Opinion

All schools in state should be accountable

It is baffling that Sen. Daniel Ivey-Soto is calling for a moratorium on new charter schools. After all, he is the legal counsel for one of the top-ranked schools in the state and knows charter innovation can deliver great results to students and taxpayers alike. While Ivey-Soto says he is just trying to slow charter […]

McDonald: No changing minds of most voters

Maybe it began with the rise of Fox News. There, conservative people found a different spin on the news, more suitable to their tastes and opinions. Or perhaps it was the rise of Rush Limbaugh, whose conservative rants were full of arrogance and hyperbole — a welcome relief from the liberal spinsters who monopolized the […]

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Faith and Lifestyles

Proud to call Clovis home

Sabra Smith is from Hereford, Texas. She has lived in the Clovis area for 10 years. In 1999, she started working for State Farm. She confidently describes her career as making sure her clients are confident about avoiding financial missteps, achieving their goals and living more confidently. Smith isn’t absent in community involvement either. She […]

Terry: Social skills in youth at peril

In the age of social media, employers say our newest employees are flunking out on social skills. That’s what a survey of employers by an ENMU College of Business professor revealed. Lack of interpersonal communication skills and the ability to connect with customers and co-workers seems to have put a generation in peril in the […]

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