Outdoors deserves appreciation

By Clyde Davis: CNJ columnist Winter has never, for me, been a time for squatting by the fire and wishing the cold away. Even on a morning such as this one, with temperature slightly above zero, the call to be out experiencing nature is present in the back of my mind. Unfortunately, as is true […]

Let’s protect our outdoors

by Clyde Davis: CNJ columnist Perhaps you have never heard of Jay “Ding” Darling, who was conservationist and cartoonist. During the Depression years, Darling was among those who were influential in the founding of Ducks Unlimited. According to local chapter president John McNeil, Ducks Unlimited was founded in 1937 to his knowledge, the country’s largest […]

Cowboy clay artist will open new show

Clyde Davis: Local Columnist What he does, in the case of cowboy artist Curtis Fort of Tatum, is to create clay sculptures of beauty and authenticity, depictions of the ranching lifestyle, past and present. These clay pieces are then cast in bronze and released in limited editions. To say cowboy artist is to say not […]