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Majors inducted into NMHSCA Hall of Honor

Staff report A Clovis resident and Grady assistant coach was inducted last weekend into the New Mexico High School Coaches Association’s Hall of Honor. Mike Majors, a 1980 graduate of Eastern New Mexico University, was inducted along with Allan Lockridge (Pojoaque) and Bill Cawood (Kirtland Central). Majors won eight state volleyball titles and a girls […]

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Sloan: Book includes many eye-openers

My book-of-the-month-summary for July is “The Blank Slate” (Viking, 2002) by Steven Pinker. It is impossible to summarize 509 pages in 300 words, but Pinker says being born a blank slate is a myth. Discoveries in the sciences of mind, brain, genes and evolution debunk “fantastical beliefs flaunted as proof of one’s piety” that moral […]

Wilson: Good art can change destinations

I didn’t think much when the red envelope showed up, because I’d forgotten what I put on my Netflix queue. And then I saw Ethan Hawke staring me down on the disc cover. “Predestination,” the movie I received, seems destined for bargain bin DVD treatment, and it deserves more than that. Without spoiling it, the […]

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Faith and Lifestyles

On the shelves: July 26

The following books are available for checkout: Clovis-Carver Public Library Vegetables in Underwear by Jared Chapman was given by Audrey Hobbs in honor of Clovis Nazarene School teachers Wendie Berry and Sydnee Horton.  With rhyming text that begs to be chanted aloud and art that looks good enough to eat, this vibrant story will delight […]

Terry: Nielsen, get ready for blast from the past

If you read my columns regularly you may know that my wife and I have pretty strange television viewing habits. You may have found them amusing, but they’re about to affect the programs you view. How’s that you say? Has he invented a really powerful remote? Has he tapped into and stolen my cable? No, […]

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