Category Archives: Clovis

Unmasking Time for Water Interests?

written by Carolyn Spence, Clovis, NM When the Clovis News Journal published an article Wednesday October 30, about the controversy over a water yield study at the Ute Reservoir, the first person to comment online noted that power, money, and … Continue reading

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The Ordinance You Didn’t Notice!

The presence of prairie dogs inside the city limits of Clovis has been determined by the City to be a disease carrying threat to the population.   An ordinance was passed allowing the city to mandate that property owners rid their property of … Continue reading

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Will the Commission Watch Out for You?

At the Commission meeting last night, the City of Clovis gave more money to Real Golf, LLC to help them perform their contract with the City for managing the golf course.   The reasoning for this approval was based on blaming the City … Continue reading

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Bank Robbers and BHSI

The following commentary is provided  by R.L. “Rube” Render, Clovis, NM.  Willie Sutton was a notorious bank robber during the 1920s and 30s.  He was once asked by a reporter why he robbed banks.  Sutton stared at the man for a … Continue reading

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The Letter

Accusations against Clovis City Commissioners for sending an informational letter to  legislative committees considering HB 77 have repeatedly appeared in the local news media.  Despite the complaints being made, the letter itself has not been printed nor displayed on media websites.  (HB 77 would impose FFL transfer … Continue reading

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Making Hard Life Choices at Clovis Schools

The NMAA determines the schedule of state wide events very, very early every year so that all participating schools can plan other school events appropriately, but Clovis Schools Superintendent Terry Myers has planned Graduation Day for High School Seniors on … Continue reading

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Lessons In Economic Development

It looks like a mess is soon going to hit the fan this month when citizens will get a closer glimpse into the economic development funding of the Beauty Health and Science Innovations, Inc. cosmetics plant in Clovis.   About $1.8 Million … Continue reading

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