McCain wrong to make fiery accusations

Freedom New Mexico J ohn McCain started the Arizona forest fires. OK, so we’re making this up. McCain the flamethrower probably did not start the fires. But this much is true. Freedom Newspapers had no less to go on when blaming McCain than McCain had in blaming immigrants. McCain may not be well. Here’s what […]

a view from under the pew: amos and the fiery death-stick

Gary Mitchell: Religion columnist amos and the fiery death-stick one grand and brightsunshiny day as i waswhistling on my way boss – it was just before thefourth of july and i wasso happy i could cry -when across my wearypath i spied this odd hot dogwith its tail just friedand it had printed – black […]

Pursuit results in fiery crash

Freedom New Mexico At midnight, police scanner traffic indicated a police pursuit resulting in a vehicle crashing into an electrical pole near the railroad tracks, which started a fire. The Clovis Fire Department was dispatched to the scene.

Four injured in fiery crash

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo New Mexico State Police investigate a two-car collision on County Road G east of Clovis. CNJ staff Four people were injured in a fiery two-car collision Tuesday morning east of Clovis. The crash happened north of 21st Street on Curry Road G around 11 a.m. Ryan Carter, 21, and Wesley […]

a view from under the pew: the fiery death-stick

By Gary Mitchell: Religion columnist Editor’s note: In honor of the Independence Day holiday, Amos, our erstwhile churchmouse poet, recalls his first encounter with a firecracker. Amos is a churchmouse, who types by hopping on the computer keys, but he can’t work the capital shift keys, and he shuns punctuation marks – except hyphens and […]

Film fest set for weekend

By Jennifer Laurent: Freedom Newspapers Clovis will host a world premiere Friday when “His Eyes, My Eyes” is shown during the Fiery Film Fest. Starring Clovis native Ashley Southard and Caleb Brandon, and shot in Clovis, the movie is approximately 30 minutes long. It is directed by Cedrick Rael, founder and director of the Fiery […]

Grandma was a snuff-spitting joker

Don McAlavy This story comes from John Paul Pitts, a Texas oil man. He was 9 years old when he feared the world had come to an end near Wink, Texas, about 200 miles south of Clovis. This was in 1940, on a Saturday night, long after the sun had set. A mess of roughnecks […]