Residents express concerns over wind turbines

Jared Tucker Talk early, talk often. That was the message during Tuesday’s public meeting in Melrose to discuss the findings and recommendations of a joint land use study. The $140,000 federally funded study is geared at preventing incompatible land uses between entities, such as Curry County and Cannon Air Force Base, according to Rudy Bauer, […]

Lawmakers express frustration with special session

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Depressed, infuriated and disappointed — those are just some of the feelings area lawmakers are bringing home after a four-day special session of the state Legislature ended Thursday with tax hikes on food and cigarettes. The Legislature adjourned with a new budget after approving more than $230 million from […]

Clovis Holiday Inn Express opens

Holiday Inn Express has opened a new hotel in Clovis. According to a press release, the new hotel on North Prince includes 80 rooms, an indoor pool and fitness center. A spokesperson for Holiday Inn said the hotel represents a $7 million investment by the corporation. The hotel opened its doors for business May 28.

Communities join for Pony Express mail delivery

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Freedom New Mexico: Karl Terry Steven Lopez, of Rogers, rests his horse Lightning in front the Pep Post Office Saturday after bringing the mail crosscountry from Rogers. Lopez said the ride was rough but the hardest part of the day was catching the horse that morning. By Karl Terry: Freedom New Mexico Despite heat, dust […]

Residents will take part in old-fashioned mail delivery

By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico Nineteen riders on horseback will make their way to Pep from surrounding communities Saturday in honor of the Pony Express. Postal parcels will be galloping across the open range once again in the first annual Pony Express Ride. “We are doing this to help out the economic development in […]

Let those ponies run

The Roosevelt County community of Pep will host a pony express run on July 5.

It’s Their Business: H20 Express

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Name: H20 Express Location: 1120 N. Prince St. What they do: They sell reverse osmosis water and distribute and sell bagged ice to the public and grocery and convenience stores in Clovis. They sell blocks of ice, water dispensers and bottles and carry a variety of flavored coffee beans and […]

Business Digest: Holiday Inn Express going up in Clovis

By Jean Verlich: CNJ news editor A Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites is planned to open in Clovis during the fourth quarter this year, according to a company spokesperson. InterContinental Hotels Group’s Monica Smith said the Clovis hotel will have 100 rooms, including suites. The hotel will be located on the east side of […]

Academic’s professionalism appreciated

CNJ Readers We would like to express appreciation to Dale Fullerton for the many years he has invested his life to making Clovis’ schools and athletics better. Not only has Dale been a dedicated, reliable day-to-day school professional, he has spent untold hours in the trenches seeing to details and completing plans that often required […]

New hotel on the way

By Marlena Hartz : CNJ staff writer Imesh Vaidya of Premier Hospitality Suites is a businessman who can predict the future. He predicts the face of Clovis will continue to change. His most recent venture — the construction of a new Holiday Inn Express — in fact, ensures it. “With more franchises coming in, Clovis […]