Ticket feature: Dwight Yoakam performing in Mescalero

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Courtesy photo Dwight Yoakam will be performing at the Inn of the Mountain Gods in Mescalero. Freedom New Mexico Dwight Yoakam will be performing 8 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Inn of the Mountain Gods in Mescalero. Tickets are $32 for standing room only, $57 and $82 for floor seats and $107 for the golden […]

Bedbug seminar being held

CNJ staff Affordable Pest Control is planning a Dec. 12 bedbug seminar at La Quinta Inn and Suites. Topics include history of bedbugs, what to look for and what to do if they’re found. The seminar will run 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. with an 8 a.m. check in. Registration is $75 on or before Thursday, $100 […]

Police: Tucumcari deaths double homicide

The deaths of two Tucumcari men whose bodies were discovered Thursday in a hotel room has been classified as a double homicide. Bobby Gonzales, 57, and Gabriel Baca 37, were found dead in a room at the Tucumcari Inn, 1700 E. Route 66 Blvd. State police aren’t prepared to release details of the case, according […]

Business digest —

Hotel awarded by franchisor The Comfort Inn & Suites hotel in Clovis was awarded 2010 Gold Hospitality Award from its franchisor, Choice Hotels International, Inc. The hotel is one of only seven hotels within the state, and one of 94 hotels within the Comfort brand to receive “Gold Award” status. The award is given to […]

Portales Inn getting remodel

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Freedom New Mexico: Argen Duncan Maxwell Group LLC managing member Bob Morrow talks about the renovation plans for the Portales Inn while standing just inside the hotel’s entry off Avenue B. The group plans to turn the building into a boutique hotel with several kinds of food and beverage service on the first floor. Argen […]

Clovis Holiday Inn Express opens

Holiday Inn Express has opened a new hotel in Clovis. According to a press release, the new hotel on North Prince includes 80 rooms, an indoor pool and fitness center. A spokesperson for Holiday Inn said the hotel represents a $7 million investment by the corporation. The hotel opened its doors for business May 28.

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The Clovis News-Journal reported the Clovis Wildcats beat the Palo Duro Dons 75-53 at a basketball game in Amarillo. … Final preparations were being made for the Little Miss Sno-Flake and Sno Queen Pageants to be held at the Holiday Inn. … For the second time in recent weeks, the Clovis Police Department reported no […]

Business Feature: Hotel stays often brief

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer With two hotels open for business over the last few months and another to be built by the end of the year, Clovis is adding to its collection of about a dozen hotels. Bill Giese of Giese Realty Investments is working with Holiday Inn to find a location for […]

Revoking speech not appropriate in civil dispute

By Freedom Newspapers As H.L. Mencken once wrote, “The trouble with fighting for human freedom is that one spends most of one’s time defending scoundrels. For it is against scoundrels that oppressive laws are first aimed, and oppression must be stopped at the beginning if it is to be stopped at all.” That might be […]

Business Digest: Holiday Inn Express going up in Clovis

By Jean Verlich: CNJ news editor A Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites is planned to open in Clovis during the fourth quarter this year, according to a company spokesperson. InterContinental Hotels Group’s Monica Smith said the Clovis hotel will have 100 rooms, including suites. The hotel will be located on the east side of […]

Wilson-Townsley Engagement

Carl and Penny Wilson of Tucumcari announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Elisabeth Wilson, to Barak “Chris” Townsley of Clovis. He is the son of Mike and Hope Reid of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 2, 2006, at First Christian Church at 1700 N. Main. The reception […]

5/2 Business digest

Marriott Fairfield Inn to open this month The 69-room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott at 4305 North Prince Street is scheduled to open this month, according to a news release from Marriott International. The hotel will operate as a Marriott franchise owned and managed by the Sunridge Hotel Group of Mesa, Ariz. The hotel […]

New hotel on the way

By Marlena Hartz : CNJ staff writer Imesh Vaidya of Premier Hospitality Suites is a businessman who can predict the future. He predicts the face of Clovis will continue to change. His most recent venture — the construction of a new Holiday Inn Express — in fact, ensures it. “With more franchises coming in, Clovis […]

4/26 Business Digest

La Quinta wins Inn of the Year award The La Quinta Inn & Suites in Clovis was one of the recipients of the company’s 2004 Inn of the Year awards. The award recognizes the top franchise and corporate-owned Baymont and La Quinta-branded properties within the company’s system of more than 590 hotels, company officials said. […]

Sandoval, Albert

Albert Sandoval Services: Have been held. Albert S. Sandoval, 77, of Clovis, died Wednesday, March 30, 2005, at his home. He was born on Oct. 16, 1927, in Clovis, to Antonio and Serapia Sandoval. He married Veronica Garcia on May 1, 1952, in Tucumcari. He worked for the Santa Fe Railroad, Joe Stanley, and the […]

Clovis, Farwell robberies could be linked

By Darrell Todd Maurina: CNJ Staff Writer Police believe two armed robberies Tuesday evening were the work of the same man and could be related to recent armed robberies in Farwell. Sgt. Roger Grah of the Clovis Police Department said a Hispanic man in his late 20s or early 30s with sunglasses and a blue […]

Police on lookout for alleged robber

CNJ STAFF Clovis police are looking for a man accused of stealing $120 from Comfort Inn during a Friday evening armed robbery. A man came into the Comfort Inn shortly before 6:30 p.m., pointed a revolver at the clerk, and demanded all the money, a police report shows. The man then fled the hotel with […]