Human feelings pass, but God’s love lasts

I am reader of John Piper and his writings. John Piper is the senior pastor at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minn., Piper is the author of more than 30 books over his 25 years of preaching and teaching. Not long ago I read again one of Piper’s statements. He said: “A snake bites Paul, […]

Government bought control of businesses

He who pays the piper calls the tune. This should be a lesson to companies tempted to get in bed with the government or to plead for taxpayer bailouts because they are “too big to fail” after they have experienced a run of bad luck or bad management. President Barack Obama’s “pay czar,” Kenneth R. […]

State hires lobbying, consulting firms

Staff and wire reports SANTA FE — The state has hired a Washington, D.C., lobbying firm and an Albuquerque consulting company to help in the effort to save Cannon Air Force Base from closing. The base at Clovis is one of only two Air Force bases recommended by the Pentagon for closing nationwide under realignments […]

Removing Cannon from list will be tough battle

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An F-16 fighter jet makes a low approach during a training mission in April at Cannon Air Force Base. The base is home to 80 F-16s jets. (File photo) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Chad Lydick’s spring was characterized by a string of sleepless nights. As a member of the Washington Committee, a subgroup […]

Cannon backers hire BRAC advisers

By Ryn Gargulinski: CNJ staff writer OK, Randy Harris admits, Cannon Air Force Base supporters are getting nervous. It’s not that news related to the Base Realignment and Closure process is bad … it’s just that no news is being released at all. And so, “just in case,” Cannon’s Committee of Fifty support group has […]

Study suggests Ute project may cost more than residents willing to pay

By Jack King: CNJ staff writer A 2003 U.S. Bureau of Reclamation economic analysis estimates the Ute Water Project could cost more than residents in many communities would be willing to pay. The study — written in May 2003 by Steven Piper, a BOR resource economist, for use in the project’s conceptual design — states […]

Piper, Helen

Helen Piper Helen Piper, 84, of Clovis, a housekeeper, died Friday, Aug. 8, 2003, at Retirement Ranch in Clovis. She was born on Nov. 27, 1918, in Beaumont, Texas. She married Elijah Lee Piper in Clovis where she was a housekeeper. She was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church and Order of Eastern Star. She […]