Cannon AFB supporters not only ones with plan

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Buses shuttled citizens to and from the Base Realignment and Closure regional hearing held Wednesday in Fairbanks, Alaska. Business owners closed their doors to join base backers in bumper-to-bumper traffic. Red T-shirts labeled “America Needs Eielson,” were donned by area residents, who scooped up bottles of water offered by […]

Clovis Christian junior wins tourney

CNJ staff LOVINGTON — Clovis Christian junior Mollie Peterson won District 4/1-3A golf competition Tuesday at Lovington Country Club, and she took no prisoners. Peterson, who had already qualified to represent CCS in next week’s state tournament in Grants, shot 85 for an eight-stroke margin win. “She’s qualified (a leg for state) in every tournament […]

Clovis Christian pair atop tourney

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Clovis Christian School junior Mollie Peterson marks her ball on the green during the Clovis Christian Invitational golf tournament on Monday at Clovis Municipal golf course. Peterson shot a 87. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) CNJ staff Clovis Christian golfers Mollie Peterson and Lauren Douma took the top two spots at the inaugural Clovis Christian Invitational […]

Out-of-town medical transfers forcing overtime for EMS workers

By Ryan Lengerich: CNJ staff writer Tim Peterson left Clovis at 11 p.m. on Friday alongside a man having heart problems. This was the back end of his shift that began 16 hours earlier. The Clovis Fire Department lieutenant was destined for Lubbock on a patient transfer. He monitored the man’s chest pains as a […]

Kingsville Hounds latest challenger

By Dave Wagner Maybe he wouldn’t have called his team a Lone Star Conference South Division contender before the season, but Texas A&M-Kingsville men’s basketball coach Pete Peterson thought his squad had a chance to be pretty decent. In the division’s preseason poll, the Javelinas earned just 35 points and finished last out of seven […]

Local Briefs

Darrell Todd Maurina Early risers for miles around Clovis could see a large dark plume of billowing black smoke from a Monday morning tire fire, according to Clovis Fire Department officials. Acting Battalion Chief Tim Peterson said 12 firefighers with three engines, a basket truck, and an ambulance responded at 5:42 a.m. to a tire […]

‘Operation Air Force’ offers glimpse into life

By Darrell Todd Maurina CANNON AIR FORCE BASE — Job shadowing is gaining popularity as more companies give college students the chance to accompany executives or other professional staff for a few weeks during summer vacations to learn by observation what they do each day. That’s a little harder to do in the military. The […]