Oak Ridge Boys hit close to home

Thanks to three generous co-workers (they are modest, so email me for names), Portales residents Steve and Betsy Chaves and I received complimentary fourth-row tickets to celebrate Steve’s latest 29th birthday at the Oak Ridge Boys concert in Clovis. Since the Chaves’ original plans included karaoke, I tried talking Steve into crashing the stage and [...]

In tribute: Homemaker remembered for spirit, determination

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Courtesy photo Arnetta Foster died Oct. 4, 2009 at age 85. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Her soft, welcoming voice, kind generous spirit, determination and attention to detail are but some of the things her family remembers about Arnetta Foster. Foster, 85, died Oct. 4, 2009, in Clovis. She was the matriarch of the [...]

They’re going to Disneyland

Thanks to a generous group of unnamed donors, children at the New Mexico Baptist Children’s Home will be taking a trip to Disneyland this summer.

4/16 Thank-you letters

Editor’s note: The Clovis News Journal will periodically publish thank-you letters of public interest. Letters should be less than 300 words and the writer must be identified. Writers should include telephone numbers and addresses for verification purposes. Letters may be edited for clarity, content and space considerations. Names of for-profit businesses may be deleted prior [...]

eBay newest forum for political sales

By Ned Cantwell: State Columnist Bill Richardson wants a football team, casinos want gamblers, our national parks are, no kidding, considering corporate sponsors. Welcome to New Mexico. Everyone wants something. That’s why it is the prediction here the comely Deborah Hale of Albuquerque is setting a trend. Deborah is 48 years old. She is successful. [...]