God provides strength to keep us on path

Judy Brandon A friend of mine was telling me of a childhood memory she has while growing up on a remote farm in upper eastern North Dakota. Betty lived with her parents and four siblings. Each member of the family had a designated job to keep the farm running. In the summer, it was fairly […]

First person: Traveling to volunteer

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Rod Bakken spends his winters volunteering at the Lighthouse Mission. Rod Bakken travels to Clovis each winter to avoid the bitter cold of North Dakota. While in town, he spends his days volunteering at Lighthouse Mission. Christmas presence: It all started last year, it was Christmas time. My wife and […]

Sept. 7, 2008 Club Notes

Curry County Federated Republican Women The Curry County Federated Republican Women met July 8 at Dakota’s Steakhouse. Dan East was the guest speaker. A report was given on the activities of the Curry County Republican Party. The August meeting was canceled due to the involvement with the Curry County fair booth. The county republicans have […]

July 6, 2008 Club Notes

Curry County Federated Republican Women The Curry County Federated Republican Women met June 10 at Dakota’s Steakhouse. The guest speaker was District Attorney Matt Chandler, who presented information on preventing identity fraud and what to do if you are a victim. Local attorney Kathleen Haynes, esq., will be the guest speaker at the next meeting […]

State mottos: Get ‘em while they’re relevant

By Bob Huber: CNJ Columnist Every state has an antiquated motto, usually a timely little statement such as “Don’t Tread on Me.” But no one understands them except local historians, and you know how they are. So as a public service we here at the Institute for Better Slogans are fostering more up-to-date expressions such […]

Portales officer, motorist injured in accident

Freedom Newspapers A Portales police officer and a motorist were injured Wednesday in an accident that occurred as the officer was arriving to direct traffic at a railroad crossing near the intersection of U.S. 70 and N.M. 467, according to state police. State Police officer Ramon Borjas said a Dodge Dakota pickup turning onto N.M. […]

Highland honor roll

Names of some honor-roll students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. Third Grade A: Ashley Barnett, Karlie Bojorquez, D’Lanor Briggins, Kayla Eaton, Ashley Gallagher, Dakota Grummer, Stephanie Gulley, Zach Hays, Sammy Hopkins, Autumn LaPlante, Matthew Lopez, Lexi Montano, Kasia Olguin Mady Petner, Brittney Ross, Valon Smith, Michael Tenorio A/B: Allyson Dugan, Dakota […]

2/26 Highland Elementary honor roll

Highland honor roll second nine weeks Third Grade A: Ashley Gallagher, Dakota Grummer, Autumn LaPlante, Kasia Olguin, Ashley Barnett, Karlie Bojorquez, D’Lanor Briggins, Kayla Eaton, Stephanie Gulley, Zach Hays, Erika Herebia, Sammy Hopkins, Lexi Montano, Madyson Petner, Valon Smith. A/B: Jacob Biederman, Monica Danner, Allyson Dugan, Dakota Flowers, Matthew Lopez, Annabelle Andrade, Brettenie Burch, Robert […]

Honor Roll: Highland Elementary School

CNJ Staff Highland Elementary School Third Grade Honor Roll: A – Jacob Biederman, Ashley Gallagher, Dakota Grummer, Autumn LaPlante, Matthew Lopez, Kasia Okguin, Annabelle Robles, Jacob Biederman, Ashley Gallagher, Dakota Grummer, Autumn LaPlante, Matthew Lozez, Kasia Olguin, Annabelle Robles. Third Grade: A/B – Monica Danner, Rodrick Dean, Allyson Dugan, Natalie Edwards, Dakota Flowers, Mitchell May, […]

Great Lakes takes over city air service

Staff and wire reports CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Great Lakes Aviation takes over air service at Clovis Municipal Airport today. The Wyoming-based air service will offer two flights weekdays from Clovis to Albuquerque and one on Saturdays and Sundays, according to Steve Summers, Clovis airport director. Mesa Air had provided the city’s air service since 1988. […]