Military Feature: Running on faith

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Running a stretch of road between St. Vrain and Cannon Air Force Base on Friday, Gene Roberts of Baltimore is on a cross-country quest. The former Marine said he wants to share his love for Jesus with others. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer An explosion in Vietnam robbed a […]

Security officer approved for County Courthouse

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer The Curry County Courthouse is adding another facet to its security system — a security officer. Curry County commissioners approved a security officer position for the courthouse during Tuesday’s regular meeting. The District Court will provide $95,000 over the next two fiscal years to pay the salary of a […]

Campos to enter House race

CNJ staff State Democratic Rep. Joe Campos of Santa Rosa said Tuesday he will run for Congress from New Mexico’s 2nd Congressional District. Campos, who represents Curry, Roosevelt and De Baca counties, hopes to fill the seat being vacated by Steve Pearce, who is running for the U.S. Senate. He plans a formal announcement of […]

Parmer County election results

General election results for Parmer County: Proposition 1 The continuation of constitutional appropriation for facilities and other capital items for Angelo State University. For 240 Against 119 Proposition 2 Authorizing $500 million in general obligation bonds to finance educational loans to students and authorizing a bond enhancement agreement. For 219 Against 155 Proposition 3 A […]

Military Digest: Easterlin

Air Force Airman Dominique A. Easterlin has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Teresa Slocum of Clovis. Easterlin is a 2005 graduate of Clovis High School. Ordonez Army Pfc. Hilario Ordonez has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He […]

Texting yourself costs twice as much

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer I was out of town on business, and it was dinnertime. Being dinnertime, I was hungry, so much so that driving home on an empty stomach was no option. I knew people in this city, but chose to go it alone for two reasons. First, time is money, and […]

Modest foreign policy only way to develop allies

By Freedom New Mexico Most of the reputed authorities reached by reporters gave longtime George W. Bush ally Karen Hughes mixed reviews when she announced she would be leaving her post as undersecretary of State for public diplomacy. The person in that position is supposed to help the rest of the world to like us, […]

Press malfunction delays deliveries, limits color

Ray Sullivan: Publisher To our readers: Early this morning , major press problems occurred just as the night crew was printing today’s Portales and Clovis papers. It was soon followed by another mechanical problem, so we printed the papers in black and white for today. We apologize to our customers whose papers were delivered late, […]

Zias push New Mexico in exhibition tilt

CNJ staff ALBUQUERQUE — With a mostly-freshman squad, Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball coach Linden Weese couldn’t have known what to expect in Sunday’s exhibition game against New Mexico at The Pit. Weese and the Zias made a good impression against the Lobos, a Sweet 16 team last season in Division I. They stayed […]

Martial arts decision left to Civic Center officials

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CNJ Staff Photo: Gabriel Monte Clovis Civic Center’s management company has no policy against booking contact sports at their facilities. By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Clovis Civic Center Committee members voted Monday to give the center’s management final say on what events are allowed at the civic center. The Committee discussed whether to approve […]

Property owners feeling pressure

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer Robert Garcia loves the home he and his wife share in Clovis, a three-bedroom, two-bath brick house he considers average. The Garcias are planning to move for a possible promotion with Robert’s computer job, and he’s shared a problem with average Americans in trying to sell his house. A […]

Teen loitering issues rising

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Cruising Main Street, hanging out at the mall, and gathering in parking lots are part of teen culture. So is angst and mischief. Police were called Friday to assist security officers at North Plains Mall when more than 80 youth gathered in a parking lot, according to dispatcher call […]

Texas General Election propositions

The General Election in Bailey County will be held at the Bailey Coliseum. Here are propositions in the Texas General Election. Proposition 1 The continuation of constitutional appropriation for facilities and other capital items for Angelo State University. Proposition 2 Authorizing $500 million in general obligation bonds to finance educational loans to students and authorizing […]

Rodeo agreement up for vote

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer An agreement is in place that would allow the Curry County Mounted Patrol use of the county fairgrounds arena for the Pioneer Days Rodeo. The Curry County Commission will vote today on a proposal in which a scoreboard the Mounted Patrol purchased three years ago for about $10,000 will […]

Veterans Day events

The following events are planned in honor of Veterans Day: Today VFW Post 3015 open house — 6-8 p.m., VFW Post 3015, 2815 W. 7th St. Wednesday American Legion No. 117 open house — 6-8 p.m., VFW Post 3015, 2815 W. 7th St. Thursday Veterans breakfast — 8 a.m., Baxter-Curren Senior Center, 908 Hickory. Information: […]

Local Roundup: Man sentenced for sexual assault

CNJ staff A Clovis man was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison for sexually assaulting three foster children while they were in his care, according to a press release from the District Attorney’s office. Richard Glascoe, 43, was convicted of three counts of criminal sexual penetration of a child under 13 and three counts […]

Nov. 6 Police Blotter

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Samplings of recent reports filed by Clovis-area law enforcement officers: Around 1 a.m. Oct. 27 an officer conducted a traffic stop in the 800 block of Thornton Street. The officer noted the vehicle was swerving and crossed the center line several times. He also noted the smell of alcohol […]

Free dairy software available

By Victor Cabrera: Ag Sense Dairy producers, farmers, consultants and government personnel now have access to some new computer applications that could help them in their daily work and assessments. All the applications (Alfalfa Yield Predictor, Grazing-N, NM-Manure and DyNoFlo) at the New Mexico Dairy Extension Program are Excel spreadsheet files containing macros. These applications […]

It’s Their Business: D’s Tex-Mex Rustic Furniture

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D’s Tex-Mex Rustic Furniture By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant Name: D’s Tex-Mex Rustic Furniture Location: 1616 N. Main St. What they do: They sell imported, hand-made furniture. They offer custom orders and building of furniture. The store also sells indoor and outdoor pottery. Who’s in charge: D. Ledezma-Pinon Employees: One How long in business: […]

Business Digest: Harley-Davidson collects award

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer High Plains Harley-Davidson of Clovis was awarded the company’s 2007 model year Bronze Bar and Shield Circle of Achievement Award. The award is based on levels in motorcycle and related product sales, customer service and satisfaction, the facility, the staff’s skill level and other operational measures. Located at 4400 […]