Bond renewal would keep taxes the same

A bond election being considered by the Clovis Municipal Schools Board of Education would, if passed, would provide $20 million for the school district. It would also keep intact an existing property tax amounting to about 28 cents per $1,000 in assessed valuation, according to district officials. The board was given information on a potential […]

Police blotter – Jan. 30

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls: Monday 2:32 a.m.: Caller reported narcotics in the area, near Thornton Street and Sycamore Street. 2:54 a.m.: Caller reported a domestic dispute, 2100 block of South Prince Street. 8:10 a.m.: Caller reported suspicious circumstances, 2000 block of Rierson Street. 8:12 a.m.: Caller reported a driver […]

Electoral college system obsolete

We were sure for an election spectacle both Romney and Obama backers were certain their polls and math, and only their polls and math, were right. Somebody had to be wrong, and it was Karl Rove and Donald Trump and their "unskewed" polls logic. Aghast at Barack Obama's re-election, Trump wondered how it could be […]

Report disputes cost of reservists

This time last year the Air Force unveiled a plan to cut Air National Guard strength by 5,100 members along with more than 200 Guard aircraft. They touted this as a reasonable efficiency, in part because Guard squadrons cost more to operate than active duty squadrons. That argument was dead wrong, says Maj. Gen. Arnold […]

Less regulation equals better government

New Mexico's been a state for more than 100 years. One might think we'd be organized by now, that the annual lawmaking get-togethers in Santa Fe would only be needed for tweaking or maybe addressing issues created by new technology. But as of last week, legislators in 2013 had introduced 557 bills intended to change […]

Websites down on Wednesday morning

Clovis Media Inc. websites will be off line for about two hours Wednesday morning. "The building that has our websites stored in it is having maintenance done on its electrical system," said Digital Web Specialist Philip Hall. Hall said workers anticipate the websites will be unavailable from 7 a.m. until about 9 a.m. on Wednesday.

Websites down on Wednesday morning

Clovis Media Inc. websites will be off line for about two hours Wednesday morning. "The building that has our websites stored in it is having maintenance done on its electrical system," said Digital Web Specialist Philip Hall. Hall said workers anticipate the websites will be unavailable from 7 a.m. until about 9 a.m. on Wednesday.

Wind power discussion set for base

The 27th Special Operations Wing leadership at Cannon Air Force Base is hosting a meeting with local landowners at 10 a.m. Wednesday to discuss wind turbine development projects and proposals. While no specific proposals will be reviewed, wing leadership will provide detailed information on how Cannon evaluates potential projects, according to a press release from […]

CHS/Texico boys basketball capsule – Jan. 29

Texico (11-5) at Clovis (11-6) 7 p.m. today at The Rock On the air: KCLV-AM 1240, KTQM-FM 99.9 Last time out: The Wildcats are coming off losing a weekend homestand, 75-54 against Class 5A top-ranked La Cueva and 68-66 in overtime against then-No. 4 Eldorado. Clovis remains eighth in this week's Maxpreps.com poll, while La […]

Legislator offers bill to define marriage

Republican state Sen. Pat Woods of Broadview says he believes in his heart that marriage should be between one man and one woman and has introduced legislation to amend the Constitution of New Mexico to state the same. "I just believe in my heart that's what the sanctity of marriage should be," Woods said Monday. […]

Business digest: Green program seeks applicants

The New Mexico Environment Department is accepting applications for the 2013 Green Zia Environmental Leadership Program. The program recognizes environmental and sustainability achievements of New Mexico organizations and assists members with goal setting and assessments. Last year, participating companies reported reductions of 3,060 pounds of hazardous waste; 573,374 pounds of solid waste; 340,000 gallons of […]

Police blotter: Jan. 29, 2013

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Friday 4:57 a.m.: Call in reference to disturbing the peace, 1000 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. 7:41 a.m.: Call in reference to fraud, 3700 block of North Prince Street. 8:24 a.m.: Caller requested public assistance, 300 block of North Connelly Street. 8:38 […]

County employee charged with gas theft

A Curry County Road Department employee is being charged with embezzlement, accused of using a county charge card for personal purchases, according to court records. According to records: Ray Cordova was recorded on video Jan. 9 using a county charge card to purchase $80 of gasoline at Red Rock Oil in Clovis for a family […]

Guards injured in Tucumcari escape attempt

Two Quay County Detention Center officers were injured Sunday by an inmate attempting to escape, 10th Judicial District Attorney Tim Rose said. Officers B.J. Angel and Anthonette Dabbs were hospitalized for treatment of their injuries and later released, said Don Rich, QCDC administrator. Rich said at 12: 15 p.m., inmate Noel Webb, 31, attempted without […]

Interactive: Super Bowl history

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Hot-shooting Hounds storm past Buffs

CANYON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University's men suddenly found their shooting touch in the second half on Saturday. Down by five points at the half, the Greyhounds shot a blazing 73 percent (16-of-22) and pulled away to a 71-57 win over West Texas A&M, avenging an overtime loss to the Buffaloes on Wednesday night […]

Saturday area prep summaries – Jan. 26

Boys Texico 74, Eunice 61 Texico (11-5) — Justin Rucker 3, Gentry Doolittle 6, Kendall Naceanceno 13, Jonah Walls 4, Carlos Silva 2, Rallin Harris 6, Miguel Reyna 18, John Myers 4, D.J. Griego 8, Mitchell Pinnell 10. Totals 26 19-29 74. Eunice (7-6) — Isaiah Nichols 13, Xavier Montoya 8, Tyler Montoya 24, Alan […]

Lady Cats pull away from Rio Rancho

Rio Rancho was able to stay with Clovis High's girls on Saturday night — until the 3-pointers quit falling. The Rams were uncanny early, hitting four 3-pointers in the first quarter and staying close until the final moments of the third period. CMI photo: Tony BullocksClovis sophomore Shelby Jones pulls up for a jumper over […]

School Menus – Jan. 27

Clovis elementary schools Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza. Lunch — chicken and pasta, steamed broccoli, carrots, delicious apple. Tuesday: Breakfast — Banana bread. Lunch — Sloppy Joe on a bun, tater tots, green peas, grape tomatoes and ranch and chilled peaches. Wednesday: Breakfast — cinnamon roll. Lunch — Bean and cheese burrito, salsa, Spanish rice, […]

Senior Happenings – Jan. 27

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: 1 p.m.-5 p.m., dance at La Casa Senior Center 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. […]