Pintores artist of the month

Scott Blazek Each month Pintores Art League of Clovis features a display at the Clovis-Carver Public Library located at the corner of Seventh and Main Street across from the Curry County Courthouse. In the month of June, featured artist Scott Blazek exhibits samples of his children’s book illustrations, notably his Clovis Crawfish and friends that […]

July 31, 1914

Samples of Clovis water were sent to State A&M College for analysis and were found to be remarkably pure, the newspaper reported. … Popular Mechanics magazine was 15 cents a copy or could be subscribed to for $1.50 a year. … Messrs. Jones and Lindley, local Ford agents, returned from Denver after visiting the Ford […]

Analysts shoot for more hoots

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The burrowing owl is the subject of a Department of Defense study that includes Cannon Air Force Base and other Defense Department installations. (Courtesy Photo) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer A single feather holds the biography of a burrowing owl. The atoms inside can reveal its diet, its source of water, its birth place. […]

Portales bee population shifting to Africanized

By Karl Terry: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Problems with Africanized bees in Roosevelt County may be getting worse, evidenced by a Portales woman who was stung multiple times by bees in her back yard Tuesday. That bee incident, as well as a few others this year, are reason enough for residents to be cautious. And […]

Samples, Ettie

Ettie Melinda Samples, 92, of Grove, Okla., and formerly of Clovis, died Sunday, Sept. 11, 2005, at Grand Lake Villa, Grove, Okla. She was born April 5, 1913, in Atoka, Okla. to John Solomon Kilmer and Belle (Smith) Kilmer. She married Alfred William Samples on Oct. 31, 1930 at Santa Rosa. She was a homemaker […]