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opinion: a view from under the pew: amos on easter

amos on easter boss it s here exclamation point the greatest time of the year - easter - it s the time for lilies green grass little bunnies and chicks multicolored eggs and bright butterflies symbols of brand-new lives in jesus... — Updated 4/11/2020

 

Opinion: A look back at the class of '66

Guest columnist When the Statler Brothers sang about the “Class of ‘57,” it was a time of reflection on dreams and the season of one’s life. The same was true this past weekend as more than 100 folks gathered in Clovis...

 

Man pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter

Staff report A Portales man involved in a 2009 slaying will serve four years probation after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter last week. Martin Silva, 41, had been slated to go to trial Monday before reaching the plea...

 

Portales man pleads to involuntary manslaughter

Staff report A Portales man involved in a 2009 slaying will serve four years probation after pleading to involuntary manslaughter last week. Martin Silva, 41, had been slated to go to trial Monday before reaching the plea... Full story

 

Wayland graduates 25

Staff Writer [email protected] On the heels of retiring from the U.S. Air Force this past April, Demarcus J. Anthony is embarking upon a new chapter in his life — and it’s...

 

Wayland graduates 25

Staff Writer [email protected] On the heels of retiring from the U.S. Air Force this past April, Demarcus J. Anthony is embarking upon a new chapter in his life — and it’s...

 

Wayland commencement set for Friday

Staff report Wayland Baptist University’s Clovis campus will have something that is both a first, and a second, during its Friday graduation ceremonies at Central Baptist Church. The 10 a.m. ceremony will celebrate the graduation...

 

Pages past —March 6

On this date ... 1966: The Clovis High School “Cindermen” had placed second at the Gas Capitol Relays in Jal. Gary Mitchell won the mile in 4:43.4 and finished fifth in the high jump with a leap of 5 feet, 5 inches. Chad... Full story

 

Year in review: CCC celebrated 25th year as independent college

and David Stevens Staff writers Enrollment increases, a name change, an anniversary celebration and a cross-town move highlighted 2015 in higher education around eastern New Mexico. Clovis Community College celebrated its 25th...

 

Year in Review: We're all Hounds now

Editor's note: This is one in a series of stories recapping news events in 2015. It will continue through Jan. 1. and David Stevens Clovis Media Inc. Enrollment increases, a name change, an anniversary celebration and a cross-town...

 

amos the churchmouse: a view from under the pew

link Amos the Church Mouse Illustrated by Gary Mitchell Editor's note: Amos is a churchmouse, who types by flinging himself at the computer keyboard, but he can't operate the...

 

Man accused in 2003 killing arraigned

link William Hadix Staff writer [email protected] A man accused of killing J.C. Tucker in 2003 was arraigned Monday morning in Judge Fred Van Soelen’s courtroom and remains...

 

Editor's notebook — Sept. 29

Way to go: Congratulations are in order for author Gary Mitchell, singer Halle Reid and Cadet Derik Todd Kuykendall, all from Clovis. • Mitchell learned over the weekend his collection of Amos the Churchmouse columns is a... Full story

 

Editor's notebook

Way to go Congratulations are in order for author Gary Mitchell, singer Halle Reid and Cadet Derik Todd Kuykendall, all from Clovis. • Mitchell learned over the weekend his collection of Amos the Churchmouse columns is a finalist... Full story

 

Pages past — Sept. 11

On this date ... 1990: Clovis school board members, in an effort to have at least one district with strong minority representation, approved five single-member districts. Board...

 

Pages past — Sept. 11

On this date ... 1990: Clovis school board members, in an effort to have at least one district with strong minority representation, approved five single-member districts. Board members also discussed the possibility of a...

 

Full house attends Wayland Baptist graduation

STAFF WRITER [email protected] link Staff photo: Brittney Cannon Ashley Dawn Allen was among graduates Friday morning from Wayland Baptist University, one of 13 who earned a...

 

Full house attends Wayland Baptist graduation

STAFF WRITER [email protected] link Staff photo: Brittney Cannon Ashley Dawn Allen was among graduates Friday morning from Wayland Baptist University, one of 13 who earned a...

 

amos the churchmouse: amos on time

Religion columnist amos the churchmouse: a view from under the pew Editor’s note: Amos is a churchmouse who types by hurling himself at the keys, but he can’t use the shift keys, and he shuns punctuation marks – except for...

 

Amos: A view from under the pew

link Amos the Church Mouse Illustrated by Gary Mitchell Editor’s note: Amos is a churchmouse, who types by hopping on the computer keyboard, but he can’t operate the capital...

 

A view from under the pew — July 17

Editor’s note: Amos is a churchmouse, who types by hopping on the computer keyboard, but he can’t operate the capital shift keys, and he shuns punctuation marks – except dashes and hyphens. trapped by a cheese pizza boss you...

 

Amos: A view from under the pew

link Amos the Church Mouse Illustrated by Gary Mitchell Editor’s note: Amos is a churchmouse, who types by hopping on the computer keyboard, but he can’t operate the capital... Full story

 

Amos: A view from under the pew

link Amos the Church Mouse Illustrated by Gary Mitchell Editor’s note: Amos is a churchmouse, who types by hopping on the computer keyboard keys, but he can’t operate the capita...

 

Amos: A view from under the pew

link Amos the Church Mouse Illustrated by Gary Mitchell Editor’s note: In response to a reader’s request, Amos asked we reprint a favorite column. Amos is a churchmouse, who typ...

 

Amos: A view from under the pew

link Amos the Church Mouse Illustrated by Gary Mitchell Editor’s note: Amos is a churchmouse, who types by hurling himself at the keys, but he can’t operate the capital shift ke...

 

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