Boy, 12, dies in crash

CNJ staff A 12-year-old is dead and two other Clovis teens injured after the 2002 Corvette they were riding in left the highway and struck a pole about 3 p.m. Friday near 720 Curry Road 12, Undersheriff Wesley Waller said Saturday. Waller said Jacob S. Thomson of Clovis died at Plains Regional Medical Center shortly […]

Tuesday morning briefing: Meetings watch, voting begins and the first Corvette

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Tuesday briefing. Meetings watch • The Clovis Municipal Schools board meets 5:30 p.m. today at the administration building. • The Portales Municipal Schools Board of Education meets 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Portales Municipal Schools Administration Building. The board plans to close out the 2010-2011 fiscal […]

Even short acquaintance can touch life

By Don Reid: Guest Columnist I met Martin “Butch” Gibbons about a year ago. He pulled up in his anniversary-edition Corvette and leisurely strolled into my store. I asked if I could be of help; he said he was just looking. Then he turned and said, “You don’t look like you could help anybody.” He […]