Board members gain more say about agenda

By Darrell Todd Maurina: CNJ staff writer With little discussion and a unanimous vote, the Clovis Municipal School Board voted Tuesday night to end a long-standing policy requiring board members to gain the approval of the superintendent before adding items to the agenda. The new procedure states that “any board member shall have an item […]

Lottery scholarship changes advance

By David Arkin A local lawmaker’s proposal to change a portion of the Lottery Scholarship cleared a big hurdle on Thursday. On Thursday, the House gave the OK to a bill sponsored by Rep. Brian Moore, R-Clayton, that would allow students who graduate from high school to sit out a year before going to college […]

Cheaper liquor license brings closer scrutiny

Darrell Todd Maurina Agent Todd Griffin said some people don’t understand why private clubs need to be careful about who they serve. Griffin said the main reason is that the liquor licenses held by most private clubs in New Mexico allow them to operate at a much lower cost and avoid restrictions on how many […]

City votes to delay decision on carports

By Jack King The city Planning and Zoning Commission voted Monday to delay a decision on whether to allow prefabricated carports in city limits, saying a survey by the city planning department was not yet complete. On a motion by Commissioner Bill Bollinger, the commission voted to hold a public meeting on the subject within […]