Clovis Music Festival 2009

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Find videos, sounds and more for the upcoming 2009 Clovis Music Festival. Click here to explore

2009 State Legislature Coverage

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Local Election Results

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Bahama Buck’s opening next month

This e-mail arrived on Wednesday from a representative of Clovis’ newest business:

County jail needs changes

Changes are long overdue at the Curry County jail.

‘Purple man’ unmasked?

A letter from a thankful grandmother in Sunday’s Clovis paper referenced a “purple man.” Nora Cross’ 5-year-old grandson credited this stranger with helping him cross a busy 21st Street on his adventurous way to school last week.

Aug. 26, 2008

Aug. 26, 2008 HOLLYWOOD — Happy Tuesday, and how’s everybody?

ENMU baseball field growing

Eastern New Mexico University’s baseball field is growing.

New racetrack announcement due Monday

The New Mexico Racing Commission meets on Monday and will announce its choice for the state’s newest racetrack and casino.

National Geographic remembers Roosevelt County

The National Geographic Magazine Web site features a photo taken in Roosevelt County in 1957. The photo, part of the site’s “Flashback” section, shows the effects of wind erosion on the sandy soil of the area. Roosevelt County Extension Agent Patrick Kircher is quoted in the caption of the photo. See it at: http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/flashback/2008?image=9

In case you want to plan ahead ..

Travis Erwin, a folk and jazz artist, will perform at 7 p.m. on Aug. 29 on the campus of Eastern New Mexico University.

Free at the fair

Editor David Stevens has compiled a list of “stuff you can get for free at the Roosevelt County Fair.”

YouTube video a Believer

Maybe you’ve seen the movie “Believe in Me,” but have you seen the YouTube video online?

In memory of Prothro

A memorial tree planting in honor of George Prothro is scheduled for 9 a.m. Wednesday on the front lawn of Clovis Community College.

Tough morning for American hammer throwers

American hammer throwers had a tough morning in Beijing and none of the three advanced to the medal round at the U.S. Olympics.

Legal ads have their own Web site

New Mexicans can now go to a single Web site to locate

Time for comics change?

The comic “For Better or for Worse” will begin “new-runs” on Sept. 1, according to artist Lynn Johnston. The series will start blending classic strips with new material

Tribute to a golfer

Cecil Davis, a 1950 Clovis High School graduate and one of the region’s all-time great athletes, died Aug. 8 in Albuquerque. Davis, a multi-sport star who played minor league baseball and was inducted into the Wayland Baptist University Athletic Hall of Honor, was an avid golfer — and still a good one — well into […]

Dodgers’ executive has Portales ties

Jill Bukowski e-mails to report a former Portales High School student is working for the Los Angeles Dodgers as assistant general manager of scouting. Here’s a bio on Logan White, from a Dodgers’ Web site: http://losangeles.dodgers.mlb.com/la/community/executives/white.html Google searches reveal White’s first draft selection as a scouting director was Dodgers’ first baseman James Loney, who today […]

Tucumcari claims another Olympian

Looks like Tucumcari leads all area towns in ties to Olympians. Tucumcari resident Rex Maddaford competed in two Olympic events in the Mexico Games in 1968. Maddaford finished 10th in the 5,000 meter run (14:39.8) and 12th in the 10,000 meter run (30:17.2) for his native New Zealand. Reporter Thomas Garcia is working on a […]