Governor’s jet new point of contention

By Ned Cantwell: State Columnist A friend who likes to get my goat will often ask “is Fat Boy going to give you a ride in his $5 million airplane?” Before we get to that question, loaded as it is with inference, let me point out that I do not have a goat. Further, I […]

Lifestyles etc. 4/29

SENIOR CALENDAR La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St. Monday: 9:30 a.m. — Blood pressure checks; 10 a.m. — Health insurance benefits assistance information. Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. — Indoor exercise. Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. — Blood sugar checks; 1 p.m. — Bingo; 1:30 p.m. — Blood pressure checks; 2 p.m. — Refreshments. Thursday: […]

Actor relates story of Friday night fight at Edd’s Bar

Don McAlavy: CNJ columnist This is a story a local actor named Fred told me. “It started as fun at Edd’s Bar north of Clovis. Playing pool, having a few beers, with three of my friends from the Caprock Amphitheater after a hard day of rehearsal. I was a young man then, not quite of […]

Police blotter: May 21

A gas station cashier called police shortly before midnight Saturday to report that a man and woman had tried to shoplift two 30-packs of beer from the store at the 1200 block of West 7th Street. The clerk told police she had walked out to stop the woman from getting into the car and keep […]

School Menus 4/25

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — French toast, juice, milk. Lunch — Chicken patty on a bun, fries, lettuce, pickles, pineapple tidbits, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Bagel and cream cheese, juice, milk. Lunch — Fajitas, salsa, lettuce, corn, peaches, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Cereal and graham cracker, juice, milk. Lunch — Turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, […]

Gore, Harold

Harold O. Gore, 92, long-time Clovis attorney, died Friday, April 9, 2004, in Clovis. He was born Oct. 16, 1911, in Belen to Bert and Bertha Gore. He graduated from Clovis High School, the University of New Mexico and George Washington University Law School, passed the bar at age 21, and at age 25 was […]

School Menus 4/18

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Egg and biscuit juice, milk. Lunch — BBQ porky rib, cheesy potatoes, roll, pears, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Breakfast burrito, juice, milk. Lunch — Spaghetti, salad, ranch dressing, green beans, garlic bread, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Cowboy bread, juice, milk. Lunch — Taco salad, salsa, corn, strawberries and bananas, milk. […]

School Menus 3/28

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — French toast, juice, milk. Lunch — Macaroni and cheese, celery sticks with peanut butter, roll rosey applesauce, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Bagel and cream cheese, juice, milk. Lunch — Fish sticks, fries, pickle spear, cornbread, fruit jello, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza, juice, milk. Lunch — Sausage and egg […]

School Menus 3/21

House Monday: Breakfast — Blueberry muffins, cereal, toast, juice, milk. Lunch — Grilled cheese sandwich, green beans, variety of cookies, fruit, taco salad/salad bar, soup, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Breakfast burritos, salsa, cereal, toast, juice, milk. Lunch — Frito pie, pinto beans, banana pudding, fruit, taco salad/salad bar, soup, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Pancake and […]

School Menus 3/14

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Cereal, graham cracker, peanut butter, juice, milk. Lunch — Chicken pattie on a bun, fries, lettuce, pickles, pineapple tidbits, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Sausage pancake on a stick, juice, milk. Lunch — Fajitas, salsa, lettuce, corn, peaches, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Coconut toast, juice, milk. Lunch — Italian dunkers, salad, […]

School menus 3/7

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Egg and biscuit, juice, milk. Lunch — BBQ porky rib, cheesy potatoes, roll pears, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Breakfast burrito, juice, milk. Lunch — Spaghetti, salad, ranch dressing, green beans, bread, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Cowboy bread, juice, milk. Lunch — Taco salad, salsa, corn, mixed fruit, milk. Thursday: Breakfast […]

Private groups must be able to set own rules

Freedom Newspapers A federal district court judge blew the call recently when she decided former Ohio State running back Maurice Clarett should be eligible for this year’s NFL draft. One needn’t be a football fan to appreciate that the NFL, a private entity, ought to have the freedom to determine who is eligible. We hope […]

Liars always get caught, often by themselves

Judy Brandon Once I stole a Hershey candy bar at the drug store. The cover up left me in an entangled snare of deceit. On that day, we were at the Katz Drug Store in Kansas City. Following my mother to the pharmacy area, I spotted the Hershey on the candy aisle. I justified in […]

School Menus 2/22

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza, juice, milk. Lunch — Ravioli, green beans, cheese toast, pineapple tidbits, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Egg and biscuit, juice, milk. Lunch — Chicken pattie on a bun, tator tots, lettuce, pickles, applesauce, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Cowboy bread, juice, milk. Lunch — BBQ porky rib, cheesy potatoes, roll, […]

School menus 2/15

Clovis Elementary Monday: President’s day – no school. Tuesday: Breakfast — Go-gurt and toast, juice, milk. Lunch — Chicken nuggets,, BBQ sauce, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans, roll, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — French toast, juice, milk. Lunch — Pig in a blanket, tater tots, pickle spear, milk. Thursday: School’s favorite menu. Friday: Breakfast — […]

School menus 2/8

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Waffles, juice, milk. Lunch — Burrito with salsa, corn, lettuce, mixed fruit, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast —Bagel with cream cheese, juice, milk. Lunch — Frito pie, green beans, lettuce, peaches, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Sausage biscuit, juice, milk. Lunch — Pizza, veggie sticks, ranch dressing, pears, milk. Thursday: Breakfast — Cereal […]

Police Blotter 1/17

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: After noticing a vehicle approaching the corner of Prince and 14th at a high rate of speed, police clocked it by radar as traveling 45 mph in a 35 mph zone before it turned in to the parking lot of a bar, […]

Disagreement is fine, if we think straight

Walter Williams A fortnight ago, I wrote a column that generated considerable reader response, some of it angry and nasty. The gist of the column was that the liberty-oriented solution to the smoking controversy was through the institution of private property, where the owner of a workplace, restaurant or bar decides whether there would be […]

School Menus 11/18

School lunch menus published in Sunday’s paper were for the previous week. Here are corrected school lunch menus for the remainder of the week: Clovis Elementary Tuesday: School’s favorite menu. Wednesday: Breakfast — French toast, juice, milk. Lunch — Frito pie, pinto beans, lettuce, mixed fruit, milk. Thursday: Breakfast — Cereal and graham cracker, juice, […]

School Menus 11/9

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Peanut butter and jelly sandwich, juice, milk. Lunch — Burrito with salsa, corn, lettuce, peaches, milk. Tuesday: Veteran’s Day – no school. Wednesday: Breakfast — Go-gurt and toast, juice, milk. Lunch — Corn dog, tater tots, pickle spear, milk. Thursday: Breakfast — Bagel with cream cheese, juice, milk. Lunch — […]