Civil suit filed against former Tucumcari parole, probation supervisor

Freedom New Mexico A civil lawsuit filed by a Tucumcari woman against a former state parole and probation supervisor accuses him of sexual harassment and discrimination. Diana Cassidy, a state employee, alleges Benjamin Rex Allison, also of Tucumcari, used racial slurs against herself and clients and made inappropriate sexual remarks. Cassidy said Allison would mispronounce […]

Jesus gives us strength to handle anything

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me. — Philippians 4:13

Seredipity: Brings friends together at right time

By Lynn Moncus Being in the right place at just the right time can bring about most pleasant experiences — the kind that really cannot be planned.For instance, a couple of weeks ago, Mrs. Dorothy Randals said she was going to spend part of the day keeping the museum open so the Moores could go […]

Ichabod and Ebenezer: Getting on the right track

By Leonard Lauriault God created man in his own image, but not necessarily in the physical sense (Genesis 1: 26-31; 2: 7). Man is created in God’s image in the spiritual sense because God is Spirit (John 4: 24). (Sure, whenever God visited man, it seems he took a human form and he did become […]

Letters to the Editor: The military will be honored

We hear that soldiers who have fought and been killed in Iraq or Afghanistan gave their lives for nothing if we pull out now. Nothing could be farther from the truth None of us get out of this life alive. Why do anything at all when it comes right down to it? It is because […]

Giving way to herd instinct is long way from easy chair

By Aggie Moncus The slave decided I, Aggie, could do the writing this week because she was otherwise occupied–meaning she was too lazy to do any extra thinking. She and I really have had some good times on our Sunday walks of late because the weather has been cooler and more comfortable. She even decided […]

Right vs. right calls for tough choices

Two newspapers in Seattle were asked by the FBI to publish a photograph of two men “so that the public might help in identifying them.” “These men have been seen aboard Washington State Ferries … and have exhibited unusual behavior, which was reported by passengers,” conceding that the behavior might have been harmless, the FBI […]

While some may see business opportunity, others see ruin

By Debra Whittington Those who love money will never have enough. How meaningless to think that wealth brings true happiness! Ecclesiastes 5:10 (NLT) When God created man, he gave him free will to make choices. Moses received laws to help man to do what was right, but in Judges 17:5-7 it says “but every man […]

Safe driving tips

The New Mexico State Police caution that winter hazards greatly increase the chances of becoming involved in an automobile crash. Here are winter driving tips. l Plan ahead and leave earlier. Don’t try to make up time on the road. l When driving on icy or snow packed roads, slow to a SAFE speed. Much […]

Cartoon logic does not equal a cartoon

By Kevin Wilson It was a late Tuesday night, and I was winding down with a little bit of television. There was nothing good on HBO, so I decided to see what was happening on Cartoon Network. I was able to catch the last few minutes of a “Family Guy” episode from the pre-cancellation era, […]