God gives cause to leap for joy

Last Wednesday was leap day. Leap day comes every four years, except for century years not divisible by 400, and was originally added to the calendar by Julius Caesar because the lunar year is actually longer than 364 days. Leap day is a make up day to keep our accounting of time aligned with God’s […]

Don’t wait for weather to storm

by Leonard Lauriault Our nation has faced some difficult times this century. Recession, terrorism, war, even the weather has been in the news. These are all among the storms of life that will continue until Jesus returns; although, they won’t be an indication that his return is imminent (Mathew 24: 3-8). Still, we are to […]

April 22, 2006 Library Books

The following books are available for checkout at the Tucumcari Public Library: Fiction Labyrinth by Kate Mosse. A woman on an archaeological dig in France stumbles on the 13th century secret of the true Grail. False Impression by Jeffrey Archer. A murderous international conspiracy swirls around a stolen Van Gogh. What Price Love? by Stephanie […]

Baptists end century celebration

TV Hagenah A century ago, the First Baptist Church of Tucumcari began and during the last five months in Tucumcari the most modern edition of that church has been celebrating those 100 years of existence. On Sunday, the church took part in the last part of that celebration which included not only the regular services […]

Looking toward another great century

By Debra Whittington: Notes from the Church Lady “For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end. Then shall ye call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you. And […]

If we don’t keep water flowing, people will be going … away

Freedom Newspapers of New Mexico Eastern New Mexico is running out of water. A series of stories in last week’s newspapers makes that clear to everyone. We must do two things: Find another source for water and reduce our water-usage rate. If we don’t, many eastern New Mexico communities could be ghost towns by 2040. […]