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Lady Rams escape Lady Wildcats in five-game match

By Dave Wagner Sports writer dwagner@cnjonline.com CLOVIS — Coming off a tough four-set loss to District 4-4A rival Ruidoso two nights earlier, the Portales Lady Rams were determined to make amends on Thursday night. Clovis High, meantime, nearly handed PHS a second straight tough loss. Junior outside hitter Sheraya Cox notched five of her eight […]

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Oklahoma’s governor wrong on system basics

Earlier this month, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to take up several cases about same-sex marriage. The justices let stand rulings that say states have no basis to deny marriage to gay couples. Anyone who has followed the debate could predict what opponents would say in response. Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin’s statement was typical: “The […]

You may not want to know the details

By Robert Arrowsmith Publisher An interesting question came to mind over the weekend as I was asked to approve an editorial. It seems three entities run by the city of Clovis — the zoo, the Civic Center and the golf course — lost nearly a million dollars combined in the last fiscal year. The question […]

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Cantwell: Infant bears witness to Christ

I t was nearly sunset in Tennessee. I was so excited to see again the most beautiful tree I had ever seen. The tree grew on the top of a small steep hill, exactly in the middle of the hill. It was so tall its branches spread out like a canopy covering the entire top […]

Big dog’s got nothin’ on little yapper

By Karl Terry Local columnist Some days I think my two dogs swapped bodies somewhere along the line. Let me explain that I own one dog, Ranger, who is about 80 pounds and is most likely a mix of labrador retriever, pit bull and maybe some German shepherd, and another one, Maggie, who is 8 […]

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