New state laws benefit veterans

Nine state laws and benefits aimed at military veterans take effect Friday, including disabled veteran license plates, enrollment priority for military children and tax exemptions for veterans service organizations. The laws were enacted during the 2011 legislative session and signed by the governor, according to a press release from the state Department of Veteran’s Services. […]

Joint Land Use Study approved

Sharna Johnson Tuesday, Curry County Commissioners approved a Joint Land Use Study aimed at identifying potential issues between Cannon Air Force Base’s new mission and surrounding communities. Study project manager Rudy Bauer told commissioners his group had worked closely with regional committees and involved the public heavily in the project, which took less than a […]

Obama plans support for military families

The Associated Press President Barack Obama is announcing new government-wide initiatives to support military families, including programs aimed at preventing suicide and eliminating homelessness. Obama says the government has an obligation to help military families as they support loved ones fighting for their country. Obama says he often meets with service members who say their […]

County commissioners hope to look at revised nuisance ordinance

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File photo Curry County Commissioners are meeting at 1 p.m. today in the North Annex of the Clovis-Carver Library to discuss an ordinance aimed at health and safety issues in the county such as dilapidated or dangerous buildings, rubbish and disposal of animal carcasses. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Curry County Commissioners are holding […]

Organizers hold concert for scholarship fund

Freedom New Mexico A concert aimed at establishing a new scholarship is set for noon to midnight Saturday at the Portales Softball Complex. “Focused and Full of Hope” features music by Thousand Year Reign, Blackwater, Crash Wednesday, Groupo Celio Spanish and Mexican, the Kacee Lovato Band, Kevin and Maggie Gardels, Johnny and Jill Mulhair, Will […]

Senate committee considers Bingman bill aimed at reducing water consumption in energy production

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee today considered legislation U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman wrote to highlight the relationship between energy and water, and to us each resource more efficiently. Bingaman pointed out that large amounts of water are used in the generation of electricity.

Officials: Stimulus package should help homeowners and schools

By Garbiel Monte and Argen Duncan As a stimulus package aimed at infusing almost $800 billion into the economy hurtles through Congress on its way to the president’s desk, eastern New Mexico residents are hopeful it boosts the economy. Eastern New Mexico officials said the package should include money to help homeowners fight foreclosure and […]

Clovis readies projects for stimulus package

Gabriel Monte As Congress debates the size of an economic stimulus package aimed at creating jobs by funding “shovel-ready” infrastructure projects, Clovis is working to get two projects ready for the bill, according to city officials. City Manager Joe Thomas said replacing the Hull Street overpass and improving the city’s wastewater treatment plant are two […]

Aviation board discusses safety measures

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer The Civil Aviation Board discussed during its monthly meeting Tuesday a proposal aimed at safer traffic measures at Clovis Municipal Airport through stricter access to airspace. The proposal would call for an air traffic controller and limit access to the airport’s airspace — a five-mile radius around the airport […]

The folks are nice

Christian Heller has this to say about recent criticism aimed at Clovis via the world-wide Web:

It might be the water

Raymond Atchley has this to say about recent criticism aimed at Clovis via the world-wide Web:

He’s tired of ‘anti-Clovis whiners’

Cregg Steffler has this to say about recent criticism aimed at Clovis via the world-wide Web:

Ignore the narrow minded

Clair Zarges arrived in Clovis about a year ago, and she is concerned about recent criticism aimed at the community on the Internet.

This is home

Clair Zarges arrived in Clovis about a year ago, and she is concerned about recent criticism aimed at the community on the Internet.

Plenty of Clovis fans around

Clair Zarges arrived in Clovis about a year ago, and she is concerned about recent criticism aimed at the community on YouTube.

Any Clovis fans out there?

Clair Zarges is a relative newcomer to Clovis, and she is concerned about recent criticism aimed at the community.

Not all jokes aimed at Spitzer

Comedian Argus Hamilton offers a couple of one-liners today that have nothing to do with Eliot Spitzer. To access the column, click on “More features” below or follow the link: http://www.cnjonline.com/sections/editors-notebook/argushamilton/ • • • March 23 is the one-year anniversary of the deadly tornado that ripped through eastern New Mexico. Our newsroom staffs are planning […]

Feb. 22, 1985

The Potter’s House at Fourth and Main hosted a motion picture aimed at teaching parents “how to be parents and how to love – with an unconditional love.” The movie was called “A Father … A Son … and a Three-Mile Run.” … The La Villa restaurant at 600 Pile offered all you can eat […]