Employment fair planned at Eastern

By Casey Peacock: Freedom Newspapers Members of the Community Development Corporation Board, in conjunction with Eastern New Mexico University, will hold an employment fair to seek students interested in filling area positions. “The whole intent is to find part-time employees,” said Sharon King, interim director of the Roosevelt County Community Development Corporation. The fair will […]

Clovis fishing for business

By Tony Gutierrez: CNJ staff writer A Canadian company is interested in bringing a new type of agriculture industry to Curry County — fish farming. Aquaranch Industries representatives will present plans today to the Curry County Commission to establish a fish farm at the former Swift/Frozefruit plant south of Clovis on County Road K. The […]

History could be slipping away

By Tonya Fennell: CNJ staff writer Like the history its members work to preserve, the High Plains Historical Foundation could soon be a thing of the past. Harold Kilmer, president of the foundation since the 1980s, said the history group’s members are growing old, and without new blood the foundation could soon be nonexistent. “The […]

5/14 Reunions

USS Missouri The 33rd reunion of the USS Missouri (BB-63) Association is Aug. 31 to Sept. 4 in Portland, Maine. All veterans and interested parties are invited to attend. For more information, contact Herb Fahr, membership chairman, at (516) 931-1759 or mobb63mo@aol.com.

Boeing eyes Clovis airspace

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Unmanned aerial vehicles could possibly soar over the skies of Clovis in the near future, according to a Boeing executive. The commercial jet and military contractor giant is interested in conducting test flights for its ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicles in Clovis, said retired Air Force Brig. Gen. Ben Robinson, […]

Cannon prospectus to be released in early March

CNJ staff An Air Force prospectus detailing Cannon Air Force Base’s assets is slated for release at the beginning of March, according to a military spokeswoman. The document, approximately eight to 10 pages in length, includes statistics and photos, according to Air Force public information officer Shirley Curry. The Air Force Base Realignment and Closure […]

Political affiliation may affect television choices

By Tova Fruchtman: CNJ staff writer Republicans and Democrats disagree on just about everything. But there is some common ground, at least this time of year. Citizens from both political parties are looking forward to the new fall television lineup, especially when “CSI” comes on. Initiative Media Group — a media service company based in […]

Former Lt. Gov. not interested in heading GOP

David Arkin Clovis native and former New Mexico lieutenant governor Walter Bradley says he would run for the state’s GOP Party leadership post as a “last resort.” The state’s GOP Republican Party has until April 17 to elect a replacement for Sen. Ramsay Gorham, who quit her post last week. She also has announced that […]