Remember who finished second?

Mayor trivia:

Who finished second in the mayor’s race the first time David Lansford was elected in 1996?

Answer: Clovis Realtor Gayla Brumfield. Lansford received 2,683 votes. Brumfield had 1,343. Three other candidates had 974 votes between them.

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Who won the Super Bowl the year David Lansford was first elected Clovis’ mayor?

Answer: The Dallas Cowboys, led by Emmitt Smith and Troy Aikman, beat the Pittsburgh Steelers, 27-17, on Jan. 28, 1996. Lansford is a pro football fan and considers the Cowboys his favorite team.

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We’re working on a profile of Lansford for Sunday’s paper. He’s stepping down after 12 years as Clovis’ mayor.

Six candidates are hoping to succeed him in the March 4 election.

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Humor columnist Argus Hamilton offers commentary on the Academy Awards.

To access the column, click on “More features” below or follow the link:

Argus Hamilton

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We’re still compiling content related to the one-year anniversary of the March 23 tornadoes that caused major damage in Curry, Roosevelt and Quay counties.

We’d like to hear your stories and publish your photos from before, during and after the big winds.

If you’d like to share memories of that scary night:

Email us

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Have you visited Earl’s cartoon world?

His dog can read, you know.

Earl’s world