What a time we had in 1949

By Don McAlavy: Local columnist Clovis and Curry County had a great year in 1949. Here are some of the things that happened: • On April 25, 1949, a groundbreaking took place at 12th and Main for the new St. James Episcopal Church, built in the Spanish adobe style. It’s still the most attractive church […]

Readers: Best hamburgers found all over

A recent Project: Reader Reaction question asked, “Where’s the best place to get a burger in eastern New Mexico?” Some responses: “I LIKE BURGER KING, but my son and his girlfriend like the burgers at the Stone Soup cafe. I realize that Burger King is in every state and every town, but it is still […]

Clovis coffee clubs cultivate camaraderie

Don McAlavy Coffee anyone? Here in Clovis you can figure at least 16 coffee clubs are serving up hot coffee every weekday morning. Most of the participants are retired, but a lot of them are still working and make it a habit to sit with friends and discuss the weather, politics, women — or men […]