10/21 Business digest

United Way goal increased Cargill employees have set their United Way donation goals to $80,000 this year, according to a Cargill press release. The goal is a 15 percent increase from last year’s $68,500 donation, according to the release. The campaign starts Nov. 3. and donations will help residents in Friona, Hereford and Clovis, according […]

Personal data ends up in wrong hands

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Personal data belonging to approximately 30 Clovis city employees inadvertently ended up on the backside of a Zia Elementary student’s homework assignment Thursday. City Manager Joe Thomas said he was alerted late Friday afternoon after a parent turned the document over to officials. Thomas said his office is investigating […]

Conference opens for business

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer As students-to-be filled the registration lines at Clovis Community College, education was already going on at the school. Dignitaries were doing the learning, as they soaked in policy and how they could effectively implement it at the first day of the New Mexico Municipal League Conference. The conference, held […]

City commissioners approve pay raises

CNJ staff Clovis city commissioners voted unanimously Friday morning to approve a pay raise for employees during a special meeting to approve the final budget for fiscal year ending June 2009. The commission also approved a $59.7 million budget. The pay raise, which is an adjustment to the budget, will amount to between 3 and […]

Better attitudes would be good

A recent Project: Reader Reaction question asked about four-day work weeks for government employees in eastern New Mexico.

Let’s ride

A recent Project: Reader Reaction question asked about four-day work weeks for government employees in eastern New Mexico.

A better way to work?

A recent Project: Reader Reaction question asked about four-day work weeks for government employees in eastern New Mexico.

These boots were made for kicking

By Don McAlavay: Local Columnist I t was hot as all get-out on a July 4th in the late 1950s at a Clovis print shop where I worked. There were five other employees and the boss, plus a bindery “queen.” That’s what we called women who cut up paper and package printed material for customers […]

Mayor hopefuls discuss water, downtown, city salaries

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Mayoral candidates answered questions from an audience of about 30 at the a forum held Tuesday at Clovis-Carver Public Library. By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer The Clovis mayoral candidates are in it to win it. The five mayoral candidates attending Tuesday’s forum said if they couldn’t win the March […]