Assistant city manager hot topic

Does Clovis need an assistant city manager? Mayor Gayla Brumfield talks about the issue with Clovis News Journal videographer Tony Bullocks.

That’s why TVs come with ‘off’ buttons

The editor’s e-mail box is overflowing with complaints about a TV show.

Racino in Tucumcari?

In case you missed it:

$1 gas? Ridiculous

Portales’ Vern Witten brought us some old news with a new perspective the other day.

‘Red flag’ means fire danger

You’ve seen the warning: “Red flag conditions.”

Let those ponies run

The Roosevelt County community of Pep will host a pony express run on July 5.

Route 66 landmark destroyed

In case you missed it: A fire last month destroyed a historic caf

Lake Brownwood drownings rare

The weekend drownings of Clovis’ Tyler Fontenot and Farwell’s Joe Haseloff were the first in almost four years at Lake Brownwood, according to the Abilene Reporter News.

Eastern education grads ready for spotlight

Friday is the deadline to nominate an outstanding education graduate for Eastern New Mexico University’s Hall of Honors.

Portales to honor a veteran

The city of Portales will honor Joe Blair for his service to the community at 6 p.m. on Tuesday at the Memorial Building.

He was a little animated

Coming Sunday: Did you know a Clovis native was once a big part of the Pixar animation studio?

He’s no ‘Big, bad John’

Entertainer Jimmy Dean and his wife Donna recently donated $1 million to Wayland Baptist University’s Second Century Campaign.

‘Homosexual’ anti-gay term

Adam G. Bass, a media field strategist with the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) organization in Los Angeles, has been reading our stories on the Clovis yearbook controversy.

Rising costs claim comics

Several readers noticed that Tuesday’s papers in Clovis and Portales had only one page of comics. Since we don’t publish on Mondays, we’d been publishing Monday and Tuesday comics in the Tuesday paper … until this week.

In search of heritage

The Buck Ramsey Heritage Award will be given Sept. 20 at the annual Nara Visa Cowboy Gathering. It goes to an individual, family or ranch that reflects the spirit of the West.

Oasis’ summer program begins Saturday

Oasis State Park near Portales has started its summer programs and has something scheduled for each weekend through the summer.

Bee business

The Roosevelt County Extension Office will host a seminar on Africanized bees — so-called killer bees – on Thursday at Jake Lopez Community Center on the Roosevelt County Fairgrounds.

Yearbook controversy brings out the opinions

Have you seen all the comments readers have left at the bottom of this story?

Alive Campaign comes to Clovis

Five Baylor University students are scheduled to bike into Clovis today promoting suicide prevention. They’ll be in Fort Sumner on Saturday.