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Area prep basketball summary — Jan. 24

BOYS Floyd 58, Clovis Christian 19 Clovis Christian (1-15) — Juaquin Lopez 2, Will Ramsey 9, Dev Cockrell 8. totals 8 2-6 19. Floyd (9-8) — Wyatt Chandler 3, Jase Wallace 15, Weston Chandler 4, Javin Chandler 7, Jarett East 3, Josue Gonzales 5, Jonathon Diaz 7, Tanner Essary 9, Seth Chandler 2, Adam Alvarez […]

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Not fair for IRS to abandon those who need help

The Internal Revenue Service “administers the nation’s tax laws and collects the revenue that funds the government,” according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Budget in Brief for fiscal 2015. To do that, the IRS has a budget of almost $13 billion and 92,690 full-time employees. And yet there’s more than a 50-50 shot […]

Author: American mindset threatens cultural freedoms

By Wendel Sloan Local columnist My book-of-the-month summary for January is “The Middle Mind: Why Americans Don’t Think for Themselves,” by Curtis White. He says we have forgotten how to think for ourselves and this mindset threatens America’s intellectual and cultural freedoms. According to White, the “Middle Mind” thrives in unquestioned mediocrity. All we ask […]

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Feel-good kind of life

Misty Bertrand is general manager of the Clovis Civic Center. She was born in Portales and raised in Clovis. She graduated from Clovis High School in 1998 and earned bachelor’s degrees in journalism and speech communication, as well as a master’s degree in English from Eastern New Mexico University. Bertrand married her husband Tim in […]

Patriots’ Deflate-gate no surprise

By Karl Terry Local columnist Every Super Bowl needs a drama line. Why not Deflate- gate this year? Unless you’ve been living beneath the turf in the old New York Giants Stadium with Jimmy Hoffa, you’ve no doubt heard that the New England Patriots have been accused of cheating during the AFC Championship game against […]

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