Oct. 14, 2008 Business Digest

Portales residents ranked second in nutritional supplement sales nationwide. Two Portales distributors were ranked second in sales in August for nutritional supplement company Reliv International, according to a company press release. Glenda and Kelly Tivis were ranked the second highest in sales among more than 55,000 distributors in the country, according to the release. The […]

Oct. 10, 2008 Religion Digest

Churches hosting joint fundraiser Three local churches are joining together to host a Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty Walk at 2 p.m. Sunday at Clovis High School. Trinity Lutheran Church, Trinity United Methodist and First United Methodist Church of Portales are working together to raise funds and gather food. The funds raised from the walk […]

Oct. 9, 2008 Education Digest

Schools closed for fall break The Clovis Municipal Schools system’s fall break begins Friday and ends Monday, according to school officials. Classes will not be held either day. The administration building will be closed on Monday only.

Oct. 1, 2008 Military Digest

Commander’s Call The Wildcats Corps of the Clovis High School Air Force JROTC will hold its Commander’s Call at 7:30 a.m. today at the JROTC drill field on the high school campus. Ribbons and certificates for orientation flight recipients are the order of the day. Navy Ball VFW Post 3280 will be celebrating the U.S. […]

Sept. 16, 2008 Business Digest

Bar president speaking at K-Bob’s State Bar President Craig Orraj will introduce a new education program designed to inform high school students about the law at the Curry-Roosevelt County Bar Association meeting at K-Bob’s on Friday, according to a State Bar of New Mexico press release. Titled “Know the Law Before the Law Knows You: […]

Sept. 4, 2008 Education Digest

Rowley selected for leadership program Becky Rowley, executive vice president of Clovis Community College, is one of 48 leaders from across New Mexico who were selected to participate in the 2008-2008 Leadership New Mexico’s Core Program, according to a press release. Leadership New Mexico’s Core Program sessions are designed to address the various issues facing […]

Aug. 29, 2008 Religion Digest

Aug. 12, 2008 Business Digest

Surgery center to host open house The Surgery Center of Eastern New Mexico is hosting an open house at 5 p.m. Wednesday, according to a press release from the center. The open house is part of the National Ambulatory Surgery Center Open House Day, according to the release. Ambulatory surgery centers are facilities in which […]

Aug. 8, 2008 Religion Digest

Beacon of Light program relocates The Beacon of Light faith-based recovery program has relocated and now occupies three locations in the 1300 block of Thornton Street, according to a press release. The locations are: • 1300 Thornton — Main Offices, classes and Chapel (former Circle K store) • 1301 Thornton — Women’s Home, Phase 1 […]

Aug. 7, 2008 Education Digest

Education bill passes Senate The U.S. Senate passed a bill July 31 intended to make sure that college is affordable and accessible to all students and their families, according to a press release from U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman’s office.Changes included in the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 were:• Increasing the authorized maximum Pell Grant […]

Aug. 1, 2008 Religion Digest

Author Yaffa McPherson will speak at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the B’Nei Yisrael synagogue. McPherson will speak about her book, “God’s Prickly Pear,” which tells of her family’s experience escaping from Jewish refugee camps during World War II, according to Tawana Johnson, a member of the synagogue and one of the organizers of the event. […]

July 8, 2008 Business Digest

Business owner recognized at conference Clovis’ Glass Doctor owner Gene Porter was recently recognized at the company’s 2008 annual conference, according to a press release from Glass Doctor. Given the company President’s Award for the second time in three years, Porter was lauded as a franchisee who is, “committed to building a great Glass Doctor […]

June 26, Education Digest

Military Institute accepting applications New Mexico’s Military Institute is accepting applications for the fall semester through the end of July, according to a press release. The fall semester begins Aug. 19 for high school cadets and Aug. 20 for junior college cadets. Applications and information: www.nmmi.edu

June 6, 2008 Religion Digest

New church has choir openings The leaders of Redeeming Love Christian Fellowship Church, a new church tentatively scheduled to open July 20 in Clovis, are searching for singers to join the church’s choir ministry. The choir will be led by the Rev. Nathaniel Black, who has served as minister of music at several churches in […]

May 29, 2008 Education Digest

College classes open to youth Clovis Community College is accepting registration for Kid’s College classes in June and July, according to a college press release. Children can be registered for a class from now until the first day of that class. Classes begin next week. Early registration is encouraged. Information: 769-4760 or www.clovis.edu

May 22, 2008 Education Digest

CCC student honored for performance Clovis Community College student Chris Cummins received a commendation for “Special Achievement in Acting” at the Region IV American College Theater Festival in Huntsville, Texas, according to a school press release. Cummins was honored during an award ceremony on March 30. Cummins played the role of Dodge in CCC’s production […]

May 8, 2008 Education Digest

Local students earn scholar honors Two Clovis High School students and a Floyd High School student were selected as Golden Apple Scholars, according to a Golden Apple press release. Ana Olivas and Rosa Rosas of Clovis High and Alexis C. Benoit of Floyd High were selected among 64 New Mexico students. The Golden Apple Foundation […]

May 6, 2008 Business Digest

Feed mills purchased A Regina, Saskatchewan-based feed company will take over operations of

April 22, 2008 Business Digest

Music Festival award runner-up The Clovis Music Festival was the runner-up April 17 for a 2007 Tourism Industry Association Recognition Award, according to a Tourism Association of New Mexico news release. The festival came in second to Carlsbad’s Christmas on the Pecos in the Outstanding Event category. High Plains Harley honored Clovis’ High Plains Harley-Davidson […]

April 17, 2008 Education Digest

Clovis students inducted at TTU