Feb. 27, 2007 Business Digest

Tools & More makes move to N. Main Tools & More is moving in the next few weeks from 412 Commerce Way to 1314 N. Main St. just around the bend, according to owner Don Reid. Reid said he purchased the building at the new location, which will have about the same showroom space but […]

Feb. 27, 2007 It’s Their Business

Name: When You Have Everything What they do: They sell apparel, handbags, footwear, home decor and gifts; and do manicures, pedicures and ion cleanses. Who’s in charge: Owners are Taryn Dedeaux and Vicki Tipton, daughter and mother. How long in business: November 2005. How many employees: Three. Location: 1500 Pile St. Hours of business: 10 […]

Small business workshops set

CNJ Staff The Small Business Development Center at Clovis Community College has several upcoming workshops for small business owners and self-employed individuals as well as one for commercial loan officers, according to its Web site. • A two-session QuickBooks basic workshop is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and March 17 at Clovis […]

Ag Expo features drought lessons

By Mickey Winfield: Freedom Newspapers Visitors attending the first day of the 15th annual New Mexico Ag Expo in Portales today can receive useful information on a common problem facing farmers and ranchers of the Southwest — drought. New Mexico State University extension range management specialist Chris Allison will lead the seminar “Planning For the […]

Couple uses wind to cut costs

By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent A couple who live on the outskirts of Bovina have more than one reason for installing a wind turbine in their back yard. Tony Neal and his wife, Dottie, installed the 41-foot wind generator in January. The trailblazing couple hope it will cut their energy costs in half, help the […]

Business feature: Job not toiling for Tillie

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At 89, Tillie Shaw is serving as the chief executive officer at the Clovis Board of Realtors. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Tonya Fennell: CNJ staff writer Tillie Shaw has been called a champion, a cheerleader and a workhorse by friends and associates. She was the first women elected Curry County treasurer in 1964 […]

It’s Their Business: Country Corner Candle Factory

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Country Corner Candle Factory, located at 2901 N. Main St., stocks scented candles and refills candle jars. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) Name: Country Corner Candle Factory What they do: Make candles, lotions, shower gels, bath salts, body scrubs, cologne, air freshener and incense. Refill candle jars. Sell crafts. Who’s in charge: Denise Romero is […]

Business digest: Portales man takes first in corn contest

Kevin Breshears of Rheanie Farms in Portales captured first place in the A non-irrigated division of the 2006 National Corn Growers’ Association’s Corn Yield Contest in New Mexico, according to a Pioneer Hi-Bred International news release. He won with a yield of 65.31 bushels per acre. The annual competition honors the highest producing corn growers […]

Students don jackets in support of FFA week

By CNJ staff Clovis High School sophomore Kayla Urban and about 40 fellow CHS students will wear their blue corduroy jackets Friday as a symbol of their FFA membership. Wearing the jackets is one of several activities FFA members in Clovis and across the country will do to celebrate National FFA Week, which started Saturday […]

Ag Expo going bilingual

By Casey Peacock: Freedom Newspapers The New Mexico Ag Expo is going bilingual. A three-hour dairy seminar presented in Spanish will focus on presenting information to dairy managers and workers as part of the first day of the 15th annual Expo Feb. 27-28 at the Roosevelt County Fairgrounds. The seminar features three presentations that will […]