By Grant McGee: CNJ Columnist The Lady of the House and I went on a weekend road trip to Ruidoso. That’s what I like about Clovis: just a few hours drive and you can find just about anything.
By Helena Rodriguez: Freedom New Mexico April showers bring May flowers. I remember that saying well from my childhood. And with those April showers came plenty of croaking frogs to keep us awake at night. This cloudy time of year reminds me of my unforgettable childhood days growing up in the barrio of north Portales, […]
Freedom New Mexico The mistrial last week in the case of the “Liberty City Seven” highlights the foolishness of some of the government’s tactics in trying to track down domestic terrorists. The defendants were a group of ne’er-do-wells in a poor neighborhood of Miami who talked foolishly, were infiltrated by the FBI and then were […]
Ever see the movie “Two-Lane Blacktop” starring James Taylor and Warren Oates?
By Gabe Monte: CNJ staff writer By Gabriel MonteCNJ STAFF WRITERgabe_monte@link.freedom.com The system to elect magistrate judges in Curry County will change in the 2010 election because of a recent lawsuit settlement. Curry County residents Johnny Chavez and Terry Martin sued the state three years ago to change magistrate-judge positions from at-large to districted positions […]
Curry County commissioners will discuss a state audit of 2007 County Fair funds today in an executive session,
The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Retiring Sen. Pete Domenici, R-N.M., created an appearance of impropriety when he called a federal prosecutor in New Mexico to inquire about the timing of corruption indictments, the Senate ethics committee said Thursday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Pete Domenici today visited with the mayors of Portales and Clovis in advance of their appearance before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
WASHINGTON – The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee today heard testimony about legislation U.S. Senators Jeff Bingaman and Pete Domenici introduced to help meet eastern New Mexico’s future water needs.
By Curtis Shelburne: Religion columnist Should we be worried if we’re not worried enough? By Curtis K. Shelburne I sometimes wonder if I have a “politically correct” bone in my body. I think I’m becoming less “politically correct” all the time. What probably should worry me most about this is that I’m hardly worried by […]
Freedom New Mexico: Karl Terry Betty Meeks (played by Amber Glasgow), left, explains to Catherine Simms (Tasha Irvin) that Charlie (Ryan Jason Cook), seated, can’t understand their conversation during a dress rehearsal for Eastern New Mexico University’s production of ̶ Steven Roberts, a part-time theatre instructor at Eastern New Mexico University, calls himself a Larry […]
Clovis High School’s Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Core held its annual awards ceremony and military ball Saturday at the Landing on Cannon Air Force Base, according to a press release. Honored were: Cadet Staff Sgt. Victoria Bailey, cadet Staff Sgt. Steven Dornak, cadet Senior Airman Laina Green, cadet Staff Sgt. Jennifer Landry, cadet […]
By Karl Terry: Freedom New Mexico A Portales woman accused of killing her 6-year-old son in January 2007 faces a September trial date. Teresa Gilman, 25, was ruled competent to stand trial in February and indicted Feb. 27 for child abuse resulting in death, according to court records. Her trial date has been set for […]
Junior to reperesent Clovis at capital Clovis High School junior Nakesha Ross was chosen to represent Clovis at the National Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C., in June. Ross, who attends school at the Clovis Freshman Campus, was chosen by Lead America, a national youth leadership organization, based on her grades. Ross is attempting to raise […]
Monday night provided a window to much of what is wrong with presidential politics and what we should — but currently don’t — expect from those seeking the highest office in the land. President Bush made a taped appearance on the TV game show “Deal Or No Deal,” primarily to acknowledge the service of a […]
She describes herself as “the girl behind the camera.”
Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Around 2 a.m. Saturday an officer responded to an apartment building in the 1000 block of Martin Luther King Boulevard for damage to a vehicle. A man said he was asleep when he heard multiple gunshots. When he came outside, he said […]