(Alexa Rogals — The Daily Times)
San Juan County churches prepare for Christmas with services

12/18/2014 04:13 PM MST
FARMINGTON —; Every Christmas Eve, Sacred Heart Catholic Church lights up its building with luminarias to remember people who have passed away. 
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Cross Roads Community Church, Navajo Ministries organize live nativities in Farmington for Christmas
12/12/2014 12:46 PM MST - FARMINGTON — Several groups this Christmas season are using live nativities to offer Four Corners residents a look at Bethlehem, the biblical birthplace of Jesus. Full Story

Bringing Kasey home
11/25/2014 04:40 PM MST - FARMINGTON — When Melinda Roberts got off the plane in Ethiopia several weeks ago to meet the child she was adopting, she was unable to find the driver who had been sent to take her to the guest house where she was staying. Full Story

'Messiah' returns to the Four Corners this holiday season
11/20/2014 12:25 PM MST - FARMINGTON — The refrains of George Frideric Handel's oratorio "Messiah" have become entrenched in western culture since he first penned the choral work in 1741. Full Story

5 more sue Archdiocese of Santa Fe over abuse
11/19/2014 08:16 AM MST - ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Five more victims are suing the Archdiocese of Santa Fe over allegations that priests sexual abused them as young children and teens - the latest in a growing list of accusers who say the church did little to stop widespread abuse in New Mexico decades ago. Full Story

Farmington-based nonprofit raises money to build houses in Kenya
11/06/2014 10:29 PM MST - FARMINGTON — Houses with Hope, a faith-based nonprofit based in Farmington, will host a benefit dinner at 6:30 p. Full Story

Lighthouse Baptist Church receives its third name in two decades to reflects its independent Baptist nature
10/02/2014 05:45 PM MDT - CEDAR HILL — During the nearly two decades Dick Carmack was pastor of the Little Brown Church north of Aztec, he printed the Ten Commandments on stone tiles and gave them away to businesses and offices to display publicly. Full Story

Farmington church recognized for its work with Operation Christmas Child
09/11/2014 05:42 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — Even simple things, like pencils and crayons, can make a difference in a child's life, said Rick Willard, Calvary Chapel's coordinator for Operation Christmas Child. Full Story

Bloomfield appeals Ten Commandments monument ruling
08/28/2014 09:13 PM MDT - BLOOMFIELD — A federal judge who ruled a Ten Commandments monument must be removed from the Bloomfield City Hall lawn by Sept. Full Story

Former NFL star Michael Irvin will speak Sunday at Pi├▒on Hills Community Church
08/14/2014 07:02 PM MDT - FARMINGTON — Michael Irvin credits his belief in God with helping him overcome years of drug addiction. Full Story

Leg lamp stolen from New York store's display

NORTH TONAWANDA, N.Y. (AP) — Who took the leg lamp belonging to Ralphie's "Old Man" from a New York store's annual tribute to "A Christmas Story"? Full Story
Colts owner helps out Jack Kerouac organization

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — The owner of the Indianapolis Colts has ponied up $10,000 for a Massachusetts organization that keeps Beat Generation writer Jack Kerouac's legacy alive. Full Story