No need for speed

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CNJ staff photo: Sharna Johnson Retired construction worker Marcus Urban stands near a sign he created to deter speeding in his neighborhood. Urban said he is concerned a child will get hit by a vehicle. A rickety wooden sign hangs in front of Marcus Urban’s Clovis home with black, hand-painted letters warning speeders to “look […]

Students don jackets in support of FFA week

By CNJ staff Clovis High School sophomore Kayla Urban and about 40 fellow CHS students will wear their blue corduroy jackets Friday as a symbol of their FFA membership. Wearing the jackets is one of several activities FFA members in Clovis and across the country will do to celebrate National FFA Week, which started Saturday […]

Internet age brings new problems

By Clyde Davis: Local Columnist I have to admit my 80-year-old dad, who is a retired engineer, is more computer savvy than I am. He, of course, remembers the days when computers were machines that took up an entire room, and had to be “talked to” in special languages. It was my dad, in fact, […]

Holidays bring about nostalgia

By Bob Huber: Local Columnist Whenever the yuletide season rears its evil head, I’m always reminded of my world-class journalistic enterprises. In fact, I get all teary eyed and go looking for Kleenex tissues with wintry scenes printed on them. Back in olden times I reported for the Denver Post, and my city editor, a […]

Student profile: Rachelle Urban

Rachelle Urban is a senior at the Clovis High School. She is the daughter of Christine Martinez. What is your theme song? “Brown-eyed Girl.” What do you envision your life being like in 10 years? I hope to be a teacher and have a family started. What is your greatest fear? To be buried alive. […]

4-2 Marshall Honor Roll

Names of some honor-roll students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. Seventh Grade Kortnee T. Alston, Joshua D. Bizer, Christian M. Boutte, Cacianita G. Bryant, Tayci S. Burnett, Jennifer N. Chavez, Mandy R. Chavez, Charlena A. Cooper, Deanna L. Coyle, Erick V. Curtis, Patrice H. Edwards, Sierra L. Ellis, Shauni L. Gendreau, […]

Lady Cats take twin bill

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Clovis High sophomore Samantha Ramos hits the ground after diving to catch a pop fly to end the fifth inning in the opener of Tuesday’s doubleheader against Roswell Goddard at Lady Wildcat Softball Complex. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Clovis High senior Rachelle Urban had a nice, comfortable outing […]

CHS softball program making strides

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Clovis freshman Tisa Forrest pitches during softball practice last week at the Lady Wildcat Complex. The Lady Wildcats open their season Friday at home against Hobbs in the Clovis Invitational. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent A 12-12 record two years ago turned into a 13-13 mark last year for the […]

2/4 Marshall honor roll

Seventh Grade Erika Adams, Deanna L. Akens, Kortnee T. Alston, Joshua D. Bizer, Christian M. Boutte, Cacianita G. Bryant, Tayci S. Burnett, Jordan P. Burrow, Jennifer N. Chavez, Mandy R. Chavez, Charlena A. Cooper, Deanna L. Coyle, Erick V. Curtis, Patrice H. Edwards, Sierra L. Ellis, Ashley N. Gabbey, Shauni L. Gendreau, Tasha N. Grassel, […]

‘Urban Ballet’ comes to Clovis

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Courtesy Photo: Geoffrey Tischman “Of Dust and Bone,” which will be shown during tonight’s Urban Ballet at Marshall Auditorium in Clovis, is inspired by New Mexican poet Levi Romero. Kevin Wilson: PNT Staff Writer Though it’s a New York City dance troupe, the visitors to Clovis Community College have a flavor that is decidedly New […]