Children are at center of life in heaven

Curtis Shelburne If I were to ask you to name some occasions in Scripture when Jesus was angry, where would you start? Probably the incident that would come to mind first for most of us is Christ overturning the tables of the greedy money-changers in the temple. If he wasn’t awfully angry on that occasion, […]

Nov. 9 Anniversaries

Gossett Leroy Gossett and Janice Jester Gossett of Temple, Texas will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.,CST, Sunday at Immanuel Baptist Church in Temple, Texas. The couple was married Nov. 8, 1958, in the home of Rev. T.J. Gamble. They have three children and six grandchildren. He retired from the […]

Hanukkah history pertinent lesson

By Freedom Newspapers Jews throughout the world have begun the celebration of Hanukkah, the eight-day Festival of Lights that commemorates the rededication of the Temple in Jerusalem after Israel regained its independence from the Seleucid or Syrian Greeks in 165 B.C. After Alexander the Great died, the empire he conquered was divided among his generals, […]

Promises to God should be carried out

By Judy Brandon: Local columnist During this week of Thanksgiving, another woman Bible character is an excellent example for all women. Why? She is not known for her Thanksgiving meals nor is she known for an immaculate house and entertaining in the most impressive way. She is known for something far greater. She was obedient […]

Lady Tigers advance to state

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Texico’s Leslie Vannatta pounds one of her six kills over Lordsburg’s Chantel Platz in a Class 2A playoff match at Texico. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Karl Terry: Freedom Newspapers ELIDA — A sign above the Elida Lady Tigers’ lockerroom door Friday night read: “Clear eyes and full hearts can’t lose.” The Lady Tigers’ […]

Bailey, Harvey

Harvey Ray Bailey, 65, of Temple, Texas, died Tuesday, May 2, 2006, at Scott and White Hospital in Temple. He was born Aug. 12, 1940, in Newkirk to J.C. and Hattie Bailey. He was a graduate of Fort Sumner High School and the Nazarene Bible College in Colorado Springs, Colo. He married Patricia Louise Lindsey […]

Local Buddhist must improvise to follow faith

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Rhomylly Forbes uses the practice rooms at Eastern New Mexico University to meditate with her concertina. She says the peacefulness of Buddhism is part of what led her to embrace the religion. (Staff photo: Marlena Hartz) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Her slate blue eyes cast downward, Rhomylly Forbes evokes a rich, crisp sound […]

Carter, Tammy

Tammy Gail Carter, 47, of Texas, died Monday, Nov. 7, 2005, in Dallas. She was born Aug. 4, 1958, in New Orleans to Bessie Orville and Jack Carter. She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Louis Gauna, Sr.; paternal grandparents, George and Nora Carter; a brother, Jack “Buster” Carter; and a sister, Edith Coleman. […]

Texico foe very familiar

By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer It’s deja vu all over again for Texico. And again. And again. For the sixth time in seven years, the Wolverines will face Hope Christian in either regionals or the state tournament. “We’ve seen them quite a bit, probably more than what I’ve wanted to,” Texico coach Rich Luscombe […]

Grady going to state; Texico going home

CNJ Staff CNJ Staff ALBUQUERQUE — The Grady Lady Bronchos made things extremely difficult for themselves in the Class 1A Region B tournament at Menaul High School, but still managed to come through with two wins and a spot at the this week’s State Tournament. Grady dropped the first two games of Friday’s semifinal before […]

Buffs, Broncos bow out in 1A boys meet

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ALBUQUERQUE — Art Castro’s 21 points led Tatum to a 66-49 win over Melrose in the Class 1A boys quarterfinals Wednesday night. Tatum (24-8) advances to the semifinals Thursday against Springer (27-3). Tatum coach Curt Stephens said strong scoring kept his team strong throughout the game. ‘‘We really started pulling together after […]

Floyd, Melrose begin state 1A bids

By Dave Wagner Temple Baptist’s next close game this season will be its first. The defending Class 1A state runnerup Roadrunners have cruised to a 29-0 record heading into today’s 8 p.m. 1A boys state quarterfinal match against Floyd at Albuquerque’s Valley High School, and only one — a nine-point verdict against Magdalena — has […]

Religion Roundup 2/20

Church to help understand terrorism First Baptist Church of Texico will sponsor a seminar on “Understanding Islamic Terrorism” at its Sunday morning services on Feb. 29. David M. Witt, the western regional mission representative for the Voice of the Martyrs organization, will lead seminars at 9 and 10:15 a.m. at the church. According to the […]

Sacket, D. Jack

D. Jack Sacket, 74, of Temple, Texas, died Sunday, Feb. 1, 2004, at Weston Inn Health Center in Temple, Texas. He was born on Sept. 23, 1929, in Waynoka, Okla., to Henry C. and Edna M. Barnett Sacket. His family settled in Clovis. He played football for Clovis High School and graduated in 1947. He […]

Trapp, Jewel

Jewel Trapp Services: Have been held. Mrs. Jewel D. Trapp, 88, of Temple, Texas, died Saturday, July 19, 2003, in a Temple nursing center. She was born July 17, 1915, in Bell County, Texas, to William Jesse and Eva Pearl Cowan Whiteley. She married William Clyde Trapp on July 22, 1933, in Bell County, Texas. […]