No whining about a capitalist Christmas

Tibor Machan Sometimes one ought to repeat a point, even over and over, since it is important enough to call attention to it often. Given that many people, such as celebrities with lots of media exposure, manage to repeat idiotic points, I have resolved to refute them repeatedly. Emma Thompson, whom I rather enjoy as […]

Peddling the fall harvest

By Helena Rodriguez About this time of year, as leaves turn auburn, orange and yellow; bright pumpkins, straight from the patch, add to the colors of the season as they begin appearing at roadside stands. Fall time also means harvest time, a time when passersby can still get the last tastes of summer — in […]

Goins, Edward

Edward Goins Services: Have been held. Mr. Edward L. “Eddie” Goins of Carlsbad, a truck driver, died Saturday, June 28, 2003, at Carlsbad Medical Center. He was born on May 19, 1956, in Carlsbad, to Kenneth and Pearl Goins. He was raised in Carlsbad and graduated from Carlsbad Senior High in 1974. He participated in […]

Youth ranch grows with its giving

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Corey McKenna (left), 17, and Jessica Andry, 18, both residents at the Pippin Youth Ranch, pick yellow squash on Tuesday at the ranch north of Clovis. Photo by Eric Kluth. By Helena Rodriguez Get your free veggies! Yellow squash, okra, cucumbers, watermelons and cantaloupes are ready for the pickin.’ Best of all, they are also […]

Technology helps out ancient profession

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Buddy Jorde, 14, bags potatos for John Jay Ball at the Portales Farmer’s Market on Thursday. The Jorde family, which includes Sheri (left) and Jessica, is using the Internet to save money on shipping crops. Photo by Kevin Wilson. By Mike Linn While many use the Internet as an electronic maze of MP3 piracy and […]