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Laws to limit drone use waste of time

Clovis’ planning and zoning commissioners talked about drones last week. More specifically, they talked about whether they should try and control them. They can’t. And they should not. P&Z Commissioner Carolyn Spence said she’s heard... Full story

 

Officials: Animal adoptions down since ordinance

Staff Writer [email protected] It has been six months since Clovis city commissioners approved an ordinance that requires pet owners pay $165 for sterilization and vaccinations when adopting from the city’s animal shelter. To that end, officials... Full story

 

Q&A: Bobby Sandoval looks back at time on commission

Bobby Sandoval Bobby Sandoval didn’t envision himself being elected to four terms as a city commissioner. It just seemed like the right thing for him to do, until it wasn’t. Sandoval, 79, is...

 

Opinion: New Mexico makes a great Texas

Guest columnist I knew I had to see “Hell or High Water” when I received an urgent text from an Austin, Texas, pal. “It is so good,” she wrote, “and part of it is filmed in Coleman!” First, you have to know what Coleman, Texas, means to...

 

Pages past — Sept. 18

On this date ... 1961: An editorial published in the Clovis News-Journal told readers, “(W)e favor the abolition of taxation. “Our view is that the things government does, if they are valuable and of merit, will still be done by popular acclaim...

 

Police blotter — Sept. 18

Following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Thursday • 12:27 a.m.: Failure to appear (felony), 300 block of Connelly Street. • 7:37 a.m.: Following too close, Main and...

 

Reader reaction — Sept. 18

We asked our Facebook followers: “ A study in Holland finds dogs understand both words and the pitch of how words are said. What words do your dogs understand?” • Caitlyne Moak: Tell me you love? Go find Caleb (our son). Get that cat out of...

 

Meetings calendar — Sept. 18

Tuesday Curry County Commission — 9 a.m. North Annex, Clovis Carver Public Library, 701 Main St., Clovis Information: 575-763-6016. Cultural and Ethnic Affairs Committee meeting — Noon City Hall, conference room, 321 N. Connelly St., Clovis....

 

Events calendar — Sept. 18

Today Linda Jackson in Concert — 7 p.m. Central Baptist Church, 2501 N. Norris St., Clovis. Information: 575-762-4727 Monday Women’s Initiative Network Luncheon — Noon Clovis Civic Center, 801 Schepps Blvd., Clovis. Tuesday Afterschool...

 

Prosecutor works to serve

Brian Stover graduated high school in Roswell. He comes from a large family where he's the third eldest of seven children. He met his wife, Stephanie, in college. They both graduated from Eastern New...

 

Prosecutor works to serve

Brian Stover graduated high school in Roswell. He comes from a large family where he's the third eldest of seven children. He met his wife, Stephanie, in college. They both graduated from Eastern New... Full story

 

Terry: Sometimes a new course is necessary

If necessity is the mother of invention it must be a nagging mother that requires us to reinvent our lives and our businesses. Karl Terry Years ago in a business seminar I remember a speaker telling...

 

Terry: Sometimes a new course is necessary

If necessity is the mother of invention it must be a nagging mother that requires us to reinvent our lives and our businesses. Years ago in a business seminar I remember a speaker telling our group...

 

NiekaStyle: Look to runways for fresh style

Marc Jacobs spring 2017 collection showcased 52 ready-to-wear eccentric and colorful pieces Friday afternoon. For less visionary people, the looks may have been too much for the eye at first, but the... Full story

 

NiekaStyle: Look to runways for fresh style

Marc Jacobs spring 2017 collection showcased 52 ready-to-wear eccentric and colorful pieces Friday afternoon. For less visionary people, the looks may have been too much for the eye at first, but the...

 

Borden: Discover how to store strawberries for winter

Information on sewing with Kraft-Tex, preserving tomatoes and making a paper purse for treats will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon....

 

Borden: Discover how to store strawberries for winter

Information on sewing with Kraft-Tex, preserving tomatoes and making a paper purse for treats will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon....

 

Senior calendar — Sept. 18

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, Clovis Monday: 8:30 a.m. exercise class; 10 a.m. jewelry paws; 1 p.m. line dance; 1 p.m. pinochle; 5 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting; 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. exercise equipment; Noon machine embroidery grou...

 

Senior calendar — Sept. 18

Baxter Curren Senior Center 908 Hickory, Clovis Monday: 8:30 a.m. exercise class; 10 a.m. jewelry paws; 1 p.m. line dance; 1 p.m. pinochle; 5 p.m. social night Tuesday: 8 a.m. quilting; 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. exercise equipment; Noon machine embroidery grou... Full story

 

On the shelves — Sept. 18

The following books are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library Hand Built Outdoor Furniture by Katie Jackson shows you how to create gorgeous contemporary furniture for your outdoor space. Whether you only have a couple of hours or...

 

On the shelves — Sept. 18

The following books are available for checkout at: Clovis-Carver Public Library Hand Built Outdoor Furniture by Katie Jackson shows you how to create gorgeous contemporary furniture for your outdoor space. Whether you only have a couple of hours or... Full story

 

School menus — Sept. 18

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast - Breakfast burrito. Lunch - Spaghetti with meat sauce, garden salad, mini carrots and ranch, orange smiles, whole wheat roll, fresh fruit and veggie bar Tuesday: Breakfast - Bagel and cream cheese. Lunch -...

 

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