Dec. 31, 1964

More than 2,000 Clovisites had made reservations at Clovis clubs and lounges to ring in the new year. … Various medals were presented at Cannon Air Force Base during the visit of Maj. Gen. John C. Meyer, commander of the 12 Air Force Tactical Air Command. … Goodman Office Supply, 1212 Main, offered typewriter and […]

Snapshot: Rep. Udall presents medals

WHAT: U.S. Rep. Tom Udall, D-N.M., will present Congressional Medals to Victoria and Patrick Adams of Clovis, according to a press release from Udall’s office. Victoria, 16, is a Clovis High School student and her older brother, Patrick, 18, is a freshman at the University of New Mexico. Victoria will receive bronze and silver medals […]

Bogus medals reprehensible, but not criminal

Freedom Newspapers Perhaps more than a winner, Americans love a hero. Heroes embody qualities we believe represent the best of the American spirit, including the resolve to see something through to the end, battling against fearsome odds and a never-say-die attitude. Our ancestors displayed these qualities as they forged a new nation out of the […]

Muleshoe’s Withrow captures four medals

By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer AUSTIN, Texas — Muleshoe senior Jessica Withrow capped off her illustrious prep track career Friday with two gold medals and two silver medals at the Class 3A state track tournament at the University of Texas. Withrow won the high jump (5-foot-8) and 100-meter hurdles (14.75) and was second in […]

Candidate can’t stay ‘Mr. Both Ways’

Mona Charen Sen. John Kerry announced his run for the presidency surrounded by no fewer than eight American flags and eight veterans of the Vietnam War. The strains of “Anchors Aweigh” (which The New York Times story rendered as ‘Anchors Away’) welcomed the candidate to the podium. Kerry’s Web site likewise emphasizes the senator’s military […]

Gymnasts do well in nationals

CNJ STAFF Katlin Luscombe of Texico and Ann Marie McLelland of Clovis were part of a team of ninth athletes representing Muleshoe-based Acrospirit Trampoline and Tumbling to participate in the USA Gymnastics National Championships from July 12-22 in Sacramento, Calif. Luscombe, who will be a sixth grader at Texico Elementary this fall, and McLelland, a […]