Election blog: Eastern New Mexico supports native son in AG race

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Bailiff Tommie Means observes the action on election day Tuesday at the courthouse via closed circuit cameras. David Stevens Clovis’ Matt Chandler, running his first statewide race, trailed incumbent Gary King by 21,000 votes with 15 of 33 counties reporting in the attorney general’s race. Curry and Roosevelt counties did […]

Election blog: At least five AGs have come from Clovis

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Max Best of Clovis places his ballot into a voting machine Tuesday at Zia Elementary School. Best said it his civic duty to vote, “you can’t complain if you’re not taking part.” By David Stevens: FNM editor Tuesday night’s blog reported at least four New Mexico attorneys general have come […]

Editor’s election blog: Stoddard, Bostwick, Chandler, Lyman, Baker all winners — finally

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Paula Vander Dussen, front, and George Vander Dussen cast their vote Tuesday at Mesa Elementary School. OK, now the Curry County vote totals are all in … sorta. About 85 ballots remain uncounted at midnight but the winners appear to be the same as projected about two hours ago. Dan […]

Even Roy Rogers had questions

Alvin Petty’s latest blog is on pain, suffering and evil.

Remembering Bubba Jennings

Mike Higgins, who writes a regional sports blog for our Web site, has e-mailed with an answer to a reader’s question about Clovis basketball legend Bubba Jennings.

Editor’s election blog: Brumfield new mayor; Sunday alcohol sales approved

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Clovis’ Wes Gant received his ballot at Zia Elementary from the judges. Officials at Zia said the turnout at their polling location was greater than they expected. By David Stevens: Editor David Lansford would not say prior to the election which candidate he supported to succeed him after 12 years […]

Here’s who’s news

Have you read Lorrie Lynch’s “Who’s News Blog?” USA Weekend’s columnist writes about the celebrity news of the day: Who’s News Blog • • • Want to participate in questions and answers with the editors? Email us

New sports blog is live

Mike Higgins’ sports blog is live on our Freedom New Mexico sites today. He writes about high school, college and professional sports of local interest. You can find the feature under “Blogs” in the blue bar atop the Clovis News Journal home page or go to: Short Rutts • • • New Mexico lawmakers recently asked […]

New bloggers on the way

We’ll be adding two new bloggers to our Web site in the coming weeks. Mike Higgns has been one of the Golden Spread’s biggest sports fans the past five decades. His “Short Rutts” blog should be live any day now. Andy Kastelic, a theater major at Eastern New Mexico University, will be writing about his […]

Just Super

A good jolt of electricity from a wind farm that zigzags across rangeland in De Baca and Quay counties will be used during Sunday’s Super Bowl at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz., according to a story in Thursday’s Albuquerque Journal. The NFL wanted to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the Super Bowl […]

Candidate forum set Feb. 11

Clovis/Curry County Chapters of the National Association of Colored People (NAACP) and League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) are sponsoring a forum for candidates in the March 4 municipal election. It’s set for 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 11 at the North Annex of the Clovis-Carver Public Library. Coordinators say all candidates running […]

We’re looking for stories

We’re beginning to compile content related to the one-year anniversary of the March 23 tornadoes that caused major damage in Curry, Roosevelt and Quay counties. We’d like to hear your stories and publish your photos from before, during and after the big winds. If you’d like to share memories of that scary night: Email us […]

Compare notes with the candidates

Which presidential candidate is most in line with your way of thinking? Here’s a Web site that might help you decide. Glassbooth.org • • • Can’t get enough news about New Mexico politics? Check out Gov. Bill Richardson’s Web log for “behind the scenes information on current events, news conferences, the 2008 Legislature and much […]

Even the governor blogs

Can’t get enough news about New Mexico politics? Check out Gov. Bill Richardson’s Web log for “behind the scenes information on current events, news conferences, the 2008 Legislature and much more,” according to a press release from Richardson’s office. Governor’s blog

Wanna blog?

One of the features available on our new SiteLife feature on this Web site allows readers to start their own blog. Just click on the “Blog” button under the “Publish Your Stuff” section just to the right of Editors’ Notebook. Blogger “gottalovett” tells a funny story about chicken nuggets under the headline “Feelings … Nothing […]

Maybe worth the drive?

Gas prices were about 20 cents per gallon cheaper in Farwell than Clovis on Monday night. The Allsup’s in Farwell was at $2.799 per gallon, compared $2.999 at most Clovis stations. • • • Mainline Bowl owner Phil Wood said he expects the bowling alley to open Monday after months of extensive reconstruction. Home to […]

Blog, blog, blog: CNJ editor goes online

David Stevens I like Dylan as much as Tom T. Hall. I like rain and snow and people with passion. I don’t like mornings much. My all-time favorite movie is “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance,” but “Hud” is a close second and “Toy Story” is a close third. I love a good quote, a […]

Exercise care in selecting a blog service

By Tom DiFrancesca Thanks for the visits — the visits to my Web site, that is. Traffic to the site seems to be on the increase. Now that I’ve installed a site-based search engine, I can track what kind of things my readers are interested in — and then write about those subjects. Speaking of […]

Don’t buy a new calendar, go to the Web

By Tom DiFrancesca I just want to let you know about some enhancements that I have made to the Tracker Tom Web site. I frequently receive e-mails asking me to please provide the writer with information from my previous columns. The requests normally run something like “remember you wrote about Spyware a few months ago, […]