Angels serve to carry message of God

By Judy Brandon: Religion Columnist Some studies show interest in the paranormal and the occult has risen in recent years. Haunted houses, UFOs, communicating with the dead, astrological signs, palm reading and astrology line the book shelves of commercial book sellers. The words “guardian angel” has been around for a long time. A painting I […]

God’s miracles surround us

By Curtis K. Shelburne: Religion columnist On that first Palm Sunday, when Jesus made his Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem riding on a donkey, the crowd hailed him as their king. As he passed by, they cried, “Hosanna to the Son of David!” and they spread palm branches on the road to carpet the path of […]

Bible gives us clear picture

By Judy Brandon: Religion columnist Once Buffy got a splinter lodged in the palm of her hand. I worked carefully to get it out but with little success. Even with the help of the sunlight, I still couldn’t see the splinter well enough to deal with it. Then the thought came to me: try the […]

4/7 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 the hyphens and dashes. the donkey s tale boss willifred the white rat invited me to jump in his tiny time traveler again this week […]

Jordan, Robert

Services: Have been held. Robert “Bobby” Jordan, 67, of Indio, Calif., died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2005, at his home. He was born on July, 20, 1937, in Hugo, Okla., to Harry and Agnes Jordan. The family moved to Portales in 1941 where he attended elementary and junior high schools. The family moved to Fort Sumner […]

Even the rocks know the good news

By Curtis Shelburne This Sunday is Palm Sunday. Remember Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem on the Sunday before he would die? Jesus entered Jerusalem riding on a donkey no one had ever ridden, a beast his disciples found just as he had said they would. As he approached the city, people began to spread their […]

Kube never did anything half-hearted

J.D. Chandler-Autrey, Guest Columnist I was all the way in Palm Harbor, Fla., having just survived Hurricane Frances, when my little brother from Clovis called me and told me the horrible news about Spencer Kube. It is the single most devastating experience I have ever gone through in my life. For someone to say that […]