Money should support towns, schools

By Brian Moore: Guest Columnist We’re about to start a new legislative session this week, and it should be an interesting one. We’re starting a 30-day session, which is supposed to be only for the budget, plus a few items the governor thinks important enough to deal with in this short period of time. You’ve […]

CHS FOOTBALL: Dynamic duo

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Clovis’ Rishard Matthews follows the block of teammate Brian Mead during Saturday’s Class 5A semi-final game against Onate in Las Cruces. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer Running back Brian Mead and wide receiver Rishard Matthews are the one-two punch for a Clovis offense that’s helped the Wildcats to a […]

Stacy selected next CHS athletic director

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Brian Stacy, who has coached Clovis High’s cross country teams under contract for the past three seasons, has been selected to replace Dale Fullerton as the district’s athletic director. Stacy was chosen from a field of four finalists for the position. The others were Lonnie Baca, a teacher at […]

Coulter, Brian

Brian Coulter Services: Have been held. Brian Michael Coulter, 23, of Crofton, Ky., formerly of Cannon Air Force Base, died Sunday, May 8, 2005, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn. He was born on May 18, 1981, in Crofton, Ky., to Gene and Mary Ann Kohl Coulter. He was a member of the […]

McTommoney , Brian

Brian McTommoney Services: Have been held. Brian McTommoney, 56, of Clovis, died Thursday, March 24, 2005, at his home. He was born June 12, 1948, in Philadelphia, to Joseph and Valentine Moore McTommoney. He married Kathleen Macrina on June 19, 1970, in Camden, N.J. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1970 until 1973. […]

Vixens hold off Grady in semis

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Fort Sumner senior forward Sandy Fortner drives the baseline against Grady senior post Jennifer Blackburn during the Class A semifinal game at Bernalillo High School on Thursday. (Special to the CNJ: Andrew Chavez) CNJ staff ALBUQUERQUE — Fort Sumner’s 16-4 advantage after the first quarter held up and the Vixens advanced to the Class 1A […]

Mount, Esmeralda

Esmeralda Mount Services: Have been held. Esmeralda “Esmie” Mount, 66, of Clovis, died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2005, at her home. She was born on June 18, 1938, in La Loma, to Roman and Lugardita Romero Gonzalez. She married Michael Mount on June 9, 1967, in Clovis. She was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe […]

Managing budget major balancing act

By Brian Moore Editor’s note: The Clovis News Journal asked area lawmakers to offer brief commentary on a subject of their choice as they head back to Santa Fe this week for a 60-day legislative session. A billion dollars here, a billion dollars there … pretty soon you’re talking real money. Even though our budget […]

Kane, Brian

Brian Kane Services: Have been held. Airman 1st Class Brian Martin Oliver Kane, 29, of Cannon Air Force Base, died Saturday, Oct. 23, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Oct. 10, 1975, in Ireland, to Bernard and Jeanie McGoldrick Kane. He worked in the Public Affairs office at Cannon. […]

Cannon airman had knack for making others smile

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By Mike Linn: CNJ news editor He was good at mimicry. He always opened the door for his coworkers. And he had a voracious appetite. But what coworkers with Cannon Air Force Base Public Affairs remember most about Airman 1st Class Brian Kane was his ability to put a smile on their faces — day […]