Business Digest 3/30

Local dealership in Top 100 — again High Plains Harley-Davidson of Clovis has been named one of the Top 100 dealerships across North America for retail design and merchandising approaches — for the second year in a row. Dealernews, a business-to-business magazine for powersports retailers, has named the Top 100 for 14 years. “It was […]

Saturday is National Trading Card Day

By CNJ STAFF Free sample cards will be given away across the nation. Visitors to The Sports Angle on Saturday will get some collector’s edition trading cards for free as part of National Trading Card Day, according to Steve DeLeon, owner. The store is located at 522 N. Main Street in Clovis, and is one […]

Chili’s hot for Clovis

By Glen Seeber A Chili’s Grill & Bar Family Restaurant will open in Clovis this fall, a spokesman for Brinker International Inc. said Monday. “We’re very excited to be bringing Chili’s to Clovis,” Chris Barnes said. “We have signed a lease on a property in Clovis.” The new restaurant will be located in a lot […]

Police say 13-year-old guman held up store

By Darrell Todd Maurina Clovis police arrested a 13-year-old runaway on Sunday evening, alleging he threatened to kill a clerk while robbing an Allsup’s store. The Clovis News Journal is withholding the accused robber’s name due to his age. The boy entered the Allsup’s at 301 N. Prince St. about 9:20 p.m., pointed a gold- […]

CHS students learn history with hard work in museum project

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Clovis High School juniors Adam Carter, 16, center, and Kyle Johnson, 17, measure the ceiling for their advanced placement class project exhibit on Monday. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth. By Ryan Lengerich Clovis High School junior Gabriel Bryant backed his Ford F-150 pickup up to the school library front doors Monday afternoon with 1,000 pounds […]

Congress should rethink Medicare with cooler heads

Freedom Newspapers So far as we know, there’s no precedent for a court invalidating a law because it was based on false or deceptive premises (perhaps because that could put half the laws on the books in jeopardy). But Congress really ought to consider rescinding the Medicare prescription drug benefit law it passed and revisiting […]

Readers: Covered arena not part of deal

Project: Reader Reaction A recent Project: Reader Reaction question asked about Curry County’s latest plan to build a special events center by refurbishing the rodeo arena at the county fairgrounds. Some responses: “It’s the same old story — politicians promise one thing and deliver something else. At this point, I would just like to see […]

Media has the power to halt mudslinging

Mona Charen Every election year, politicians massage, manipulate and sometimes outright distort the facts in order to get elected. When the contest is over, journalists gather at jaw jaws like the Joan Shorenstein Barone Center at Harvard and gravely pull their chins over this lamentable phenomenon. But the journalists are the very people who can […]

Spring time to shape up golf swing

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Jason Saiz of Clovis was testing a new driver Saturday at Clovis Municipal Golf Course. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. By Kevin Wilson With the recent change in weather, it’s no surprise people are enjoying some of their free time with a set of clubs and a few golf balls at a local country club. […]

Clovis seniors all-district

By Rick White All-District 4-5A Boys First team Ervin Youmans, Sr., Hobbs; Daniel Faris, Jr., Eldorado; Rodney Ferguson, Sr., Manzano; Justin Pinckney, Sr., Clovis; Bud Willis. Sr., Clovis; Andrew Kabler, Sr., Eldorado; Benny Baeza, Sr., Hobbs Second team Dominique Easterlin, Jr., Clovis; Matt Galindo, Sr., Carlsbad; Tyrone Crawford, Jr., Eldorado; Mike Floyd, Sr., Hobbs; Chanselor […]