Change is stressful, but God is constant

By Curtis K. Shelburne: Local Columnist It may not be as unusual as I’d like to think, but I find myself wandering around the house befuddled and confused a lot these days. It’s not that I can’t find the light switches and lights : The problem is that since we knocked out two walls and […]

Anniversary, Birth and Birthday

Anniversary Bell Marvin and Lena Bell of Clovis will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 7, 2004 at the Advent Christian Church, 2101 E. 21st St. The couple was married on Nov. 7, 1944 in Farwell. They have three children, Robert Bell, Judy Stone and James Bell; 10 […]

Clovis roundball practice starts today

By Rick White: CNJ managing editor Even after 11 state titles and nearly three decades of coaching, Clovis girls basketball coach Miles Watters will wake up today with a little extra spring in his step. He won’t be the only one. After two months of off-season workouts, the high school basketball season in New Mexico […]

Two area teens killed in truck crash

By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer Two area teenagers died and three more were seriously injured around midnight Sunday as they drove through an open field at a high rate of speed south of Portales, officials said. A New Mexico State Police news release said the pickup in which the teens were traveling crossed Roosevelt […]

Military using creative recruiting


High School junior Todd Brodie, right, talks with U.S. Army recruiter Staff Sgt. Toby Holland on Oct. 18, in Marion, Iowa. (AP photo) By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer A recent graduate of both Clovis High School and Marine boot camp is back in Clovis for a short stint as recruiter himself. Marine Pfc. Mathew […]