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Cowboys like to ride

Glenda Price Humans like to ride. They climb onto anything that can move and “go for a ride.” Even inveterate “hikers” catch a ride to the trailhead, the faster the better. It begins when we’re little, with tricycles, and really never ends....

 

In search of heritage

The Buck Ramsey Heritage Award will be given Sept. 20 at the annual Nara Visa Cowboy Gathering. It goes to an individual, family or ranch that reflects the spirit of the West....

 

Albuquerque man drowns at Conchas

CONCHAS -- A 25-year-old Albuquerque man died Sunday in Conchas Lake after cliff diving near Conchas Dam, New Mexico State Police said. Julian Sanchez was diving with friends and did not come up from a dive about 4:30 p.m.,... Full story

 

Candidate profile: Mario Trujillo

Editor’s note: The Clovis News Journal asked District 64 State Representative candidates to answer the following questions in 300 words or less. The answers were edited for spelling and style. The primary is June 3. Name: Mario Trujillo Age: 62 Occ... Full story

 

Candidate profile: Anna Crook

Editor’s note: The Clovis News Journal asked District 64 State Representative candidates to answer the following questions in 300 words or less. The answers were edited for spelling and style. The primary is June 3. Name: Anna Crook Age: Did not...

 
 By CNJ Staff    publish/News    May 26, 2008

Food services program to start Wednesday

A federal summer food services program that offers free breakfast and lunch to children starts Wednesday. The program is open to children 18 years old and younger, according to Program Manager Johnny Chavez. He said the program is held at 27... Full story

 

Letters to the Editor: School annual debate continues

By having gay couples in this year’s Clovis High School yearbook I believe yearbook staff members Jessie Hardison and Maggie Chavez have tried to bring the city of Clovis into the 21st Century. The fact that some residents and business owners are t...

 

Debate over school annual continues

By having gay couples in this year’s Clovis High School yearbook I believe yearbook staff members Jessie Hardison and Maggie Chavez have tried to bring the city of Clovis into the 21st Century. The fact that some residents and business owners are t...

 

It's Their Business: G.W. Clothing

Name: G.W. Clothing Location: 108 E. 21st St. What they do: They are a boutique that sells women’s clothing and accessories. Who’s in charge: Gizelle Ward Employees: Three How long in business: Eleven years Hours: Monday through Saturday from...

 
 By CNJ Staff    publish/News    May 26, 2008

Body found in Conchas Lake identified

Police identified Monday the body of a 25-year-old Albuquerque man who died Sunday at the Conchas Lake. State Police Sgt. Andrew Tingwall...

 

Residents honor fallen

CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Cannon Air Force Base Honor Guard members renders a salute during Monday’s Memorial Day Observance at Lawn Haven Gardens. Betty Grissom said it was her husband’s request to be buried in Clovis. Grissom’s...

 
 By CNJ Staff    publish/News    May 26, 2008

Discussion expected on school yearbook

The controversial Clovis High School yearbook is not a topic on the agenda at tonight’s school board meeting. But school Superintendent Rhonda Seidenwurm said she expects area residents will be voicing their opinions on the subject during the...

 

Portales marks Memorial Day

Freedom does not come without sacrifice and those who have sacrificed their lives shall never be forgotten. Those were the words of Col. Timothy Leahy, Commander of the 27th Special Operations Wing at Cannon Air Force Base, as he spoke during the... Full story

 

Dora graduates 14 on Sunday

Be smart! Read often! Exercise your mind! And learn a skill so you can support your family and your future! These were words of advice from retiring teacher JoBeth Massey to 14 Dora High School graduates on Sunday. Marching in to the tune of...

 

Residents urged to be cautious of rabies in animals

The number of confirmed rabies cases in New Mexico has risen over the past three years, increasing the need for awareness and keeping...

 

Events Calendar May 27, 2008

Today Portales Municipal School Board special meeting — noon, Central Office board room 501 S. Abilene Thursday Africanized bee seminar — 9 a.m. first-responders training, 7 p.m. general public, Jake Lopez Community Center at the... Full story

 

Cowboys like to ride

Humans like to ride. They climb onto anything that can move and “go for a ride.” Even inveterate “hikers” catch a ride to the trailhead, the faster the better. It begins when we’re little, with tricycles, and really never ends. The milk...

 

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