Floyd news — Oct. 11

Youth speaker scheduled Gabe Salazar, a nationally recognized youth speaker, will be speaking to middle school and high school students on Nov. 7.

Local vendors see decline in farmers market

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Alisa Boswell According to a recent U.S. Department of Agriculture report, farmers markets have been on the rise in popularity in the U.S. this year with markets having increased by 17 percent nationally and by 38 percent in New Mexico. Despite this national and state increase, vendors from the local Clovis and Portales markets said, [...]

Ticket feature: Christian music event all day Aug. 13

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Freedom New Mexico Shatter the Silence is set to bring Clovis a full day of Christian music event. With doors opening at noon and music beginning at 2 p.m., the Aug. 13 concert line-up will bring seven nationally known Christian rock bands to the stage of the Curry County Events Center. Kutless, Thousand Foot Krutch, [...]

Ticket feature: Monster trucks coming to Clovis

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Freedom New Mexico Nationally known Monster trucks and utility vehicle racing comes to the Curry County Fairgrounds this weekend. This is the third year Cycle City Promotions along with The Bank of Clovis will bring the monster truck show to Clovis at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. “We want the people to come out and [...]

My turn: Holiday takes on different meaning

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Next Tuesday is Columbus Day, a nationally-observed holiday which has come to be known in many United States Latino communities as “Dia de La Raza,” or in Spain, as “Dia de la Hispanidad.” In grade school, we learned how, in 1492, Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue and “discovered America.” Of course, at the back [...]