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Articles from the July 22, 2011 edition

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Running tribute

Courtesy photo: Henry Serrano About 60 Air Commandos participated in the run July 15 in honor of Maj. Gen. John Allison, who is considered the father of Air Force Special Operations. Cannon Connections Cannon Air Force Base non-commissioned officers... Full story

 

In search of ponies: Only the fish die young

The first one to go was the algae eater — initially construed as a bittersweet sign that at least the tank was clean. But by that night the second one flopped on its side, gills flaring for the...

 

Grant McGee: Wife is flush with excitement

“We have a new toilet, we have a new toilet,” The Lady of the House was singing and doing “The New Toilet Dance” around the bicycle shop. She was waving hands in the air and dancing around. “The New Toilet Dance” may not catch on but it...

 

Hospice sponsoring food drive

Freedom New Mexico Clovis’ VistaCare Hospice is sponsoring its seventh annual food drive in the month of August. Food collection bags will be distributed through the community with drop-off points at several locations, including Albertsons, S&S...

 

Nearly 90 percent of New Mexico schools miss AYP

Nearly 90 percent of New Mexico schools missed the latest targets for boosting student achievement, the Public Education Department reported Friday as it announced plans for replacing the federally-mandated system for rating schools. A total of 720... Full story

 

Officials: Drought may affect fair entries

The drought could change the competition in plant and livestock entries this year at the Curry and Roosevelt county fairs. According to county agriculture officials and local residents who will compete in the annual events, the eastern New Mexico... Full story

 

Little League state meets ready to start

CLOVIS — Four area teams are ready to represent District 3 in state Little League competition this weekend. Clovis will host the 11-12-year-old Majors state tournament at Dickenson Field and Beachum Field. Clovis Zia won the district...

 

Little League state meets ready to start

Four area teams are ready to represent District 3 in state Little League competition this weekend. Clovis will host the 11-12-year-old Majors state tournament at Dickenson Field and Beachum Field. Clovis Zia won the district tournament and opens...

 

Hospice sponsoring food drive

Freedom New Mexico Clovis’ VistaCare Hospice is sponsoring its seventh annual food drive in the month of August. Food collection bags will be distributed through the community with drop-off points at several locations, including Albertsons, S&S...

 

Grant McGee: Wife is flush with excitement

“We have a new toilet, we have a new toilet,” The Lady of the House was singing and doing “The New Toilet Dance” around the bicycle shop. She was waving hands in the air and dancing around. “The New Toilet Dance” may not catch on but it...

 

In search of ponies: Only the fish die young

The first one to go was the algae eater — initially construed as a bittersweet sign that at least the tank was clean. But by that night the second one flopped on its side, gills flaring for the... Full story

 

Nearly 90 percent of New Mexico schools miss AYP

Nearly 90 percent of New Mexico schools missed the latest targets for boosting student achievement, the Public Education Department reported Friday as it announced plans for replacing the federally-mandated system for rating schools. A total of 720... Full story

 

Officials: Drought may affect fair entries

Freedom New Mexico: Tony Bullocks Jacque Wuest of Clovis displays one of the potted plants she plans on entering in the Curry County Fair this year. The drought could change the competition in plant and livestock entries this year at the Curry and...

 

Clovis soldier injured in Afghanistan

Cannon Connections: Liliana Castillo Cassie Smith, second from right, sister-in-law of Army Sgt. 1st Class Dale Smith Jr., takes part in a prayer vigil Wednesday for Smith at Central Baptist Church. S...

 

Clovis soldier injured in Afghanistan

Cannon Connections: Liliana Castillo Cassie Smith, second from right, sister-in-law of Army Sgt. 1st Class Dale Smith Jr., takes part in a prayer vigil Wednesday for Smith at Central Baptist Church. S... Full story

 

Monument leaves its mark

Courtesy photo: museumofnewmexico.org A unique new museum designed by Navajo architect David Sloan —shaped like a hogan and a tepee — and an interpretive trail, provide information about the history of Fort Sumner and Bosque Redondo... Full story

 

Monument leaves its mark

Courtesy photo: museumofnewmexico.org A unique new museum designed by Navajo architect David Sloan —shaped like a hogan and a tepee — and an interpretive trail, provide information about the history of Fort Sumner and Bosque Redondo... Full story

 

Running tribute

Courtesy photo: Henry Serrano About 60 Air Commandos participated in the run July 15 in honor of Maj. Gen. John Allison, who is considered the father of Air Force Special Operations. Cannon Connections Cannon Air Force Base non-commissioned officers... Full story

 

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