Wednesday morning briefing: Jail explained and the deadline’s looming

Good morning and welcome to the Wednesday briefing. Deadline looming Tuesday is the only day for candidates to file for county or state offices in the June 5 primary election. Filing can be completed at the county clerk’s office. There is a $50 fee. Curry County Clerk Coni Jo Lyman: 763-5591 Roosevelt County Clerk E. [...]

Portales gas line repaired

Freedom New Mexico Repairs to a ruptured natural gas line in Portales were completed as of 11 p.m. Tuesday, according to a New Mexico Gas Company official. The pipe was broken at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday on Boston Avenue, which led Portales police to evacuate four homes and a daycare center as a precautionary measure. Monica [...]

Architects hear feedback from school staff on middle school’s design

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Clovis Schools Food Service director Paul Kline, left, and Middle School Project Manager Jeremy Trumble go over floor plans for the kitchen and cafeteria for a new middle school Saturday at a design meeting held with architects at the administration building. Liliana Castillo Architects of a third middle school completed [...]

Education column: Chance to accumulate college credits helps students excel

By Penny Bailey: Clovis Municipal Schools If America is the land of opportunity, then opportunity knocks at the doors of Clovis schools. And, for those students who not only dream of success but plan ahead and work to achieve it, success comes earlier than later. What I am talking about is the wonderful opportunity our [...]

6/24 Military digest

Johnson Airman Damien S. Johnson has graduated from basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. Johnson completed an eight-week program, which is also good for four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Johnson is the grandson of Mary Hall of Clovis.

Industrial park infrastructure nears completion

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Albino Aragon of K. Barnett Construction operates a grader down the road being constructed at the Clovis Industrial Park site south of Clovis. By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Infrastructure work on the 240-acre Clovis Industrial Park located in south Clovis is nearly complete, according to Clovis Industrial Development Corp. [...]

May 20, 2008 Business Digest

Suddenlink completes fiber ring Suddenlink announced it has completed a more than 900 mile ring of fiber through west Texas and Clovis, according to a press release. The fiber-ring will enable expanded, high-definition channels, video on demand and other new services, the release said. The project, which took six months to complete, connects cable systems [...]

Aug. 17, 1920

The Clovis News reported that four new rural Curry County school buildings would be completed in time for the opening of school in the fall. … The Clovis school board had an advertisement asking for area residents to provide room and board for city school teachers arriving in town. … The Clovis Elks baseball team [...]

Aug. 8, 2007 Military Digest

Purcell Navy Seaman Christopher D. Purcell recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill., according to a Navy news release. He is the son of Peggy A. and Ricky D. Purcell of Tucumcari. He is a 1999 graduate of Grady High School and 2004 graduate of Eastern New Mexico University. [...]

Reid tied for 50th in U.S. Public Links

CNJ staff WHEATON, Ill. — Clovis High grad Travis Reid will have to wait a day to continue play in the 82nd annual U.S. Public Links golf tournament at Cantigny Golf Club. Reid shot a four-over 75 on Monday, but did not get to tee off on Tuesday. The second round, partially completed, was eventually [...]