School Menus/Week of 11/2

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Banana nut muffin, juice, milk. Lunch — Chicken pattie on a bun, tator tots, lettuce, pickle spear, peaches, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Waffles, juice, milk. Lunch — Tacos, salsa, lettuce, corn, applesauce, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Breakfast bread, juice, milk. Lunch — Spaghetti, green beans, salad, garlic bread, milk. Thursday: […]

School Menus for Week of 10/26

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — French toast, juice, milk. Lunch — Deli sandwich, tator tots, lettuce/pickles, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Waffles, juice, milk. Lunch — Spaghetti, green beans, salad, garlic bread, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Go-gurt and toast, juice, milk. Lunch — Chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes with gravy, fruit Jello, roll, milk. Thursday: Breakfast — […]

School Menus – Week of 10/19

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast burrito, juice, milk. Lunch — Ravioli, green beans, Italian cheese toast, pineapple tidbits, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Sausage biscuit, juice, milk. Lunch — Chef salad, ranch dressing, crackers, apple, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Egg and toast, juice, milk. Lunch — Porky ribs, mashed potatoes with gravy, mixed vegetables, roll, […]

School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Blueberry muffin, juice, milk. Lunch — Burrito, salsa, corn, lettuce, peaches, milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Sausage pancake on a stick, juice, milk. Lunch — Chef salad, ranch dressing, crackers, orange smiles, milk. Junior High/High School Monday: Breakfast — Juice, cereal, doughnut, cinnamon roll, toast or muffins, milk. Lunch — Burrito […]

Education focus should be coping, not hiding

By Leonard Pitts New York City school administrators begin filtering back to work next week. Students will return next month. And Harvey Milk High will become reality. That’s Harvey Milk as in the openly gay San Francisco politician who was famously murdered in 1978. Milk High, you see, is the nation’s first public school for […]

Cheese plant a big boost to the area’s economy

By Gary Mitchell The new $200 million cheese plant will have a greater impact on the area economy than many people realize, local officials said. “The cheese plant will create 2,000 jobs in the area in spinoff industries, according to the Dairy Farmers of America,” said Gene Hendrick, a consultant for the Clovis/Curry County Chamber […]

Strict regulations spur owners of cheese plant into expansion

By Darrell Todd Maurina Strict milk quotas and government regulations imposed by the European Union fueled expansion into the United States, according to officials of the Irish milk processing company known as Glanbia. Glanbia, whose name means “pure food” in the traditional Irish language of Gaelic, first came to the United States in 1988 and […]

Plant water use relatively low

By Mike Linn Weighing water usage at a cheese plant against usage on agriculture farms is like comparing gas consumption in a Honda Civic to a fuel-guzzling sport utility vehicle. Suffice it to say a cheese plant comparatively gets good water mileage. Curry County officials also say water extracted from milk to make cheese can […]

“Major jobs’ on horizon for region

CNJ Staff ALBUQUERQUE — U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici and Gov. Bill Richardson this morning will unveil news about “major jobs and economic development” in eastern New Mexico, according to a press advisory released Wednesday. “It deals with the dairy industry,” said Chris Gallegos, a spokesman in Domenici’s office. “It will be big news for Curry […]

Milk truck decals to tout university

By Mike Linn PORTALES — Milk has a reputation of promoting healthy teeth and bones. The dairy product will also promote Eastern New Mexico University in the near future. About 100 new milk trucks to arrive at Milk Transport Services in Portales are slated to bear a large green decal that reads: “Got College? Eastern […]

Dairy industry, Irish firm about to say ‘cheese’

By Mike Linn A cheese plant in the area took a step closer to becoming a reality on Wednesday when dairy officials announced that advanced negotiations have started to build a $170 million cheese plant in the eastern New Mexico/West Texas region. The plant will be complete by the latter part of 2005, will staff […]