Ticket feature: Wild west comedy show featured at fair

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CNJ file photo The Curry County Fair begins Monday and will offer concerts, rides, shows, contests, vendors and more. Freedom New Mexico The Curry County Fair begins Monday, promising a blend of traditional favorites and several new events. The six-day long event will offer everything from animal shows and sales to crafts and baking, vendors, […]

Ticket feature: Curry County Fair getting into gear

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File photo File photo The 89th annual Curry County Fair begins Monday and features indoor concerts at the Curry County Events Center. Freedom New Mexico The 89th annual Curry County Fair kicks off Monday. The week-long fair features live entertainment, carnival rides, commercial exhibits, fun for children and livestock shows among others. Curry County Assistant […]

Critter Carnival

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Freedom New Mexico: Liliana Castillo Adrian Wilson’s pure bred blue pitbull smiles for the camera. By Liliana Castillo: Cannon Connections staff writer Cannon Community Center’s second annual Pet Carnival brought together pet owners and their four-legged friends for an educational event. Theresa Hayes with the center said the event focused on pets and their needs, […]

Critter Carnival

Cannon Connections photo: Liliana Castillo Cupcakes with puppy faces were donated for the Wandering Tails Animal Rescue bake sale. By Liliana Castillo: Cannon Connections staff writer Cannon Community Center’s second annual Pet Carnival brought together pet owners and their four-legged friends for an educational event. Theresa Hayes with the center said the event focused on […]

Curry County fair bringing array of events

Freedom New Mexico file photo Curry County Fairgrounds Manager Susan Ferrell said carnival crews will assemble the carnival rides and games booths on Monday. By Gabriel Monte: Freedom New Mexico Ten things you should know about the 2008 Curry County Fair: 1. It starts Monday and lasts until Saturday. 2. The fair will have 26 […]

Curry County fair bringing array of events

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CNJ file photo Curry County Fairgrounds Manager Susan Ferrell said carnival crews will assemble the carnival rides and games booths on Monday. Ten things you should know about the 2008 Curry County Fair: 1. It starts Monday and lasts until Saturday. 2. The fair will have 26 carnival rides and 22 carnival games. Carnival crews […]

Hard work, effort make for successful soap box derby

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CNJ staff photo: Gabriel Monte Clovis High School Football center Juan Lopez said lifting the cars onto the 6-foot high ramp was similar to the workouts he does three times a week. By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Now Brian Chambers and Earl Stewart know how the weight guesser at a carnival feels. The Clovis […]

Border Days Information

CNJ Staff What: 40th Border Town Days Where: Farwell and Texico When: 10 a.m. (CDT) today Background: Originally a rodeo event, Border Town Days is now a yearly gathering of members of two strikingly similar towns on each side of the Texico-New Mexico border to chat and eat. To do: There will be an arts […]

Kite carnival takes flight in breezy High Plains

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An “Ollie the Octopus” kite flown by Bruce DeFoor of Clovis looms over the field during the second annual Kite Karnival Saturday at Doc Stewart Park. DeFoor says he has a collection of at least 175 kites. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Ryn Gargulinski: CNJ staff writer Don’t worry, it wasn’t a drug- induced […]

Easter egg hunt comes to CCC

Reporter’s Notebook The call has gone out for goodies — lots of goodies. “We are going to have an Easter egg hunt and carnival, and we are looking for donations,” said Ernie Kos, executive director of the Clovis-Curry County Chamber of Commerce. She spoke to members of the Chamber board of directors recently about the […]