Construction under way at Liberty Pool

Contractors are hard at work building a new Liberty Pool at Cannon Air Force Base. This project includes state-of-the-art equipment and decking to keep the area at comfortable temperatures. USAF: Airman 1st Class Eboni Reece Construction persists on the Liberty Pool March 16 at Cannon Air Force Base. Major additions to the Liberty Pool include […]

Rolling Eagles club raises funds for charities

Two Cannon Air Force Base airmen spent their Saturday afternoon flipping burgers at Doc Stewart Park in Chavez West Military Housing to raise money for the Hartley House. Alisa Boswell: Cannon Connections Staff Sgt. Luke Short, left, and Tech Sgt. Mike Miller grill burgers and hot dogs at a park on off-base housing Saturday morning […]

The protectors: Working with man's best friend

Editor's note: This feature is the first in a series of 27th Special Operations Security Forces Squadron highlights at Cannon. USAF: Airman 1st Class Alexxis Pons Abascal U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Kenneth Holt, 27th Special Operations Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, practices suspect take-down bite drills with K-9 unit Ben K326 at […]

Movie schedules: March 30-April 1

Friday 7 p.m. — Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, PG-13 Saturday 4 p.m. — Tyler Perry's Good Deeds, PG-13 7 p.m. — Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, PG-13 Sunday 4 p.m. — This Means War, PG-13 7 p.m. — Tyler Perry's Good Deeds, PG-13 Admission is $.99 Information: 784-3331

Sweet home New Mexico: Extend common courtesy

I watched an interesting exchange happen as I was driving my car on Prince Street. I was in the left lane, and there was a car in front of me, as well as a car to the right of me with several cars behind it. The car in front of me was trying to merge […]

Musical gathering

With the 62nd annual Floyd Lion's Club Jamboree beginning today, some of our staff decided to ask participants why they love the jamboree so much. Here's what some of them had to say: • Fred Patterson, program director: "We've got a great line up of singers. I think everyone will like the show. File photo […]

Public Works Committee waives purchase fee

The Clovis Public Works Committee cleared a small obstacle in the preparation of the first phase of its effluent water reuse project. A decision for a one-time waiver of $10,000 in water fees to Clovis property owner Jackie Roberts was approved by the committee, an advisory board to the Clovis City Commission. The commission can […]

Education column: Teachers transition to common core state standards

For some years now, research has been conducted on state educational standards used across the United States. Since state standards may vary considerably, students complete their public education based on academic standards that are different from state to state. This is a disservice to students entering college or the work place in this rapidly changing […]

What’s Happening: March 29

Today Selecting, Installing and maintaining a computer — 9 a.m. to noon, Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 769-7840 Pre-school story hour — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 769-7840. LEPC Emergency Response/ HAZMAT Committee meeting — 10 a.m., 320 Connelly. High Plains Patriots meeting — 7 p.m., Master's Center Conference Room. Jail bond proposal will be […]

Zias gain split at Highlands

LAS VEGAS, N.M. — Freshman Katie Ramsay hit her third homer of the year and a two-run double in the eighth inning, helping Eastern New Mexico University take a 6-4 victory over New Mexico Highlands University Wednesday afternoon at Cowgirl Field. Ramsey also picked up the win, her first of the season in 11 decisions, […]

Dozen area players named to all-state teams

P Clovis senior Paige Gardner was one of 12 local players to receive first- or second-team selections on the New Mexico High School Coaches Association all-state teams. Senior Paige Gardner, who led the Clovis Wildcats in scoring and rebounding, was named to the Class 5A all-state first team by the New Mexico High School Coaches […]

Education digest: March 29

Alumni will be honored Clovis High alumni will be honored during the he Purple Pride Hall of Honor Banquet 6 p.m. April 14 at Clovis Civic Center Clovis High School Hall of Honor 2012 inductees are: Judge Robert Brack Jack Bresenham Kendra Merritt Doyel Tom and Gail Martin Jana Stanfield Norman Vohs Tickets: $35 each […]

Clovis students immersed in testing

Third-grade math Clovis school students are taking state mandated tests this week that assess reading, writing, math, science and social studies proficiency. The Standard Based Assessments began March 20, for elementary students and Tuesday, for grades 10 and 11, according to district test coordinator, Carrie Nigreville. Test scores will be used to rate each school's […]

Police blotter: March 29

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire call logs: Tuesday 12:45 a.m.: Call in reference to a vehicle accident with injuries. Debris is all over the road and the vehicle is turned upright, State Road 467. 1:04 a.m.: Caller reported his mom has been missing for three or four months, 500 block of […]

Ticket feature: U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors to take stage

Clovis, known widely as an Air Force town, is getting a visit from some very boisterous Army members. Courtesy photo The U.S. Army Field Band's Jazz Ambassadors will perform a free concert Wednesday at Marshall Auditorium. Those members, 19 in all, comprise the Army Field Band's Jazz Ambassadors, set to perform a free concert next […]

Ticket feature: U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors to take stage

Clovis, known widely as an Air Force town, is getting a visit from some very boisterous Army members. Courtesy photo The U.S. Army Field Band's Jazz Ambassadors will perform a free concert Wednesday at Marshall Auditorium. Those members, 19 in all, comprise the Army Field Band's Jazz Ambassadors, set to perform a free concert next […]

Remembering the battle of Glorieta Pass

On this day 150 years ago the most significant Civil War battlefield in New Mexico and the Southwest was finally quiet. Three days of back-and-forth bloodletting at the Battle of Glorieta Pass was over. By the end the South narrowly remained on the field after the North moved back down the valley. But the Confederate […]

Cosmetics company starts trial runs

A new cosmetics company is producing a trial run of cosmetics, the first step in what it hopes will be hundreds of jobs for Clovis. Beauty Health and Science Innovations — the result of merging Los Angeles-based COBE Chem Labs and Minneapolis-based Z. Bigatti — announced in November it had selected Clovis for its manufacturing […]

Thursday morning briefing: Guns and knives and a community concert

Good morning and welcome to the Thursday briefing. Guns and knives The Clovis Lions Club Spring Gun & Knife Show is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Clovis Civic Center. Admission $5, children under 12 free with adult. Community music The Clovis-Portales Community Orchestra Spring Concert is 7 p.m. Tuesday at […]

Fishing report – March 28

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Remember: April 1 is the beginning of the […]