Free immunizations available for children

By CNJ staff The Clovis Health Office, which is located at 1216 Cameo St., will offer free immunizations beginning Monday. The free clinic is part of the Tiny Tots Need Their Shots campaign. Free flu shots will also be available for children ages 6 months and older. According to Registered Nurse Connie Fiorenzio, the flu […]

Education digest: FFA honors ENMU student

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer An Eastern New Mexico University student was recognized by FFA in October. Jacob Freitas of the Texico FFA Chapter received the American FFA Degree at the 79th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, according to an FFA press release. The American FFA Degree is the highest degree awarded by the […]

Victim described as budding artist; also loved football

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Carlos Perez had a smile that could light up a room and a spirit that won’t be forgotten, said school officials who knew him. The 10-year-old boy was shot in the head early Thursday morning and died about 16 hours later. “I just can’t believe this happened to him,” […]

State school ratings leave Clovis scoring well

By Mike Linn and Ryan Lengerich: CNJ staff Fourteen of 17 Clovis schools met the state’s standards for performance and participation, according to ratings released Monday by the New Mexico Public Education Department. Clovis High School, Cameo Elementary and Marshall Junior High School failed to meet the department’s yearly progress standards. Cameo failed to meet […]

State students build Mars models

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Fifth-graders from four school districts work to complete their habitats at Friday’s “Mars mission project” at Cannon Air Force Base. The students were at the base to learn how life on Mars might be in the future. CNJ photo: Eric Kluth. By Darrell Todd Maurina: CNJ staff writer CANNON AIR FORCE BASE — Five months […]

School evacuated after power outage

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Gattis Junior High School students await permission to return to their classrooms Monday after being evacuated for a fire alarm. CNJ staff photo: Loretta Kos. By Darrell Todd Maurina Leftover damage from an earlier lightning strike knocked out power to more than a thousand students and staff at two schools Monday morning, and also shut […]