Senior Calendar 11/18

La Casa De Buena Salud 1120 Cameo Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. — Indoor exercise. Wednesday: 10:30 a.m. — Blood sugar checks; 11:30 a.m. — Frito pie luncheon; 1 p.m. — Bingo; 1:30 p.m. — Blood pressure. Thursday: 10:30 a.m. — Indoor Exercise; 1 p.m. — Spanish bingo. Friday: 9:30 a.m. — Blood pressure checks; 7 p.m. […]

Police Blotter 11/18

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: A 1960 Volkswagen Beetle received moderate damage and its driver had a minor head injury following a 9 p.m. Wednesday crash near the corner of Norris and Mariposa. Police reported the Volkswagen driver and a witness saw a white GMC pickup turn […]

School Menus 11/18

School lunch menus published in Sunday’s paper were for the previous week. Here are corrected school lunch menus for the remainder of the week: Clovis Elementary Tuesday: School’s favorite menu. Wednesday: Breakfast — French toast, juice, milk. Lunch — Frito pie, pinto beans, lettuce, mixed fruit, milk. Thursday: Breakfast — Cereal and graham cracker, juice, […]

Study of Cannon’s health care leaves students impressed

By Darrell Todd Maurina A group of graduate nursing students from the Clovis area who have spent much of the last year studying health care at Cannon Air Force Base, said last week they were surprised by the good quality of the care families receive at the base. Michael Hobbs, one of the six nurses […]

County commissioners ‘discouraged’ by costs

By Jack King Curry County Commissioners visited Lea County Special Event Center near Hobbs on Nov. 7. During Monday’s commissioners meeting, they expressed concerns about what they learned concerning the costs of running that facility. Commissioner Kathrynn Tate said they learned it cost “a lot” to build and run a special events center. Commissioner Albin […]

Development director looks toward Portales’ future

By Tony Parra PORTALES — Darla Wilhoit, Portales’ new community development director, will work in conjunction with Roosevelt County Community Development Corporation (RCCDC) for the future of economic development of Portales. The RCCDC is a non-profit organization and separate entity from the city’s community development office, where Wilhoit works. “This is a great opportunity for […]

Business Briefs 11/18

Local provider offers new technology ENMR-Plateau, a regional telecommunications provider, is providing some area customers with “fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) technologies,” according to a company news release. The Pleasant Hill Exchange, which incorporates the Brettana and San Vincente residential sub-divisions in Clovis, will be the first residential community in New Mexico to have access to this “groundbreaking […]

Portales moms head for Clovis

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Adrianna Lucero, of Clovis, receives a 4-D ultrasound Friday at the Women’s Medical Center in Clovis. Pictured on the monitor is Adrianna’s 22-week-old girl Mariah. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth. By Mike Linn Portales women on the verge of giving birth know the road to the delivery room. It goes about 20 miles north up […]

Cannon maintenance group contends for top award

By Darrell Todd Maurina Cannon Air Force Base is a finalist for a top Air Force award — the best maintenance group in Air Combat Command. A team of inspectors visited the base last week to decide whether Cannon should be recognized. According to Col. Mark Atkinson, 27th Maintenance Group commander, Cannon has shown a […]

It’s about face

By Darrell Todd Maurina Thanks to extra funding provided by Congress on Wednesday, Cannon Air Force Base will be able to replace some World War II-era buildings and add more runway lighting to improve pilot safety. The work will be in addition to upgrades the base has been doing all year. New Mexico Sen. Pete […]