Dec. 1, 2008

HOLLYWOOD–God bless America, and how’s everybody? • Tiger Woods lost his $7 million endorsement deal with General Motors last week. He’ll recover. Within hours the Treasury Secretary offered Tiger Woods a $25 billion bailout if he would agree to a cut in salary and no bonus. • Thanksgiving Day had a huge spike in highway […]

Eldorado eliminates Clovis

CNJ staff ALBUQUERQUE — Eldorado held off Clovis 10-7 in Saturday’s Class 5A state semifinal game at Wilson Stadium. Arvin Day connected with Orrin Sears for a 14-yard touchdown pass and Jason Day added a 25-yard field goal to give Eldorado 10-0 halftime lead. Scott McMath scored on a 2-yard run midway through the third […]

Without music, what else is left?

By Don McAlavy Albert Einstein was once asked what would happen if we ever had a nuclear holocaust. He thought for just a moment and replied: “There would be no music.” Music is a part of everyone’s life — and Clovis and our area has been blessed by the amount of musical talent that has […]

Thanks, for many reasons

By Anita Doberman Tis’ the season to be jolly, and to count our blessings. Here, in no particular order of importance, are the ‘real’ important things I am thankful for.

Christmas levels playing field

By Clyde Davis I did one of those things which I had sworn that I would never do. No, not one of those really bad things, as you may be thinking. It was, however, something which compromised or moved my principles. Perhaps I should say, what I thought were my principles. For truthfully, I’m not […]

11/30 Engagements

Gibbs-Burns Dr. Jim and Claudia Gibbs of Canyon and Kathy Gibbs of Lubbock announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Amanda Gibbs of Lubbock, to Kevin Burns of Clovis. He is the son of Michael and Peggy Burns of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows April 4, 2009, at Hidden Falls Ranch in […]

11/30 Anniversaries

Donahey Bobby Jack and Donna Lea Castle-Donahey of Texico will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today. The couple was married Nov. 30, 1968, in Clovis. They have two children and the grandchildren. He is a farmer. She is a retired banker.

11/30 Senior happenings

11/30 School menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Pie, cereal or toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Cheesy nachos, salsa, Spanish rice, green beans and chilled fruit.Tuesday: Breakfast — Oatmeal or cinnamon toast, cereal or toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Pork rib on a bun, glazed carrots, Jell-O and a fruit cup.Wednesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage, cereal […]

11/29 Empty stocking fund

Today’s focus: Ms. L Household members: 4 Children: 3 Special circumstances: All three of “Ms. L’s” kids have their birthday in December. It’s hard for her to afford both birthday and Christmas presents. Her holiday hopes: To be able to give her kids birthday and Christmas presents. Clothing needs: Boys shirt sizes 12 regular and […]