Military mama: Must make effort to get out more

This may surprise you, but I am quite a homebody. So much so that a more accurate term would probably be hermit. I have settled on the explanation that I don’t have much of a choice because I stay at home with the munchkins five days a week. But I’m going to come clean right […]

Senator says state budget would be guesswork

Staff and wire reports Even by postponing the special session till Monday, the state Senate minority leader says the governor is still asking the legislature to guess at a budget. Tuesday, Gov. Bill Richardson moved the start of the special session, originally planned for Wednesday, to next week in response to requests from legislators. Sen. […]

Iran regime not accurate representation

Freedom New Mexico Most of the news about Iran focuses on the possibility that the regime may be getting close to developing a nuclear weapon. Such concern is justified, although it is difficult to see how the outside world can prevent it: Sanctions have been ineffective, and military intervention seems impractical. Even as we worry […]

‘Give back’ not accurate term for taxpaying

Freedom New Mexico Given the emphasis placed on education in this country,

God’s best blessings often are the little ones

By Curtis K. Shelburne My dog has me well-trained.(Well, to be strictly accurate, she’s my son’s dog, but . . .) I’m pretty sure she’s done a far better job training me than I have training her. As I write, it’s getting late. I had a church newsletter to write and then this column. Maddie, […]

‘I hope they remember that I cared’

David Lansford, Clovis’ mayor the past 12 years, is stepping down next week. We have an in-depth feature scheduled for Sunday’s paper. In a two-hour interview this week, Lansford talked about highlights, and lowlights, in his career as a public servant. How would he like Clovis residents to remember him? “I hope they’ll remember that […]

It’s history

Do you know the history of Clovis? Check out the daily “Historically accurate” feature: Historically accurate • • • Have you visited Earl’s cartoon world? You just might get a kick out of him. Earl’s world • • • Read any good blogs lately? Sharna Johnson tells animal tales: In search of ponies • • […]

Looking back

Want to go back in time? Try this: Historically Accurate

Tractors with trackers

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CNJ Staff Photo: Gabriel Monte Matt Zachary, 25, of Farwell, programs Kendall Devault’s sprayer with a global positioning system console. Devault uses a GPS system to help lower costs and increase production on his farm. By Gabriel Monte: Freedom Newspapers To fertilize and till his farm, Farwell’s Kendall Devault takes his directions from above — […]