Religion digest —

Black history celebration set Good Samaritan Inc. will hold its inaugural black history celebration noon to 4 p.m. Feb. 26 at Trinity Lutheran Church. The event will feature praise dancing, gospel singing, keynote speakers from the community and clergy and testimonials from people who have overcome addictions. The event will be preceded by an 11 […]

Government’s many secrets surfacing

Freedom New Mexico A good deal of overwrought commentary on all sides has accompanied the latest release by the WikiLeaks website of classified State Department cables, from those who lament the possible harm to national security to those who praise the release as contributing to the knowledge of what government does in our names that […]

May 15 Religion Calendar

Friday Evening of praise — 6 p.m., Community Church of the Brethren. Information: 763-3667 Saturday Food and clothing give away — 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Matt 25 Hope Center. Information: 763-4400 Inter-denominational concert — 6:30 p.m., Christian Praise Team, First United Methodist Church. Information: Vyann Humphries at 760-4571 or Matt Carter at 799-2696 Sunday Worship service […]

Veterans cheer Obama’s budget

By Tom Philpott: CNJ columnist President Obama is drawing high praise from veterans’ service organizations for proposing a Department of Veterans Affairs budget that would exceed by $1.3 billion what even VSOs suggested be spent next year. No president before ever offered a VA spending plan that surpassed in size the “Independent Budget” presented to […]

Livestock sale nets $308,000

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Ringman Dave Malcolm of Grady waits for a bidder to give him a sign during Friday’s Junior Livestock Auction at the Curry County Fair. By Kevin Wilson: CNJ Staff Writer As she walked towards the staging area, announcer Shane Hall had nothing but praise for Rosemary. “This heifer is udderly […]

News people tooted Richardson’s horn

Ned Cantwell, State Columnist It’s wrong, I know, but I can’t get Monica Armenta off my mind. No matter what else I may be doing, there she is. Monica. Monica. Monica. You’ve seen her. Poised, seriously concerned about New Mexico events, pleasant sense of humor. Monica is a star of New Mexico journalism, co-anchor of […]

Music formulates the mind

By Bonnie Brown: Guest Columnist Editors Note: This is the second in a series of columns celebrating Music in Our Schools Week. I love music because it lifts me up when I am down and gives me an attitude of praise, no matter where I am or what I am doing. Contemporary Gospels are my […]

Every note his gift of praise

EVERY NOTE HIS GIFT OF PRAISE When I heard recently that Christopher Parkening was going to be in Lubbock, I was surprised — and I knew that I was going to do whatever I could to be wherever he was. Besides being one of the best fly fishermen in the world (which I find interesting […]

Answering the call to prayer

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By Gary Mitchell The blowing of the shofar, or ram’s horn, called a solemn assembly to pray and praise the Lord Thursday as part of the local observance of the 2003 National Day of Prayer. “We stand in honor of our risen Lord Jesus Christ,” said Mike Teague, organizer of the Clovis prayer event held […]