CCC increases tuition

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer The cost of going to school at Clovis Community College will go up a buck starting in the summer. The CCC Board of Trustees approved a minimal tuition increase during Tuesday’s meeting. The cost of one credit hour rose from $29 to $30 for in-state students, while out-of-state students [...]

CCC employees to receive pay raise

CNJ staff The Clovis Community College Board of Trustees renewed college president John Neibling’s contract during Wednesday’s monthly meeting. Neibling’s contract is up for renewal annually. Neibling, in his third year at CCC, will also receive a pay increase because of state legislation that increases state employees pay by 2 percent. Neibling said his salary [...]

CCC Board of Trustees approves architect contract

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ Staff Writer Clovis Community College Board of Trustees on Wednesday approved hiring an architect to design the proposed Norman and Vi Petty Performing Arts Center on Main Street. Board members approved a $48,000 contract with Albuquerque architectural firm Van H. Gilbert Architect PC. “It will provide a main venue for our [...]

Retiring CCC trustee honored for service

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer A Clovis resident with a long history of civil service was honored Wednesday. About 50 people gathered at Clovis Community College to commemorate Robert Lydick’s nearly two decade-long tenure as a member of the Clovis Community College Board of Trustees. Lydick, 83, officially retired from the position Wednesday. His [...]

Guthals, Brumfield capture CCC seats

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Lois Thomas, left, holds ballots while Glinda Roberts inserts ballots into the reader at the Curry County Courthouse. (CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer A Clovis Realtor and a business owner snagged seats on the Clovis Community College Board of Trustees Tuesday in a narrow race that captured more than [...]

CCC Board of Trustees election

CNJ staff What: Clovis Community College Board of Trustees election for District 1 and District 4 seats When: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today Where: Mesa and Zia elementary schools. See below. Candidates: • District 1: Gayla Brumfield and Dr. Ken Merritt • District 4: Charles Guthals and Raymond Mondragon Precincts and polling places • [...]

CCC candidates to square off

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ Staff Writer Candidates for the Clovis Community College Board of Trustees will face off today in a question-and-answer session coordinated by a local women’s group. Four candidates for district 1 and 4 seats will participate in the forum, according to coordinator Donna Labatt. Warren David Woodward said Monday evening he was [...]

CCC fall figures down

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ Staff Writer Clovis Community College enrollment continued a downward descent in fall 2006, according to a CCC memorandum issued to CCC Board of Trustees. Enrollment in the 2006 fall semester declined 9.42 percent when compared with the 2005 fall semester, according to a state formula used to measure enrollment, the memorandum [...]

CCC board seats open

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Two Clovis Community College Board of Trustees seats are up for grabs. An election to fill District 1 and District 4 positions will be held in March, according to a resolution passed Wednesday by CCC Trustees. Trustees serve six-year terms, according to the resolution. The seats are held by [...]

Inmates take on tasks

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An inmate trustee, left, is supervised by city maintenance worker Jeremy Burnett Tuesday while putting up decorations on the Christmas tree in front of the Curry County Courthouse. (CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks) By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Wearing orange jumpsuits quickly marking them as inmates, trustees from the jail perform tasks that save [...]