Braille Bibles help visually impaired receive word

A visually-impaired individual in Africa and India will soon be able to study a Bible made at a church located only a stone's throw from U.S. 84 in Lariat. Braille Bible production has been going on at St John Lutheran Church of Lariat for four decades, according to St John Lutheran Pastor David Symm. Farwell […]

Just quoting Bible misses its teachings

"All scripture is given by inspiration of God…" 2 Timothy 3:16 "Say it ain't so Joe," is a famous quote, but where did it originate? I heard it all of my life so that should make it true. This quote popped into my head once again the other day when I was reading something improbable […]

Sept. 19, 2012 Our Page

Birthdays Montano Frankie Joe Montano celebrated his first birthday on July 9. His parents are Gary and Debbie Montano. — Submitted by Gary Montano Anniversaries Shetter Bill and Rosemary Shetter are celebrating their 50th anniversary, having been married September 21,1962, in Albuquerque. It is through the Grace of God, lots of love, and humor that […]

God gives us all peculiar talents

Most people have a fairly unique talent that may be viewed by others as particularly odd. At least, I hope that describes most people because of a peculiar talent I have. I try to keep my little stretch of road clean by picking up the trash several times each year. Some travelers are just trashy […]

Our page – Sept. 12

Otero Emily Otero Melanie Otero Sisters Emily and Melanie Otero celebrated their birthdays Sept. 1 at the Elks Lodge swimming pool with family and friends. Emily turned 7 on Aug. 31 and celebrated with a peace sign themed party complete with tie dye cupcakes. Melanie turned 3 on Sept. 4 and celebrated with a Sesame […]

At labor or rest, we must remember time is limited

Monday was Labor Day, signaling the end of summer. Although summer doesn't actually end until Sept. 22 this year, school started a little more than two weeks ago. While that's not very long, most students probably enjoyed Labor Day as a welcomed break or new lease on life (some children probably thought their life had […]

Our Page, Sept. 5

Strong Christa Grace Strong, daughter of Stan and Clair Strong, of Tucumcari, celebrated her 1st birthday on Aug. 10. She celebrated with her family and friends at the Elks Lodge of Tucumcari with a pool party and Watsons BBQ. The special guests who came where her grandparents, Robert and Gay Strong of Portales, along with […]

Swallows won’t be gone for very long

Just when I was beginning to think it was safe to go out on the front porch again — they're back. Several years ago I wrote about the barn swallows nesting on my front porch and how I put up with the mess for the sake of the birds. After the birds migrated off that […]

On the shelves – Aug. 29

The following books are available from the Tucumcari Public Library. For information call 461-0295. Fiction "Black List," by Brad Thor. If the counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath can discover who targeted him for death, he can prevent a terrorist attack. "I, Michael Bennett," by James Patterson. A New York detective takes refuge with his 10 children […]

Our page – Aug. 22

Birthdays Garcia Garcia Jocelyn Garcia of Tucumcari celebrates her third birthday on Aug. 22, with family and friends. Her parents are David and Veronica of Tucumcari, and she has one big brother, Jeffrey. Grandparents are Joe and Erlinda Montano, Chapo and Carmen Garcia of Tucumcari. —Submitted by Veronica Garcia Strong Christa Grace Strong, daughter of […]