Higher education sliding into mediocrity

by Walter Williams Last week’s column discussed the sad and tragic state of affairs in higher education. According to loads of letters received in response to that column, it’s worse than I thought. Let me share just a few of them. One person wrote that he knows an elementary school teacher and said, “She believed, […]

School board introduces ‘career pathways’ course

By Jack King: CNJ Staff Writer New curricula for Clovis Municipal Schools junior high and high schools were introduced at Tuesday’s school board meeting. A final vote on the new courses will be held at the board’s July 27 meeting, board members said. The courses will include the new “career pathways” programs that, at advanced […]

CCC wired for students

By Mike Linn: CNJ News Editor Summer enrollment at Clovis Community College reached an all-time high this year, likely due to an increasing number of students taking online classes. There are 2,182 students taking courses this summer at CCC, up from a previous high of 2,112 students in the summer of 2000. But the increase […]

Have clubs, will travel


Joan Farrell of Clovis was the winner of the Second Flight in Wednesday’s Hi-Plains Women’s Golf Association tournament at Clovis Municipal Golf Course with a 95. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. By Rick White They were as secretive about their scores as they were about their age. Richelle Culifer of Tulia said she didn’t play […]

Tornado spotter courses slated for Tuesday

David Arkin Those interested in learning more about storm spotting will have the chance to do so this week during two sessions being held in the area. Two Tornado Spotters Courses are set for Tuesday. A Clovis course will be from 1-4 p.m. in the Bert Cabiness City Government Assembly Room. The Portales course will […]