Security officer withdraws from mayor’s race

CNJ staff The upcoming Clovis mayoral election is down to two candidates. City Clerk LeighAnn Melancon said Clovis security officer Rick Tenorio filed paperwork on Friday, formally withdrawing his name from the March 6 election. “He just said it’s not the right timing. That’s all he told me,” Melancon said. Attempts to reach Tenorio for [...]

Texico superintendent opts out of Clovis schools search

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Freedom New Mexico: Liliana Castillo Texico Superintendent R.L. Richards withdrew his name from consideration as Clovis’ next superintendent. CNJ staff Texico school superintendent R.L. Richards has withdrawn his name from consideration as Clovis’ next superintendent. A news release from Clovis Municipal Schools said Richards withdrew on Friday in a letter to CMS board members. The [...]

Commission passes ordinance for lower landfill rates

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer With some quickly withdrawn concerns, an ordinance to allow for lower landfill rates passed through Thursday’s city commission meeting. The ordinance allows, with prior consent of the city public works director and city manager, to assess charges of $10 per ton to dispose debris resulting from the demolition of [...]

Group pulls out of Clovis Music Festival

CNJ Staff The Crickets have withdrawn from the lineup at this year’s Clovis Music Festival, scheduled for Sept. 4-6. The rest of the lineup will continue as scheduled, according to the Clovis Music Festival’s Web site. Founded in 1957 with Buddy Holly as lead guitar and vocalist, the group recorded hits like “That’ll Be The [...]

Ethanol plans withdrawn

Click on the link to read the CDIC release on ConAgra’s decision to withdraw Clovis plans. Ethanol release

Reents still finalist for Clovis’ superintendent

CNJ STAFF Tucumcari school Superintendent Bill Reents said Monday he has not withdrawn from consideration as Clovis’ next superintendent as had been reported. Clovis School Board President Terry Martin said Reents is scheduled to interview for the job at 5 p.m on Monday. He is one of five finalists for the position. Reents said he [...]