Higher education proposal draws mixed reviews

Alisa Boswell Gov. Susana Martinez’s budget proposal to change the state funding formula for colleges and universities is drawing mixed reaction at institutions in Clovis and Portales. ENMU President Steven Gamble said he thinks the university will do well under the new policy if it is approved by the Legislature. But Clovis Community College President […]

Mixed reviews on women’s roles

The young women in last week’s column who espoused traditional roles for women, based on Biblical principles, received mixed support. Here is a sampling:

Gates reviews military spouse career program

By Donna Miles: American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates is grappling with the best way to reopen the Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts program to new applicants, concerned that the program has morphed beyond its original intent and cost estimates, Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell said June 18. Gates believes […]

Book reviews

Dining on the B&O Co-authored by Clovis resident Karl D. Spence, “Dining on the B&O” is a culmination of a lifelong love of trains and fascination with the B&O Railway. The 170-page book written by Spence and Thomas J. Greco, has revived the experience of dining on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, offering a unique […]

Reviews didn’t wrong Rowling or Scholastic

By Freedom Newspapers There was no magic in the way two American newspapers obtained copies of the long-awaited, final installment of the Harry Potter series before its official release early Saturday morning. But there are questions of ethics involving the “embargoed” book, the early reviews those newspapers chose to publish and the amount of advance […]