Late Mustangs run tops Zias

CNJ staff WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Freshman forward Cierra Thompson’s layup with 12:01 left broke the game’s final tie and kicked off a 12-0 run that lifted Midwestern State to a 66-58 Lone Star Conference South Division women’s victory over Eastern New Mexico University on Saturday night. The Mustangs (7-11, 2-2 South) put four players […]

Frugality easier than you think

By Karl Terry: Freedom New Mexico columnist Tough economic times require tough action. A check of the daily headlines or your 401K statement will tell the time for that action is now. Sales are down in lots of businesses, wage freezes or layoffs are occurring and the job market is tight. One of the best […]

Deciding fate of detainees is larger issue

Freedom New Mexico The news that President Obama has signed an executive order to close the prison camp at Guantanamo Bay is welcome indeed. The detainee center has become an international symbol of the practice of skirting U.S. and international law and torture. Whether the torture allegations are valid or not — and we’re inclined […]

Jury selection set for Monday

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Quay man suing county over cattle guards

By Chelle Delaney: Quay County Sun

Road show offers info about TV’s switch to digital

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Angie Malone, media spokesperson for the National Association of Broadcasters, answers a Clovis resident’s question Saturday outside Clovis-Carver Public Library concerning the switch to digital television, set to happen Feb. 17. By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer

1/25 Public record

Dispositions The following criminal cases were recently closed through the 9th Judicial District Court. To view individual cases, visit http://www.nmcourts. gov/caselookup/app and search by case number. Searches can also be conducted using last name, first name and by comparing the case number to the search returns. Under the “Register of Actions Activity” section of each […]

1-25 Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 9 a.m. Jan. 14 an officer responded to a vehicle crash on First Street. A city employee said he hit the vehicle in front of him when it slowed to make a turn onto Mitchell Street. The 21-year-old was issued a […]

Cannon undergoing major facelift

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks The Airmen’s Center will include a kitchen twice as large as the one used now at Cannon, along with the base post office and a recreation center. By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer When Col. Steve Hoarn’s phone rings, or a piece of paper comes across his desk at Hurlburt […]

Overview of upcoming Cannon projects

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Courtesy illustration Child Development Center Editor’s Note: The following list covers the next three years of projects at the base, totaling $154.4 million. Total construction costs are estimated at $536 million through 2015. Fiscal year 2008 • Project: Airmen’s Center Estimated completion: June Estimated cost: $10 million Purpose: Center includes a new dining facility, recreation […]

Bombing range being retooled for new aircraft

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U.S. Air Force photo: Airman 1st Class Evelyn Chavez An MC-130W Combat Spear drops a Container Release System load at Melrose Air Force Range during a training exercise in September. The drops are done at least once a week to prepare aircrews for resupply missions in areas that have no airfields. By Kevin Wilson: CNJ […]

More than $500 million in facility upgrades planned for Cannon

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U.S. Air Force photo: Airman 1st Class Evelyn Chavez A CV-22 Osprey takes off from Cannon Air Force Base in September. The 20th Special Operations Squadron, which will handle the CV-22 Osprey, is one of five squadrons expected to arrive at Cannon this year. By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer There’s little difference between the […]

Relocating part of family life

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Moving is rarely fun, but when you’re in the military, “it’s all what you make it,” said Air Force Master Sgt. Gonzolo “Gonzo” Rubio. Rubio and his family arrived in Clovis on Monday from Dover, Del. Of course there are housing differences from the east coast, like no basements […]

Jan. 25, 2009 Weddings

Myrick-Bergamo Amanda Myrick and Sam Bergamo both of Albuquerque were joined in marriage Sept. 27, 2008, at Trinity United Methodist Church in Albuquerque. Pastor David Madara performed the small double ring ceremony with family and close friends. The bride is the daughter of Steve and Judy Myrick, both of Clovis. The bridegroom is the son […]

Marriage matters online, too

By Anita Tedaldi: CNJ Columnist I met a man. Business brought us together. I contacted him about an upcoming project and we started talking. I do a lot of work over the Internet, so informality is pretty common — no “Dear Sir:” and somber punctuation, but lots of first names and exclamation points. He invited […]

Comic book hobby sells out its heroes

By Don McAlavy: CNJ Columnist (Editor’s Note: This column is the first in a two-part series.) One of my delights when I get a newspaper, any newspaper, is to read the comics, the funny papers as some of us like to call them. That hasn’t changed since I was a kid. Growing up in the […]

For Valentine’s, think outside box

By Clyde Davis: CNJ Columnist I would encourage you, if you are reading this, to begin thinking about Valentine’s Day, and to think beyond the box. What can you give the special person in your life that is unusual, creative, and unique? One of the gifts which my wife gave me for Christmas kind of […]

Jan. 25, 2009 Club Notes

Clovis Education Association Clovis Education Association met on Jan. 13 at La Casita Library at 4-5 p.m.. Molly Smith, president, called the meeting to order. She introduced Curry County Association of Educational Retirees members Laura Beth Newberry and Lynda Milburn. They gave a short presentation of past and upcoming legislative issues. Molly handed out a […]

Jan. 25, 2009 Library Books

The following books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: The Family Handyman Home Improvement 2008, published by Reader’s Digest, offers a wealth of expert how-to-do-it information that will help with projects and repairs all around your home and yard. The Road to Ruin by Donald Westlake centers on an infamous gang of thieves who […]

Jan. 25, 2009 Honors

EldridgeNew Mexico Junior College has announced Celsey Eldridgeof Clovis has been named to the dean’s list at the college.