Jan. 2, 2009

HOLLYWOOD–God bless America, and how’s everybody? Enjoy part three of our annual look back at things that made us laugh in 2008. • SEPTEMBER – Beverly Hills residents suffered more coyote attacks on their pets Monday. The coyotes deploy females in heat to lure dogs outside, then devour them. In their own defense the coyotes […]

Jan. 1, 2009

HOLLYWOOD–Happy New Year, and how’s everybody? Enjoy part two of our three-part look back at things that made us laugh in 2008. • MAY -

Crash claims life of Clovis man

CNJ staff A 31-year-old Clovis man died Tuesday from injuries suffered last week in a two-car collision east of Clovis. Wesley Hess died at 1:58 p.m. (CST) at the University Medical Center in Lubbock, according to a New Mexico State Police news release. State Police Capt. Jimmy Glascock said Hess sustained multiple injuries including blunt […]

Dec. 31, 2008

HOLLYWOOD–God bless America, and how’s everybody? It’s time for our annual look back at the year in jokes. Here’s part one, come back tomorrow and Friday for parts two and three. • JANUARY – President Bush proposed tax rebates Friday to hold up a sinking U.S. economy. It wasn’t all bad news. For years President […]

Milk behind philosophical thinking

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico columnist There are no three-quart milk jugs — only philosophical dilemmas. I face mine while staring through the glass — not opening the door so as not to fog the view for the next person’s philosophical dilemma. Half-gallon or full gallon? If I go half, I run the risk […]

Security intervention warranted

By Tibor Machan: Freedom New Mexico columnist As I listened to reports from India with reactions of people to last month’s terrorist attacks, I noticed that nearly every civilian interviewed — other than government officials — raised the issue of why the Indian government didn’t prevent the attacks. The concerns resonate with me because wherever […]

New cabinet can cut faulty regulations

Freedom New Mexico President-elect Barack Obama is reportedly committed to signing a massive “stimulus” plan of government spending — some estimates are as high as $850 billion — almost as soon as he takes office Jan. 20. Yet even Vice President-elect Joe Biden has expressed fear the package will be “Christmas-treed” with all sorts of […]

Year in review: Cannon begins to see growth

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer The 27th Special Operations Wing made steady progress in 2008 of preparing Cannon Air Force Base for more personnel as well as adapting to new methods of warfare. Chief of Public Affairs Capt. Mae-Li Allison said the base has 2,100 military personnel and 560 civilian employees. She said there […]

AAA offers free New Year’s rides

CNJ staff On New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, intoxicated drivers will have another way to get home besides getting behind the wheel of a car. AAA Texas/New Mexico is once again offering its “Tipsy Tow” program to members and non-members alike. From 6 p.m. New Year’s Eve through midnight the following night, drivers […]

Dec. 30, 2008

HOLLYWOOD–God bless America, and how’s everybody? • Barack Obama was voted the Most Admired Man in America Friday and Hillary Clinton was named Most Admired Woman, however Sarah Palin finished right behind them. It sums up the nation’s current mood. If hope and forgiveness don’t work, get the gun. • New England Patriots star Tom […]