Clovis character shows off court

By Mike Thomson: Guest columnist When my son was 2, he was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. Because of this, he has to spend time in the hospital receiving treatments every now and then. These treatments can last up to two weeks and can be very draining for a child. Especially when that child is a […]

Zias start practice minus coach

By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers Dan Buzard knows it’ll probably be a while before he’s able to return to the sideline. The Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball coach is in the middle of radiation and chemotherapy treatments in Albuquerque after being diagnosed with a cancerous brain tumor in late July. His team plans to […]

Cancer victim faces lonely Christmas

By Eric Butler This holiday season, as in most years, the burdens that Sophie bears will be hers alone. With little income to stretch out for things like Christmas gifts, maybe it’s lucky for Sophie (not her real name) that she doesn’t have to worry about accommodating wishes by children and grandchildren for specific, out-of-her-price-range […]