Local Sports

Ex-CCS athlete honored

Staff report SEARCY, Arkansas — Clovis Christian alum Kevin Naceanceno, a senior this year at Harding University, earned Capital One Academic second-team All-America honors for the 2014-15 school year. Naceanceno, a third-team selection as a junior, placed fourth in the Lone Star Conference indoor meet and had the school’s second-fastest 200 time in outdoor competition […]

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Opinion

Marriage an individual right, not a debate for public eye

Last week’s Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage hasn’t changed anyone’s way of thinking. The religious right still believes marriage should be between a man and a woman. Trumpeters of equal rights still believe gay couples deserve to be treated the same as heterosexual couples. The only thing that changed is the law, which no […]

McDonald: Social stigmas changing in today’s world

Americans have seen a lot of civil rights advancements over the past half-century, with a launching point for other causes coming with the modern-day Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and ’60s. That’s when some inalienable rights for African Americans finally took hold, especially but not exclusively in the South, where I was born and […]

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Faith and Lifestyles

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Thallan Schwartz enjoys the day golfing at camp at Colonial Golf course in Clovis.

Youngster makes best of circumstances

Our People Thallan Schwartz, 11, was born in Boston, Massachusetts. His family moved to Portales in 2013 when his father was offered a job at Eastern New Mexico University where he teaches saxophone and Jazz. Schwartz will be in sixth grade at Lindsey-Steiner in Portales. He spends his summers hanging out with friends and going […]

Terry: Chuck Berry sums up cruisin’ perfectly

I would like to have attended the Draggin’ Main event Saturday night in Clovis, but I wound up on a road trip in mom’s minivan instead. Even if I had been around, I don’t own a ride that wouldn’t have been a little embarrassing. I never would have imagined a day when I would drive […]

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