Turkey recipes featured on show

Information on nutritional chemotherapy, making peel and stick lampshades, and cooking turkey will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday, November 1st at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday, November 3rd at 12:00 noon. (All times are Mountain.) Author and chemist, Shane Ellison will talk about nutritional chemotherapy, which he covers in depth in […]

McGee: Catching up with Catfish

Funny how long-ago things stick in your head. Someone you haven’t thought of for years pops up, or an old phone number of a long forgotten friend or an old pal’s birthday. It’s weird to me that I have trouble remembering my grandkids’ birthdays but I remember my buddy Catfish’s birthday. This year I decided […]

No obligation to stick with job

Kent McManigal: FNM columnist Curry County employees really want a pay raise. Is there anyone who doesn’t? Even libertarian opinionizing isn’t as profitable as you might imagine (and yes, I’m being silly). There is no reason to feel an obligation to continue to work in a job that doesn’t pay what you think you are […]

a view from under the pew: amos and the fiery death-stick

Gary Mitchell: Religion columnist amos and the fiery death-stick one grand and brightsunshiny day as i waswhistling on my way boss – it was just before thefourth of july and i wasso happy i could cry -when across my wearypath i spied this odd hot dogwith its tail just friedand it had printed – black […]

a view from under the pew: the fiery death-stick

By Gary Mitchell: Religion columnist Editor’s note: In honor of the Independence Day holiday, Amos, our erstwhile churchmouse poet, recalls his first encounter with a firecracker. Amos is a churchmouse, 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 […]

Boxing event draws all kinds

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Blanca Zubia, 13, of Hobbs, cheers for her cousin, Israel Villegas, during his fight in the 58th Annual New Mexico State Golden Gloves boxing tournament Saturday at Roy Walker Recreation Center. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer Rosemary Jimenez, a 49-year-old Clovis resident, looked like she got lost on her […]

Fair food: priceless

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CNJ staff photo: Sharna Johnson With a fist full of curly fries, Alexis Kinley, 3, and big brother Bailey Kinley, 8, enjoy a mid-morning trip to the fair. Helena Rodriguez: Freedom Newspapers COMMENTARY Armed with an empty stomach, 20 bucks, a notepad, and a cheap pair of boots, I rode into the Curry County Fair […]

Flag amendment not Congress’ most pressing concern

Freedom Newspapers With an ongoing war in Iraq, Osama bin Laden still in hiding, massive federal budget deficits and necessary Social Security and Medicare reform on the table, one would think that Congress would have a full plate of serious issues to tackle. Instead, the House of Representatives on Wednesday voted 286-130 to push forward […]

Here’s a Great Measuring Stick for Character

By Curtis Shelburne: CNJ religion columnist I wasn’t looking for anything particularly profound the other day, just enjoying a good book, a great story, and a quiet meal when I stumbled across a little nugget of wisdom that surprised me. Sometimes that which is truly profound and wise reaches out and grabs us unexpectedly. Well, […]

Pockets of fun

By Tova Fruchtman, CNJ staff writer Playing pool can be an entertaining way to spend down time. Jerry Judah and about seven other men play pool from noon until 5 p.m. daily at the Baxter-Curren Senior Center in Clovis. Mostly retired or disabled, the men play partners to raise their spirits and kill time, Judah […]