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Roswell High hurler dominates Lady Cats

By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com The game started innocently enough. Clovis High pitcher A.J. Wright threw up a scoreless first, then Lady Wildcats leadoff hitter Ashley Gallagher blooped an opposite-field single to right. Things quickly turned. Roswell High sophomore Mykaya Olivas struck out the final two hitters in the inning, then belted the first […]

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McDonald’s chicken decision a health boon

As goes McDonald’s, so goes the rest of the fast-food world? At least we hope that will be the case when it comes to McDonald’s recently announced policy to start using only chicken raised without medically important antibiotics. This commitment will help reduce the overuse of antibiotics in meat. That, in turn, is a public […]

Legislature got a little accomplished

By Tom McDonald State columnist It’s no secret this year’s legislative session was pathetically unproductive; on the day of adjournment, lawmakers couldn’t even pass the capital outlay bill. But it was an Albuquerque Journal report by Dan Boyd that quantified it: Of 1,365 bills introduced, only 191 made it to the governor’s desk for signing. […]

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Faith and Lifestyles

Staff photo: D'Nieka Hartsfield
Principal Linda D’Amour in her mascot sweater celebrating spirit week at her school office at 2000 Humphrey Road in Clovis.

Banking gives way to teaching

Linda D’Amour was born and raised in Clovis. She spoke of her love for business and how she received a top business award when she was only in high school. Her career starter was 10 years as a banker for First Federal Savings and Loan. She married Don D’Amour in 1974 and they have two […]

Reminded of the Clovis tornado of 2007

By Karl Terry Local columnist As I looked through online photo coverage of the recent tornado outbreak in Oklahoma, the sights took me back eight years. Trees stripped bare, looking like skeletons. Insulation scattered everywhere. Roofs gone and walls knocked to splinters. That’s what a portion of Clovis looked like when I was finally able […]

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