Compliance with ID law security issue

C ompliance with the federal Real ID Act is not an immigration issue. It is a security issue. And as such, New Mexico's noncompliance via its driver's license policy is a public safety concern. Not just about the inability to track individuals who fraudulently obtain a license and then skip the jurisdiction, but about the […]

FDA halts Sunland’s reopening

Sunland Inc.'s plans to reopen its processing plant today were thwarted Monday by the Food and Drug Administration. Sunland Vice-President Katalin Coburn said Sunland officials were surprised Monday to learn the FDA was suspending its food processing plant registration, preventing the company from producing or distributing any food. Coburn said before the FDA's announcement the […]

Official: Sunland reopening process plant on Tuesday

ALBUQUERQUE — The New Mexico peanut butter company that was shuttered after a salmonella outbreak will reopen its peanut processing facility on Tuesday and hopes to be making peanut butter again by the end of the year, officials said. Sunland Inc. spokeswoman Katalin Coburn said officials are eager to begin working on this year's crop, […]

Cat Tracks: Wildcats look for offensive balance in ’13

It was quite evident after nearly 700 yards of offense Friday night that the Las Cruces Bulldawgs were an offensive juggernaut. As the season closed for the third year in the state quarterfinals for the Wildcats, it was evident the type of offense that could emerge next season with most of the skill position players […]

Clinic to offer late night medical care

CANNON AIR FORCE BASE — In order to better accommodate Air Commandos at Cannon Air Force Base the 27th Special Operations Medical Group has announced plans to provide evening medical services to Tricare Prime beneficiaries in the coming months. U.S. Air Force graphic: Senior Airman Alexxis Pons Abascal In order to better accommodate Air Commandos […]

'Tis the season – for added vigilance

"The more the Grinch thought of what the holidays bring, the more the Grinch thought he must stop the whole thing! For too long he had put up with it now, he knew he must stop the holidays from coming — but how?" — Dr. Seuss CANNON AIR FORCE BASE — While it may not […]

Street restructuring to continue at Cannon

CANNON AIR FORCE BASE — Air Commandos at Cannon Air Force Base can expect more street name changes in the coming weeks as an initiative by 27th Special Operations Wing leadership picks up momentum. U.S. Air Force illustration: Senior Airman Alexxis Pons Abascal Air Commandos at Cannon Air Force Base can expect more street name […]

Civilian leave request deadline nears

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas (AFNS) — The 2012 civilian employee leave year ends Jan. 12, 2013, and Air Force Personnel Center officials remind civilians that those who have more than the maximum carryover hours of annual leave on that date risk losing their leave. U.S. Air Force graphic: Senior Airman Alexxis Pons Abascal The […]

Technician gives squadron helping hand

Editor's note: This feature is the fourth in a series of Air Commando spotlights at Cannon. The Airmen being highlighted are recent Diamond Sharp award winners. Diamond Sharp is a monthly program where Airmen are recognized by wing leadership and first sergeants for their hard work and achievements. U.S. Air Force photo: Airman 1st Class […]

Cannon announces, honors newest chiefs

CANNON AIR FORCE BASE — Wing leadership with the 27th Special Operations Wing took time to honor and recognized the newest Chief Master Sergeant selects at the Landing Zone at Cannon Air Force Base. U.S. Air Force photo: Airman 1st Class Alexxis Pons Abascal U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Timothy Jordan, 27th Special Operations […]

Holiday a time for giving thanks

CANNON AIR FORCE BASE — For many, this time of year is about gathering up family and loved ones, to share and spread love along with holiday cheer. Thanksgiving is a time-honored tradition that was established to honor, bless and give thanks for all that is worth cherishing in our lives. This all-American holiday belongs […]

Spouse briefs: Rivalry with father will be missed

Thanksgiving will not be the same for my family this year. For the first time in over 117 years, one of the greatest football rivalries of all time will not take place. Wherever we lived in the country as my dad was transferred from base to base, without fail he would be able to find […]

Wayland Baptist rallies past Zias

JOSHUA LUCERO: CMI correspondent Zia senior Hannah Altheide pushes past Wayland Baptist University's Angeleigh Davis for a lay-up in the first half of the Zia's game against the WBU Queens Saturday afternoon at Greyhound Arena. Angeleigh Davis scored 19 points to lead three Flying Queens in double figures, and Wayland Baptist took control in the […]

Greyhounds sweep Thanksgiving Classic

Junior guard Rafael Love scored a career-high 27 points, including a pair of 3-pointers to spark a crucial second-half run, and the Eastern New Mexico University men's basketball team defeated Missouri Southern State 81-61 to pull off a two-game sweep at the West Texas A&M Pak-A-Sak Thanksgiving Classic. Rodney Blackmon added 14 points and Domingo […]

Weddings – Nov. 25

Saltzburg Saltzburg Crystal Anne Gideon and Justin Robert Saltzburg, both of Temple, Texas, were joined in marriage Nov. 3, 2012, at Tenroc Ranch in Salado, Texas. Todd Smith performed the double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mike and Cathy Kramer of Belton, Texas, and Rex and Vickie Gideon of Temple. The bridegroom is […]

Anniversaries – Nov. 25

Hughes George and Ruth Ann Hughes recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. George and Ruth Ann (Sims) married on Nov. 8, 1942, in Hobart, Okla. George was stationed at Fort Sill and had a weekend pass. They got to be together for 10 months before he was sent to the South Pacific for 28 months. […]

Senior happenings – Nov. 25

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Monday: 1 p.m., bingo and refreshments at Los Abuelitos, Portales Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. indoor exercise; 1 p.m. bingo and refreshments Wednesday: 10:30 a.m. indoor exercise; 1 p.m. bingo and refreshments Thursday: 10:30 a.m. indoor exercise; 1 p.m. Loteria (Spanish bingo) and refreshments Friday: 10:30 a.m. indoor exercise; […]

School menus – Nov. 25

Clovis elementary schools Monday: Breakfast — Strawberry banana French toast. Lunch — Meat and cheese nachos, garden salad w/ranch, mini carrots, applesauce. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll. Lunch — Popcorn chicken, mashed potatoes, mixed green salad, delicious apple, whole wheat roll. Wednesday: Breakfast — Sausage biscuit. Lunch — Homemade meat and bean burrito, salsa, celery […]

On the shelves – Nov. 25

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library "Both of Us: My Life with Farrah" by Ryan O'Neal presents with candor and emotional honesty the heartbreaking story of a true Hollywood fairy tale as Ryan O'Neal and Farrah Fawcett struggled through mismatched career trajectories, went their separate ways, and reunited only to have their […]

Creative Living: Quilting tips featured on show

Information on quilting tips, basic crochet stitches, and the art of perfumery will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Debbie Caffrey, Debbie's Creative Moments, will show step by step how to test for accurate seam allowances and correct alignment of triangles in […]