Flying J Wranglers gallup into town

By Casey Peacock: PNT Staff Writer The Flying J Wranglers will ride into Clovis once again on Dec. 16 to perform a benefit concert at the Lyceum Theatre. For the second year in a row, the popular Western music group’s performance will benefit the Miss Rodeo New Mexico pageant, according to Joe Rhodes, owner of […]

12/16 Religion Digest

Guest pianist to perform in Texico Pianist Jim Hendricks will perform at 10:15 a.m. Sunday at the First Baptist Church of Texico. According to information provided by the host church, Hendricks will perform arrangements of traditional Gospel and contemporary Christian music. He has performed in churches across the land, including the Crystal Cathedral. He has […]

7/31 BRAC Letters to the editor

BRAC panel should see process through I can’t believe four Base Realignment and Closure commissioners decided to recuse themselves from voting on issues that pertain to their home state. These commissioners were appointed by the president to perform a task that requires them to be fair and impartial. Here is a quote directly from the […]

Crickets joining Clovis Music Festival

CNJ staff The Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Clovis announced Tuesday that Buddy Holly’s backup group, The Crickets, is joining the lineup for September’s Clovis Music Festival. It has been close to 20 years since The Crickets have played in Clovis, according to officials. The band will perform on Sept. 9 at Marshall Junior High. Sonny […]

Dance team offers diverse program the whole family will enjoy

by Leslie Radford: CNJ staff writer B allet is coming to Clovis. USA Ballet will perform classic and contemporary pieces including “Swan Lake” and “La Esmeralda” at 4 p.m. Sunday at Marshall Auditorium. The Gala Spectacular of the World’s Greatest Ballets displays talents of worldly dancers of various cultural backgrounds. USA Ballet, headquartered in Bloomington, […]

Baxter Black’s writings appear in more than 100 publications.

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A former veterinarian, Baxter Black was raised in Las Cruces. (Courtesy photo) By Leslie Radford: CNJ staff writer According to the Washington Post, “he could make a dead man sit up and laugh.” The New York Times describes him as “probably the nation’s most successful living poet.” Baxter Black says he just wants to be […]

Yucca, Clovis High selected to perform

By CNJ Staff The Yucca Junior High School Chorale and Clovis High School Band were selected to perform on the honors concert at the All-State Music Convention in Albuquerque. The honors concert will be held at 7:45 p.m. on Thursday at the University of New Mexico’s Popejoy Hall. To prepare for the concert, the choir […]

Former CEO invests in laughs

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David Zacarte and his puppet Benito squabble about girls and politics Monday evening during the first show at the Curry County Fairgrounds. CNJ photo by Mike Linn. By Mike Linn Twenty years ago, when David Zacarte said he was making half a million dollars a year as the chief executive officer of an investment firm […]

Creativity welcome, and free

By Clyde Davis This particular column is geared to all of you who want to hear some really fine writers perform their works in public. You notice that I used the word perform, because … well, some really fine writers simply read their works, and some of that will be going on, too. But the […]

Music can be enjoyed a lifetime

By David L. Caffey Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of columns celebrating Music in Our Schools week. What do people around the world have in common regardless of age, size, shape, or color? We crave music. We may like different kinds of music, but most of us seem to need it […]

Annie Moses Band to perform

CNJ Staff The Annie Moses Band from Nashville, Tenn., is coming to Clovis on Monday and Tuesday for a series of four concerts sponsored by First Christian Church of Clovis. The teenage team of one sister and three brothers, Annie, Alex and Benjamin Wolaver, are classically-trained violinists and singers who were formerly scholarship students at […]

Floyd teen to perform at City Celebration

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Lucero Davalos practices at her home on Wednesday in preparation for Saturday’s City Celebration at Master’s Books and Gifts in Clovis. Lucero said this will be the first big event at which she will perform. Freedom Newspapers: Lisa Sonnenschien. By Helena Rodriguez When Lucero Davalos walked away from a truck rollover near Floyd last September […]

Tops in Blue concert scheduled

CNJ Staff They may be called Tops in Blue but they won’t be singing the blues when they perform tonight in Clovis. America’s favorite Air Force Band will be tootin’ a selection of pop music ranging from the 1950s up to present when they perform at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Doc Stewart Park in the […]