Delayed reporting for non-essential Cannon personnel

27th SOW Public Affairs Late reporting of 9 a.m. for non-essential personnel Thursday. Mission essential personnel will report as normal.

Jan. 29 – Feb. 4 What's Happening

Friday Late Nighter — 9 p.m. to 3 am., The Landing Zone. Snofest Trip — Keystone Resort. Information: 784-2773. Family Bowl-a-Rama — 5 p.m., Cannon Lanes. Information: 784-2280. Friends of the Library book sale — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library.

Late Nighter events open to community

By Argen Duncan: Cannon Connections Building community and dancing all night — people age 21 and older can do both at Late Nighter events at The Landing at Cannon Air Force Base. The dance is open to Cannon personnel and the surrounding community. It includes free snacks, alcohol and two disc jockeys playing at the […]

Jan. 15 -Jan. 21 What's Happening

Friday Late Nighter — 9 p.m. to 3 a.m., The Landing Zone. Albuquerque Youth Orchestra concert — 7:30 p.m., Marshall Auditorium. Admission free.

Cannon late-night dance open to personnel, surrounding community

By Argen Duncan: Freedom New Mexico Building community and dancing all night — people age 21 and older can do both in tonight’s Late Nighter at The Landing at Cannon Air Force Base. The dance is open to Cannon personnel and the surrounding community. It includes free snacks, alcohol and two disc jockeys playing at […]

PRMC births down in 2009

Freedom New Mexico Gift baskets were ready and there was no shortage of expecting mothers in the community. But as the sun fell on the first day of 2010, there was still no first baby of the year. It was close, said Ellen Augustine, interim women’s and pediatrics’ manager for Plains Regional Medical Center. One […]

Zias win on late 3-pointer

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CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson By Kevin Wilson: Freedom New Mexico PORTALES — The basketball gods don’t give many breaks to a 5-foot-4 player. So Vanessa O’Neal’s got to make her own. The Zias senior did just that Monday, making small plays throughout and the biggest play at the end — an assist to Cat […]

Hounds hold on late against Bulldogs

CNJ staff WEATHERFORD, Okla. — Junior guard Victor Reid scored 19 points and his jump shot with 1:59 left started a game-ending 9-0 run that secured Eastern New Mexico University’s 82-71 Lone Star Conference men’s crossover victory over Southwestern Oklahoma Monday night. The Greyhounds (5-4), who ended a three-game losing streak, built a 71-51 lead […]

Local officials laud land gift for Melrose bombing range expansion

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File photo By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico News that the Melrose Bombing Range is a go for expansion was hailed Tuesday by local officials as a positive for Cannon Air Force Base and eastern New Mexico. Gov. Bill Richardson announced a waiver from Defense officials late Monday which approved the state’s gift of $5 […]

Metro State edges Zias on late FTs

CNJ staff DENVER — Senior forward Rae Bean scored 20 points and Metro State converted four free throws in the final 15 seconds Friday to edge Eastern New Mexico University’s women 57-53 in Metro State’s Thanksgiving Classic. ENMU (0-4) will face defending Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference tournament champion Colorado State-Pueblo, which beat Northwest Missouri State […]

Nov. 13 -Nov. 19 What's Happening

Friday Late Nighter — 9 p.m. to 3 a.m., The Landing Zone. Open to the public. Featuring DJ Damige and DJ-Jamz. Tween and Teen Celebration Dance — 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for tweens and 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for Teens. Includes food, music and games.

Hounds pull out late win in finale

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CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson ENMU running back Terrence Griffin tries to push the ball for an extra yard over the tackle of Incarnate Word’s Dakota Wayer in Saturday’s game at Greyhound Stadium. Griffin had six carries for 42 yards in the 35-30 win over the Cardinals. By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer BLACKWATER DRAW […]

Oct. 30 -Nov. 5 What's Happening

Friday Fright Night Halloween Late Nighter — 9 p.m. to 3 a.m., The Landing Zone. Four Seasons of Marriage workshop — 10 a.m. to noon, Airman and Family Readiness Center. Register by Oct. 29. Information: 784-4228. Library Swap Shop — Cannon Library. Drop off gently used items and receive ticket per item. Family Bowl-a-Rama — […]

Hangar contract awarded

By Eric Butler: Cannon Connections The government apparently is going under budget on this one. Big D Construction of Salt Lake City was awarded in late September a contract for the building of a 38,300 square foot, single story, single bay maintenance hangar at Cannon Air Force Base. Bids from 15 companies were received for […]

City letting bids for Hull Street bridge project

The City of Clovis will begin advertising for bids for the construction of the Hull Street Bridge project on Sunday, October 4th, 2009. Hull Street Bridge was closed in late July 2008 due to structural safety issues. Since that time the City of Clovis has worked diligently to secure funding to design a new bridge […]

Hounds, Zias post shutout wins

CNJ staff LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Junior forward Emerson Rodrigues scored twice in the final 10-plus minutes Friday, lifting the Eastern New Mexico University men’s soccer team to a 2-0 victory over Colorado Christian. Rodrigues scored with 79:55 elapsed in the match, taking a pass from sophomore midfielder Tyler Hart and beating goalkeeper Jared Jacobs. He […]

Consumers seek fuel efficiency through CARS program

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CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson Tim Baldwin of Hamilton Big Country Ford in Tucumcari said the Ford Focus was one of the more popular vehicles from customers who took advantage of the Cash for Clunkers program. By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer The Cash for Clunkers program, which has been successful nationwide in spurring new-car […]

Aug. 21 What's Happening

Friday Late Nighter — 9 p.m., The Landing Zone. Saturday Block Party — 4 p.m., 801 Clovis Community Center. Mini triathlon — 8 a.m., Liberty Pool. Featuring 500 meter swim, 10K bike ride and 5k run. Amarillo tax-free shopping trip — 6 a.m. departure from ITT. Give Parents a Break — 11 a.m., CDC. Nine-pin […]

Late local historian honored

Freedom New Mexico The New Mexico Historic Women Marker Initiative is set to honor Rose Powers White, historian of the Portales area’s early days of settlement, with a historic roadside marker. A dedication and reception is scheduled for 4 p.m. July 30 at the Portales Public Library. State Sen. Stuart Ingle, R-Portales, will speak. Ruth […]

July 17 What's Happening

Friday Late Nighter —9 p.m. to 3 a.m., Landing Zone. Entertainment by D-Jamz and DJ Damage. Open to the public. Whistle Pig Shoot trap and skeet range — Noon to 5 p.m., Outdoor Recreation. Includes one round trap, one round skeet, sack lunch and two boxes of ammo. Information: 784-2773.