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Opinion: A look back at the class of '66

Guest columnist When the Statler Brothers sang about the “Class of ‘57,” it was a time of reflection on dreams and the season of one’s life. The same was true this past weekend as more than 100 folks gathered in Clovis from 13 states to...

 

Man pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter

Staff report A Portales man involved in a 2009 slaying will serve four years probation after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter last week. Martin Silva, 41, had been slated to go to trial Monday before reaching the plea agreement. Court...

 

Portales man pleads to involuntary manslaughter

Staff report A Portales man involved in a 2009 slaying will serve four years probation after pleading to involuntary manslaughter last week. Martin Silva, 41, had been slated to go to trial Monday before reaching the plea agreement. Court records... Full story

 

Wayland graduates 25

Staff Writer [email protected] On the heels of retiring from the U.S. Air Force this past April, Demarcus J. Anthony is embarking upon a new chapter in his life — and it’s one that includes...

 

Wayland graduates 25

Staff Writer [email protected] On the heels of retiring from the U.S. Air Force this past April, Demarcus J. Anthony is embarking upon a new chapter in his life — and it’s one that includes... Full story

 

Wayland commencement set for Friday

Staff report Wayland Baptist University’s Clovis campus will have something that is both a first, and a second, during its Friday graduation ceremonies at Central Baptist Church. The 10 a.m. ceremony will celebrate the graduations for 25 students t...

 

Pages past —March 6

On this date ... 1966: The Clovis High School “Cindermen” had placed second at the Gas Capitol Relays in Jal. Gary Mitchell won the mile in 4:43.4 and finished fifth in the high jump with a leap of 5 feet, 5 inches. Chad Lydick was third in the... Full story

 

Year in Review: We're all Hounds now

Editor's note: This is one in a series of stories recapping news events in 2015. It will continue through Jan. 1. and David Stevens Clovis Media Inc. Enrollment increases, a name change, an anniversary celebration and a cross-town move highlighted...

 

Year in review: CCC celebrated 25th year as independent college

and David Stevens Staff writers Enrollment increases, a name change, an anniversary celebration and a cross-town move highlighted 2015 in higher education around eastern New Mexico. Clovis Community College celebrated its 25th year as an independent...

 

amos the churchmouse: a view from under the pew

link Amos the Church Mouse Illustrated by Gary Mitchell Editor's note: Amos is a churchmouse, who types by flinging himself at the computer keyboard, but he can't operate the capital shift, and he...

 

Man accused in 2003 killing arraigned

link William Hadix Staff writer [email protected] A man accused of killing J.C. Tucker in 2003 was arraigned Monday morning in Judge Fred Van Soelen’s courtroom and remains held without bond at...

 

Editor's notebook

Way to go Congratulations are in order for author Gary Mitchell, singer Halle Reid and Cadet Derik Todd Kuykendall, all from Clovis. • Mitchell learned over the weekend his collection of Amos the Churchmouse columns is a finalist for honors in the... Full story

 

Editor's notebook — Sept. 29

Way to go: Congratulations are in order for author Gary Mitchell, singer Halle Reid and Cadet Derik Todd Kuykendall, all from Clovis. • Mitchell learned over the weekend his collection of Amos the Churchmouse columns is a finalist for honors in... Full story

 

Pages past — Sept. 11

On this date ... 1990: Clovis school board members, in an effort to have at least one district with strong minority representation, approved five single-member districts. Board members also discussed...

 

Pages past — Sept. 11

On this date ... 1990: Clovis school board members, in an effort to have at least one district with strong minority representation, approved five single-member districts. Board members also discussed the possibility of a tobacco-free school policy,...

 

Full house attends Wayland Baptist graduation

STAFF WRITER [email protected] link Staff photo: Brittney Cannon Ashley Dawn Allen was among graduates Friday morning from Wayland Baptist University, one of 13 who earned a master’s degree....

 

Full house attends Wayland Baptist graduation

STAFF WRITER [email protected] link Staff photo: Brittney Cannon Ashley Dawn Allen was among graduates Friday morning from Wayland Baptist University, one of 13 who earned a master’s degree....

 

amos the churchmouse: amos on time

Religion columnist amos the churchmouse: a view from under the pew Editor’s note: Amos is a churchmouse who types by hurling himself at the keys, but he can’t use the shift keys, and he shuns punctuation marks – except for hyphens and dashes....

 

Amos: A view from under the pew

link Amos the Church Mouse Illustrated by Gary Mitchell Editor’s note: Amos is a churchmouse, who types by hopping on the computer keyboard, but he can’t operate the capital shift, and he shuns...

 

A view from under the pew — July 17

Editor’s note: Amos is a churchmouse, who types by hopping on the computer keyboard, but he can’t operate the capital shift keys, and he shuns punctuation marks – except dashes and hyphens. trapped by a cheese pizza boss you may have heard by...

 

Amos: A view from under the pew

link Amos the Church Mouse Illustrated by Gary Mitchell Editor’s note: Amos is a churchmouse, who types by hopping on the computer keyboard, but he can’t operate the capital shift keys, and he... Full story

 

Amos: A view from under the pew

link Amos the Church Mouse Illustrated by Gary Mitchell Editor’s note: Amos is a churchmouse, who types by hopping on the computer keyboard keys, but he can’t operate the capital shift, and he shu...

 

Amos: A view from under the pew

link Amos the Church Mouse Illustrated by Gary Mitchell Editor’s note: In response to a reader’s request, Amos asked we reprint a favorite column. Amos is a churchmouse, who types by hurling himse...

 

Amos: A view from under the pew

link Amos the Church Mouse Illustrated by Gary Mitchell Editor’s note: Amos is a churchmouse, who types by hurling himself at the keys, but he can’t operate the capital shift keys and he shuns pun...

 

Trial for 2009 murder starts today

STAFF REPORT Opening arguments begin today in the murder trial of a Belen man accused in a 2009 death of Marco Bonilla of Portales. Marvin Silva, 40, is accused of first degree murder by bludgeoning 25-year-old Bonilla during a street brawl Nov. 23,... Full story

 

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