Friday morning briefing: Clovis’ top chef, a celebration and maybe some rain

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Friday briefing. Steaking it out Check out Doug McGregor of Clovis, now a prize winning steak chef. Seems Doug, 66, who has never competed in a cooking contest before, decided to try his hand at the Cowboy Culture Celebration steak contest last weekend in Dublin, Texas.He […]

Song leads to cravings for steak

By Karl Terry: FNM columnist Ever get a song stuck in your head with no hope of shaking it? Lately for me it’s been the Zac Brown Band’s song “Chicken Fried.” You can’t miss the tune if you listen to a country music station longer than 15 minutes these days. “You know I like my […]

Oct. 9 -Oct. 15 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Seafood newburg and fried pork chops Monday: Closed for holiday Tuesday: German cuisine Wednesday: Carved roast beef and chicken cordon bleu Thursday: Salisbury steak and chicken cordon bleu

May 15 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Salisbury steak and baked or fried fish Monday: Chef’s choice Tuesday: Beef lasagna and egg plant parmesan Wednesday: Carved roast beef and chicken tenders Thursday: Beef brisket and chicken enchiladas Whispering Winds 11 a.m.: Friday: Fish plate Monday: Meatloaf Tuesday: Fried chicken Wednesday: Barbecue beef Thursday: Chicken fried steak The […]

March 6-12 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Fried catfish and breaded shrimp Monday: Salisbury steak and barbecue chicken Tuesday: Stir-fried beef and spicy chicken Wednesday: Carved roast beef and fried chicken Thursday: Chicken cacciatore, beef lasagna and pizza Whispering Winds 11 a.m.: Friday: Fish plate Monday: Meatloaf Tuesday: Fried chicken Wednesday: Barbecue beef Thursday: Chicken fried steak […]

Feb. 20 -Feb. 26 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Baked and fried fish Monday: Glazed ham steak and roast turkey Tuesday: Chinese cuisine Wednesday: Carved roast beef and spaghetti Thursday: Mexican cuisine Whispering Winds 11 a.m.: Friday: Fish plate Monday: Meatloaf Tuesday: Fried chicken Wednesday: Barbecue beef Thursday: Chicken fried steak The End Zone 11 a.m.: Closed until March […]

Feb. 6 -Feb. 12 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Baked and fried fish Monday: Oriental cuisine Tuesday: Salisbury steak and fried chicken Wednesday: Carved roast beef and roast turkey Thursday: Mexican cuisine Whispering Winds 11 a.m.: Friday: Closed Monday: Meatloaf Tuesday: Fried chicken Wednesday: Barbecue beef Thursday: Chicken fried steak The End Zone 11 a.m.: Friday: Shrimp chef salad […]

Jan. 9-15 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Baked and fried fish Monday: Oriental cuisine Tuesday: Salisbury steak and fried chicken Wednesday: Carved roast beef and roast turkey Thursday: Mexican cuisine Whispering Winds 11 a.m.: Friday: Fish plate Monday: Meatloaf Tuesday: Fried chicken Wednesday: Barbecue beef Thursday: Chicken fried steak The End Zone 11 a.m.: Friday: Fish and […]

Nov. 21-27 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Baked fish and roast turkey buffet Monday: Salisbury steak and chicken fried steak Tuesday: Italian buffet Wednesday: Carved roast beef and barbecue chicken buffet Whispering Winds 11 a.m.: Friday: Fish plate Monday: Meatloaf Tuesday: Fried chicken Wednesday: Barbecue beef

Nov. 7-13 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Seafood platter or Barbecue ribs buffet Monday: Swiss steak or baked ham Wednesday: Carved roast beef or fried chicken buffet Thursday: Mexican cuisine buffet Whispering Winds 11 a.m.: Friday: Fish plate Monday: Meatloaf Wednesday: Barbecue beef Thursday: Chicken fried steak The End Zone 11 a.m.: Friday: Fish tacos Monday: Turkey […]

Oct. 24 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Baked fish or minute steak. 5 p.m. Choose your entree. Monday: Salisbury steak or roast turkey buffet Tuesday: Oriental buffet Wednesday: Carved roast beef and vegetarian lasagna Thursday: Mexican cuisine buffet Whispering Winds 11 a.m.: Friday: Fish plate Monday: Meatloaf Tuesday: Fried chicken Wednesday: Barbecue beef Thursday: Chicken fried steak […]

Oct. 3, 2008 Menus

The Landing 11 a.m.: Friday: Seafood platter and barbecue rib buffet. 5 p.m. Chicken, steak or salmon Monday: Swiss steak and vegetarian lasagna Tuesday: Cajun buffet Wednesday: Carved roast beef and fried chicken buffet Thursday: Mexican cuisine buffet Whispering Winds 11 a.m.: Friday: Fish plate Monday: Meatloaf Tuesday: Fried chicken Wednesday: Barbecue beef Thursday: Chicken […]

Sept. 19, 2008 Menus

The Landing: Friday: Baked fish and roast turkey; 5 p.m. Fajita buffet Monday: Salisbury steak, roast turkey Tuesday: Italian cuisine buffet Wednesday: Carved roast beef and barbecue chicken buffet Thursday: Mexican cuisine buffet Whispering Winds: Friday: Fish plate Monday: Meatloaf Tuesday: Fried chicken Wednesday: Barbecue beef Thursday: Chicken fried steak The End Zone: Friday: Fish […]

Chuck Wagon Cook-Off serves up history

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Ken Romine of Brownfield, Texas, pulls a chicken fried steak out of a pot of hot oil during Saturday’s Chuck Wagon Cook-Off. Romine said he’s been chuck wagon cooking for 15 years. Steve Woods, 60, of Denton, Texas, served a hearty cowboy dinner of chicken fried steak, beans, mashed potatoes, […]

May 9, 1969

Don Bonner, co-owner of New Tex Outdoor Advertising in Clovis, was the newest city commissioner. He was appointed the night before to succeed Ted Waldhauser, who resigned a week earlier. … George Lake, Fred Williams, Gilbert Oakeley, Marvin Tucker and Herbert Bergstrom were all city pastors. … Police learned someone broke into Bella Vista school […]

Discrimination costs encourage racism

By Walter Williams: Syndicated columnist My previous columns have attempted to reduce confusion by suggesting operational definitions of discrimination and prejudice. Discrimination was defined as the act of choice, and prejudice was the act of decision-making on the basis of incomplete information. Good analytical thinking requires that we don’t confuse one phenomenon with another. The […]

It’s a new year baby

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Maria Rodriguez holds her new baby boy Francisco Saturday at Plains Regional Medical Center. Francisco was first born in 2004 at 8:16 a.m. Friday, weighing 7 pounds, 3 ounces. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth. By Jack King Maria Rodriguez of Muleshoe, Texas, said she wants to thank the many Clovis businesses and individuals who donated […]