Deadline nears for chamber awards

CNJ staff report Deadline for the Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce 2009 Annual Awards is 5 p.m. Tuesday. A nomination form is available at www.clovisnm.org. A fax copy may be requested by calling the chamber at 763-3435. Categories include citizen of the year, chamber volunteer, heart award, business of the year, ambassador of the year […]

In Tribute: Banker known for public service

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer Ken Huey was a friend worth having, but even better to have when it came to public service. The former president and CEO of First Bank in Clovis died Monday of progressive supranuclear palsy, a degenerative brain disease. He was 64 years old. Born Sept. 20, 1944, in Pampa, […]

Creative thinking must be protected

By Steve Chapman: Syndicated Columnist Huey Long, the fabled Louisiana populist governor and senator, had no special reverence for intellectuals and generally did his best to sound like an unlettered hayseed. But during his time in power, he poured money into Louisiana State University. His inspiration came from 18th-century Prussian ruler Frederick the Great, whom […]

1/11 Business briefs

The New Mexico Water Dialogue’s annual statewide water meeting is set for Thursday in Albuquerque. The event will focus on settling regional conflicts in New Mexico that arise over water usage. Throughout the day attendees will sit through panel discussions, lectures and other lesson groups. Registration at the door costs $30. The events will begin […]

10/22/04 Public Record

Compiled from court records from Oct. 14 through Oct. 20 Marriage Licenses Cruz Lopez, 23, and Teresa Meagan Cross, 19, both of Clovis. Micah David Tidwell, 32, and Julie Marie Magee, 23, both of Clovis. Mario Julian Moncayo, 28, and Nicole Irene Ramirez, 23, both of Clovis. Jonathan Robert Aragon, 21, and Cristal Liana Squires, […]

AccessBank CFO earns honor

By Tova Fruchtman Ken Huey Jr., chief financial officer of AccessBank in Clovis, was surprised to open a recent letter stating he would receive the 2004 Governor’s New Mexico Distinguished Public Service Award (NMDPSA). “I didn’t know (I was nominated), but it’s great. It’s nice to see the good things that you do are appreciated,” […]

Changing times for the military

By Darrell Todd Maurina Ken Huey has vivid memories of the public reaction he received while serving in the Air Force during the Vietnam era. “My wife, then my girlfriend, was a student at (the University of New Mexico) and I remember picking her up in my flight suit,” Huey said. “I was booed, hissed, […]