Letters to the Editor: Annual staff protected by freedom

Annual staff protected by freedom I was glad to read the column by Kevin Wilson — “Clovisites ignore bigger picture — in Wednesday’s

Letters to the Editor: Annual staff protected by freedom

Annual staff protected by freedom I was glad to read the column by Kevin Wilson — “Clovisites ignore bigger picture — in Wednesday’s

Educators urge academic activity over summer break

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Juanita Calbert and Guadalupe Heredia, 6, count the dinosaurs in a book at Clovis-Carver Public Library. Calbert, Heredia’s case manager with TeamBuilders, said she brings the children to the library to read and play educational games on the compute By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer Read, read, read. That’s what […]

May 11, 2008 Club Notes

Curry County Extension Council The Curry County Extension Council met May 5 at the extension office with 15 members attending. President Sheryl Abdill called the meeting to order. Secretary Martha Brister took roll call and read the minutes. Thank you letters from Matt 25 and New Mexico State University for donations were read. Helen Causaus […]

Writing highlights mom’s journey

By Helena Rodriguez: CNJ Columnist My pen runneth dry. This is the part of the movie where we each go our separate ways and the little blurry words, too small to read, come down the screen, along with notes of thanks to people too numerous to name while my many bloopers roll in the upper […]

Sort of a female Baxter Black

If you like Baxter Black’s columns – they’re published in Friday’s Portales News-Tribune and Saturday’s Quay County Sun – we suspect you might also like to read what Glenda Price has to say.

Sinful temptations can have dreadful results

By Judy Brandon: Religion columnist I read several years ago about a family’s unusual pet. The news story said the father had found a baby mountain lion in the wilderness while he was on a hunting trip. Since the man lived on a ranch, he decided to take the baby mountain lion home and nurse […]

Would-be robber leaves post office empty-handed

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer A would-be robber left a Clovis post office Wednesday frustrated and empty-handed in an apparent case of miscommunication. According to a police report released Friday, a man approached a clerk at the post office on Gidding Street and handed her a bag, telling her to read the note inside. […]

Still looking for big wind stories

We’re still compiling content related to the one-year anniversary of the March 23 tornadoes that caused major damage in Curry, Roosevelt and Quay counties. We’d like to hear your stories and publish your photos from before, during and after the big winds. If you’d like to share memories of that scary night: Email us • […]

Earl goes to dogs

Have you visited Earl’s cartoon world? His dog can read, you know. Earl’s world

Torn between two teams

A native of Hobbs, living in Clovis, Katherine Medrano is torn between two sports teams. Read what she has to say on Editor David Stevens’ Web log: Falling, With Style

Feb. 3, 2008 Club Notes

Claud Rainy Day Extension Club The Claud Rainy Day Extension Club met Jan. 9 with Lola and Aloha Starbuck. Fourteen members read the “Club Women’s Collect” together. Ann Carter read “Still.” There was discussion of the float in the Christmas Parade, the turnout of the public and the minimal publicity. Future meetings were planned, including […]

Ethanol plans withdrawn

Click on the link to read the CDIC release on ConAgra’s decision to withdraw Clovis plans. Ethanol release

McAlavy, ‘Family Circus’ top readers’ list

By David Stevens: Freedom New Mexico editor To our readers, You regularly check out Curry County Historian Don McAlavy’s column and most of you don’t care for Amy Alkon’s advice column. That’s what you told us in a recent survey published in the paper. We received more than 300 responses to the surveys, most telling […]

Company founder fought valiantly for freedom

By Freedom New Mexico This month we remember the founder of our company, R.C. Hoiles, who bought the then-Santa Ana Register in 1935 and founded a company he named Freedom Newspapers. It grew into Freedom Communications, today the nation’s 12th largest media company, with operations on the Internet, in broadcast, magazines and newspapers. Hoiles launched […]

Nov. 4 Club Notes

Chaparral Extension Club The Chaparral Extension Club met Oct. 25 at the extension building with 13 members and one guest, Paryss, present. Paryss is the granddaughter of Jeanetta Mesner. Mesner read “A Newborn’s Conversation with God.” Roll call was answered with favorite pasttime. Linda Roberts read the minutes. Dorothy Bean gave the treasurer’s report. The […]

Letters to the Editor: Foundations control most of America

While listening to “Meet the Press” on TV, someone suggested a “must read” book for all of us. It is titled, “Foundations of Betrayal” by Phil Kent. It’s about large foundations giving large sums of money to colleges and others and then manipulating them. They are buying, selling and betraying America. They are referred to […]

Oct. 7 Club Notes

Delta Kappa Gamma Delta Kappa Gamma met Sept. 24 at 21st Street Church of Christ for their first meeting of the year. Dianne Davis, president, opened the meeting with the collect. Kristin Stata, secretary, called the roll and read the minutes of the last spring meeting. Anna Kolek gave the treasurer’s report. Davis, Patsy Camp […]

Some thoughts on dealing with desynchronosis

By Curtis K. Shelburne: Religion columnist Since my wife and I returned from Uganda, I’ve discovered a thing or two about jet lag, or, if you want a more impressive term, “desynchronosis.” (I learned that term this morning doing an early morning Google search for “jet lag.”) Jet lag is a real thing. It takes […]

Letters of life should include Christ

By Judy Brandon: Local columnist I could call myself a writer. I am smart enough to know that I cannot write professionally and make a living. But I have been writing since my teen years just as a way to express the emotions, thoughts and ideas of my heart. But think about this: Really everyone […]