Parting advice from the ADC

Commentary by Capt. Collin Delaney Air Force Legal Operations Agency Area Defense Counsel It has been an honor to serve as the Area Defense Counsel at Cannon Air Force Base for the past year. I would like to welcome Capt. Jeffery Waddell, as the inbound Cannon ADC. Waddell brings a wealth of experience to the […]

New Mexico government conference at 27th SOW

By Senior Airman Alexxis Pons Abascal 27th Special Operations Wing Public Affairs The 27th Special Operations Wing greeted more than 50 local government officials as part of the New Mexico Association of Counties tour June 19 at Cannon Air Force Base. Col. Dave Piech, 27th Special Operations Mission Support Group commander, invited the group as […]

2012 Cannon Water Quality Report released

By Senior Airman Jette Carr 27th Special Operations Wing Public Affairs The 2012 Water Quality Report from Cannon Air Force Base has been released and is posted on the base website. Under the “Consumer Confidence Reporting Rule” of the Federal Safe Drinking Water Act, community water systems must issue water quality information to the consuming […]

Wing takes stand against sexual assault

By 2nd Lt. Angelica Powell 27th Special Operations Wing Public Affairs All services were directed by the Secretary of Defense to conduct a Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Stand-Down Day for military and civilian personnel before July 1. At the Cannon Air Force Base SAPR Stand-Down Day June 21, Col. Buck Elton, 27th Special Operation […]

Cannon exchange offers Independence Day fuel savings for Military Star Card users

Army and Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs Summer savings are an American tradition, and Military Star Card users can get the full benefit of our nation’s independence by saving on gas expenses at Cannon Air Force Base Express locations this Fourth of July. Any fuel purchase made with a Military Star Card at Cannon […]

Religion calendar — June 28

Advent Christian Church Sunday School — 10 a.m. Sunday worship — 11 a.m. Wednesday Prayer meeting — 6 p.m. Address: 2101 East 21st St. Information: 762-0422 Agape Love Ministries Sunday Worship — 11 a.m. Tuesday Prayer — 7 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study — 7 p.m. Thursday Hour of Prayer — 7 p.m.  second and fourth […]

Women’s health choices remain theirs, for now

— The Santa Fe New Mexican The notion of the little guy battling powerful institutions is one of the strongest myths Americans share — and anyone staying up late Tuesday night saw those forces in action on the floor of the Texas Legislature. With a firm majority determined to pass a law that, in effect, […]

Letters to the Editor — Our country facing severe problems

We have global warming staring us in the face, infrastructure that needs a trillion to update, millions unemployed, some long-term, students, the country’s future,  looking at a mountain of debt and what are a large number of congressmen, House and Senate, members looking at? Repealing The Affordable Health Care Act, 32 times, putting up road […]

Free-market roads concept possible

Are you under the impression that free-market roads would be impossible, or at least impossibly complicated? Then I have good news for you. There are many possible ways for roads to be provided in a free society, even assuming unfettered technology wouldn’t make roads obsolete. Business owners could voluntarily join forces to provide roads and […]

Police blotter — June 28

There is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Wednesday Caller reported: • 1:15 a.m.: Injured subject, 6400 block of Peacock Plaza. • 1:59 a.m.: Domestic in progress, 1100 block of Sycamore Street. • 4:12 a.m.: Burglary in progress, 900 block of Calhoun Street. • 6:42 a.m.: Animal complaint, Thornton Street and Tierra […]

What’s happening — June 28

Today Tierra Realty Hotel Clovis ribbon cutting — 4 p.m.-5 p.m., Hotel Clovis. Information: 769-7828. Clovis MainStreet annual meeting and volunteer awards — 5:30 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library, Ingram Room. 701 North Main St. Information : 769-7840 “The Birthing” revival — 7 p.m., Yahweh International Church Fellowship. 1921 West Second Street. Information: 749-4793. Saturday Clovis […]

What you can do about mental illness

Sitting on my desk is one of those book club cards I’m supposed to return if I do NOT want this month’s selected book. Two books, actually. Book clubs like to bundle books together. A pernicious practice. Anyway, one book they want me to buy this month evidently has to do with “What You Can […]

Press release: Arrests made in burglaries

(From Clovis Police Department) The Clovis Police Department Patrol and Special Operations Unit have been busy arresting burglars over the past couple of weeks. On Sunday, 06/16/2013, at about 1:00 am in the morning a Clovis Police Officer on patrol observed a male subject, Quinn Ransom, 47 years of age, breaking into a vehicle at […]

Federal listing decision has been extended

By Christina Calloway PNT senior writer Curry County Commissioner Wendell Bostwick said the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s judgment to extend its decision on whether to federally protect the lesser prairie chicken will play into the favor of local landowners. The USFWS was slated to make its decision on whether to list the grouse […]

BHSI settlement payments running behind

By Kevin Baird CNJ staff writer Clovis has not yet received any portion of a $1 million settlement agreement reached with Brian Sperber, CEO of Beauty Health and Science Industries Innovations, according to city officials. City Attorney David Richards said the original agreement, which was approved by the City Commission in May, required Sperber […]

Education feature: New school board member talks upcoming term


Attorney Jennifer Burrill officially joined the Clovis Municipal Schools Board of Education Tuesday after receiving her oath of office from retired Judge Teddy Hartley. Burrill was chosen by the board in May to fill the position left vacant by the late Charles Guthals. She answered five questions regarding her upcoming term and how the board […]

Farmers markets opening for season


By Emily Crowe CNJ staff writer Locally sourced, farm-fresh produce will soon be readily available thanks to the upcoming opening of farmers markets in Clovis and Portales. Margie Plummer manages the Portales Farmers Market and Clovis Farmers Market, and said this year’s produce offerings will start off small. “It’s just so early right now,” […]

Meetings watch — June 27

Public Works Committee The Public Works Committee met on Wednesday and took the following actions: • A recommendation was made to extend the storm drain on Norris Street 1,600 feet to the east, according to City Engineer Justin Howalt. This action will be placed on the next city commission agenda for approval. • The committee […]

CHS seeks to examine, improve through accreditation process

An interesting event occurred at Clovis High School during this past school year. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, commonly known as NCA CASI, or NCA, came to visit, and not just any visit. The NCA is an organization made up of colleges, universities, and schools from across the country, for educational accreditation […]

What’s happening — June 27

Today High Plains Patriots meeting — 7 p.m., the Master’s Conference Room, 810 East 21st St. Children’s Hour —10 a.m. Ages 4-6. Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 North Main St. Clovis/Curry County LEPC & LEPC subcommittees meeting — 10 a.m., Emergency Management Conference Room. 320 Connelly St. Information : 763 -9485. Friday Tierra Realty Hotel Clovis […]