Christmas celebrations stay the same

Celebrating Christmas for the last time during Territorial days, the citizens of this area had great plans. All churches in town were having special services, and most communities had such services at their schools or in larger homes. The town was decorated as it had been for several years with simple items and much greenery. […]

God brings simple pleasures

Debra Whittington “This is the day which the Lord hath made”… Psalm 118:24

Read their lips: There is no state money

By Sharna Johnson: Freedom New Mexico There is no money. The message was plain and simple Wednesday morning as area legislators listened to the wish lists of community leaders. “There isn’t any money, there really isn’t,” a somber Sen. Clint Harden of Clovis told a group gathered at Wells Fargo Bank for the 2010 annual […]

Simple steps help avoid mosquitos

By Tom Dominguez Recent rains have been a blessing to our parched land but have left a buzzing nuisance in the air.

There’s more simplicity to Christmas

By Lynn Moncus Aggie and I stopped in Quay Valley to admire the beautiful tree decorated in memory of Bert Waterman. She was very pleased when she would decorate that tree and would talk about its being her major Christmas gift to herself and her friends.We would then talk about its simple decorations making it […]

Reading, writing, arithmetic – a lost art?

Lynn Moncus Each year as school begins, this retired professor has a few bad moments because I still miss the classroom and the excitement of being around young people, but those moments pass when I listen to some young people and realize I would be most out of place as either a student or a […]