Commission OKs alteration to golf management

Following nearly three hours of contentious discussion, the Clovis City Commission approved a series of modifications to its agreement with Charlie Maciel and Real Golf, LLC on the remaining two years of its management contract with the city-owned Colonial Park Golf Course. During the debate, Mayor Pro Tem Len Vohs said the city needed to […]

Commission OKs BHSI deal

With just 15 words of Clovis City Commission discussion, an effort was approved Thursday night to cut losses on a $1.8 million expenditure for a cosmetics company that touted the ability to add more than 300 jobs to the economy but came up empty. The settlement with Beauty Health Science Innovations calls for CEO Brian […]

Meetings watch: Clovis City Commission

The Clovis City Commission met Thursday at the North Annex of the Clovis-Carver Public Library. Seven of the eight city commissioners and Mayor David Lansford attended in person. Commissioner Sandra Taylor-Sawyer participated by telephone. During the meeting: The commission approved its annual Open Meetings Act resolution. The required resolution sets the foundation for requirements of […]

Order without coercion is possible

I have heard people say there is no point in being libertarian because there will never be a libertarian society. Or because there will always be bad guys who will take advantage of others. Or because someone will always be setting up some form of government. That seems to be a myopic view of the […]

Common goals are achievable without torture

Area reps appointed to legislative committees

Senate Minority Leader Stuart Ingle, R-Portales, and Sen. Pat Woods, R-Broadview, have each been appointed as a voting member for three interim state legislative committees. Ingle, whose District 27 includes Portales, Fort Sumner and portions of Chaves, Curry, De Baca, Lea and Roosevelt counties, was appointed to the Legislative Council, the Mortgage Finance Authority Oversight […]

Muleshoe police investigating ‘misconduct by an educator’

Bailey County law enforcement officials are investigating alleged "misconduct by an educator" in Muleshoe, according to a press release from the Muleshoe Police Department. Muleshoe police declined to say if there was an arrest in the case or provide any other information on the case, citing an ongoing investigation. The press release stated no names […]

A day of prayer

John Wangler sat on a chair with his head bowed praying in silence at times during the National Day of Prayer service on Thursday. The 62-year-old Air Force veteran was praying for his children, his wife, and to keep sadness away from his life. Like others who came to the National Day of Prayer service, […]

Religion calendar – May 3

Advent Christian Church Sunday School — 10 a.m. Sunday worship — 11 a.m. Wednesday Youth Fellowship — 4 p.m. Wednesday Prayer meeting — 6 p.m. Address: 2101 East 21st St. Information: 762-0422 Agape Love Ministries Sunday Worship — 11 a.m. Tuesday Prayer — 7 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study — 7 p.m. Thursday Hour of Prayer […]

Police blotter – May 3

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Wednesday Caller reported: 12:37 a.m.: Disturbing the peace, 400 block of Sandy Lane. 1:25 a.m.: Situation check, 200 block of North Main Street. 1:26 a.m.: Domestic in progress, 1100 block of West 10th Street. 3:07 a.m.: Public assistance, 2100 block of North Martin Luther […]