Overview of upcoming Cannon projects

Courtesy illustration Child Development Center By Kevin Wilson: Cannon Connections 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 […]

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

U.S. Air Force photo: Airman 1st Class Evelyn Chavez An MC-130W Combat Spear drops a container release system load at the Melrose Air Force Range during a training exercise on Sept. 23. The drops are done at least once a week and prepare the aircrews for resupply missions in areas without airfields. By Kevin Wilson: […]

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

U.S. Air Force photo: Airman 1st Class James Bell A MC-130W Combat Spear assigned to the 73rd Special Operations Squadron sits on the flightline at Cannon. By Kevin Wilson: Cannon Connections There’s little difference between the big, empty fields at Cannon Air Force Base and big, empty fields you’d see at random places across eastern […]

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 […]

Relocating part of family life

By Sharna Johnson: Cannon Connections 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 or […]

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.

Jan. 25, 2009 School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — English muffin, sausage, cereal or toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Beefy Mac, green beans, orange smiles, chocolate chip cookie, whole wheat roll. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cowboys bread, cereal or toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Hot dog, baked French fries, crunchy veggies, ranch dressing, mixed fruit. Wednesday: Breakfast — […]

Jan. 25, 2009 Community Calendar

Activities Parenting Group — Meets 10 a.m. first Friday of each month at Clovis Civic Center. Information: 763-9027 Baxter-Curren Senior Center Bingo — 1 p.m., Thursdays, 908 Hickory. Information: 762-3631 Baxter-Curren Jam Session — 6:30 p.m., first, second and third Tuesdays, 908 Hickory. Music instrument playing. Information: 762-3631 Baxter-Curren Music Sessions — 6 p.m., second […]

Jan. 25, 2009 DAR Profile

Morrow Robert Morrow was a soldier in the North Carolina Line during the American Revolution in a regiment commanded by Col. Alexander Martin. After completing his service under Martin, he was a volunteer serving under Gen. Nathaniel Greene.

Regarding goals, perceptions matter

By Margie Blatnik: Guest Columnist Our perceptions matter a great deal when it comes to achieving our goals.

Jan. 25, 2009 Senior Happenings

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St. Monday: 9 a.m. -4 p.m. Daily activities; 10:30 indoor exercise. Tuesday: 9 a.m. -4 p.m. Daily activities; 1 p.m. bingo and refreshments. Wednesday: 9 a.m. -4 p.m. Daily activities; 10:30 indoor exercise; Noon pot luck luncheon; 1 p.m. bingo and refreshments. Thursday: 9 a.m. -4 p.m. Daily activities; […]