I am appalled by the high cost of rent in the Portales/Clovis area. I am a retired military dependent. Here our troops are fighting in a war, defending and protecting our country. Since Cannon Air Force Base has remained opened, and more squadrons have come in, to raise the cost of rent to such outrageous […]
Hull Overpass repair long overdue How ridiculous can our government get? In Tuesday’s Clovis News Journal, 16 people were shown participating in the groundbreaking for the Hull Street overpass. Our question to the state government is this: Why was it necessary to even have a groundbreaking? This overpass was built decades ago with taxpayer dollars […]
Portales’ Vern Witten brought us some old news with a new perspective the other day.
By Leonard Pitts Jr.: Syndicated columnist Satire is my favorite form of humor. In the hands of its most deft practitioners, it makes the ridiculous so plain, the idiotic so obvious, that you cannot help but laugh. Take “All in the Family” as a sterling example. Literal-minded folks may have taken umbrage at Archie Bunker’s […]