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Clovis junior Shelby Jones won girls javelin competion in Thursday’s Clovis Relays track meet at Leon Williams Stadium with a throw of 126 feet, 2 1/2 inches.

Clovis track squads finish second at Wildcat Relays

By Dave Wagner SPORTS WRITER dwagner@cnjonline.com Clovis High junior Kaine Bender isn’t quite to his goal yet, but he’s getting close. Bender cleared 13 feet in pole vault during Thursday’s Wildcat Relays at Leon Williams Stadium, finishing second to Till Lorenz of Silver and losing out on misses. “Fourteen feet was my goal,” Bender said. […]

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Tesla gamble worth payout

By Tom McDonald State columnist It happens all the time. A manufacturer starts looking around the country for a place to locate a new plant and the states fall all over themselves to accommodate them in every way possible. Sometimes deals are made on the down-low, away from any media attention. Other times the company […]

Right decision made on welfare use restrictions

More than 16,600 New Mexico households depend on the federalTemporary Assistance for Needy Families program to make ends meet. Not, it should be clear, to place a bet, have a beer or get a lap dance. And so the administration of Gov. Susana Martinez has done in 2014 what Congress mandated in 2012, what the state […]

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Amos the Churchmouse — the rose of suffering love

By Gary Mitchell Editor’s Note: As Easter nears, Amos, the poetic churchmouse, has been intensely reviewing the devastating events of the first Good Friday in history. The agony of the Savior in Gethsemane, the kiss of betrayal by one of His own, the mockery and injustice of a kangaroo court, the beating, the taunting and […]

An amazing week begins with an amazing ride

By Curtis K. Shelburne It is an astonishing scene, that journey God’s Son makes to Jerusalem as the last week of his earthly life begins. God in the flesh is walking toward Jerusalem. And the Lord of all creation is about to do something that will astound the universe. As Jesus enters Jerusalem, he will […]

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