Kraus, Ora

Ora E. Kraus, 80, of Clovis, died Friday, Dec. 24, 2004, at her home in Clovis. She was born on May 6, 1924, in Tatum to Fred and Ada Blackburn Petty. She was a resident of Clovis most of her life and graduated from Portales High School. She was co-owner of Clovis Furniture Store. She […]

After drug lapse in Colombia, let’s rethink drug war

Freedom Editorial W hite House “drug czar” John Walters recent ly lapsed into a moment of candor about Plan Colombia, the five-year, $3.3 billion expenditure of U.S. taxpayers’ money that was supposed to — finally — reduce cocaine manufacturing in Colombia and availability in the United States. As AP reporter Dan Molinski wrote, “After flying […]

Guanell, Karen

Karen Guanell Services: Have been held. Karen Guanell, 38, of Clovis, died Thursday, June 10, 2004, at her home. She was born on Sept. 15, 1965, in Princeton, N.J., to Leonard David, Jr. and Norma Heirigs Walters. She graduated from Butte High School in Butte, Mont. in 1983 and then attended Arizona State University. She […]

Military Digest 5/3

Walters Army Pvt. Tim L. Walters has arrived at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Aberdeen, Md., to complete the track vehicle mechanic advanced individual training course. Walters is a 1999 graduate of Clovis High School Ship dropped two bombs in Fallujah Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Beau T. Altman, whose wife, Jaelynn, is the daughter of Malinda […]

Clovis High principal resigns

By Ryan Lengerich: CNJ staff writer Clovis High School Principal Andy Sweet announced Friday he will step down at the school year’s end. Sweet will finish this school year as principal and return next school year to teach mathematics at the high school, said Assistant Superintendent for Personnel Jim McDaniel. Yucca Junior High Principal Jody […]

Military Digest 4/26

City awarded reserve, guard support award Clovis City Manager Ray Mondragon accepted the “Above and Beyond” award on behalf of the City of Clovis from the Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve at a recent state meeting of the organization. ESGR is a committee of the Department of Defense that works to […]

Firearm ban in national parks leaves America vulnerable to drug gangs

A ban on the carrying of firearms in U.S. national parks is based on a dangerous delusion, given that visitors to these often remote areas aren’t somehow magically immunized against criminals or attacks by animals. Americans shouldn’t have to surrender their Second Amendment rights or an effective means of self-defense when visiting their own “public” […]