Udall cancels town hall meeting

CNJ staff Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., has canceled a town hall scheduled for Friday. According to an e-mail from the senator’s office, Secretary of Energy Steven Chu is making a last-minute trip to New Mexico to tour the state’s national labs, “and I will be joining him for his trip to highlight the importance of […]

Ultamitts set to go into ‘Hall’

By Eric Butler: FNM correspondent When longtime team member Pam Bernier died from breast cancer last summer, her Ultamitts teammates were forced to find a replacement. But not right away. In their first game after her death, the Ultamitts softball team decided to play without a second baseman — placing a rose instead at Bernier’s […]

Police report: Teen laughed about shooting cat

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Jonathan Hall, 18, is accused of shooting and killing his mother’s cat. He is in jail, held on a $7,500 bond. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer An 18-year-old accused of shooting his mother’s cat, laughed as he told her the story of how the animal struggled and cried in its final moments, according to […]

New rehearsal hall for opera on horizon

By Anne Constable: The Santa Fe New Mexican The Santa Fe Opera is seeking legislative approval for an agreement with the state to lease and eventually purchase a yet-to-be-built open-air rehearsal hall and the land it sits on. Speaker of the House Ben Lujan, D-Nambe, introduced this week House Joint Resolution 8, which would give […]

Academy coach inducted into hall of fame

USAF courtesy photo: Steve Walters Air Force Academy track and field head coach Ralph Lindeman addresses the team during a track meet. Lindeman was inducted into the Arizona Track and Cross Country Coaches Hall of Fame on Jan. 9 in Glendale, Ariz. Air Force News Service GLENDALE, Ariz., — Air Force track and field head […]

Roosevelt residents make 4-H Hall of Fame

By Argen Duncan: Freedom New Mexico

Nov. 23, 2008 Club Notes

Friendship Rebekah Lodge Friendship Rebekah Lodge met Nov. 11 at the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Hall. During the business meeting following the supper the assembly President Leona Eubanks was introduced and presented her program for the year. Eubanks was installed president at the assembly in Las Cruces in September. She lives in Lovington and […]

Nov. 16, 2008 Births

Hall Taylor Dalton Hall was born Oct. 14, 2008 at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis, to Ollie and April Hall of Clovis. He weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce. He has a brother, Jaden Gage Hall. Grandparents are Judy and Lehmon Jacobs of Muleshoe and Ollie and Jessie Hall of Clovis. Great-grandparents are Bobby and […]

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Town hall meeting scheduled regarding Hull Street Overpass

The City of Clovis will hold a Town Hall meeting at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 5th, 2008, in the Clovis City Hall Assembly Room, 321 Connelly Street, Clovis to address questions and concerns relating to the July 29th, 2008 closure of the Hull Street Overpass and to outline a course of action regarding the repairs […]

Town hall set for Hull overpass issue

CNJ staff The City of Clovis will hold a town hall meeting 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Clovis City Hall Assembly Room, 321 Connelly Street, to address questions and concerns relating to the July 29 closure of the Hull Street overpass and a course of action regarding repairs to the structure.

City to vote on pay increases

CNJ staff What: Special City Commission meeting When: 10 a.m. Friday Where: City Hall Assembly Room, 321 Connelly Street On the agenda: The Clovis City Commission will vote on a proposal for a 3 percent increase for employee raises today at a special meeting. Approximately half of the $440,000 being requested would be allocated as […]

Residents commemorate Juneteenth

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CNJ staff photo: Gabriel Monte Tony Woods, left, served deserts such as peach cobbler and cakes during Saturday’s Juneteenth celebration at O.G. Potter Park. The desert station went through about five cake trays. By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer It took three days after June 16, 1865 before blacks in the south received the news […]

Eastern education grads ready for spotlight

Friday is the deadline to nominate an outstanding education graduate for Eastern New Mexico University’s Hall of Honors.

Clovis student teacher earns state honor

Wayland Baptist University Dean Gary Mitchell reports a Wayland student has been named “Student Teacher of the Year” by the state. Mitchell said Jimmy Marez, a student teacher at Clovis’ Sandia Elementary School, will be honored Saturday at the Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell campus.

Portales hosting development forum

By Karl Terry: Freedom New Mexico Portales will play host to one of five regional forums on rural economic development from 1-3 p.m. Monday at the Memorial Building in Portales. The forum is sponsored by New Mexico First, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization designed to engage citizens in public policy, which was co-founded 20 years ago […]

Dual credit classes meeting canceled

CNJ staff A meeting on dual credit classes for parents of Clovis High junior class students scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Clovis High School Lecture Hall has been canceled due to the weather, according to a Clovis Municipal Schools press release. The release did not indicate if the class would be rescheduled. Information: […]

Dec. 2, 1938

More than 3,000 children were expected to meet with Santa and receive a goodie bag with candy, apples, cookies and peanuts at city hall. … W.D. “Doc” Gattis proposed a plan to create Clovis’ first “Wheat Bowl” football game to be played in January. … Mrs. Simms offered clothing alteration services at the Alteration Shop, […]

Airman inducted into hall of fame

By Airman Elliott Sprehe: 27th Fighter Wing Public Affairs CANNON AIR FORCE BASE — Induction into a hall of fame is an honor for anyone, but to be one of the first inductees into a college’s football hall of fame is a special honor in itself. At Belhaven College, home of the Blazers, in Jackson, […]

Professor dedicated life to music

By Don McAlavy: Local columnist Harry Barton spent 39 years as a music teacher to thousands of Clovis High School students. He was one of the best known and beloved teachers in high school, a gentleman all the way. Harry E. Barton was born Aug. 22, 1901, at Plymouth, Ind., and came to Clovis in […]