City takes ownership of Hotel Clovis

By Mike Linn: CNJ news editor The City of Clovis on Monday took over ownership of the Hotel Clovis, a one-time glamorous building for those who remember the hotel as the city’s landmark of luxury. And some residents would like to see the building — dilapidated and boarded up for years — return to its […]

Ownership a source of religious violence

Tibor Machan: Syndicated columnist Many now realize that when public property is used by all, the resources it contains will soon be depleted. Only private property serves as a promising means for conserving and cultivating such resources. Individuals who own something are more likely to take good care of it than if they use something […]

Pope’s humane legacy will live on through the ages

Freedom Newspapers “May you live 100 years!” shouted Poles when Pope John Paul II first visited his homeland in 1979 after having been elected pope in 1978. The ailing pope, who last week celebrated the 25th year of his pontificate, might not make it that long. But he has accomplished so much it will seem […]

Clovis possible site for baseball team

CNJ STAFF Clovis is one of more than a dozen cities being considered for an independent baseball league team, according to the league president. Bob Lipp, president of the Southwestern League, said Clovis is attractive because of its location, demographics and it has a solid baseball facility in Bell Park. “It’s a good fit because […]

Easing media restrictions will not hurt choices

Remember the days when our television choices were limited to three major networks, public television and maybe some UHF stations? When ABC, NBC and CBS dictated what appeared on television and we turned to Walter Cronkite or Huntley-Brinkley as our daily gatekeepers of television news? Today, our news and programming choices are vast and varied, […]