Education column — Dec. 23

CCC closed for holidays Clovis Community College closed for the holidays Tuesday and will reopen Jan. 3 at 8 a.m. The cosmetology salon will be closed until Jan. 18. Until Jan,. 15 Health and Fitness Center holiday hours will be 6 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 6 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Friday; 8 […]

Election blog: Eastern New Mexico supports native son in AG race

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Bailiff Tommie Means observes the action on election day Tuesday at the courthouse via closed circuit cameras. David Stevens Clovis’ Matt Chandler, running his first statewide race, trailed incumbent Gary King by 21,000 votes with 15 of 33 counties reporting in the attorney general’s race. Curry and Roosevelt counties did […]

Male giraffe arrives at Clovis zoo

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks City Parks and Recreation Director Bill Bizzell feeds an apple to new Hillcrest Park Zoo resident Jay the Giraffe. Jay was delivered at about 5:30 p.m. Sunday, with city officials hoping he and Jael will produce offspring. Kevin Wilson Jael knew something had to be up, with the zoo closed […]

City commission gets Hull Street overpass update

Kevin Wilson A short Clovis City Commission meeting had its share of history, spiritual events and music to go with a Hull Street Bridge update. City Commissioner Bobby Sandoval told commissioners and audience members Thursday that cement pouring, which started Tuesday night, is finished on the overpass, which was closed in June 2008 for safety […]

Press release: Police records division closing July 26 for training

The Clovis Police Department would like to advise the public that the Records Section will be closed on Monday, July 26, 2010 for the implementation of new Records Management Software and training. This will be the only day of that week that Records will be closed, so please plan accordingly. Normal days and times will […]

Press release: ENMU Observes Independence Day on July 5

PORTALES–Eastern New Mexico University in Portales will be closed on Monday, July 5, for the observance of Independence Day, and will re-open on Tuesday, July 6.

Clovis Wendy’s may be closed

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks More than a week ago signs were posted at the business on North Prince and Manana streets was closed for repairs. CNJ staff The fate of Clovis’ Wendy’s restaurant is unclear. More than a week ago signs were posted that the business on North Prince and Manana streets was closed […]

Press release: Curry County Road Department operations

The Curry County Road Department has temporarily closed CR C from CR 16 to 17, due to heavy wash out conditions from severe weather. It is scheduled for the repair June 14, 2010 and June 15, 2010. The road will continue to be closed during this operation. Area residents are urged to seek an alternate […]

Segment of Curry Road C closed for repair

CNJ staff The Curry County Road Department has temporarily closed a segment of Curry Road C between Curry Roads 16 and 17 due to damage from inclement weather. A repair is scheduled for Monday and Tuesday. Area residents are urged to seek an alternate route. Information: Road Superintendent Chris Pacheco: 762-1501.

School board holding special meetings

CNJ staff The Clovis Municipal Schools board of education is holding a special meeting 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and it will include a closed executive session. The meeting is at the administration building. The board will be discussing consideration of candidates for the position of superintendent, according to the legal notice. An agenda for the meeting […]

Election blog: At least five AGs have come from Clovis

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Max Best of Clovis places his ballot into a voting machine Tuesday at Zia Elementary School. Best said it his civic duty to vote, “you can’t complain if you’re not taking part.” By David Stevens: FNM editor Tuesday night’s blog reported at least four New Mexico attorneys general have come […]

Street section closed Wednesday for sewer work

CNJ staff A section of Kimberly Street will be closed Wednesday for repair work, according to the city’s public works department. According to a release from the city, work will take place on a broken sewer line along the road between Pineway and Prince streets.

Investigators attempting to identify burned body

CNJ staff Investigators are working to identify a charred body found Tuesday in the sleeper cab of a burning semi truck near Tucumcari. The state medical investigator will determine identity and cause of death, according to a press release from the New Mexico Department of Public Safety. Motor Transportation police officers responded to a report […]

Press release: Greene Acres Lake reopens

The lake at Greene Acres Park which was temporarily closed by the City of Clovis February 27th, 2010, due to elevated levels of fecal coliform bacteria has been reopened today.

City uncertain when Greene Acres Lake will reopen

CNJ staff Greene Acres Lake continues to be closed to the public and city officials are unsure of when it will reopen. Interim Parks and Recreation Director and Public Works Director Clint Bunch said the lake is being tested regularly for elevated levels of fecal coliform bacteria. High levels of the bacteria were discovered and […]

Clovis Schools superintendent opening draws 27 applicants

By Liliana Castillo:CNJ staff writer Twenty-seven people from as far away as Delaware have applied to be superintendent of Clovis schools. The job posting closed at 4:30 p.m. Monday. Superintendent Rhonda Seidenwurm announced Jan. 13 she would leave at the end of the school year. The list includes locals such as Deputy Superintendent of Operation […]

Press Release: Aquatic center will be closed March 15-19 for repairs

THE CLOVIS AQUATIC CENTER LOCATED AT 1700 EAST 7TH STREET WILL BE CLOSED FOR REPAIRS DURING THE WEEK OF MARCH 15-19, 2010. For more information please contact the Aquatic Center at 575-762-4519.

Greene Acres Lake temporarily closed to public

CNJ staff Greene Acres Park lake was closed to the public Saturday because of elevated levels of fecal coliform bacteria, according to a news release. Clovis Public Works Director and interim Parks and Recreation Director Clint Bunch said the lake will remain closed until contaminant levels drop to safe levels. Bunch said the lake will […]

Hamilton Big Country closes Tucumcari dealership

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Freedom New Mexico: Thomas Garcia Residents driving along south and north First Street looked as they passed by an empty car lot at Hamilton Big Country Ford on Friday. The business closed 12 years in Tucumcari. By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico Hamilton Big Country Ford in Tucumcari closed its doors Friday morning after 12 […]

Education digest: Schools closed for holiday

Schools closed for holiday Area schools will be closed Monday for President’s Day. Clovis Municipal Schools central office is also closed.