Parking signs should have had public’s input

Surprise, Clovis. We have a new rule, and it affects everyone who shops downtown on Main Street. As of Tuesday, there’s a two-hour parking limit. The new traffic regulation was not publicly debated. Most of us didn’t even know a problem existed that needed to be fixed. And most of us includes some of the […]

Thursday morning briefing: Measuring power, a music fest and breaking the sound barrier

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Thursday briefing. Power measured Clovis-Carver Public Library has portable power meters that allow you to determine energy consumption and the costs of using individual appliances and electronic devices. Xcel is providing the power meters as part of the Power Check program. The meters come with instructions […]

AFSOC aircraft, part two

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Courtesy photo: www.afsoc.af.mil AC-130 Gunship The 27th Special Operations Wing will assume ownership of Cannon Air Force Base on Monday. By 2011, four types of aircraft will be assigned to Cannon. AC-130 Gunship With primary missions of close air support, air interdiction and force protection, the AC-130 Gunship features “side-firing weapons integrated with sophisticated sensor, […]

AFSOC aircraft, part one

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Courtesy photo: www.afsoc.af.mil CV-22 Osprey The 27th Special Operations Wing will assume ownership of Cannon Air Force Base on Monday. By 2011, four types of aircraft will be assigned to Cannon. CV-22 Osprey Produced to conduct long-range infiltration, exfiltration and resupply missions for Special Ops, the CV-22 Osprey combines the vertical takeoff, hover and vertical […]

Williams picks up pair of seconds

CNJ staff AMARILLO — Hard work is paying off for Clovis’ Phillip Williams. The senior followed up a second-place finish Friday in the long jump by finishing second in the 100 meters Saturday at the Amarillo Relays. “He had a great, great weekend,” Clovis coach Darren Kelley said. “He’s definitely working at it and he […]

Rugby catching on at Cannon

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Capt. Rob Watkins of 27th Fighter Wing Legal laterals the ball during practice Tuesday at Chavez Manor West. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. By Dave Wagner Dan Dannar didn’t grow up playing rugby, but the sport has grown on him. Now he’s hoping the often rough-and-tumble game of European origin will become a popular pastime […]