Ranch and rodeo invention suggestions

Glenda Price A new product for barrel racers is now available – pop-up barrels. They collapse and fit into a bag a little bigger than a rope can, and when opened up are bottom-weighted so they don’t fall over easily. Besides the portability, those of us with scarred shins from banging into metal barrels will […]

Dec. 21, 2008 Library Books

The following books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: Chain of Blame: How Wall Street Caused the Mortgage and Credit Crisis by Paul Muolo chronicles the most critical financial disaster of our times, showing readers what happened, who is responsible, and what lies ahead. Death Swatch by Laura Childs offers just the right blend […]

12/7 Library books

The following books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: The Wordy Shipmates by Sarah Vowell examines the real character of the Puritans, revealing†a highly literate, deeply principled, and surprisingly feisty people, far different from the uptight, shoe-buckles-and-corn reputation most Americans imagine. Master of the Delta by Thomas Cook uncovers the darker truths that lurk […]

Auto accident claims Alva Carter Sr.

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Courtesy photo Alva Carter Sr. was a businessman, dairyfarmer and educator. He was president of the Eastern New Mexico Board of Regents By Argen Duncan: Freedom New Mexico Friends and family of Alva C. Carter Sr. remembered him as generous, honorable and a hard worker. “He was a big man with a big heart,” said […]

Nov. 9 Library Books

The following books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: Taunton’s Complete Illustrated Guide to Woodworking by Lonnie Bird was given by Ellen Harrison in memory of Ned Wright. This step-by-step shop reference covers all of the fundamental techniques every woodworker needs to know and includes over 1,200 photos and drawings that illustrate how to […]

Sept. 14, 2008 Library Books

The following books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: Captured!: The Betty and Barney Hill UFO Experience by Stanton Friedman was given by David, Mary, and Sierra Stalker in memory of Wanda Carter. The famous story of the world’s first documented alien abduction is taken apart, meticulously re-examined by Betty’s niece and nuclear physicist […]

8/31 Library Books

The following books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: Hide and Seek: Nature’s Best Vanishing Acts by Andrea Helman was given by Master Electrical Contractors in memory of Jackie Pruet. Vivid color photographs take readers from one scene to another throughout the world to show how animals camouflage themselves in order to hide in […]

County fair offers entertainment

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Courtesy photo: Jim Hogg Professional arenacross driver Cody Elkins will perform stunts during the halftime of the arenacross main event Saturday at the Roosevelt County Fair. Freedom New Mexico The Roosevelt County Fair has an array of live entertainment available. The week’s entertainment includes bands such as Blackwater and the Fireballs. It culminates Saturday with […]

Public notices available on Web

Freedom New Mexico Public notices from around New Mexico are now available on a single Web site: http://www.publicnoticeads.com/NM The site was set up by the state’s newspaper publishers through their trade group, the New Mexico Press Association. It

Free compost available

CNJ staff A byproduct of the city’s wastewater treatment plant that can be used as compost will be available to Clovis residents free of charge starting next week, according to city officials.