Bombs kill at least 40

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A wounded person is taken to an ambulance at Kings Cross station, where several explosions tore through the London subway Thursday during the morning rush hour. (KRT photo: David Parry) The Associated Press LONDON — Four explosions rocked the London subway and tore open a packed double-decker bus during the morning rush hour Thursday, sending […]

Portales to provide buses to June hearing in Clovis

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — At least 16 buses will be on hand June 24 to take Portales residents to the Base Realignment and Closure Commission hearing in Clovis, according to the Portales “Operation Keep Cannon” committee. Members also discussed Tuesday plans for distributing tickets to the hearing, set for 8:30 a.m. at […]

5/11 Letters to the editor

Sports, church shouldn’t be tough decision I recently signed up my 7-year-old daughter to play softball for the Clovis Girls Softball Association. I was charged $40 to have her play a minimum of 14 games that last approximately 90 minutes each. She was given a T-shirt and a schedule five days before the start of […]

N.M. music scene exploding

By Ryn Gargulinski: CNJ staff writer Clovis bass player Brannon Luscombe says it’s a little-known secret — the New Mexico music scene is exploding right here in Clovis. Those who flocked to Saturday’s Prairiedoggapalooza may have gotten wind of that fact — or at least they would have by the time they left. A gathering […]

C-SPAN school bus visits Clovis High School

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C-SPAN marketing representative Toni Williams, left, talks with Clovis High School sophomores about the network’s educational opportunities aboard the organization’s tour bus Tuesday at the high school. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Leslie Radford: CNJ Staff writer The bright yellow bus in front of Clovis High School on Tuesday was no ordinary school bus. […]

An armchair guide to traveling by bus

by Grant McGee Last weekend’s snowy Saturday, waiting at the light at Prince and First, I had bus trip memories. It was all because two TNM&O buses were at the same intersection. One’s destination placard read “AMARILLO,” the other read “EL PASO.” Going by bus is one of my favorite ways to travel. People ride […]

Bus driver training a rigorous process

By Eric Butler: CNJ Correspondent Advertising works. Cory Adair proved it on Monday, dressing up a 1949 school bus with a help wanted sign and parking it at a local restaurant. “It just said, ‘School bus drivers needed, three hours a day, $600 a month,’” said Adair, the school bus contractor for the Clovis municipal […]

Clovis residents share stories about their fathers and his importance in their lives.

Project Reader Reaction Project: Reader Reaction participants were asked to share stories about their fathers. Some responses: “My father is one of the best when it comes to being a family man. I have never known him to lose his temper with any of us, no matter how upsetting we could be. It was just […]

Simpson, Evelyn

Evelyn Simpson Services: Have been held. Mrs. Evelyn “Dinger” Simpson, 85, of the Bethel area, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003, at the home of her daughter in Jal. She was born on Jan. 19, 1918, in Portales, to Mary and Benjamin T. Miller. She grew up in the Bethel community, working with the rest of […]

The rules on the bus…

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Clovis school district buses line up to wait for students Wednesday afternoon to depart Clovis High School. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth. By Gary Mitchell Transportation officials for Clovis schools and Adair Inc. will observe “School Bus Safety Week” from Sunday through Oct. 25. Gov. Richardson encouraged citizens “to exercise courtesy and caution concerning school […]