Royal wedding inescapable

Who would ever believe I would live in the time of two separate “weddings of the century.” I tried my best to ignore them both but it just wasn’t working on this last royal wedding. A couple of days before the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton I awoke to the memory I had […]

It's their business: Royal Oriental Store

Cannon Connections: Gabriel Monte Royal Oriental Store owner Josie Dayrit Goltz-David stocks Yan-Yan snacks on a counter. Royal Oriental Store • Hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 1 p.m.- 6 p.m. Sunday. • Location: 917 N. Main St. in Clovis • Owner: Josie Dayrit Goltz-David • Type of business: Oriental grocery • […]

FFA members recognized

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Argen Duncan Local FFA members recently stepped into national events, and in some cases, the national spotlight. Texico, Elida and Dora students participated in the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, and Texico FFA members competed in the American Royal Livestock Show in Kansas City, Mo. Both events were in late October. Texico FFA adviser Tod […]

Portales past: Aug. 10, 1960

Aug. 10, 1960: Four junior boys from Calvary Baptist Church had left for Royal Ambassadors Camp. One feature of the camp was an overnight hike.

Our people: Royal flush

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Ernie Kos said she loves her job as the executive director of the Clovis and Curry County Chamber of Commerce. Her days are never the same and keep her busy.

Portales native vying for USA Today contest

Freedom New Mexico Dennis Harper, a Portales native, has entered a contest to report on the first pre-inaugural cruise aboard the Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Sea as a “reporter at sea.” The winner will be reporting from the cruise for USA Today with Gene Sloan for the Cruise Log. Harper, now of Roswell, entered […]

Saudis vulnerable to terrorists and opportunists

An attack over the weekend on offices of oil facilities in Khobar, Saudi Arabia, left 22 people dead, mostly foreign workers. It might have been part of an al-Qaida effort to disrupt world oil supplies and perhaps even to affect the U.S. economy adversely. Or it might have been an attack designed more to weaken […]