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Articles from the May 21, 2004 edition

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Clovis needs second high school soon

Letters to the editor Every time I drive down Thornton Street in Clovis, I see another portable building on the campus of Clovis High School. When will Clovis realize enough is enough? It is an understatement that the high school is overcrowded. Ther...

 

Memorial Day time to remember those who died for us

Memorial Day brings reflections, honoring and remembering those who have gone on before us. The importance of younger generations knowing and appreciating the principles that has made America great cannot be measured. As a child during World War II,... Full story

 

'Feel good' laws make for confusing interpretations

A narrow court ruling upholding one small aspect of the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act highlights the problems that ensue when Congress passes feel-good legislation that turns out to be imprecise and more sweeping than in keeping with the const... Full story

 

Windbreaks on Llano get creative

Dear Dr. Black, I have a question. I live in an area prone to guerrilla grazing. It’s private land but New Mexico is a fence-out state, so it is legal for people to put cattle on other people’s land. This is unregulated, so unfenced land gets...

 

Quest for satisfaction never ends

“We shall not cease from exploration And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time.” — T.S. Eliot, 1943 Last week’s final episode of “Frasier” left me in tears. I’ve found... Full story

 

Nursing home in state hands

State officials took control of Buena Vista Nursing Home Thursday afternoon after filing a special court petition to put the facility into receivership, a state cabinet secretary said Thursday evening. While three nursing homes are under...

 

ENMU concrete canoe project helps Clovis native come out of shell

New Mexico State University students Shane Brooks, front, and Ashleigh Wilson paddle their concrete canoe which the engineering students design, build and race. Courtesy photo: Kenny Stevens. A New Mexico State University program in which engineering... Full story

 
 By Jack King    publish/News    May 21, 2004

Clovis 'posse' aims to round up litter bugs

Members of Clovis Pride told city commissioners Thursday they would be out in force on June 12 to help clean up the city. Clovis Pride board member Len Vohs said the group — along with city employees — will form a “posse” that will go up and...

 

High court struggles with confusing law

A narrow court ruling upholding one small aspect of the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act highlights the problems that ensue when Congress passes feel-good legislation which turns out to be imprecise and more sweeping than in keeping with the...

 

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