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Articles from the August 26, 2010 edition

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Veterans encouraged to submit stop loss claims

American Forces Press Service SAN ANTONIO — In working closely with the Office of the Secretary of Defense staff on a congressional action involving veterans submitting claims for Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay, major command and wing level...

 

Veterans encouraged to submit stop loss claims

American Forces Press Service SAN ANTONIO — In working closely with the Office of the Secretary of Defense staff on a congressional action involving veterans submitting claims for Retroactive Stop Loss Special Pay, major command and wing level...

 

Day trip: Museum to be dedicated

Courtesy photo This crew won a bombing competition in 1955 at Walker Air Force Base in Roswell. The base closed June 30, 1967. Event: Remembering Walker Air Force Base opening and dedication of the Walker Aviation Museum. When: 2 p.m. Sept. 18.... Full story

 

Day trip: Museum to be dedicated

Courtesy photo This crew won a bombing competition in 1955 at Walker Air Force Base in Roswell. The base closed June 30, 1967. Event: Remembering Walker Air Force Base opening and dedication of the Walker Aviation Museum. When: 2 p.m. Sept. 18....

 

Center dishes out cooking tips

Cannon Connections photo: Liliana Castillo Michelle Jeong talked about each ingredient as she added it to the recipe for salt and pepper shrimp during the demonstration. The smell of black bean sauce and five-spice powder filled the room as the...

 

Center dishes out cooking tips

Cannon Connections photo: Liliana Castillo Michelle Jeong talked about each ingredient as she added it to the recipe for salt and pepper shrimp during the demonstration. The smell of black bean sauce and five-spice powder filled the room as the...

 

Groups look to strengthen communication

Courtesy photo The 27th Special Operations Medical Support Squadron provided a team-building exercise at the Women's Medical Center on July 30. The Women's Medical Center is an obstetrics and gynecology office located across the street from Plains... Full story

 

Groups look to strengthen communication

Courtesy photo The 27th Special Operations Medical Support Squadron provided a team-building exercise at the Women's Medical Center on July 30. The Women's Medical Center is an obstetrics and gynecology office located across the street from Plains... Full story

 

Drive uncomfortable for couple, piglet

I worked for a big cattle company in the northwest and we kept “cookhouse pigs” for the crew. Every spring, 30 or so little weaner pigs were brought from the sale barn and put in our pig facility, a long steel Quonset hut. I knew enough to... Full story

 

Commission to discuss extending water rights

Extending water rights reservation fees for Ute Lake among 12 local entities is on the agenda today at a New Mexico Interstate Stream Commission meeting. Village of Logan Manager Larry Wallin said he expects no action will be taken during Friday’s...

 

My turn: Local leaders saddle up

The stick horse race last year at the Live United on the Square Block Party is this week’s featured video. The relay race begins as Portales Deputy Police Chief Lonnie Berry, Sheriff Darren Hooker and then Fire Chief John Bridges take off on their...

 

You can win the game

It’s coming. I can smell “fall.” The early morning dew and the robins’ “cluck cluck” tell me to get ready. I love the crickets’ sound and the beauty of the last rose of summer. I’ve already decorated the house. My husband says,... Full story

 

Opposition to Beck’s rally ill-founded

Glenn Beck has a dream. Beck envisions a country that will forever embrace the principles of integrity, truth and honor established by the men and women who founded the United States. He dreams of honoring great Americans who fought to uphold those... Full story

 

Times piece insulting to Muslims

Do I search for hypocrisies among my adversaries? Only when it is too obvious to miss. And what if anything is wrong with hypocrisy? So what if you are a liar but make a big deal about condemning lying in your neighbor? Why is that a problem? In... Full story

 

Aug. 27 - Sept. 2 What's Happening

Friday Fall greens aeration ends — Whispering Winds. Poetry contest deadline — Community Center. Late Nighter — 9 p.m., Landing Zone. "You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown" homeschool group performance — 7 p.m.., Lyceum Theater....

 

Longtime Roosevelt County residents honored

Jared Tucker Bluegrass music and an array of food followed the presentation of this year’s Roosevelt County Pioneer Awards at the Roosevelt County Fair. Lifelong Roosevelt County residents Joe Blair and Melvin and Marie Littlejohn were all chosen...

 

Grady mayor asks county for direct road to Cannon Air Force Base

Grady residents are hoping a straight shot from Cannon Air Force Base is just the shot an economically- and population-depressed village needs. An upgrade of about eight miles of Curry Road Q is a project Mayor Wesley Shafer and others have...

 

No matter our status, we all need Christ

Judy Brandon: Religion columnist Last week, I was out shopping for a birthday gift and ran into Barbara in the town section. I had not seen her in months. She was with her 4-year-old granddaughter... Full story

 

Friday morning briefing: Performance horses, step back in time and Hepburn's debut

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Friday briefing. Horse performance Just in time for the Clovis Livestock Auction horse sale Saturday...a warm-up of osrts. It’s the auction’s annual fall performance horse demonstration 4 p.m. to... Full story

 

Religion feature: Bug love transitions to mission work

CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson Jack Quaif of Clovis applies a tire to a 1973 Volkswagen Bus Monday afternoon at his shop. The vehicle, which was donated by his late friend Lonnie Cross, will be restored and donated to a family in need through the... Full story

 

a view from under the pew: moody mouse preaches to the atheists

Gary Mitchell: Religion columnist amos the churchmouse: a view from under the pew Editor’s note: Amos is a churchmouse, who types by hopping on the computer keyboard, but he can’t operate the capital shift, and he shuns punctuation marks –...

 

Friday morning briefing: Performance horses, step back in time and Hepburn's debut

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Friday briefing. Horse performance Just in time for the Clovis Livestock Auction horse sale Saturday...a warm-up of osrts. It’s the auction’s annual fall performance horse demonstration 4 p.m. to... Full story

 

Religion calendar —

Saturday Matt’s Coffee House Inter-Denominational Concert — 7 p.m., First Methodist Church. Every third Saturday of the month. Free refreshments. Information: Vye Humphreys at 760-4071 or Matt Carter at 799-2696 Sunday Sunday School -- 8:30 a...

 

Rain always cause for celebration

Glenda Price We got some rain last night. First thing this morning I went out and checked my back yard rain gauge. It showed four tenths of an inch. As I emptied it so the next hoped-for rainfall could be measured, I celebrated. I even said,...

 

Times piece insulting to Muslims

Do I search for hypocrisies among my adversaries? Only when it is too obvious to miss. And what if anything is wrong with hypocrisy? So what if you are a liar but make a big deal about condemning lying in your neighbor? Why is that a problem? In... Full story

 

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