Student profiles: Richard A. Urban

Richard A. Urban II, 17, the son of Richard Urban and Christine Martinez, is a senior at Clovis High School. What is your idea of a perfect day? Playing baseball in the spring. The temperature is 70 degrees with no wind and no clouds. What is your favorite TV show, past and present? My past […]

Student profiles

Clayton Kyle Craig is the son of Kyle and Karen Craig and is in the third grade at Highland Elementary School. What’s your idea of a perfect day? My idea of a perfect day is celebrating my birthday. I would go to the bowling alley, bowl and have lunch, come home to a family party, […]

Student Profiles 12/18

Janeth Monge Janeth Rebeca Monge, the daughter of Louis and Leticia Monge, is in the second grade at La Casita Elementary School. What’s your idea of a perfect day? Going on vacation. Tell us about your pet(s): I have a dog named “Negrito” that eats a lot and likes to play with little toys. Tell […]

Student Profiles 12/11

Sierra Ellis, the daughter of Kim and Ray Ellis, is in the fifth grade at Barry Elementary School. What’s your idea of a perfect day? My idea of a perfect day is being able to hang out with my friends all day long. What did you think about on Sept. 11? On Sept. 11, I […]

Student Profiles 11/20

PERRY JACKSON Perry Jackson, 18, is the son of Phil and Camille Jackson and is a senior at Clovis High School. Tell us about your pets? My pet is a cocker Spaniel named Maggie. She is about two years old and I have had her for about a year. What is so great about your […]

Student Profiles 11/13

Justin Pinckney, 17, is the son of Ronita and Greg Pinckney and a senior at Clovis High School. What did you think about on 9/11: For a while I just couldn’t believe it. I didn’t want to believe it. I couldn’t imagine walking to school or work and seeing the two towers in flames or […]

Girl scouts promote camaraderie, skills for life

Eric Butler Editor’s note: This is the 10th in a series of United Way agency profiles scheduled for publication each Sunday, Wednesday and Friday through Nov. 21. Samantha Chambers, 17, is nearing the end of a Girl Scout journey that began when she was in Brownies. The Clovis Scout is also starting over as she […]

When picking your fight, make it worthwhile

Judy Brandon I have vivid childhood memories from years spent in Kansas City during my parents’ seminary days. The family budget was tight so my parents were very frugal and very inventive in making ends meet. On one occasion, my mother purchased an old sofa from a thrift store. The sofa’s wood trim was in […]

Portales peanut festival will have locals going nuts

By Helena Rodriguez Once a year, it’s OK to go nuts — peanuts, after all, are a big part of the local economy and they’re the guests of honor at Portales’ annual Peanut Valley Festival. The 30th annual Peanut Valley Festival gets into full gear on Saturday and continues Sunday at the Eastern New Mexico […]

Ronnie Marez II/Student Profile

Ronnie Marez II is the son of Ronnie and Darlene Marez. He is sixth grader at Bella Vista Elementary School. Honors received: He has been on the A/B honor roll throughout his career. He has also received numerous awards in the Character Counts program School activities: After school program, member of the Big Brother/Big Sister […]