Gods grace, faith for all roads ahead

Consider this scripture: “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” (Jeremiah 29:11). I was thinking on this verse in Jeremiah this last week in an attempt to personalize it. So an example from […]

amos the church mouse

amos on time boss you probably already know this but i have a problem with time – not telling time but operating within it i hardly ever get anywhere on time boss my tail either gets caught in a door somewhere or i get sidetracked by a friendly conversation or bushwhacked by some silly interrogation […]

Commission wants more input from horse racing industry

By Thomas Garcia CMI STAFF WRITER tgarcia@qcsunonline.com The New Mexico Racing Commission announced Thursday they want to gather input from the horse racing industry before hearing community interest concerning a sixth and final racing license, according Warren Frost, who represents the Quay County Gaming Authority. Frost said the racing commission wants to first gather information […]

Smoke on the Water entertainment schedule

The entertainment schedule for the Smoke on the Water July Fourth celebration at Greene Acres Park is: • 3 p.m.-3:45 p.m. — Martha Chace • 4 p.m.-4:45 p.m. — Clovis Community Choir • 4:45 p.m.-5 p.m. — Cheyenne Edwards performing “God Bless America” • 5 p.m.-5:45 p.m. — No Refund • 6 p.m.-6:45 p.m. — […]

Man’s truck catches fire

CNJ staff A pickup caught fire just after 2 p.m. Thursday in the parking lot of Allsup’s Convenience Store at the corner of Prince and 21st streets. The owner of the truck, who was not identified by the Clovis Fire Department, had gone into the store briefly, and when he came out there was smoke […]

Opinions on court ruling split

By Kevin Baird CNJ staff writer kbaird@cnjonline.com This is a periodic series asking area residents topical questions. This time we asked what they thought about the Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling that the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional, granting same-sex married couples the same federal benefits heterosexual married couples receive, and also the Supreme Court’s […]

Feature attractions: Main Street theaters works in progress


By Emily Crowe CNJ STAFF WRITER ecrowe@cnjonline.com Downtown Clovis is an ever-evolving neighborhood speckled with shops, restaurants, salons and theaters. Local entities and community members are working hard to breathe new life into those once-bustling theaters in hopes of creating a downtown arts district. Here is an update on the progress being made at the […]

Religion calendar — June 28

Advent Christian Church Sunday School — 10 a.m. Sunday worship — 11 a.m. Wednesday Prayer meeting — 6 p.m. Address: 2101 East 21st St. Information: 762-0422 Agape Love Ministries Sunday Worship — 11 a.m. Tuesday Prayer — 7 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study — 7 p.m. Thursday Hour of Prayer — 7 p.m.  second and fourth […]

Women’s health choices remain theirs, for now

— The Santa Fe New Mexican The notion of the little guy battling powerful institutions is one of the strongest myths Americans share — and anyone staying up late Tuesday night saw those forces in action on the floor of the Texas Legislature. With a firm majority determined to pass a law that, in effect, […]

Letters to the Editor — Our country facing severe problems

We have global warming staring us in the face, infrastructure that needs a trillion to update, millions unemployed, some long-term, students, the country’s future,  looking at a mountain of debt and what are a large number of congressmen, House and Senate, members looking at? Repealing The Affordable Health Care Act, 32 times, putting up road […]