Education feature: Walking program promotes healthy lifestyle

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Students earn toe tokens and mile markers for walking. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Some Barry Elementary students spend their recess walking in groups, meandering slowly, or stroll by themselves while others jog or sprint around the quarter-mile track. The students decided Tuesday they are walking to Hawaii, one […]

Baptists gather in town

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Maria Waters helps set up for a state Baptist convention banquet Monday at Central Baptist Church. The 95th annual Baptist Convention of New Mexico continues today with worship and music. CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks By Tonya Fennell: CNJ staff writer First Baptist Church pastor Joel Horne views the 95th Annual Baptist Convention of New […]

Baptists hold annual event

By Tonya Fennell: CNJ staff writer The 95th Annual Baptist Convention of New Mexico will be held in Clovis on Tuesday and Wednesday. “Embracing Our Culture” will be the theme for the two-day event at Central Baptist Church. Former Clovis High School graduate Joseph Bunce is scheduled to preach from the Gospel of Matthew on […]

Area students want to bee best in spelling competition

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Michael Martinez (left) will compete in the regional spelling bee on March 6 at Clovis Community College. The Tucumcari eighth grader won the regional bee last year and competed at the national championship in Washington. Photo: TV Hagenah. Ryan Lengerich Clovis students are sanguine about a chance to visit Washington, D.C. — and many of […]

Clovis man arrested in school after police chase

By Darrell Todd Maurina A Clovis man fleeing police was arrested inside Barry Elementary School on Tuesday morning. Authorities said no one was injured at the school and students were safely locked behind classroom doors as officers chased the man through the hallways. The New Mexico State Police said the incident began about 8:05 a.m. […]

AAU tournament kicks off

By Dave Wagner Basketballs will fill the air this weekend as 42 teams converge on Clovis for the New Mexico state AAU girls basketball tournament. Play begins early this afternoon with games in six age divisions — 17-and-under, 14U, 13U, 12U, 11U and 10U — scheduled for Clovis High’s Rock Staubus Gym, as well as […]