Issuing federal IDs impedes on freedoms

Freedom New Mexico Many government officials and a few U.S. residents — especially among the anti-immigration crowd, have called for a national identification card in this country. Reasonable Americans and those who remember why our forefathers chose to break away from British rule in the first place recognize that such an idea runs counter to […]

What’s in your wallet? New driver’s license debuts

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CNJ Staff Photo: Liliana Castillo By Liliana Castillo: CNJ Staff Writer The Clovis and Portales Motor Vehicle Division offices are now issuing new licenses equipped with 12 security features. The New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division released the new driver’s licenses to protect the public from identity theft. The new license procedure now starts with a […]

School official accepts blame in letter

By Mike Linn: CNJ News Editor The superintendent of Fort Sumner schools recently sent a letter to the state’s Public Education Department after failing to order a state-mandated test this year for fourth- and eighth-grade students. In the letter — which state officials acknowledged Thursday they have received — Superintendent Lecil Richards applauded the district’s […]