Romanian symphony brings classical program to Clovis

By Jesse Wolfersberger The Romanian Symphony Orchestra of Arad is coming to Clovis and they won’t be alone. The touring orchestra will be joined by celebrated Japanese pianist Makiko Hirata for a performance as part of the Cultural Arts Series presented by the Clovis Community College and Plains Regional Medical Center at 7 p.m. on […]

‘Urban Ballet’ comes to Clovis

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Kevin Wilson: PNT Staff Writer Though it’s a New York City dance troupe, the visitors to Clovis Community College have a flavor that is decidedly New Mexican in nature. Urban Ballet is set for a 7 p.m. performance tonight at Marshall Auditorium as part of Clovis Community College’s Cultural Arts series. Tickets are $15 for […]

Youth summit impresses local teens

By Tony Parra: PNT Staff Writer High school students from eastern New Mexico left a motivational speech from Liz Murray thinking they don’t have it that bad in their lives and they can overcome the obstacles in their way. Murray went from being homeless in the streets of New York City to Harvard University and […]

Chorale group close to fund-raising goal

By Tony Parra The Portales High School Chorale group is $8,000 short of its goal in getting what some of the students said is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Franklin Smith, PHS chorale director and instructor, said choir students will have their final fund-raiser on Sunday in order to raise enough money so that 35 students can […]

Critics need to employ standard of liberty

By Tibor Machan: PNT columnist No one is more prone to criticize the various levels and branches of the U.S. government than I am. My complaints, however, tend to focus on how our political institutions have departed from the best ideas on which the country was founded. When you read most prominent mainstream newspapers and […]

Stupidity always good for a laugh

By Jim Lee Last week I wrote about some of the dumb things college graduates have done. When I did that, I committed the latest dumb thing in my cerebral repertoire: writing about something too big for the column. So here’s another installment of mental pratfalls from people brave enough to laugh at themselves. I’ll […]