Remember the road to the cross

Easter is a reminder of the seriousness of the One who came to take our place. The road to the cross was paved with excruciating pain, and it was also paved with extreme love. God’s wonderful plan to save man had to be the sinless Christ for man’s sacrifice. Can you imagine the pain, the [...]

Their view: Funeral procession ban extreme measure

Funeral procession ban extreme measure A district attorney in Texas’ Rio Grande Valley is proposing outlawing funeral processions in his county. The Brownsville Herald newspaper opposed the idea in an editorial. Here’s a snippet:

Portales past: Sept. 20, 1960

Portales News-Tribune: Oil production was confirmed today from two wildcat wells, one in the extreme southwest corner of Roosevelt County and the other 5 miles west of Bluit-Allison field.

Donations help create makeovers

By Leslie Radford Tifani Pitcock and her two infant children were overwhelmed Friday when volunteers from the Lighthouse Mission showed up on her door step with a 24-foot utility trailer carrying enough furniture to fill her tiny apartment on west Grand Street. “This is so awesome,” said the 21-year-old mother as she watched Lighthouse volunteers [...]