1-29 Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 4 a.m. Jan. 14 an officer responded to a residence in the 3400 block of Gidding Street for a report of a domestic dispute in progress. A caller told dispatch screaming and banging could be heard coming from the neighbor’s residence. […]

AYP meeting set for Thursday

CNJ Staff Clovis High School staff is hosting a public meeting to discuss Adequate Yearly Progress 7 p.m. Thursday in the library. The meeting will include a presentation on AYP, what the school’s standing is and what it is doing to improve scores.

Nine Clovis schools fail to meet AYP standards

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File photo Nine of 15 Clovis schools failed to meet 2009 AYP standards. By Eric Butler: Freedom New Mexico As was the case statewide, the majority of public schools in Clovis and Portales did not meet the state standards for the annual Adequate Yearly Progress report. Nine of the 15 Clovis schools tested — the […]

Bible provides spiritual nourishment

By Judy Brandon: CNJ religion columnist Sunday School was in progress. The teacher, Mrs. Taylor, had a group of feisty 6 year olds for the Sunday School lesson. Captured by the story of Daniel in the lion’s den, the children sat spellbound as Mrs. Taylor held up an artist’s version of Daniel surrounded by the […]

Senate sets limits on campaign contributions

By Kate Nash: The New Mexican Ethics reform advocates say they made progress with the approval by the Senate on Thursday of a campaign contribution limit measure, but still have other reforms on their to-do list this session. “It is a big step forward,” Steve Allen, executive director of Common Cause New Mexico said of […]

Report shows New Mexico making progress on high school reforms

New Mexico is making progress in its effort to better align high school policies with college and the workforce, a report released Thursday by the education nonprofit Achieve shows. The report, Closing the Expectations Gap, shows that New Mexico has already aligned high school graduation requirements with college and career expectations, and is making progress […]

Ethics reform bills make little progress

By Kate Nash: The New Mexican

Jan. 18 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 9 p.m. an officer responded to a residence in the 200 block of Ruth Street for a domestic dispute in progress. A man said he came home from a friend’s house and found the door barricaded shut. He said he forced […]

Hounds making progress

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo ENMU’s J.T. Thompson, left, and Desmond Anaya take down receiver Justin Campos during Saturday’s scrimmage at Greyhound Stadium. By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer BLACKWATER DRAW — These are not your father’s Greyhounds, for sure. Fourth-year coach Mark Ribaudo and his staff are implementing an uptempo-style spread passing attack in […]

Ute water bill continues progress

CNJ staff WASHINGTON — The House Natural Resources Committee unanimously passed legislation Thursday that would authorize the federal government to build a pipeline that will carry water to several communities in Curry, Roosevelt and Quay counties. The bill, which now heads to the full House, would authorize the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to spend up […]