Letter to the editor: Educational system is to blame

Regarding Thursday article about the so-called Hispanic students gap in Clovis: It will never cease to amaze me to what extent the intelligentsia will go to seek self-actualization. They have now managed to sub-divide the Caucasian race into a sub-species by skin color. And since your article addresses Caucasian as whites then it would be […]

Lessons don’t cease outside of classroom

Freedom New Mexico Area students are headed back to school — unless, of course, they never left. We hope a hiatus from attending school doesn’t necessarily mean a vacation from learning. In other words, don’t assume education always takes place in the classroom setting, or that it always involves essays, formulas and textbooks. If you […]

Peaceful solution rarely achieved by use of force

By Freedom Newspapers After a brief interlude when the United States took a hands-off position toward the fighting in Lebanon, the United States has teamed up with France to offer a cease-fire resolution in the U.N. Security Council. Because of opposition from Lebanon and other Arab states the resolution is unlikely to succeed. And even […]

Chairman and president of American Heritage Bank resigns

By Jack King: CNJ staff writer Joel Burdell has resigned as both chairman and president of American Heritage Bank, the bank’s board of directors said Wednesday. Gordon Morris, interim president and acting chairman of the bank, said Burdell and the board came to a mutual agreement about his resignation April 8. “For months, they’ve been […]

Bank alters lending practices

By Jack King A Clovis bank has agreed to reform some of its lending practices after accepting a cease and desist order from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the New Mexico Financial Institutions Division. Joel Burdell, president of American Heritage Bank in Clovis, said the bank signed a consent agreement with the regulatory agencies […]