Education digest: CMS student orientations set

Clovis Municipal Schools’ annual sophomore and new student orientation is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Aug. 13. Classes resume Aug. 14. Students will have the opportunity to meet their teachers, tour the campus and learn about extracurricular activities. CHS pick up dates set Clovis High School schedule pick-up days are Aug. 4 for […]

June 26 Religion Digest

Knights of Columbus make donation The Knights of Columbus Council 4205 of Clovis donated $10,000 to Archbishop Michael Sheehan on June 2 in Albuquerque. Deputy Knight Antonio Gutierrez said the money was raised from twice-weekly bingo games from the past year. Gutierrez said the group donated the money to the archbishop to train new preachers. […]

Religion digest: 12 certified for Christian job corps

Twelve women and men became nationally certified site coordinators for the Christian Women’s Job Corps and Christian Men’s Job Corps during a training event held May 4-7 at the New Mexico Baptist Children’s Home in Portales. Area participants included Judy Lolmaugh of Tucumcari, Connie Dixon of Elida, Margot Thompson of Clovis, Sistar Yancy of Clovis, […]

Education digest: Clovis employees switching positions

Clovis Municipal Schools announced that six employees have moved to different positions with the system, according to a news release. Each position will begin with the start of the 2009-2010 school year.• Tamara Moore Callahan, special education liaison, will moved into the position of Executive Director of Student Support Services.• Esther Steinle, assistant principal of […]

Education digest: Texas student named a National Merit finalist

Mark Moore Academy senior Nathan Mowery of Rhea, Texas, was named a National Merit finalist.Mowery intends to attend LeTourneau University to study electrical engineering and computer science. Mowery was awarded a full tuition scholarship by the school.Education Digest is compiled by CNJ staff writer Liliana Castillo. She may be contacted at 763-6991, or by e-mail:lcastillo@cnjonline.com

May 1 Religion digest

Free Indeed and Power Ministry is hosting a Word and Power Conference for men and women ages 13 and up from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. May 9. Speaker Sherri Wilson said the conference will cover the end of times and how to deal with the death of a loved one. Registration is free and […]

4-28 Business digest

Parts store being restructured Clovis’ Checker Auto Parts is closed this week as it is being restructured into an O’Reilly Auto Parts. Scheduled to reopen Thursday, the North Prince store will have new inventory and signage by week’s end, according to O’Reilly corporate spokesman Mark Merz. In July 2008, O’Reilly Auto Parts acquired Phoenix-based CSK […]

4-2-09 Education digest

Schools compete in dance classic Clovis High School, the Freshman campus and Yucca and Marshall Middle Schools competed in the Santa Fe dance Classic in Santa Fe

March 5, 2009 Education digest

Thirty-four graduates will walk the stage during Wayland Baptist University’s commencement ceremony 10 a.m. Friday at Central Baptist Church. Fifteen of the students will be graduating with master’s degrees, while 19 will receivebachelor’s

Feb. 17, 2009 Business Digest

Grady producer appointed to cattlemen’s beef board The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture appointed Grady beef producer Wesley Grau to a three-year term on the Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board, according to a board press release. A wheat farmer and a partner/owner of Grau Charolais Farm and Ranch Grau, took the oath of office during […]

Feb. 13, 2009 Religion digest

The Master’s Center will host a Word and Power Conference in the conference room Feb. 21. for men and women ages 13 and up. The deadline to register is Feb. 16. The conference will cover heaven, angels and healing training, activation and ministry. What: Word and Power Conference When: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Feb. […]

Dec. 18 Education Digest

Cadet graduates military academy Clovis’ Cadet Sarah Marie Lowell successfully completed six weeks of comprehensive new cadet training at Valley Forge Military Academy and College, according to a college news release. Lowell is the daughter of Rita Lowell of Clovis. Cadet Lowell joined more than 300 other new cadets at a Recognition Day ceremony held […]

Dec. 11 Education Digest

ENMU commencement ceremonies Saturday Around 210 Eastern New Mexico University students are scheduled to graduate Saturday, according to an ENMU news release. ENMU’s 115th commencement ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. at Greyhound Arena. A new graduate reception, sponsored by the ENMU Alumni Association, will be Friday from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in the Campus […]

Dec. 4 Education Digest

CHS senior nominated to attend Air Force Academy Clovis’ Brody Hawes, a senior at Clovis High School, has been offered an appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy, according to an academy official.Hawes is the son of Kenneth Hawes and Joy Stoddard.Hawes was nominated to attend the academy by U.S. Rep. Tom Udall.Hawes is planning […]

12-2 Business digest

Citizens, Realtor of year named The Clovis Board of Realtors named its Realtor and Citizens of the year Nov. 13 during an annual banquet at the Clovis Civc Center, according to a board news release. Niki Harmon a Coldwell Banker Realtor, was named Realtor of the Year. Harmon has been a Clovis Realtor for 16 […]

Nov. 21 Religion Digest

Church hosting child gift drive National collection week for Operation Christmas Child is Nov. 17-24. Operation Christmas Child is a project of the international Christian relief organization Samaritan’s Purse, which supplies needy children worldwide with Christmas presents. The project delivers 8 million gift-filled shoe boxes to children in more than 100 countries, according to an […]

11/20 Education digest

‘Picturing America’ at Clovis library The National Endowment for the Humanities’ Picturing America series is being housed at the Clovis-Carver Public Library. The program is a series of paintings, sculptures, architecture, and photography depicting the history and ideals of the United States. Library staff is available to bring the exhibit to classrooms upon request, according […]

Nov. 7 Religion Digest

Chursh hosting musical workshop The Bethlehem Baptist Church is hosting the Mount Olive State convention of New Mexico’s annual musical workshop. The guest artist will be Royce Mosley from Louisiana. The church is located at 104 Calhoun St. Groups hosting annual sale The Trinity United Methodist Women will have their annual bake, craft, Christmas seconds […]

Oct. 30, 2008 Education Digest

School releases book fair figuresCameo Elementary School’s fall book fair raised $2,885, according the school’s librarian Patricia Archibeque.The school keeps 25 percent of the funds, which will be used to buy books for the library.The remaining funds return to Scholastic Books, the sponsor of the fair. Museum hosting Italian exhibitThe Museum of Texas Tech University […]

Oct. 28 Business Digest

Men’s Health Magazine endorses Sunland peanut butter Sunland CEO Jimmie Shearer confirmed the Portales-based peanut processing plant was recognized in the malegrams section of the November 2008 issue of Men’s Health magazine for producing the best chunky peanut butter. Shearer said he learned of the endorsement last week, and that the company is always sending […]