Nov. 13, 1935

C.C. Cagle, head of the Gateway Auto Co., was named president of the Clovis Kiwanis Club at the club’s regular luncheon. … Plans for construction of Highway 60 were discussed by the directors of the Clovis Chamber of Commerce at their regular meeting. … Wood Motor Co., located at the corner of Main and Sixth […]

July 18, 1980

Clovis’ Brooks Jennings was doing well after backing a driver’s-education car through a gate. Jennings said it was an experience that he intended to use in his teaching of driver’s education. … Residents of Paseo Village met to discuss participation in the neighborhood watch program designed to help protect residents against crime. … The Dairy […]

Disc golf offers alternative to traditional game

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Staff photo: Gabriel Monte Gilbert Lucero, 48, of Clovis makes a putt on the last hole of the course Saturday during a tournament at the Ned Houk Park disc golf course. By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent A sign at Ned Houk Park points out that a disc golf course exists on the easternmost part of […]

Baskett wins weekly rookie honor

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Hank Baskett’s 89-yard touchdown catch Sunday against the Falcons was the longest scoring play from scrimmage this season, according to the Eagles’ Web site. (AP photo) CNJ staff NEW YORK — Clovis’ Hank Baskett was voted the NFL Rookie of the Week for the second time this season, the league announced Thursday. An undrafted rookie […]

SATURDAY PREP BASKETBALL

CNJ staff Top performers Boys * Will Genitski, Clovis Christian, scored 18 points, but the Eagles lost at Logan 71-53. The Longhorns, who got 23 points from guard Josh Franco, clinched the District 4-1A regular-season championship with the victory. * Colt Grau, Grady, scored 17 points in the Bronchos’ 64-45 District 4-1A win at San […]

PREP ROUNDUP: Foxes clinch district title

CNJ staff Game of the night Fort Sumner’s boys continued to roll Friday night, clinching the District 3-1A regular-season championship with a 63-57 victory over the Dora Coyotes in Dora. Senior Jeremy Gauna scored 20 points, including four 3-point baskets, as the Foxes (19-3, 7-0 district) ran their winning streak to 13 games. Dora (14-10, […]

ENMU basketball teams begin practice

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Dan Buzard isn’t completely healthy, but suffice it to say he’s thrilled to be returning as the Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball coach. Buzard sat out the 2004-05 season after suffering a cancerous brain tumor in July 2004. He was able to be around the program last year, […]

8-21 Club Notes

Altrusa International Foundation, Inc. Nancy Taylor of Clovis was recently elected to serve on the Board of Trustees of the Altrusa International Foundation, Inc. The International Foundation was established in 1962 to assist Altrusa clubs and other worthy organizations carry out community service programs throughout the world. She has been a member of Altrusa since […]

Pump prices surge to record $2.33 gallon

Staff and wire report Hurricane Dennis could mean more bad news, disrupts Gulf oil production. CAMARILLO, Calif. — Gas prices have hit a record high of $2.33 a gallon, pushed up by the climbing cost of oil and strong demand in the midst of the summer vacation season, an industry analyst said Sunday. Motorists could […]

District 3-1A race suddenly tight

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Melrose’s Jeremy Weese drives to the basket past a Texico defender during the second quarter during last Thursday’s game in Melrose. Texico defeated Melrose 56-43. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer The Melrose boys could have earned at least a tie for the No. 1 seed in the District 3-1A tournament […]

Residents pumping for joy

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Joe Johnson, who said gas in California is still more than $2 a gallon for regular unleaded, fills up Sunday at the Shell station at the corner of Prince and 21st streets. CNJ photo by Loretta Kos. By William Thompson Clovis’ gas prices last week dropped to their lowest levels in three months, with most […]

Organizations 4/4

Friendship Rebekah Lodge The Friendship Rebekah Lodge installed new officers. Vicky Howard was installed noble grand and Evelyn Calder will serve as vice grand. Mary Dorris is secretary/treasurer. The appointed officers are Elzona Vogamore, right support to the noble grand; Wanda Scott as conductor; Allene Luther as Warden; Robbie Wicker as chaplain; Serena Goar as […]

Traveling nurses a boon to hospitals

Lila Johnson Name a career that would make a person leave a stable lifestyle of friends, family and a secure job? If you have a desire for travel and crave a life outside of the norm, then you would be one of the roughly 16,000 people who are travel nurses. The ongoing staff shortage in […]

Cats, Hobbs duel for one spot

By Rick White Clovis and Hobbs have been state boys basketball playoff staples for decades, although there have been occasional hiccups. Like in 1999, when the Wildcats failed to make the playoffs in former coach Terry Ferguson’s first season. Hobbs hasn’t been left at home come March since 1992, when legendary coach Ralph Tasker still […]

Clovis gas prices steady

CNJ STAFF Clovis gas prices have been steady for more than a month, averaging between $1.48 and $1.52 per gallon for regular unleaded since Jan. 8. The average price for February has been $1.50, compared to $1.54 in February of 2003. The year’s average has been $1.48, compared to $1.47 in 2003.

Snow cancels Clovis school classes

CNJ STAFF Clovis public schools canceled classes on Thursday because of snow and icy conditions, according to school officials and Cory Adair, co-owner of Adair Bus, which provides transportation for the schools. Weather officials said many areas in eastern New Mexico received more than two inches of snow. Here’s a rundown of other area schools: […]