Press release: Gov. Richardson visiting area

SANTA FE — Governor Bill Richardson will visit 14 communities this week as he continues his statewide listening tour. The Governor will travel to Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, Santa Fe, Ft. Sumner, Clovis, Portales, Hobbs, Carlsbad, Roswell, Alamogordo, Las Cruces, Moriarty, Mora and Mosquero. The Governor will meet with invited local leaders, county officials, community leaders […]

Clovis school board meets Tuesday

Clovis Municipal Schools’ board members have called a special meeting at noon Tuesday after last week’s meeting was cut short because several board members had family and personal illnesses that prevented them from attending. Listed as action items on the agenda are: • The Youth Risk & Resiliency Survey, to be presented by Rhonda Sparks; […]

Rep. Luj

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Water authority meeting focused on funding

CNJ staff The Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority meets from 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Clovis-Carver Public Library Ingram Room. This is the first meeting for the authority since the Ute Water Project was authorized and funded by Congress. The authority will oversee the construction and maintenance of a pipeline to deliver water from […]

New Mexico prekindergarten program meets high quality standards

New Mexico’s PreKindergarten program met nine of 10 possible quality standards in “The State of Preschool 2008” report issued by the National Institute For Early Education Research (NIEER) today. New Mexico and eight other states met nine or more of the standards. “This report shows that New Mexico has invested responsibly in early childhood education, […]

Meetings watch — City commission

CNJ staff The Clovis City Commission meets in regular session 5:15 p.m. Thursday at the Clovis-Carver Public Library’s North Annex. Agenda items include: • An ordinance to authorize the sale of industrial revenue bonds for Southwest Cheese. • Approval for two members to serve on the civil aviation board. • Task orders for the Wastewater […]

City commission to meet

CNJ staff The Clovis City Commission meets 5:15 p.m. Thursday at the North Annex of the Clovis-Carver Public Library. • The city will hold a hearing on granting a beer and wine license to Fat Boys Barbeque & More, located on 901 Llano Estacado Blvd. The licenses are non-transferrable, City Attorney David Richards said. Restaurants […]

Clovis Lions Club meetings relocated

The Clovis Lions Club was forced to find a new meeting location when Golden Corral Restaurant closed its doors Dec. 31.The Lions Club now meets at Dr. Ali Ghaffari’s office, 1501 W. Seventh St., at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays.

New racetrack announcement due Monday

The New Mexico Racing Commission meets on Monday and will announce its choice for the state’s newest racetrack and casino.

Racing commission meeting to discuss applications

Freedom New Mexico The New Mexico Racing Commission meets at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday in Santa Fe and plans to discuss applications for the state’s newest racetrack. Raton, Santa Fe and Tucumcari are vying for the state’s sixth racetrack license. Commissioners will announce today when they will hold a special meeting to declare which site has […]