CCC students sweat through fast-paced summer coursework

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo April Fischer, 34, decided to take beginning algebra during the eight-week summer semester at Clovis Community College but, despite warnings, wasn’t prepared for how fast-paced the class would be. By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer After being out of school for 16 years, April Fischer was nervous to return in […]

April 12, 1967

Gov. David Cargo had named five Clovis residents to his “Committee of 100” to foster economic growth: Gerald F. Dorough, Dr. I.D. Johnson, Duffy Sasser, J.R. Spencer and Charles Fischer. … The Clovis News-Journal cost a dime. … Shorty Purselley was enjoying his first week of retirement from the Clovis Police Department after 17 years […]

Cold case sleuth has Clovis ties

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Rocky Mountain News photo: Todd HeislerLou Smit, left, Scott Fischer, center, and Charlie Hess are cold-case investigators with the El Paso County, Colo., Sheriff’s Department. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ Staff Writer A Clovis native who developed a taste for crime fighting as a local newspaper reporter and photographer played a role in a convicted Colorado […]

Bobby Fischer’s eccentricity is not a crime

Freedom Editorial W hy doesn’t the United States government just leave Bobby Fischer alone? Alone is obviously where the reclusive chess master — famed for beating Russian champion Boris Spassky during the frostiest days of the Cold War — wants to be. He’s fighting extradition to the United States from Japan, where he recently materialized, […]