Group discusses Hull Street overpass repair

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer City officials discussed Wednesday funding the repair of the Hull Street overpass at the Public Works Committee meeting. Public Works director Harry Wang said BNSF Railway officials complained of chunks of concrete from the structure falling onto the railroad. “Structurally it’s fine,” Wang said. “The surface will cause them […]

Sewer repairs approved

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer The Clovis Municipal Schools Board of Education has approved immediate repairs to a collapsed sewer line at Gattis Junior High School. Approval was granted Tuesday during an emergency meeting scheduled to address the collapsed line. Clovis Schools Assistant Director of Construction Robert Telles said repairs to the sewer line […]

Sewer line creates ‘inconvenience’ for school

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer The collapse of a sewer line at a Clovis junior high school has stirred up inconvenience, but little else, according to school officials. Officials discovered a main sewer line at Gattis Junior High School had collapsed about a week ago when cafeteria sinks at the school clogged, according to […]

5/2 Business licenses

The following business licenses were obtained from the City of Clovis in the month of March: • On Call Constuction Type: General Contractor Owner: John Stokes Location: 1501 S. Avenue F, Portales. •Lone Star Carpet Care Type: Carpet Cleaning and Repair Owner: Rene Gonzales Location: 3109 La Luz Rd. • Korima Type: General Merchandise Owner: […]

Research digs up new laws

By Bob Huber: Local columnist Here at the Blackwater Law Review, we’re pondering a timely question: Do we have so many laws because we’re crazy, or are we crazy because we have so many laws? As legal scholars, we know all about Parkinson’s Law, Murphy’s Law and others of that ilk. But dozens of new […]

New maintenance contract now includes small appliance repair for dorm residents

27th Fighter Wing staff report Starting Jan. 1, Ameritac Incorporated will provide all current housing maintenance and repair needs plus several additional services including appliance repair for dorm residents, said Mr. Tim Farmer, Housing Flight Chief, 27th Civil Engineer Squadron. Ameritac Inc. will also handle tree maintenance and grounds maintenance within the housing common areas […]

Small church seeks community help for repairs

Reporter’s notebook One of the smallest churches in Clovis had to cancel services over the winter and is seeking community help to raise $2,000 needed for repairs. According to Elder R.D. Wesson, pastor of the By the New and Living Way Church of God in Christ at 121 Thornton, the church’s central heating unit cannot […]

On the shelves: New book at Clovis library

How to Draw New Mexico’s Sights and Symbols by Aileen Weintraub was given by Phil and Barbara Casey in memory of Bill Naggs. This informative and entertaining book combines interesting facts about the Land of Enchantment with step-by-step instructions on drawing the State seal, yucca, roadrunner, capitol building, and much more. Math for All Seasons […]