Meetings Watch: Curry County Commission

Curry County Commissioners have 13 items to consider and vote on when they meet 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Clovis Carver Public Library north annex. The action items: • Requests to attend the National Association of Counties annual conference July 11-14 in New Orleans. • A request to approve a resolution concerning Judah subdivision. • […]

No-sew pillows on upcoming show

Information on making a no-sew pillow with a faux quilting technique using rubber stamps, why dry beans are good for our health, and how to build and finish a custom cornice will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday. Lisa Rojas is going to demonstrate how to create a […]

Old TV mascots creepy

Since the latter part of the 19th century brand mascots have been a staple in advertising for companies large and small. Sometimes their use has verged on the creepy and things don’t always go the company way. For instance, Taco Bell is well past its Chihuahua spokesperson and has co-opted brand mascot leader Ronald McDonald […]

Remembering Black Jack and others

April showers bring … memories of some historical residents of eastern New Mexico. Washington Lindsey, Jerry Nuzum, Black Jack Ketchum and Julie McKinney all died in the month that begins again this week. For those younger than 100: • Lindsey, a longtime Portales school board member, helped form Roosevelt County before he became New Mexico’s […]

On the shelves — March 30

The following books are now available for check-out: Clovis-Carver Public Library Greater Than Equal: African American Struggles for Schools and Citizenship in North Carolina, 1919-1965 by Sarah Thuesen was given by Dr. James B. Moss in memory of Ange Green. Drawing on archival records and oral histories, this book gives voice to students, parents, teachers, […]

Living his dream

Kevin Wilson: Clovis Media Inc.
Kevin Wilson: Clovis Media Inc.
Trevor Carter, a Texas native, trains horses outside of Clovis with his wife Tara. He met Tara, a Clovis native, while working at a ranch in Pagosa Springs, Colo.

Trevor Carter finished fourth place recently in a qualifier for Road to a Horse. His road to a career in horses started years before. Carter, 33, is a Texas native who trains horses with his wife, Tara, just outside of Clovis. He is a horse trainer and clinician. He owns six horses himself, but the […]

Police blotter — March 30

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for:   Thursday Caller reported: • 1:31 a.m.: Prowlers, 3000 block of Lilac Road. • 2:20 a.m.: Prowlers in progress, 700 block of Ross Street. • 6:20 a.m.: Domestic in progress, 200 block of Gary Street. • 6:51 a.m.: Burglary, 500 block of Wearherford Street. […]

Real issue? Luxury’s too expensive

Ned Cantwell

My friend Barney from New Jersey has a heart of gold and he would sell it by the ounce. He hobbles to the mailbox to get his disability check each month, all the while muttering how the rest of us need to stop complaining about tough times. Barney drives a 1994 Cadillac Eldorado, just slightly […]

Answers, questions in your dreams

Neuroscientists tell us that those who claim they never dream, simply do not remember what they have dreamt. They tell us, from their research, that dreams are a necessary part of the neurological resolution of issues going on in our conscious and our subconscious realities. Far more intriguing, of course, are the times and places […]

Robinson humble despite Army accolades


Damian Robinson has received significant recognition for his accomplishments this month, but he insists it’s a team-first mentality. Robinson, a 2005 graduate of Clovis High, is in the U.S. Army Reserves. He was named non-commissioned officer of the year at the conclusion of the four-day Expeditionary Sustainment Command competition at Camp Bullis, Texas, on March […]