2/4 School lunch menus

Clovis Elementary Breakfast Menu Monday: Wonderful waffles, cold juice and milk. Lunch – Egg rolls, steamed rice, vegetable medley, pineapple tidbits and cold milk. Tuesday: Eggs and Toast, cold juice, and milk. Lunch – Italian Dunkers, Garden fresh salad, ranch dressing, chilled peaches and cold milk. Wednesday: Breakfast pocket, cold juice, and milk. Lunch – […]

1/22 School menus

Clovis elementary Monday: Breakfast — Oatmeal and toast, cold juice and milk. Lunch — Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes with gravy, hot homemade roll, chilled peaches and cold milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza, cold juice and milk . Lunch — Tacos with salsa, seasoned pinto beans, crisp lettuce, fresh apple and cold milk. Wednesday: School […]

1/8 School menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: No school. Tuesday: Breakfast — Blueberry muffin, cold juice and milk. Lunch — Hamburger on a bun, french fries, pickle slices, chilled pears, cold milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza, cold juice and milk. Lunch — Pizza, garden fresh salad, ranch dressing, chilled mixed fruit, cold milk. Thursday: Breakfast — Go-gurt & […]

12/18 School menus

Clovis elementary Monday: Breakfast — Oatmeal and toast, cold juice and milk. Lunch — Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes with gravy, hot homemade roll, chilled peaches and cold milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Sausage biscuit, cold juice and milk. Lunch — Tacos with salsa, seasoned pinto beans, crisp lettuce, fresh apple and cold milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — […]

12/9 amos

Editor’s note: When the cold air blew in this week, one of Amos’ avid readers requested that Amos reprint the column about the old turtle’s tale about cold weather. Amos is a church mouse, who types by hopping on the computer keyboard, but he can’t operate the capital shift, and he shuns punctuation except dashes […]

Winter chill grips area

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Clay Burch, the industrial pretreatment coordinator at the Clovis wastewater treatment plant, makes a routine check on the equipment Wednesday afternoon as he monitors the condition and the operation of the plant. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer Area residents awoke Wednesday morning to single-digit temperatures and, and found their yards […]

Memories of past winters dog former New Yorker

By Ryn Gargulinski: CNJ columnist The hazards of winter have already hit our humble abode. Sure, they are not like New York winter hazards — slushy subways, frozen taxi seats, yellow snow — but they are hazardous all the same. Actually, I was lucky enough to avoid the foremost hazard, which would have occurred had […]

School Menus (11/13 week)

CNJ staff Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast burrito, cold juice and milk. Lunch — Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes with gravy, hot homemade roll, fresh apple, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cereal and graham cracker, cold juice and milk. Lunch — Italian spaghetti, garden fresh salad, ranch dressing, fruit jello, milk. Wednesday: School favorite Thursday: Breakfast […]

Sleepy genius of Rip Van Winkle underappreciated

Ryn Gargulinski What do we all want, need and cannot live without? No, it’s not the $84 fuzzy shearling slippers from the latest Cabelas catalog. It’s our dear friend sleep. Studies have shown normal adults need at least eight hours of sleep per day. When we say “normal” we mean those who do not aim […]

10-30 week School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Wacky waffles, cold juice and milk. Lunch — Broomstick spookie spuds, magic wand pickle, goblin cookie and ghost milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Banana-nut muffin, cold juice and milk. Lunch — Hamburger on a bun, French fries, crisp lettuce w/ pickles, fresh apple, cold milk. Wednesday: Pancake sausage on a stick, […]

Oct. 23 week School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Cowboy bread, cold juice and milk. Lunch — Hamburger on a bun, French fries, crisp lettuce w/ pickles, fresh apple, cold milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Bageler, cold juice and milk. Lunch — Enchiladas w/ salsa, seasoned pinto beans, carrot sticks, crackers, cold milk. Wednesday: Pancake sausage on a stick, cold […]

Oct. 16 Week School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast burrito, cold juice and milk. Lunch — Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes w/ gravy, hot homemade roll, fresh apple, cold milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Sausage biscuit, cold juice and milk. Lunch — Italian spaghetti, garden fresh salad w/ ranch dressing, fruit jello, cold milk. Wednesday: School favorite. Thursday: Breakfast — […]

Oct. 9 week school menu

Clovis Elementary Monday — Observance of Columbus Day. No school. Tuesday — Breakfast: Blueberry muffin, milk. Lunch: Italian dunkers, garden-fresh salad, ranch dressing, pineapple tidbits, milk. Wednesday — Breakfast: Go-gurt, toast, milk. Lunch: Oven-baked chicken, mashed potatoes with gravy, carrot sticks, hot homemade roll, milk. Thursday — Breakfast: Wonderful waffles, cold juice, milk. Lunch: Burrito […]

Sept. 25 School Menus

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9-18 Week School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — French toast, juice, milk. Lunch —Pizza, garden salad, ranch dressing, broccoli/cauliflower, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Bagel, juice, milk. Lunch — Enchiladas, salsa, pinto beans, carrot sticks, crackers, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick, juice, milk. Lunch — Super spud, strawberries and bananas, roll, milk. Thursday: Breakfast — […]

County Commission passes meth law

By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer The Curry County Commission unanimously passed a meth ordinance Wednesday which will restrict the display and sale of cold and sinus medicine used in the production of methamphetamine. Ninth Judicial District Attorney Matt Chandler and a key member of the Region Five Drug Task Force told the commission meth […]

Proposed meth ordinance should not be approved

Freedom Newspapers Citizens beware: Our government is trying to save us from ourselves again. Clovis and Portales leaders, spurred by recommendations from the district attorney’s office, are considering ordinances restricting the purchase of cold and allergy medicines. Criminal prosecutor Matt Chandler wants powder and hard-pill form pseudoephedrine products placed behind store counters; he wants sales […]

Project: Reader Reaction: Reader opinion split on meth ordinance

A recent Project: Reader Reaction question asked if Clovis city commissioners should approve an ordinance that will put some cold and allergy medicine behind counters and require buyers to provide a name, address and driver’s license prior to purchase in efforts to curb production of methamphetamine. Some responses: “This is one more case of privacy […]

Anti-meth bill advances in Senate

Staff and wire reports WASHINGTON — Sales of cold medicines used to make methamphetamine would be restricted under a bill that cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday after lawmakers forged a compromise protecting state prerogatives. The legislation would require stores to sell Sudafed, Nyquil and other medicines containing pseudoephedrine only from behind the pharmacy counter. […]

Amos slips in the snow

By Gary Mitchell: Religion columnist Editor’s note: Amos is a church mouse, who types by hopping on the computer keyboard, but he can’t operate the capital shift keys, and he shuns punctuation marks – except dashes and hyphens. amos slips in the snow tuesday and wednesday boss life really got messy i opened the door […]