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Clovis junior Luke Bussen gets around Lovington defender Aaron Lujan in the first half Saturday at Leon Williams Stadium. Bussen scored on the play for his second goal of the game in Clovis’ 5-1 victory.

CHS blasts Lovington

Staff report With a blown three-goal lead at halftime just two days earlier still fresh in their minds, the Clovis High boys soccer team wasn’t about to let that happen again on Saturday night. This time, the Wildcats stretched their lead after the break, beating Lovington 5-1 in the second half of a boys/girls doubleheader […]

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Tragic situation handled with grace

What happened to Timothy Cole should never happen to anyone. He was an innocent man sentenced to prison for a crime he didn’t commit, and died behind bars. The unveiling of a 13-foot-tall bronze statue of Cole by the city of Lubbock and the Innocence Project of Texas in an area to be dedicated as […]

NM great place to see stars

By Tom McDonald State columnist Outer space has been in the news a lot lately — and that’s just fine for the likes of New Mexico. Not only were we at the center of a couple of recent international news items, but we enjoy a rich history tied to humanity’s reach for the stars. But […]

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Music dream comes true

Anthony Chavez said since he lived in a small town, Portales, his dream of having his music played on the radio felt impossible. But now his slow Latin R&B music is played on radio stations. Chavez has been through difficult times with his son, Esteban, 4, who was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis and lost his […]

Getting lost family affair

By Karl Terry Local columnist Ever been so lost even Rand McNally couldn’t find you? It happened to my favorite sister and I last weekend while trying to find our way out of Midland, Texas. Even George W. Bush eventually found his way out of Midland, but I was beginning to think I was going […]

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