Motorcycle run to benefit Bonem House

The Iron Sons love to serve their community, according to prospective member Josh McVey. Alisa Boswell: Portales News-Tribune The Iron Sons motorcycle group will be raising funds for the Bonem House in Portales on Saturday by going on an 80-mile motorcycle ride and holding a concert at Goober McCool's. The group said they stick mainly […]

Patriotic showcase

There will be several celebrations in the area Wednesday in celebration of Independence Day: Annual Smoke on the Water Fireworks Display File photo Clovis' annual fireworks display will begin 8:45 p.m. at Greene Acres Park. When: 2 p.m. live music, 8:45 p.m. fireworks Where: Greene Acres Park, Clovis Cost: Free Parking: Around park. Portions of […]

Business feature: Budget Inn getting new look, name

The new owner of the Budget Inn on Mabry drive is giving the hotel a new look and a new name. CNJ staff photo: Gabriel Monte Construction crews work on the facade of the Budget Inn on Mabry drive. Construction started in January and is expected to finish in two months. The hotel was purchased […]

Business licenses – July 3

The following business licenses were obtained from the city of Clovis for June: • Affordable Solar Type: General contractor Owner: Ryan Centerwall Location: 4840 Pan American Parkway N.E., Albuquerque • Alarm Control Technologies Type: Alarm systems Owner: Crystal Riley Location: 8301 Washington St. • All Seasons Mech, Inc. Type: Mechanical Owner: Danny Roger Location: Albuquerque […]

Business digest – July 3

U.S. Chamber hosting job fair The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and National Chamber Foundation will be hosting a job fair for veterans and active duty military dependents. The 2012 Hiring Our Heroes job fair is 9 a.m. to noon on July 10 at the America Legion Post 25, 2400 W. Seventh St. More than 40 […]

Police blotter – July 3

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Friday 12:17 a.m.: Caller reported six to seven vehicles racing on the roadway, 1700 block of East Brady Avenue. 3:04 a.m.: Caller reported a female having a seizure in a parked vehicle, 1000 block of Mitchell Street. 12:10 p.m.: Caller's vehicle, parked in front […]

C-130 crashes fighting SD wildfire

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A military cargo plane from North Carolina has crashed while fighting a wildfire in the Black Hills of South Dakota, but there's no official word on death or injuries, authorities said Monday. Six crew members were aboard the C-130 from the North Carolina Air National Guard in Charlotte, N.C., said […]

Walk This Way

Robert Arrowsmith On Saturday, I attended a luncheon with several of our troops from Cannon Air Force Base. It turned out to be a combination luncheon and also a birthday party for several of them. This was the first time since I have moved here that I had been able to spend an extended amount […]

Blaming God a mistake

"Well, it is the will of God. That's all there is to it." So said an anguished father in India who had just lost his young son in a cholera epidemic. So, unfortunately, says someone at almost every death, tragedy, or disaster the world has ever known. We say it because we don't know what […]

On the shelves – July 1

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library "Frog and Toad Together" and "Days with Frog and Toad" by Arnold Lobel were given by Lennis and RoseEllen Dunn in memory of Greg Moore. Ideal for sharing with beginning readers, each book contains five wonderful stories relating ten further adventures of two best friends as […]

Child nutrition featured on show

Information on getting children to eat more nutritious foods and working with a product called fantasy film will be the featured topics on "Creative Living" 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday and noon on Thursday. (All times are Mountain.) Sharon Davis is with the Home Baking Assn. in Manhattan, Kans., and she will discuss why children who […]

Honors – July 1

Parker Kerry Parker of Clovis graduated from the University of Hartford in Connecticut on Saturday, May 19. Parker received a doctor of education degree. Kiekel Steven Kiekel, a resident of Clovis, graduated from a New York college, Ithaca College's School of Humanities and Sciences, with a major in physics. The degree was awarded in May. […]

Club notes – July 1

Altrusa of Portales The Altrusa International, Inc. Club of Portales met June 25 at the Central Annex. President Nellie Dyer called the meeting to order. There were 18 members present. Nancy Legleither led the opening ceremonies. Sharon Smith gave the Altrusa Accent on Membership. Linda Short drew for the Queen of Hearts. The club voted […]

Senior happenings – July 1

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St., Clovis Sunday: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. dance at Friendship Senior Center Monday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily activities, quilting and sewing; 1 p.m., bingo at Los Abuelitos Portales. Tuesday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily activities, quilting and sewing; 10:30 a.m. indoor exercise; 1 p.m. bingo and refreshments. Wednesday: Closed for Independence […]

Every era has own rich history

The year was 1976. Sadly, it's an admission of age just to say that I remember back that far, for I was in college at the time. It was the nation's bicentennial. I do not have any reason to believe I will see the tricentennial, so I am glad I was old enough to see […]

Firefighters continue to face risks

It's truly amazing to me with all the wildland fires across the West this spring and summer that there has been very little loss of human life. We've had some truly huge fires this year with the Whitewater Baldy fire becoming the largest fire in state history by scorching nearly 300,000 acres. The Little Bear […]

Weddings – July 1

Moyers Moyers Hope Tyler of Clovis and Clay Moyers of Logan were joined in marriage June 16 in Broadview. The Rev. Brian Townsend performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Robert and Debbie Tyler of Clovis. The bridegroom is the son of Tim and Connie Moyers of Clovis. The flower girl was Kylie […]

Anniversaries- July 1

Martin Martin Linda and H. Wayne Martin Jr. of Clovis will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on July 1. The couple was married July 1, 1962, in Clovis. They have four children and 14 grandchildren. Their first great-grandchild is due in July. He is a farmer. She is a housewife.

Engagements – July 1

Vasquez-Perales Vasquez-Perales Victor Vasquez of Clovis and Isabell Encinias of Lubbock announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Yuri V. Vasquez of Clovis, to Edwin H. Perales II of Clovis, son of Edwin I and Belinda Perales of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows at 5 p.m. on July 7, 2012. The bride-elect […]