Commission incumbents retain seats; Taylor-Sawyer wins District 2

Kevin Wilson Though Clovis voters changed their mayor in the Tuesday municipal elections, the city commission will be mostly unaltered. Randy Crowder, Bobby Sandoval and Chris Bryant retained their seats in Districts 1, 3 and 4, respectively, while Sandra Taylor-Sawyer was elected to the open seat in District 2. Crowder, who will serve his third […]

Janice Elliott running for commission seat

CNJ staff Janice “Jan” Elliott of Clovis has announced she intends to run for the District 1 seat on the Clovis City Commission. Elliott, 49, is the executive director of Eastern New Mexico Emergency Medical Services Corp., which gives technical assistance with public safety agencies in 12 New Mexico counties. She said her reasons for […]

Business digest — Aug. 9

Clovis business awarded top 50 status Elliott Marketing has been named one of New Mexico Business Weekly’s top 50 women-owned businesses for 2011. The award recognizes the top earning women-owned businesses in New Mexico during 2010. Elliott Marketing was established in 2002 by Kathy Elliott. A native New Yorker, Elliott moved to Clovis in 1990 […]

Military digest —

Elliott Candace Elliott, daughter of Robert and Julie Elliott, arrived at Fort Jackson, S.C. on May 9, to begin the first phase of her nine weeks of Army Basic Combat Training. She will graduate in July.

First person: Passion for saving lives

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Jan Elliott spends most of her time working, according to her co-workers, but said she enjoys golfing and reading. Jan Elliott of Clovis was selected as the 25th annual Governor’s Award for Outstanding New Mexico Women. She has been the executive director for EMS Region III for 21 years. She […]

March 15, 2009 Honors

Elliott Robert Elliott of Clovis will be graduating this May from Texas Tech University with a doctoral degree in Higher Education Administration. Geographic Bee Seven local students have qualified for the 2009 state-level National Geographic Bee. The students will make their way to Albuquerque for the bee on April 3. The bee is for students […]

Area paramedics aid in Ike recovery

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Courtesy photo Apple Wood, an EMT-Intermediate for Causey, left,; Wiley Teal, an EMT-Intermediate for the Milnesand Fire Dept., center,; and Rhonda Gorrell, an EMT-Basic for Dora, stock an ambulance prior to deployment to assist in hurricane recovery efforts. CNJ staff Nearly three dozen paramedics from a dozen New Mexico counties are helping with recovery efforts […]

Military feature: Retiree directs aviation course

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Freedom New Mexico: Karl Terry Robert Elliott, a former Cannon Air Force Base airman, was hired in June as the director for ENMU’s aviation science program. Robert Elliott doubts that he’ll ever meet his students in person. With his computer serving as a virtual classroom, Elliott will teach online courses in aviation science from Eastern […]

Retiree directs aviation course

Cannon Connections: Karl Terry Robert Elliott, a former Cannon Air Force Base airman, was hired in June as the director for ENMU’s aviation science program. By Gabriel Monte: Cannon Connections Robert Elliott doubts that he’ll ever meet his students in person. With his computer serving as a virtual classroom, Elliott will teach online courses in […]

11-29-07 Education digest

Wayland writer’s book reviewed A Wayland Baptist University academic adviser’s book review was published in the Fall 2007 issue of the Southwest Educational Research Association newsletter, according to a university news release. Robert Elliott reviewed R.J. Henry’s “Faculty Development for Student Achievement: The QUE Project,” according to the release. The book deals with the Quality […]

Student profile: Elliott

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ Staff Writer Scott Elliott is a senior at Clovis High School. He is the son of Bryan and Kathy Elliott. Who is your favorite entertainer? Owen Wilson. He is hilarious in all his movies. What is your favorite taste? Barbecue sauce. I put it on everything. What is your favorite theme […]

Portables a problem, resident says

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Clovis residents have expressed concerns about the safety of portable classrooms. The school district currently uses 50 portable units, according to school officials. (Courtesy Photo) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer A Clovis grandparent is agitated because her grandsons were housed in a portable classroom at a Clovis school that failed to met fire code […]

CHS soccer: Cats overcome slow start, beat NMMI

CNJ staff ROSWELL — After shutting out New Mexico Military Institute three times already this season, the Clovis High boys soccer team didn’t expect to have many problems on Friday in the quarterfinals of a tournament in Roswell. The Colts surprised the Wildcats, though, leading 1-0 at halftime before Clovis rallied for a 4-2 victory. […]

Clovis senior pours in four goals

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Senior Scott Elliott of Clovis move around NMMI’s James Hanks and Jackie Lamendola on Tuesday en route to a score in the first half. Elliott scored four goals in Clovis’ 5-0 win at the Yucca Soccer Complex. (Staff photo: Tony Bullocks) By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent Prior to the contest, Clovis senior Scott Elliott gave […]

Tidman-Elliott Engagement

Bud and Melanie Tidman of Albuquerque announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Erin Tidman, to Adam Elliott, both of Portales. He is the son of Bryan and Kathy Elliott of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 5 at the New Covenant Church in Albuquerque. The reception will be […]

Bumpy road ahead for Clovis streets

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A large crack stretches across the northbound lane of North Prince Street at the intersection of Llano Estacado Boulevard. (Staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Past the housing units, the businesses and the hospital, West 21st Street turns to dirt. Young rancher Fred Davis lives on that dusty road, and he […]

Molder, Betty

Betty Molder, 80, of Portales, died Saturday, April 29, 2006, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born April 29, 1926, in Littlefield, Texas, to Roxie and F. L. Elliott. During her early years, the family moved back and forth several times between Texas and California. She graduated from high school in Post, […]

3/5 Honors

• Wayland Baptist University – Clovis campus announced 23 students named to the president’s and dean’s lists for the fall term. Named to the president’s list were these 14 students: William Nolan Ashford, Raymond Atchley, Hilliard Bishop, Connie Dixon, Julie Elliott, Cotina Crystal Johnson, Jay Kaczmarczyk, Donna McKenney, Annette Moralez, Lashana Pace, Dave Richmond, Roy […]

Music in Our Schools gearing up

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Clovis High School sophomore Joshua Zahn, right, sings “A Red Red Rose” along with other tenors Thursday during concert choir class at the high school. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer February will end on a good note for area students and music enthusiasts with the commencement of Clovis’ annual Music […]

Austin, Betty “Lou”

Betty “Lou” Austin, 53, died Friday, Jan. 13, 2006, in Tulsa, Okla. She was born March 14, 1952, in Wheaton, Mo., to Eldon and Mary Lowe Elliott. She was an account executive at the Holmes Organization. Survivors include three daughters, Melissa Kuhn of Altus, Okla., Julie Kolmer (and husband, Tom) of Muskogee, Okla., and Shawna […]