Wind company expects first turbine to go up near end of June

l1vcwd-windfarmsite.jpg

CNJ staff photo: Sharna Johnson The first turbine in a windfarm planned about a half mile south of the city’s landfill is expected to be erected by the end of June. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer A wind turbine manufacturing facility coming to Clovis is pushing projections by about a month but is still […]

Business feature: Chamber, CIDC team up to help businesses

By Eric Butler: Freedom New Mexico Gene Hendrick, manager of the recently-formed Clovis Business Incubator, likes to use an analogy when trying to explain the name of his organization. “When I was growing up, everybody had an incubator because they’d raise their own chickens,” Hendrick said. “An incubator was something you used to bring the […]

Aug. 10, 2008 Weddings

Ramirez/Alaniz Michelle Ramirez of Abilene, Texas, and Darren Alaniz of Clovis, were joined in marriage July 12, 2008, at Hendrick’s Ranch in Luders, Texas. Elder Larry Norman performed the wedding ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Pelo and Antoniette Castillo of Abilene. She is the granddaughter of Felacita Garcia of Abilene. The bridegroom is […]

Land OK’d for plant

By Jean Verlich: CNJ news editor A heated debate between economic growth and water usage at Thursday’s Clovis City Commission meeting ended decisively. Jobs won. Commissioners OK’d the contribution of up to 25 acres of land at the Clovis Industrial Park for American Renewable Fuels to construct an $80 million biodiesel plant. The motion passed […]

Plant water use relatively low

By Mike Linn Weighing water usage at a cheese plant against usage on agriculture farms is like comparing gas consumption in a Honda Civic to a fuel-guzzling sport utility vehicle. Suffice it to say a cheese plant comparatively gets good water mileage. Curry County officials also say water extracted from milk to make cheese can […]