Salvation Army accepting monetary hurricane donations

CNJ staff The Salvation Army is accepting only monetary donations to assist victims of Hurricane Irene, according to a press release from the agency. Donations can be made online at www.SalvationArmyUSA.org or by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY, according to the release. A $10 donation can also be made by texting the word “STORM” to 80888 using a […]

Libertarians embrace all values

Liberty is primarily a libertarian concept. In fact, you could say it is THE libertarian concept. But it is a concept often borrowed and used by others. Just as you are not a chess player if you make up your own rules for playing the game, regardless of whether or not you use the proper […]

National charities accepting donations for Japan relief

Kevin Wilson Local organizations contacted haven’t taken up large donation efforts for last week’s earthquake in Japan, but say many of their national affiliates are. The official death toll from the 9.0 magnitude earthquake was at 2,800 Monday, but officials fear deaths may top 10,000. Diana Cordova, director of multicultural affairs at Eastern New Mexico […]

Chamber accepting award nominations

CNJ staff The Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2011 Annual Awards until 5 p.m. Dec. 31. The annual awards include 2010 Citizen of the Year, 2010 Chamber Volunteer of the Year, 2010 Business of the Year, The Heart Award and the Ken Huey Patriot Award. Recipients will be honored at […]

Christmas Light Parade accepting entries

CNJ staff The Christmas Light Parade is scheduled for 6 p.m. Dec. 4. The parade, themed “A Windy Winter Wonderland,” will follow Main Street, starting at 14th Street and move south to Grand Avenue. Floats should arrive at Hilltop Plaza; walkers at Lowe’s grocery store; and marching bands at Marshall Middle School starting at 5:15 […]

County accepting letters of interest for committee participation

CNJ staff Curry County is accepting letters of interest from citizens who would like to participate in two planned committees to examine jail issues and courthouse security. The committees will provide input and recommendations to the county commission on how to address the problems faced by the county as a result of “the aging infrastructure, […]

Education digest — Sept. 2

Head Start programs accepting applications The Clovis Head Start and Early Head Start programs are accepting applications for the 2010-2011 school year. Head Start is a federally funded comprehensive program for pregnant women, infants, toddlers and pre-schoolers of low income families with the purpose of supporting children’s physical, social-emotional and cognitive development. Information: 742-3426

Superintendent: New principal reflects biblical world view

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Mychelle Simms has lived in Clovis for 17 years, worked in public education for 14 and is the new Clovis Christian high school principal this year. Liliana Castillo After accepting the job as the new high school principal at Clovis Christian School, Mychelle Simms said she felt peace. “When I […]

Local organizations offer Haiti aid options

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U.S. Air Force photo: Senior Airman Erik Cardenas Airman 1st Class David Showers, 27th Special Operations Support Squadron, gets blood drawn by Tech. Sgt. Michael Buongiorne, 27th Special Operations Medical Support Squadron, in preparation for deployment to Haiti. Approximately 45 Airmen from here prepared to support earthquake relief efforts in Haiti. CNJ staff Here is […]

Organizations accepting donations to help Haiti

The Associated Press Want to help victims of the earthquake in Haiti? Aid organizations need your assistance but warn that well-intentioned efforts like collecting bottled water and clothing on your own may not be the most helpful thing for a disaster-ravaged country that does not have the infrastructure to distribute them. Some tips from InterAction, […]

Accepting Christ defining moment in life

By Judy Brandon: CNJ columnist Here we are in the year 2010 and it seems we should be just half way through 2009. I have to agree with the saying that time “really does fly by.” The Psalmist wrote about time when he was thinking about how his little short life fit into the whole […]

12-23 Business digest

CNJ staff USDA opens public comment to regulation changes The U.S. Department of Agriculture started accepting public comment Monday on a new regulation changing adjusted gross income qualifications for disaster and commodity programs, according to a USDA press release. Changes include reducing qualifications for disaster and commodity programs from an adjusted gross income of $2.5 […]

June 26, Education Digest

Military Institute accepting applications New Mexico’s Military Institute is accepting applications for the fall semester through the end of July, according to a press release. The fall semester begins Aug. 19 for high school cadets and Aug. 20 for junior college cadets. Applications and information: www.nmmi.edu

May 29, 2008 Education Digest

College classes open to youth Clovis Community College is accepting registration for Kid’s College classes in June and July, according to a college press release. Children can be registered for a class from now until the first day of that class. Classes begin next week. Early registration is encouraged. Information: 769-4760 or www.clovis.edu

Head Start accepting applications

CNJ staff The Texas Migrant Council is accepting applications for enrollment in its summer program for children ages 6 weeks old to 5 years old, according to a council press release. To be eligible, children must be from migrant and seasonal farm worker families who meet income guidelines, the release said. The program emphasizes all […]

Clovis to open police chief position

The City of Clovis will begin accepting applications for the Clovis Chief of Police position Monday, May 12th, 2008 when the position will be posted on the City of Clovis’ website at www.cityofclovis.org. Clovis City Manager Mr. Joe C. Thomas advised Friday that the position will remain open until filled and the salary will be […]

City accepting applications for police chief

The City of Clovis will begin accepting applications for the Clovis Chief of Police position Monday, May 12th, 2008 when the position will be posted on the City of Clovis’ website at www.cityofclovis.org.

Head Start program accepting applications

CNJ Staff The Texas Migrant Council, Inc. is accepting applications for the Migrant/Seasonal Head Start Program. The deadline for applications is July 17 and the program is open to children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old. There is no cost for services but parents must be migrant or seasonal workers who meet income guidelines. […]