It’s Their Business: A-1 Alignment

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A-1 Alignment By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant Name: A-1 Alignment Location: 620 Commerce Way What they do: The offer automotive services, including computerized front and rear alignment, computerized balancing; brake, shock and strut service; and c.v. boot and joint overload springs. They also carry and sell tires and perform complete front end auto repairs. […]

Jan. 4, 2008 Passing Through

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Jenny McKenzie By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant Name: Jenny McKenzie Hometown: Durango, Colo. Headed to: Central Texas, to visit family. Thoughts on Clovis: “It seems pretty flat. It’s probably not a place I would move to. I live in the mountains and that is what I’m attracted to.” Passing through is compiled by CNJ […]

It’s Their Business: H20 Express

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Name: H20 Express Location: 1120 N. Prince St. What they do: They sell reverse osmosis water and distribute and sell bagged ice to the public and grocery and convenience stores in Clovis. They sell blocks of ice, water dispensers and bottles and carry a variety of flavored coffee beans and […]

Max

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Name: Max About: Max is ten pounds of ferociousness, that is if you count barking at a trash can and the vaccuum as being ferocious. He loves snuggling up to people, licking them and ripping the legs off of all of his stuffed animals. He doesn’t enjoy wearing clothes or his cowboy boots that I […]

Dec. 28, 2007 Passing through

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By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant Who: Nancy Boucher, pictured with husband, Len and dog, Smokie Joe Hometown: Cartersville, Ga. Traveling to: Cochiti Park, to do volunteer work for the Corps of Engineers Thoughts on Clovis: “Just came into Clovis and noticed on our GPS that the elevation was almost as high as North Carolina, […]

Military Digest: Stratton

Stratton Air Force Airman 1st Class Chrystal R. Stratton has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Stratton is the daughter of Michael Woodward of Clovis. The airman graduated in 2002 from Clovis High School, and received an associate degree in 2004 from Clovis Community College. Military Digest is […]

It’s Their Business: Pop’s Place

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Name: Pop’s Place Location: 2916 N. Main St. What they do: They serve burgers, sandwiches, steaks, chili, barbecue, seafood, frog legs and sides dishes. They offer catering services. There is an arcade in the restaurant as well. Who’s in charge: Fred “Pop” Tate and his son, Gary “Pop Jr.” Tate Employees: Six, with five of […]

Dec. 23, 2007 Holiday Happenings

Today Citywide Christmas Dinner — 1-3 p.m., Lighthouse Mission, 407 L. Casillas Blvd. Meal will consist of ham with side dishes. Admission is free. Information: 762-1933. Monday Christmas Eve Candlelight Service — 6 p.m, Clovis Advent Christian Church, 2101 E. 21st St. Information: 762-0422. Christmas Eve Candlelight Service — 6 p.m. and 8 p.m., Kingswood […]

12-21 Passing through

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CNJ photo: Dianna Hernandez Name: Edna, pictured with her husband, Cliff Beale Hometown: Coarsegold, Calif. Traveling to: Lubbock to visit family for the holidays. Thoughts on Clovis: “I like the people very much. They are friendly and helpful.” Passing Through is compiled by CNJ Administrative Assistant Dianna Hernandez. She can reached at dianna_hernandez@link.freedom.com

Holiday Happenings

Today Holiday Open House — 5-8 p.m., Business Enterprise Center, 105 E. Grand St. The final celebration of Clovis’ 100th Anniversary will conclude with an open house hosted by the Centennial Committe, the City of Clovis, Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce and the Clovis Industrial Development Corp. Movie Showing — 6 p.m., Worship Center. 7 […]

It’s Their Business: Woodwork Shoppe

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Woodwork Shoppe By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant Name: Woodwork Shoppe Location: 115 Main St. What they do: Wood furniture repair, build furniture to specification and specialize in building and repairing chairs and drawers. Who’s in charge: Chick Taylor Jr., and his wife, Scotty Employees: 2 How long in business: 17 years Hours: Monday through […]

Dec. 14, 2007 Passing Through

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Sharon Hensley By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant Name: Sharon Hensley Hometown: Grand Junction, Colo. Traveling to: Austin, Texas, to visit her daughters for Christmas Thoughts on Clovis: “It’s pretty spread out. It looks a bit desolate. I’m sure it’s a nice town.” Passing through is compiled by CNJ administrative assistant Dianna Hernandez. Contact her […]

It’s Their Business: Sandia Wholesale

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Sandia Wholesale By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant Name: Sandia Wholesale What they do: They sell snack items and paper products in bulk quantities. Who’s in charge: Jim Graham Employees: 1 How long in business: 19 years Hours: 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m., Monday through Friday Contact: 769-3779 Of note: Graham brings his miniature schnauzer, […]

Nov. 28, 2007 Military Digest

By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant Shawger Army Sgt. Richard E. Shawger has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is the son of Michael Shawger of Ashville, Ohio, and Terrie Shawger of Clovis. Shawger graduated in 2001 from Teays Valley High School in Ashville. He received a bachelor’s degree in […]

It’s Their Business: Junk Be Gone

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Junk Be Gone By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant Name: Junk Be Gone What they do: They haul away unwanted items. Items that are still capable of being used are donated to the Lighthouse Mission or Salvation Army. Who’s in charge: Tony Bogusz Employees: One How long in business: Six months Hours: By appointment Contact: […]

It’s Their Business: Hilltop Escape Salon and Day Spa

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Hilltop Escape Salon and Day Spa Name: Hilltop Escape Salon and Day Spa Location: 2214 N. Main St., Suite 10 What they do: They offer hair care services, facials, manicures, pedicures, waxing and massages. Who’s in charge: Jennifer Borden Employees: Five How long in business: Two months Hours: Monday though Friday from 9 a.m. to […]

It’s Their Business: Master Trim

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Master Trim By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant Name: Master Trim Location: 800 Main St. What they do: They sell truck and car accessories, which include truck signage, bed liners, running boards, tool boxes, anti-theft devices and DVD entertainment systems. Who’s in charge: Ovidio Balli and Scott Rawding Employees: Eight How long in business: They […]

Red, white and sometimes blue

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Rick Hidalgo, left, a Gulf War veteran, and Trini Ortiz, a Vietnam veteran, both members of American Legion Post 25, raise a flag Thursday morning at the Baxter-Curren Senior Center. The center held a breakfast in honor of those who served their country. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Linda […]

11-9-07 Passing through

Who: Stacy Fitzpatrick Traveling to: Visiting Clovis for the day for job-related purposes, and will return to her home in Albuquerque Thoughts on Clovis: “It’s cute; just came from Hobbs — not so cute. I took my dogs to Hillcrest Park for a run and thought it was a nice and clean park.” Passing Through […]

It’s Their Business: D’s Tex-Mex Rustic Furniture

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D’s Tex-Mex Rustic Furniture By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant Name: D’s Tex-Mex Rustic Furniture Location: 1616 N. Main St. What they do: They sell imported, hand-made furniture. They offer custom orders and building of furniture. The store also sells indoor and outdoor pottery. Who’s in charge: D. Ledezma-Pinon Employees: One How long in business: […]