Monday morning briefing: MLK Day, perfect fruit pies and prohibition

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Monday briefing. MLK Day There are celebrations and commemorations galore today to mark Martin Luther King Day. In Clovis, the annual walk to commemorate King’s march from Selma to Montgomery gets started at 9 a.m. in Potter Park. In Portales, a similar march starts at 10 […]

Legislative tidbits: Furlough Frito pies

The Santa Fe New Mexican Days remaining in session: 23 Furlough Frito pies The Communications Workers of America Local 7076 has set up a fund to help ease the financial burden on state employees who have been furloughed. Today, Fox’s Uptown Cafe in the Bataan Memorial Building will serve Frito pies for a donation to […]

Restaurant close to opening

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CNJ staff photo: Cortney Graham Burgers, Fries and Cherry Pies restaurant was voted as having the best burgers in Lubbock by Lubbock Avalanche-Journal readers in 2006. The chain‘s Clovis store is set to open in June. CNJ staff Clovis fans of Burgers, Fries and Cherry Pies won’t have to drive to Lubbock much longer. The […]

Jan. 5, 1953

Ealy Furniture of 209 Main advertised a 21-inch television set and other merchandise for sale, promising to “take your old furniture as trade-in.” … J. Johnson, former chef at the LaVista Dining Room, announced he’d purchased Miller’s Café,113 W. Grand. Johnson said the café would specialize in tender steaks, southern fried chicken and home-baked pies. […]

Christmas another day of work for many

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Thomas Klütts prepares meals during a busy spell Monday at Dave’s Coffee Shop. Klütts said many customers ordered traditional Christmas meals of turkey and mashed potatoes. (CNJ Staff Photo: Sharna Johnson) By Sharna Johnson: CNJ Staff Having to work on Christmas didn’t take away from the holiday spirit of many Clovis residents, who said they […]