Wednesday morning briefing: Tracking the census and Cesar Chavez

It’s the Wednesday morning briefing from Freedom New Mexico. Chavez birthday 2 p.m. today in the Sandia Room at the CUB — ENMU Hispanic Affairs will look at the Cesar Chavez story in honor of the civil rights and labor rights leader’s birthday. Open to anyone interested. Web site of the day Track your census […]

Man injured when SUV crashes into bedroom

On 05/02/2008 at approximately 1:49 AM this morning, the Clovis Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to the area of the 3000 block of Cesar Chavez Street in Clovis in reference to a motor vehicle versus a house crash with injuries. Upon arrival Officers found that a white in color late model Ford Explorer SUV […]

Nov. 4 Library Books

The following books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: Living with Hepatitis C: A Survivor’s Guide by Gregory Everson was given by Margaret Ressel in memory of Vollie T. Ressel. An invaluable resource explains in everyday language the nature of the disease, how it affects your body, how to avoid infecting others, what to […]

Cesar Chavez Drive dedicated

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Bella Vista sixth-grade teacher Ann Corsey, left, hugs her former student and current Gattis Junior High seventh-grader Tanya Romero after the dedication of the new Cesar Chavez street sign. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Marlena Hartz: Freedom Newspapers It is the lesson of a lifetime: Si, se puede — yes, we can. Believing this turned […]

Commission votes to rename street Cesar Chavez Drive

By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer A resounding cheer took over at Thursday’s city commission meeting after the board unanimously voted to rename Jefferson Street to Cesar Chavez Drive. In attendance were several of the Bella Vista Elementary students who spawned the project back in September, their teachers and their parents. “He was part of […]

etc.: Cesar Chavez cleanup day

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Hispanic heritage lesson inspires students to try to rename a street

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Anne Corsey’s six-grade class at Bella Vista Elementary wanted to change the name of a nearby street. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Leslie Radford: CNJ Staff writer A lesson in Hispanic heritage inspired sixth-graders from Bella Vista Elementary to honor civil rights activist Cesar Chavez. Their efforts to rename Jefferson Street in honor of […]