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Articles from the November 23, 2017 edition

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'Just come and eat'

CLOVIS - Those in need of some company, some food or a little of both today are invited to a community Thanksgiving meal at the Lighthouse Mission. Now in its 15th year in the upgraded kitchen at 407...

 

There's place for all at Community Outreach dinner

PORTALES — What better day than Thanksgiving to consider “radical inclusivity?” It’s not a new concept, but a phrase I first encountered a few weeks ago in the book, “A Bigger Table:...

 

And on this day we give thanks

Editor’s note: We asked area readers “What are you thankful for?” on our Facebook page. Some responses: • We are very thankful for our precious baby boy Sy. We were blessed with him when he was only 9 days old. This is our third year with...

 

Annual empty stocking program gets under way

CLOVIS - A single father reunited with his young daughter after her mother's incarceration. A couple struggling to find work and raise their toddler. Grandparents on fixed incomes, trying to care for...

 

Foundation seeks nominees for hall of fame

CLOVIS — Clovis Municipals Schools Education Foundation/Alumni Association is looking for nominations of distinguished Clovis High alumni for the ninth annual Purple Pride Hall of Honor Banquet. Nomination forms can be picked up at the CMS...

 
 By Pages past    News    November 23, 2017

Pages past - Nov. 23

On this date ... 1982: Friendship pins — safety pins with colored beads — were all the rage in Clovis elementary schools. Jennifer Crawford and Tessa Akens, Clovis elementary students, were...

 

Mother accepts award for towman killed on roadside

The mother of a late Tucumcari resident received his posthumous Honor of Bravery medal at the American Towman Expo in Baltimore, Maryland. “When I think about how fast this has all come to be, I know it was because of who Bobby was,” said Linda U...

 

Events calendar - Nov. 23

Today • Community Thanksgiving dinner — 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Memorial Building, Seventh and Abilene streets, Portales. Free. Deliveries available for homebound. Information: 575-356-4241 • Thanksgiving dinner — 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Lighthouse...

 

Jail log - Nov. 23

Booked The following were booked into local jails through Tuesday: Clovis • Martin Gallegos, 23, failure to appear on misdemeanor charge • Norman Milton, 52, failure to pay fines • Mark Lopez, 40, failure to pay fines • Frank Robles, 48,...

 
 By Steve Hansen    News    November 23, 2017

Time to end this 'work and spend'

Wal-Mart recently bought Lord & Taylor. That has renewed predictions of the end for America’s middle class. Wal-Mart caters to the growing ranks of the underpaid poor, while Lord & Taylor offers...

 

Grateful for our schools, educators

Of course we should feel a sense of gratitude for what we have year round, but realistically, the busy-ness of daily life encroaches, and we rarely pause. Except at Thanksgiving. Maybe not such a bad...

 

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