With high-tech apologies to Clement C. Moore

By Tom DiFrancesca ’Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring — except for a computer mouse. For you see, “Dad” was lazy this year and didn’t get his shopping done. Now he’s at froogle.google.com — trying to find a really good deal, on a brand new BB-gun. […]

ENMU graduate headlines Portales concert Saturday

By Helena Rodriguez She’s a multi-platinum selling songwriter. Her music has been featured in the movie, “Eight Seconds.” Her story has appeared in “Third Helping of Chicken Soup for the Soul.” And yet many people have never heard of Jana Stanfield. Stanfield — a Clovis native and graduate of Eastern New Mexico University, who is […]

Laughter marked life of uncommon lady

David Stevens She enjoyed writing and painting and collecting Indian artifacts. She played the piano, acted as literary agent for family members and loved gardening. She was a beauty queen — Miss Roswell in 1947 — and could have been Miss New Mexico if she hadn’t caught the measles and been eliminated from the competition, […]