Companies short on cement

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Workers from Southwest Concrete in Artesia pour cement for Eastern New Mexico University’s new communication building. The company gets its cement from Clovis Concrete Company. (Freedom Newspapers: Leslie Spence) By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers A lack of cement has affected Clovis and Portales construction companies trying to keep pace with the building boom in eastern […]

Sisters unite in carpentry

Reporter’s Notebook The relationship of three Clovis sisters is built with love as strong as cement and lumber. Their father was a carpenter who taught them an appreciation for remodeling and building. They replace windows, do electrical work and repair water lines, among a hodgepodge of other tasks. Their latest project — pouring a cement […]