Letters to the editor 4/13

Superintendent forum unnecessary I disagree with the stance the newspaper has taken concerning the employment of a new school superintendent. If anyone wants to offer input on the selection, they have an elected school board member they can call. The position should not be decided by a public forum. Our school board has done a […]

Statewide Town Hall forum to focus on federal funds

CNJ staff A New Mexico First statewide Town Hall forum being held later this month will focus on federal funding coming to the state and whether the state is too dependent on external income streams. The meeting is held annually to discuss major issues that affect the state, and policy makers have been known to […]

Informed public input should be part of selection

Freedom Newspapers The proposed public forum intended to introduce taxpayers to candidates for Clovis’ school superintendent’s job will not happen Thursday as we’d hoped. Only one of five finalists, former Clovis High School Principal Andy Sweet, agreed to participate. The Clovis News Journal and radio station KTQM had planned to host the event, but we […]

Public forum hinges on participation

By David Stevens: CNJ editor The forum proposed to introduce Clovis schools’ superintendent candidates to the public remains in doubt. We’ll decide whether or not to host the event, along with radio station KTQM, on Monday. It has been tentatively scheduled for 7 p.m. on Thursday at Clovis Community College’s Town Hall. So far, only […]

Public forum opportunity, not political game

The Clovis News Journal, in partnership with radio station KTQM, is hoping to introduce local residents to the five finalists being considered for superintendent of the Clovis Municipal School District. We’ve invited candidates to participate in a public forum set for 7 p.m. April 14 at Clovis Community College’s Town Hall. We picked that Thursday […]

4/3 Letters to the editor

Reader sees human side of President Although, I have lived in Dallas for 30 years, I still refer to Clovis as my home. I was born there and I was raised there by two of the most wonderful people on Earth. I recently read (via the Internet) about a Clovis citizen who had the opportunity […]

Business forum bringing state agency reps to Clovis

By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer In an effort to promote small business development in eastern New Mexico, Lt. Gov. Diane Denish and other state officials are inviting business owners to bring their questions and concerns to a forum Wednesday at Clovis Community College. The forum will include discussion on a variety of topics important […]

Radio debate tonight

CNJ STAFF Candidates for mayor and the City Commission will discuss the issues at 6 tonight in a forum on radio stations KTQM, 99.9 FM, and KWKA, 680 AM. Participating in the forum will be mayoral candidates Raymond Atchley, David Lansford and Stephen Muscato, and Commission candidates Randy Crowder, Jack Twite, Fred Van Soelen, Len […]

Education Digest 1/29

Staff honored at education meeting Six staff members from three schools were honored as employees of the month at Tuesday night’s Clovis Board of Education meeting. About 120 people were on hand as each honoree received a plaque and delivered a short speech. “They are the real heroes of their district,” said Superintendent Neil Nuttall. […]

Portales forum discusses golf course, truck stop

By Tony Parra PORTALES — The development of a truck stop and golf course are two objectives that residents at Thursday’s economic development forum follow-up determined to be important goals for Portales. The truck stop idea was brought up during an economic forum on Oct. 2 because U.S. Highway 70 is now four lanes and […]

Clovis economic development forum Friday

Freedom Newspapers Clovis business leaders are sponsoring an economic development forum from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today in room 409 at Clovis Community College. Mayor David Lansford will present an overview. Other presentations will be moderated by Mark Lautman, president of Santa Teresa Real Estate Development Group, who also has conducted successful economic development […]