War on rodent not without carnage

By Karl Terry: FNM columnist They mostly came out at night. I think it was usually recreational but it might have had something to do with food. The first time I noticed them was a short time after the plumbers had initially turned the drywall in our home into Swiss cheese in order to temporarily […]

Supreme Court ruling against New Haven fair

Freedom New Mexico The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in Ricci v. DeStefano that the city of New Haven, Conn., violated the 1964 civil rights law when it threw out the results of a firefighter promotional test after no blacks scored high enough to qualify for promotion. In an opinion written by Justice Anthony Kennedy, […]

Education digest: CMS student orientations set

Clovis Municipal Schools’ annual sophomore and new student orientation is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 13. Classes resume Aug. 14. Students will have the opportunity to meet their teachers, tour the campus and learn about extracurricular activities. CHS pick up dates set Clovis High School schedule pick-up days are Aug. 4 for […]

Education feature: District has plan for improving Clovis schools

By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer Clovis High School is under the gun to get Adequate Yearly Progress exam scores up and Superintendent Rhonda Seidenwurm said the district has a plan. After Clovis High School failed federal mandatory AYP exams for four years, the board of education adopted an alternative governance plan to help the […]

Central attraction

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo The Curry County Events Center can seat 3,000 people in the stands and the dirt floor can be covered to be used as standing room. By Eric Butler: Freedom New Mexico Though technically a money-loser, the Curry County Special Events Center is serving its intended purpose. And, according to managers […]

Gas leak shuts down Salvation Army building

The Salvation Army of Clovis, 317 E. 2nd Street, is hoping to re-open operations in its family services building today after a week of closure due to a nearby gas leak. On Thursday, June 25, New Mexico Gas Company notified the volunteer organization of the leak, which closed family services and, temporarily, the Salvation Army’s […]

Offering a place to call ‘home’

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Freedom New Mexico: Liliana Castillo De Santiago and Kyara take a quite moment to themselves. The mother-daughter pair will be staying with the Infantes until they can move into their new apartment. Her friends call her yo-yo. But when it comes to taking care of kids, if a military mom is deployed overseas, Yolanda Infante […]

Press Release: Smokin’ 3rd fireworks set

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