Turkey speaks out about American holiday

By Karl Terry: Freedom Newspapers Editor’s note: The following interview was conducted Wednesday with Tom T. Turkey in a barnyard just south of Portales. Q. Mr. Turkey, what does the middle initial T. stand for? A. Terrified, until I realized that was a telephoto lens in your hand and not a hatchet as you came […]

Cannon AFB, Clovis history intertwined

By Darrell Todd Maurina: CNJ staff writer Local historian Don McAlavy is among the few Clovis residents who remembers what the city was like before an old civilian airstrip west of town became Clovis Army Air Base in June 1942. The airfield started as Portair Field on June 28, 1929, when one of the predecessors […]