Protests ensure Vietnam still in public eye

Freedom New Mexico There were protests at the White House last month, and they were appropriate. The Socialist Republic of Vietnam is still a long way from having an acceptable record on human rights and especially on religious freedom. It is helpful to remind the leaders of that country that people are still watching. Nonetheless, […]

Ute Water bill placed in omnibus

By CNJ staff writer: Kevin Wilson TEXICO — The Eastern New Mexico Rural Water Authority is optimistic about an omnibus. That appears to be the fate for the potential Senate authorization for the Ute Water Project, which would pump water from the Ute Reservoir in Quay County to authority members. Federal consultant John Ryan told […]

Spokesman: Meatpacker pulls business after allegations

By CNJ staff writer: Sharna Johnson A large Texas beefpacker won’t purchase cattle from Portales Livestock Auction until the auction makes changes in its animal handling procedures, according to the National Meat Association. Caviness Meat Packers made the decision following allegations of cattle abuse made last week against the Portales auction by the Humane Society […]

Better attitudes would be good

A recent Project: Reader Reaction question asked about four-day work weeks for government employees in eastern New Mexico.

Education Feature: Radiological technology students complete program


CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Christopher Miller, the only male in the 12-student radiological technologies program at Clovis Community College, laughs with his classmates as they wait for the pinning ceremony to start Wednesday outside CCC’s Town Hall. By CNJ staff writer: Liliana Castillo Christopher Miller has spent two years with 11 women. The radiological […]

July 2, 2008 Education Digest

Local artist featured at Eula Mae Edwards Gallery The Eula Mae Edwards Museum and Gallery at Clovis Community College will feature local artist Jon Birdsong, according to a press release. The show of watercolors will be on display until Aug. 29, with a public reception held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the […]

July 3, 2008 Police Blotter

The happiest are people who …

By Curtis Shelburne: CNJ Columnist Are you happy? If that question catches you off guard and you’ve really not thought of it in awhile, chances are that you really are. Happy, that is. One sure way to be unhappy is to spend a lot of time asking yourself often and with the deepest feeling you […]

July 3, City Commission agenda

AGENDA CITY COMMISSION MEETING North Annex, Clovis-Carver Library 5:15 p.m., Thursday, July 3rd, 2008

Roosevelt romps

Freedom New Mexico PORTALES — Roosevelt County scored seven runs in the top of the third and went on to an 11-0 victory over American on Tuesday in the opening round of the District 3 Little League 9-10 tournament. Payton Casey hit a solo homer in the first for Roosevelt County, while pitcher Alex Villanueva […]