Ticket feature: Killer Tumbleweeds movie comes to Clovis

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Killer Tumbleweeds, a movie produced by Bovina natives Ben and Butch McCain, comes to Clovis for its New Mexico premiere. Freedom New Mexico Tumbleweeds are attacking Middle America. More than 150 citizens are dead, 10,000 head of livestock destroyed and 300,000 children are suffering Killer Tumbleweed Trauma. Rumor has it that Middle American University scientists […]

Business feature: Trio planning rehab center

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CNJ Staff Photo: Gabriel Monte Mitch Woods, right, Ken Bartley, center and Becky Woods, left, are refurbishing a dilapidated apartment building that also was a bar for a rehabilitation center the three are proposing. The facility can house 40 people and will contain a detoxification r By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Mitch Woods knows […]

Education feature: Music director retiring

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Clovis Municipal Schools Director of Music Wayne Anderson has saved records of the Clovis High School choirs performances from his years as the choir director. By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer “You swine,” the student mumbled under his breath to the teacher. A few seconds of silence. Then, a choir […]

Education feature: Dual enrollment program credits students

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Jarrel Tapper, 17, welds in an agriculture mechanics class at Clovis High School. Tapper, along with 16 of his classmates, is earning three free college credit hours from Eastern New Mexico University. By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer Free is good. But when it’s college credit that’s free, there’s often […]

Business feature: City construction up 6 percent

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CNJ staff photo The city issued 154 building permits for new residential and commercial properties in 2008 compared to 145 in 2007, according to city reports. By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Construction of new properties in Clovis rose about 6 percent in 2008 from the year before and city officials believe the number will […]

Military feature: Powerful gunship will be based at Cannon

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USAF courtesy photo The AC-130H gunship, flown by 16th Special Operations Squadron, will begin its move to Cannon in June. CNJ staff It’s considered one of the deadliest conventional weapons in the world and it will be based at Cannon Air Force Base this year. A spokesman for the 1st Special Operations Wing said the […]

National show to feature fugitive

CNJ Staff Local fugitive Noe Torres will be featured Saturday on the Fox television show America’s Most Wanted. Show Producer Jenna Naranjo said the segment will focus the 29-year-old homicide suspect and his attempts to negotiate a surrender. It will be the second time an AMW segment has featured Torres and the fourth episode this […]

Military feature: Housing changes scheduled at Cannon

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo To provide incoming base personnel with modern housing facilities, Cannon Air Force Base is demolishing more than 200 housing units. By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer

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Education feature: Bella Vista students make canvas out of lab coat

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Bella Vista sixth-graders Isaiah Callahan, left, and Jesus Uribe add detail to the art they added onto Shelly Grim’s lab coat she wears while she teaches science to her fourth-grade class. By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer