Empty stocking: Dec. 23, 2004

Today’s focus: Debbie Household members: 4 Children: 2 Special circumstances: My husband and I are both full time students with little income and not enough money for Christmas. Clothing needs: Boy’s pant size 34 x 32; girl’s pant size 16 girl; boy’s shirt size L; girl’s shirt size L; boys shoe size 8; girl’s shoe […]

Empty stocking: 12-20-04

Today’s focus: Alice Household members: 3 Children: 2 Special circumstances: “I was unemployed for five months and right now I need help. It’s hard trying to pay bills and get the extras for my children.” Clothing needs: Boy pants size 18-20; girl pants size 8; boy shirts size 18-20; girls shirts size 8; boy shoes […]

Empty Stocking: Dec. 17, 2004

Today’s focus: Carmen Household members: 2 Children: 1 Special circumstances: “With having to pay bills and buy food and all of this being done with just me, it is hard to make ends meet. I work 40 hours a week and study at night when I have time at work. There is just enough money […]

12/12 Empty stocking

CNJ Staff Today’s focus: Marie Household members: 4 Children: 3 Special circumstances: “My bills are higher than I expected and I am trying to help my mother and sister raise my niece and nephew while their mother is away.” Her holiday hopes: A good Christmas. Clothing needs: Boys pants size 3T, girls pants sizes 4T […]

Empty stocking: Dec. 10

• Today’s Focus: Pam • Household members: 5 • Children: 2 • Special circumstances: “My husband broke his leg so we only have one income and more bills than money.” Clothing needs: Boy’s pants size 12-13 slim, girl’s pants size 8-9, boy’s shirt size 12-13, girl’s shirt size 8-9, boy’s shoes size 8 1/2, girl’s […]

Empty stocking: Tuesday, Dec. 7

CNJ staff Today’s focus: Sarah Household members: 2 Children: 1 Special circumstances: “I live alone with just my son … bills are paid by just my checks from my work.” Her holiday hopes: “I really need some food and clothes for the both of us.” Clothing needs: Boy’s clothes pants size 24 months, boy’s shirt […]

Empty stocking: 12-6-04

Today’s focus: Julia Household members: 6 Children: 4 Special circumstances: “My husband’s job has slowed down and he is on the list of people they are laying off. I’m hoping he will have job for Christmas. If not things will be very scarce for us.” Clothing needs: Boy’s pants sizes 32 X 30, 16 and […]

Empty stocking — Monday, Nov. 29

CNJ staff Today’s focus: Judy Household members: 5 Children: 3 Special circumstances: “This year has been hard. The bills have kinda put our family behind a little bit.” Her holiday hopes: “The Salvation Army will be of great help this year for the holidays.” Clothing needs: 8, 3T and 2T girls’ pants and shirts. Size […]

Empty Stocking: Nov. 26, 2004

Today’s focus: Sheila Household members: 4 Children: 3 Special circumstances: “ I am asking for help because I really need it. I don’t have money to give my kids a good Christmas. I know that I can’t do it for them, and I don’t want them to go without because of me.” Her holiday hopes: […]

No small feat

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Clovis senior Nick Welsh is tied for sixth on the team with 22 tackles and leads the team with five passes defended. (staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Rick White: CNJ managing editor Straddling a bench in the Clovis locker room before practice, Nick Welsh grows increasingly agitated about questions directed at his size. Although he […]

Cibola sweeps Lady Cats

CNJ staff ALBUQUERQUE — Cibola outsized and outplayed the Clovis volleyball team Saturday in a 25-16, 25-15, 25-16 District 4-5A win. “That might be, collectively, the best team we’ve seen all year,” Clovis coach Darrel Ray said. Ray added he wanted his younger, less experienced team to learn from playing the Lady Cougars. Ray said […]

Business Digest 3/30

Local dealership in Top 100 — again High Plains Harley-Davidson of Clovis has been named one of the Top 100 dealerships across North America for retail design and merchandising approaches — for the second year in a row. Dealernews, a business-to-business magazine for powersports retailers, has named the Top 100 for 14 years. “It was […]

Hinson stands tall in the pocket

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Eastern junior QB Steven Hinson has had a hand in 10 TDs this season. Photo by Eric Kluth. Kevin Wilson Angelo State could have had Steven Hinson as its starting quarterback for this Saturday’s game. The Eastern New Mexico junior wouldn’t mind showing them that it should have. Hinson, in his first year as the […]

Tax hike for police may not be wise

A petition with 800 signers to raise police salaries was presented to the Clovis City Commission on Thursday. This is a very small number compared to the city population of 33,000 citizens who pay the taxes. A commissioner suggested a property tax increase as the answer. During the presentation, Clovis salaries were compared with Roswell, […]