Letters to the editor: Oak Ridge Boys put on good show

Oak Ridge Boys put on good show I would like to commend the Curry County Events Center staff for arranging for the Oak Ridge Boys to perform in Clovis. It was one of the best concerts I have been to. Will Banister opened the show. He is a young man with a lot of talent, […]

Ticket feature: Events center to host Oak Ridge Boys

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Courtesy photo The Oak Ridge Boys are performing Jan. 20 at the Curry County Events Center. Freedom New Mexico The Oak Ridge Boys, one of the most distinctive and legendary country music groups in the country, will be performing 7 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Curry County Events Center with doors opening at 6 p.m. […]

Letter proves true Clovis man site discoverer

By Don McAlavy: Local columnist Lois Leslie, formerly from Melrose, now living in Clovis, has asked me to kick-up the tourist business in Clovis by way of telling more drama about the Clovis Man Site that was found in Blackwater Draw in 1929, by Ridge Whiteman of Portales and Clovis, the father of my wife, […]

Crownover, E.J.

E.J. Crownover, 93, of Fort Sumner, died Sunday, Jan. 22, 2006, at Laurel Ridge Care Center. He was born April 6, 1912, in Clyde, Texas, to Jim W. Crownover and Lena L. Hargrove. He attended school at Fort Sumner. He married Helen Wright on Oct. 12, 1940, in Santa Rosa. He was a veteran of […]

Edens, Henry

Henry Edens Services: Have been held Mr. Henry “Bill” Edens, 89, of Clovis, on Friday, April 8, 2005, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. He was born on Sept. 24, 1915, in Somervell County, Texas, to Henry B. and Lela V. Umphress Edens. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; Betty June […]

Is the Department of Homeland Security effective?

Freedom Newspapers It is probably too much to hope that the resignation of Tom Ridge as Secretary of Homeland Security will prompt a rethinking of the wisdom of creating such a department in the first place. As we noted when the department was created by bundling together 22 existing agencies, that kind of reorganization was […]

Bush’s White House is all about politics

Leonard Pitts Jr. I have nothing against Tom Ridge. Granted, his color-coded threat alert system seems nearly useless as a way of spreading anything but anxiety. And his advocacy of duct tape as a security measure was one of 2003’s great moments of unintended comedy. For all that, though, the homeland security secretary strikes me […]

Hallowed ground found by hiking

By Clyde Davis: Local Columnist In the early afternoon, the temperature is still climbing. It is easy to see that it would reach 100 degrees, if that hadn’t happened already. With plenty of water, we set off along a trail that winds up a ridge for about the first quarter of a mile. We are […]

Forbes, Dr. Harvey

Dr. Harvey Forbes Services: Have been held Dr. Harvey Forbes, 84, of Wheat Ridge, Colo., died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2003. He was born on Nov. 23, 1918, in Antonito, Colo., to William Wallace and Edna Ruth White Forbes. He was raised in Clovis. He attended the University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Dentistry, graduating […]