Lincoln Jackson Family Center staff start clothing program

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Mary Helen Urioste, back, and Jane Chavez wheel a donation out of the back room of the thrift store on Cannon Air Force Base. The women work with the clothing closet at Lincoln-Jackson Family Center. By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer The staff at Lincoln-Jackson Family Center has found another […]

Thrift Saving members also stung

By Tom Philpott: CNJ columnist With 36 percent of service members participating in the government-run Thrift Savings Plan, and nearly 60 percent of their money tucked into stock index funds, military investors are seeing nest eggs shrink like those of other American investors. For these service members, and for 3 million federal civilian TSP participants, […]

More residents utilizing food banks and thrift stores

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Frances Vanderford of Clovis shops at the Goodwill store on Thursday. She said she frequently shops at Goodwill because she can buy more with her money there. By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer To stretch her dollars, Frances Vanderford said she shops at the Goodwill thrift store about twice a […]

Time too precious to be wasted

By Judy Brandon: Religion columnist While mother and daddy were in seminary, the family budget was tight. So frugality was a word we lived by. Early on, I became familiar with thrift shops and the exciting bargain basement at the Macy’s department store in Kansas City. One time mother bought an old sofa at a […]

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army can use volunteers once a month to help distribute commodities to senior citizens. Volunteers also are needed to sort donations and to stock the thrift store. Information: 762-3801

Thrift, Virgil Harvey

>Virgil Harvey Thrift Services: Have been held. Virgil Harvery Thrift, 66, of Plainview, Texas, died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005, at Lubbock Health Care Center. He was born on March 24, 1938, in Waycross, Ga. The Rev. Roger Foote will officiate the services. Burial with military graveside services will be at Plainview Memorial Park Cemetary. Arrangements […]