It’s their business: A-Key Storage and Clovis File Management

By Jean Verlich: CNJ news editor Name: A-Key Storage and Clovis File Management Locations: 2121 E. Llano Estacado Boulevard and 2220 N. Ross St. What they do: A-Key Storage is climate-controlled self-storage. Its Clovis File Management division provides business record storage and management. Who’s in charge: Bill Mitchell and Ric Justus are owners. Spencer Odom […]

Klebold, Lena

Lena Klebold, 86, of Fowler, Ohio, and formerly of Clovis, died Monday, Dec. 26, 2005, at Concord Nursing Home in Fowler. She was born Nov. 27, 1919, to J. W. and Stella Brown Fulgham in Haywood, Okla. She married William Thomas “Tommy” Klebold. She was a member of the girls rodeo association and a champion […]

Hopefully new director not another yesman

CNJ staff Whether it was a good idea to create the post of director of national intelligence — we were dubious from the start — in John Negroponte, currently ambassador to Iraq, President Bush has named a veteran diplomat and troubleshooter whom most observers give high marks for competence. Whether he will be the kind […]

High school seniors embrace early stages of college search

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Clovis Christian School senior Corey Hastings, right, looks at a U.S. Air Force Academy catalog Wednesday at the school. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Ryan Lengerich: CNJ staff writer Clovis Christian School senior Andrew Hertel has a plan for college. He wants to study law at Texas Tech University. He has taken his ACT, a […]

Lady Cats’ toughness impresses teammate

By Eric Butler, CNJ Correspondent Alicia Odom, Clovis’ lone entry in this year’s North-South All-Star softball series, would have had enough to talk about anyway. After being the designated hitter for the South in first game of Friday’s doubleheader at the Clovis High softball Complex, she was shifted to second base for the nightcap, a […]

South leads arms race

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Clovis’ Alicia Odom release a throw to second base in a pick-off attempt during the South’s practice Thursday at the Wildcat Softball complex. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. By Dave Wagner Charlene Reyes has regularly fielded quality teams in nine years as Alamogordo’s softball coach, including two state champions. Still, she feels almost an embarrassment […]

U.S. right to keep Iraq transfer date despite slaying

Freedom Newspapers The assassination of Abdel-Zahraa Othman, until his death the head of the Iraqi Governing Council, might prompt some to say the United States should put more forces in Iraq and plan to stay longer. But Brig. Gen. Mark Kimmitt’s response was the right one: “Days like today convince us even more that the […]

Small-town post offices are crucial part of rural communities

By Mike Linn: CNJ news editor ST. VRAIN — Across the highway from the train tracks, where the pavement meets a sun-baked dirt road, sits the St. Vrain Post Office. A beacon for a community not even recognized by the United States census, the post office adds character to a town dotted with just a […]

Lady Cats senior makes Manzano play for slight

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Clovis junior Annie Tweedy swings at a pitch during Saturday’s game against Manzano Saturday at Clovis Softball Complex. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. Annoyed by Manzano’s strategy, Sara Salguero got even. The Lady Monarchs intentionally walked Clovis High clean-up hitter Alicia Odom to get to Salguero with two outs in the fifth inning of Saturday’s […]

Lady Cats split district twin bill with Manzano

By Dave Wagner The heavens opened up in the seventh inning of Friday’s District 4-5A softball nightcap between Clovis High and Manzano, and an inning later the floodgates opened. A brief rainshower delayed the game in the top of the seventh for all of four minutes with the score tied 1-1. Then both teams suddenly […]