Differences not same as inequalities

By Leonard Pitts So, what might a smarter man have said? Put aside for a moment the fact that a smarter man would have backed away from the subject as though from a live grenade. If forced at gunpoint to respond, how would a smart man have analyzed the performance gap between male and female […]

Oregon law reins in liberal land-use policies

Freedom Newspapers One shouldn’t put too much stock in the blue state vs. red state phenomenon described by political analysts. One of the most significant victories of the Nov. 2 election for believers in limited government came in the heart of blue country. Oregon voters overwhelmingly approved Measure 37, which reins in some of the […]

Smith, Tamara

Tamara Smart Smith, 28, died Friday, April 2, 2004, at her home in Portales. She was born Dec. 19, 1975, in Hobbs to Vanessa and Charlie Smart. Smith made her home in Hobbs until the fall of 2002 when she came to Portales to make her home with her father. In high school, she was […]

Langham, Evelyn

Evelyn Langham Services: Have been held. Evelyn Langham, 77, of Gladewater, Texas, died after an illness on Thursday, March 4, 2004, at Good Shepherd Hospital in Gladewater. She was born Oct. 14, 1926, in Locust Grove, north of Fort Sumner, to Henry N. Potter and the former Sadye Julian. She worked as an Avon representative […]

On the shelves: New book at Clovis library

How to Draw New Mexico’s Sights and Symbols by Aileen Weintraub was given by Phil and Barbara Casey in memory of Bill Naggs. This informative and entertaining book combines interesting facts about the Land of Enchantment with step-by-step instructions on drawing the State seal, yucca, roadrunner, capitol building, and much more. Math for All Seasons […]

Main Street mood: ‘Expressive’

By Darrell Todd Maurina Editor’s note: With dancers, painters, even automobile enthusiasts, Clovis’ Main Street offered something for most every taste over the weekend. Here’s a sampling of the festivities: For members of the Flamenco Nuevo Mexico dancing and music group from Santa Fe, dancing and playing traditional music is a way to keep Hispanic […]

Smart, Ben

Ben Smart Services: Have been held. Mr. Ben. O. “Pappy Ben” Smart, 86, of Arvada, Colo., a furniture dealer, died Wednesday, May 14, 2003, at the Wheatridge Manor Nursing Home in Arvada. He was born on Feb. 27, 1917, in Roosevelt County. He married Lela Inez Leitner on Oct. 22, 1937, in Amarillo. They lived […]

Math teacher uses art in instruction

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Deborah Watters, a math teacher at Yucca Junior High School, shows examples of how she integrates math and art to teach her students mathematics. By Gary Mitchell A Yucca Junior High School teacher has found a way to liven up mathematics with art — and her students say they enjoy it. Deborah Watters, who received […]