God’s Perfect Love Drives Away All Fear

By Curtis K. Shelburne There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear — 1 John 4:18 The little fellow standing on the corner of the street, just down at the end of the block from San Jacinto Elementary School and his second-grade class, was trying to be a “big boy,” but […]

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Zias fall to UCO in soccer finale

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ENMU defender Pam Campbell wins a ball from Central Oklahoma’s Melissa Terry Sunday afternoon during the Zia’s last game of the season. Photo by Mike Linn CNJ STAFF PORTALES — Sophomore forward April Bohannan scored the game’s first goal and later added two assists to help Central Oklahoma beat Eastern New Mexico University 6-0 on […]

CHS basketball practice begins today

By Dave Wagner Basketball practice begins today at Clovis High School and other schools around New Mexico. CHS boys coach J.D. Isler and girls coach Miles Watters, both beginning their third seasons at the helm, will have less-than-full squads to work with for now with players still involved in football and volleyball. But both are […]

Building a forward base

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Master Sgt. Michael Hatcher, 27th Civil Engineer Squadron first sergeant, is greeted by Col. Jeff Stambaugh, 27th Fighter Wing vice commander, Col. Lisa Firmin, 27th Mission Support Group commander, and Lt. Col. John Bower, 27th CES commander. Darrell Todd Maurina The mission: Take a bare piece of ground and make it into an air base […]

Military Digest 11/3

Wall Air Force Airman Christopher R. Wall has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Elaine Dupree of Clovis. Williams Orrin T. Williams has graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) National Advanced Leadership Camp at Fort Lewis in Tacoma, Wash. […]

Illegality of drugs causing more harm than drugs

Freedom Newspapers A couple of recent news stories point out some of the flaws with the government’s war on drugs. Rush Limbaugh’s admission of his addiction to prescription pain killers is instructive on several levels. At its most basic, Limbaugh’s case shows drug addicts come from all walks of life. Pop culture and drug warriors […]

Fun facts give filler writers due credit

Bob Huber Back in the good old days of my misspent youth (When I became well known for asking President Lincoln’s wife, “Other than that, Ma’am, how was the opera?”) newspapers printed what were called “fillers.” Those were tiny one-liners that came in handy for linotype operators when they had to fill empty spaces. Most […]

Name omissions were not arbitrary

From the editor’s desk The Clovis News Journal did not print names of suspects recently in two high-profile criminal cases. In both cases, we knew the suspect’s name and other news organizations published or broadcast that name. The first incident occurred early on Oct. 19 when a Portales woman said she found a baby in […]

Bailey, Lucile A.

Lucile A. Bailey Services: Have been held. Mrs. Lucile A. Bailey, 90, of Clovis, a retired bank teller, died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2003, at Retirement Ranch in Clovis. She was born on March 8, 1913, in Saginaw, Texas, to Pryor and Maud Burton McDaniel. She was a member of First Christian Church. She was preceded […]