Route 66 landmark destroyed

In case you missed it: A fire last month destroyed a historic caf

With proper parenting, TV is good

By Anita Doberman: CNJ Columnist My 20-month-old daughter clearly knows Sponge Bob Squarepants (“Bub-bob”) and can sing the song well enough that even non-family members recognize it. She is also more than familiar with Dora and Diego; I think she expects them to come over for a visit any minute now. A few years ago, […]

April 28, 2008 Pintores Artist of the Month

Pintores Artist of the Month Emogine “Jean” Willliams is the Pintores Artist of the month for May. Her artwork will be on display through the month at Clovis-Carver Public Library. She has painted under instructors

GI Bill may receive sizable boost

By Tom Philpott: CNJ Columnist The Bush administration has endorsed a House bill that would improve the Montgomery GI Bill (MGIB) education benefits in several ways including with a 31 percent jump in monthly benefits and a new $500-a-month stipend to help cover college living expenses. The administration’s aim is not only to improve veterans’ […]

March 2008 Business Licenses

The following business licenses were obtained from the city of Clovis in the month of April:• Hair HavenType: Beauty salonOwner: Angelica ChandlerLocation: 3017 North Prince A-1• Used Cars of Clovis Type: AutomobilesOwner: Glen PollardLocation: 620 N. Prince• 24-K Tanning Type: Tanning Owner: Carol NicholsLocation: 2200 N. Main Suite 2• Petsense Inc.Type: Pet storeLocation: 4024 Prince […]

Officials warn of sponsorship claims

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer When Margaret George reviewed the bills for Wholey Cow Deli last month, one of them seemed out of sorts. George saw an advertisement for her restaurant to be placed on a House High School sports schedule. There was just one problem. “I like to help the schools out, I […]

USDA releases recall list

Staff and wire reports The U.S. Department of Agriculture released a list Thursday of all school districts nationwide that received beef included in last month’s recall of 143 million pounds from a California slaughterhouse. Those districts include several from the area previously reported, plus some not previously listed: Clovis, Portales, Melrose, Grady, Texico, Logan, San […]

Feb. 2008 Business Licenses

The following business licenses were obtained from the city of Clovis in the month of February: • Cowboy Supply and Trading Type: WeldingOwner: Debbie HerringLocation: 805 S. Prince • The Ink ZoneType: TattooingOwner: Edward RomeroLocation: 2905 Prince Suite F • Glass MagicType: GlassOwner: Dan KearnsLocation: 2809 N. Prince • Quality Auto GlassType: Auto GlassOwner: Oscar […]

Feb. 10, 2008 Library Books

The following books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: 100 Classic Golf Tips, edited by Christopher Obetz, was given by Kaye Hardwick in memory of Marge Westfall. Drawn from more than 50 years’ worth of contributions from the world’s greatest pros, each of these 100 essential hints is matched with classic drawings and time-honored […]

Snazzy place to eat

Do you remember the Snazzy Pig? Don McAlavy ate a lot of hamburgers and tried to pick up girls at Clovis’ old restaurant on east First Street. He shares his stories in Sunday’s Clovis News Journal. • • • Dorothy Nelson says Rube Render is her choice for mayor of Clovis. “He’s retired military, also […]