Sept. 14, 2008

BEVERLY HILLS–God bless America, and how’s everybody? • Sarah Palin flew home to Alaska Wednesday before she flies back to rejoin John McCain this week. It’s a lot of time in the air. Everyone’s searching the web for any video of Barack Obama saying John McCain will be an agent of change when pigs fly. […]

Sept. 7, 2008

BEVERLY HILLS–God bless America, and how’s everybody? • Cindy McCain addressed the GOP convention Thursday wearing three-carat diamond earrings and a $20,000 outfit. Talk about uptown. You knew there’d be a backlash against Sarah Palin, but everybody thought it would come from the Democrats. • Sarah Palin was a huge hit at the GOP convention […]

Aug. 31, 2008

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Aug. 24, 2008

BEVERLY HILLS–God bless America, and how’s everybody? • Women’s beach volleyball proved the most popular sport at the

Aug. 17, 2008

BEVERLY HILLS–God bless America, and how’s everybody? • President Bush went to CIA headquarters in Virginia Thursday to get a briefing on the situation in Georgia from CIA officials. What they said was exactly what he suspected. They told him that Saddam Hussein ordered the invasion of Georgia. • Sterling Hayden was revealed Friday to […]

Aug. 10, 2008

BEVERLY HILLS–God bless America, and how’s everybody? • President Bush will go to an evangelical Christian church in Beijing on Sunday that’s apocalyptic in its doctrine. The grass on the lawn is 10 inches high. The church is so certain the end is near they haven’t paid the landscapers in three months. • President Bush […]

June, 29 2008

BEVERLY HILLS–God bless America, and how’s everybody? • San Francisco will name the city’s sewage treatment plant after President Bush if a ballot measure passes this fall. Don’t miss the tour. Inside the plant will be an exhibit showing visitors the difference between weapons of mass destruction and Shinola. • Shaquille O’Neal was ordered by […]

April 13, 2008 Library Books

The following books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: Big Book of Quick Rotary Cutter Quilts produced by Oxmoor House will help make your quilting a faster, more rewarding experience with techniques and tools that ensure accurate cutting for perfect piecing. The Hearts of Horses by Molly Gloss recreates a bygone time and place […]

Filmmakers take liberties with locations

By Grant McGee: Local columnist The new TV show “Heroes” debuted recently. The show featured scenes supposedly from around the world. The viewer knew this because the location was printed at the bottom of the screen: “Tokyo,” “New York,” and “Odessa, Texas.” “That’s not Odessa,” I yelled at the TV. This type of behavior usually […]

Smith, Cheryl

Cheryl Cooper Parish Smith, 57, of Albuquerque, formerly of Clovis, died Friday, May 26, 2006, after a bout with cancer. She was born April 24, 1949, in Wichita Falls, Texas. She lived in Clovis for 30 years before moving to Albuquerque in 2003. She was preceded in death by her mother, Elizabeth M. Cooper. She […]

Raybourn, Claud

Claud Raybourn Services: Have been held. Claud William “Ray” Raybourn, 84, of Valley, Calif., died Sunday, May 30, 2004, in Mission Hills, Calif. He was born on July 10, 1919, in Clovis. He was an Air Force bomber pilot in World War II and the Korean War. He retired as a Major Colonel in 1960. […]

Sumners, Clifford Lee

Clifford Lee Sumners Services: Will be held at a later date. Clifford Lee Sumners, 72, of Nocona, Texas, died Saturday, April 10, 2004, in Nocona. He was born on June 19, 1931, in Aurora, Mo., to Wilmer and Gertrude Forrester Sumners. He lived in Clovis for 45 years before retiring in Nocona Hills, Texas, in […]

God’s plan almost always surprises us

GOD’S PLAN ALMOST ALWAYS SURPRISES US Does God ever do anything just like we’d expect him to? A world to save, a Gift to give, a Baby to send. And the greatest Christmas Present ever given is all wrapped up in swaddling cloths and laid in a feed trough. And the mother of the King […]

Thomas, Monell

Monell Gordon Thomas Mr. Monell Gordon Thomas, 78, of Hollywood Hills, Calif., died Tuesday, June 17, 2003. He was born on Dec. 18, 1924, in Tucumcari, to Eura E. and Viola H. Thomas. He attended grade school in Forrest before moving to Portales where he graduated from high school in 1942. He served as a […]