Government forgets how to cut the pie

Walter Williams Having been deserted by her husband, my mother worked. That meant that my one-year-younger sister and I often lunched by ourselves during our preteen years. Being bigger and stronger than my sister, quite often there would not be a fair division of the food, especially the desserts. Coming home from work, Mom would […]

Student profiles: Richard A. Urban

Richard A. Urban II, 17, the son of Richard Urban and Christine Martinez, is a senior at Clovis High School. What is your idea of a perfect day? Playing baseball in the spring. The temperature is 70 degrees with no wind and no clouds. What is your favorite TV show, past and present? My past […]

Struggling mom limited by lack of car

Eric Butler Like most 16-year-olds, there’s almost nothing Patrick would like more than to have his own car. But that wish won’t be met this Christmas because it ranks well below more pressing needs — a car for his mom, for example. For Eleanor, times would be good if she had the means to provide […]

Student Profiles 12/11

Sierra Ellis, the daughter of Kim and Ray Ellis, is in the fifth grade at Barry Elementary School. What’s your idea of a perfect day? My idea of a perfect day is being able to hang out with my friends all day long. What did you think about on Sept. 11? On Sept. 11, I […]

Children to honor moms as part of annual celebration

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Jennifer Romero laughs while she tickles her son Mason, 3, as the two enjoy some family time at home together with her daughter Erika, 10. By Mike Linn Today, sons and daughters across the country will show appreciation for their mothers and the love and contributions they provide. Flower shop owners will be working overtime, […]

Amos on Mother’s Day

Editor’s Note: Amos is a churchmouse, unable to use the keyboard shift keys and unschooled in the art of punctuation. the mother s day gift who would ever think finding a gift for your mother would be such hard work boss question mark here you forget she s a female says bertie woeworm in passing […]