margaret. I received my first Christmas card for the season from Sister Margaret the week right after Thanksgiving. I immediately pictured Sister Margaret, who in spite of her small frame and kind face, […]

Amos 7-1

By Gary Mitchell Editor’s note: Amos is a church mouse, who types by hopping on the computer keys, but he can’t work the capital shift keys, and he shuns punctuation marks – except hyphens and dashes. the fiery death-stick one grand and bright sunshiny day as i was whistling on my way boss – it […]

View from under the pew: Amos falls in a vat of chocolate

By Gary Mitchell Editor’s note: In response to a reader’s request, Amos asked to have his chocolate vat adventure rerun. Amos is a church mouse, 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.   amos falls into […]

Amos finds a firecracker

By Gary Mitchell Editor’s note: Amos is a church mouse, who types by hurling himself at the keys, but he can’t work the capital shift keys, and he shuns punctuation marks — except hyphens and dashes. amos finds a firecracker one grand and bright sunshiny day as i was whistling on my way boss — […]

Griego, Daniel

Daniel Griego Services: Have been held. Daniel D. “Chief” Griego, 58, of Santa Rosa, died Wednesday, May 26, 2004, at his home. He was born on May 10, 1946, in Santa Rosa, to Felix P. and Amalia Duran Griego. He got into the newspaper business and spanned his career for over 27 years. He was […]

amos finds a wart

Gary Mitchell and Amos Editor’s note: Amos is a church mouse who types by hurling himself at the keys but he can’t use the capital shift keys and he shuns punctuation marks — except for hyphens and dashes. boss i was looking at my reflection in the toilet bowl the other day and i noticed […]