Maybe baseball should change rules for Rose

So how might we think about former baseball player Pete Rose, now that he has put out a new autobiography in which he admits having bet on baseball when he was manager of the Cincinnati Reds in 1987 and 1988? Having made this admission, after denying he gambled on baseball for years, should he be […]

Finally it’s time for Rose

By Clyde Davis I don’t do it — let’s get that part straight from the outset. When it reaches an astronomical number, I have been known to buy a lottery ticket; when I go into a casino for the markedly generous food, I have been known to slip in some quarters. But as a whole, […]

Readers offer mixed views on Pete Rose

“Yes, Pete Rose should be eligible for the hall of fame. I have always thought so, even before he confessed that he bet on baseball games. Look how many athletes have been caught doing much worse than betting on sports. … He was an excellent baseball player in his time and I have always rooted […]

Hall, Adonis Lloyd “Cotton”

Adonis Lloyd “Cotton” Hall Services: Have been held. Adonis Lloyd “Cotton” Hall, 68, of Childress, Texas, died Monday, Oct. 27, 2003, in Childress, Texas. He was born on Aug. 22, 1935, in Childress. He married Barbara Fuller on May 20, 1960, in Clovis. He was a radio announcer and general manager for 30 years. For […]

God is the rock that lends us support

Judy Brandon Our family moved to Clovis in 1956. It was during those early years that I would ride with my daddy home at night after church and my mother and Susie would go ahead in their car. That was many years ago. The church is now in a different location and much different than […]

Base thankful for safe return of personnel

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Staff Sgt. Monnie Evans of the 27th Security Forces and his wife Kristi Evans sing “Come, Ye Thankful People Come” together during Tuesday’s Thanksgiving service at Cannon Air Force Base. CNJ photo: Darrell Todd Maurina By Darrell Todd Maurina CANNON AIR FORCE BASE — As airmen gathered Tuesday evening for a Thanksgiving service at the […]

Band serenades city

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Donald Young conducts the Clovis Community Band performing Thursday night at the Lyceum in downtown Clovis. CNJ staff photo: Darrell Todd Maurina. By Darrell Todd Maurina By day, Stephen Quinn wears black robes in 9th Judicial District Court. Four nights a year, however, he wears black formal attire to a different event: the concerts of […]

Udall congratulates area on landing cheese plant

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Rep Tom Udall, D-N.M. (center) walks down Main Street in Clovis during a Monday visit. Udall congratulated area officials on landing the Glanbia cheese plant. Photo by Rick White. By Jack King On a visit to Curry County some years ago, U.S. Rep. Tom Udall, D-N.M., watched in amazement as a local dairyman loaded containers […]

Old Jungleland was on the wild side

By Don McAlavy You will not find information about “The Jungleland,” which was a popular amusement place in Clovis, in any of our history books. Most of what we know is from the late Gordon Fitzhugh, who graduated from Clovis High School in 1928. Sometime in the late 1920s, Fitzhugh joined high school music professor […]

Clewis, James

James Clewis Services: Have been held. Mr. James Clewis, 57, of Muleshoe, died Sunday, June 22, 2003, in Lubbock. He was born Sept. 20, 1945, in Rosebud, Texas, to Lorean Taylor and D.C. Clewis. He lived in Texas all his life. He moved to Muleshoe from Whiteface, Texas, in 1974. He was a farmer and […]