Udall: Projects in bill would spur economic development

U.S. Senator Tom Udall, D-N.M., today announced legislative projects included in the FY09 Omnibus Appropriations Bill to spur economic development in New Mexico. The projects, which then-Rep. Udall requested for the state through the Appropriations process, include Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Small Business Development: Transportation: North Central Regional Transit District (NCRTD) Bus Facility […]

City receives grant for rail spur

CNJ Staff The city will receive a $1 million federal grant today to construct a rail spur for the industrial park, according to Clovis Industrial Development Corp. Executive Director Chase Gentry. U.S. Rep. Tom Udall, D-N.M. will deliver the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration grant during a ceremony. Rail access for the city’s […]

Meat packer considering move to area

By William Thompson: Freedom Newspapers A major meat packer is considering opening a plant in Clovis or Tucumcari, according to Pete Kampfer, Tucumcari’s economic development director. Kampfer told Tucumcari city commissioners on Thursday that the plant would employ about 1,600 workers. He declined to name the company because he said negotiations are ongoing and confidential. […]

Jail overcrowding puts strain on families

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A Curry County Adult Detention Center inmate watches television as another mops the floor in Pod 6 on Friday morning. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth. Ryan Lengerich: CNJ staff writer When Tommy Arguello’s 27-year-old son Thomas was arrested in August and held at the adult detention center in Clovis, they would see each other twice […]

Self, Oleta

Oleta Self Services: Have been held. Mrs. Oleta Self, 91, of Clovis, a housewife, died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Jan. 1, 1912, in Spur, Texas. She married A.R. “Reg” Self on Feb. 1, 1930, in Spur, Texas. They moved to Post, Texas, then to […]