American Legion posts will participate in convention

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What: Statewide American Legion Department of New Mexico Convention When: Thursday to Saturday Where: Various local locations Events scheduled during the three-day convention include seminars to update veterans on new developments, breakfasts, a ribeye steak dinner and an election for state commanders. The event is expected to attract 350-450 members.

June 12, 2008 Education Digest

FFA students honored Three local FFA members were awarded proficiency and state star awards during the 80th annual New Mexico FFA state convention June 2-4 at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, according to a NMSU press release. • Melissa Freitas of Texico won the agriculture services proficiency award. • Ryan Best of Elida […]

Clovis’ Bradley nominated for Baptist board

Baptist New Mexican reports: Former New Mexico Lt. Gov. Walter Bradley has been nominated to serve on the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission. Bradley, a member of Clovis’ Central Baptist Church, will serve until 2012 if he’s elected by messengers to the annual SBC meeting scheduled June 10-11 in Indianapolis. • • […]

Masons gathering for convention

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo New Mexico Masons grand master Arthur Tunnell presides over the business of the lodge from a chair in the center of the stage. A new grand master will be elected at the fraternity’s annual convention. By Liliana Castillo: CNJ Staff Writer About 250 Masons are expected to attend this week’s […]

Feb. 20, 2008 Best Bet on TV

What: American Idol Where: FOX When: 6 p.m. What it’s about: The top 12 female singers perform.

Education Digest: Sandia teacher earns music award

CNJ staff Bamby Hays of Clovis was selected to receive the John Batcheller Award for Excellence in Teaching Elementary School Music at the 2008 New Mexico Music Educators Association all-state convention, according to the Clovis Municipal Schools’ music department August newsletter. Hays teaches at Sandia Elementary. Clovis’ Wayne Anderson will be receiving the School Administrator […]

Local Roundup: Water rate decision delayed again

CNJ staff The New Mexico Public Regulation Commission has delayed action again on the New Mexico American Water rate case, voting Thursday to extend the deadline for its decision another week, according to a PRC spokesman. The PRC “indicated at the meeting, following a fairly lengthy discussion, that it would (consider the case) again Tuesday,” […]

May 7, 1933

Odis Echols, formerly of Clovis, was president of the Plains-Panhandle Singing convention, which included a large portion of West Texas. … Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Joan Crawford and Charles Lindbergh were newsmakers of the day on newspaper society pages. … John Willander’s All-American Circus was headed for Clovis. Admission would be 25 cents. The show grounds […]

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 […]