Helps to know a little about a lot

It helps to know a little about a lot of things. It gives you a broad perspective. It also allows you to make a fool of yourself in many different areas! In my column readers may notice that I appear to have an opinion on almost everything in agriculture. It might impress some, but real […]

Lord helps remove weeds of life

“Thorns had come up everywhere, the ground was covered with weeds … I applied my heart to what I observed and learned a lesson from what I saw”

Looking at past helps achieve deeper fellowship

Jesus’ apostles were with him for a few years to learn and become prepared to teach us (Acts 4: 13; Matthew 28: 18-20). They speak from firsthand experience so we also can have the firsthand experience of learning directly from Jesus – from hearing his teachings also (2 Peter 1: 16-21; John 12: 44-50; 16: […]

County 4-H rodeo set for weekend

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Freedom New Mexico The 2009 Quay County 4-H Rodeo is scheduled Friday and Saturday at the Quay County Fairgrounds. The event helps raise funds for the local 4-H Council, said Brenda Bishop, Quay County 4-H council advisor. “The event gives our kids a local stage to perform on,” Bishop said. Bishop said 51 people have […]

Patience helps to fend off clatter of ill chosen words

By Lynn Moncus Have you ever had an acquaintance who seemed to enjoy putting you down inorder to feel superior or simply in order to bruise your feelings if possible? I think most of us have met such people along the trail and have had a few thoughts about letting them fall off the bluff […]

Pair helps save choking toddler

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By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico CLOVIS — Eva Saiz’ attention was torn between two men Tuesday. Her finger tracing the ridges on Patrol Officer Mike Reeves’ silver and gold badge, she coyly looked up through thick eye lashes to issue a flirtatious, toothy smile at Tech. Sgt. Charles Derflinger. The swift actions of Reeves […]

Bible study helps shape young minds

By Debra Whittington

Sweep helps protect No. 1 cash crop

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Chelle Delaney A sweep net may be one of the farmers’ best tools to protect and improve alfalfa crop yields, said Mark Muegge, entomologist specialist from the Texas Cooperative Extension office based in Fort Stockton. Muegge demonstrated how to sweep sample insects from an alfalfa test field Friday at the Pest Scout School at the […]

Tucumcari golfer helps team capture 3rd place at charity tournament

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A.C. Chavarria of Tucumcari with teammates, Ted Wooldridge of Amarillo, Shannon Freedle and Lorraine Freedle, both of Santa Fe, won the thrid place in the B Flight, with a score of 124, Oasis Advocacy Center Golf Tournmament in Clovis last weekend. The team also won $400 for third place which they donated

Anonymity among friends has its drawbacks

By Kevin Wilson The Internet helps me make friends, but it’s helped me keep so many more. People move for jobs, school, or family reasons, and I’m one mouse click away from keeping the friendship going. Likewise, the Internet helps my friends keep up with me. There is Friend Type A, who reads every column […]