Military junket proposed

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CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle Col. Jeff McDaniels updates the New Mexico Military Base Planning Commission on the 27th Fighter Wing Tuesday at Clovis Community College. McDaniels is the 27th Fighter Wing Operations Group Commander. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer New Mexico Military Base Planning Commission members said it’s critical to impress upon lawmakers […]

Local Roundup: Hearing to evaluate new Novak evidence

CNJ staff The Air Force reopened an Article 32 hearing in the case of a Cannon Air Force Base airman accused of killing his wife in 2004, according to Cannon officials. The hearing, which begins today, will evaluate new testimony and evidence in the case, officials said. Airman Edward Novak II was charged with premeditated […]

Health care company eyes Clovis

CNJ staff American Medical Alert Corp. is interested in opening a call center in Clovis, according to company spokeswoman Randi Baldwin. A health care communications company based in Oceanside, N.Y., American Medical Alert provides after-hours answering service, appointment scheduling and other ancillary services for physicians, hospitals and home health care agencies, Baldwin said. Baldwin said […]

Second flight around

By Jean Verlich: CNJ News Editor Two months and another round of bids — including enhanced service by one competitor — hasn’t changed the minds of the Clovis Civil Aviation Board. The City Commission subcommittee recommended in a 4-1 vote Monday that Great Lakes Aviation be awarded a federal contract to provide local air service. […]

Business Digest: Real estate office buys ‘room to grow’

By Jean Verlich: CNJ News Editor Coldwell Banker Colonial Real Estate is expanding its offices at 4201 N. Prince St. “After purchasing Kenneth Realty, we did not have enough room for all of our agents, so the expansion will consist of offices for our agents as well as room to grow,” said marketing director Holly […]

Eastern holds 112th commencement

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Freedom Newspapers: Karl Terry Mario M. Chavez of Clovis adjusts the tassel on his mortarboard Saturday after graduating with a master’s degree. By Karl Terry: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University welcomed back a graduate as commencement speaker and 368 students received diplomas during the school’s 112th commencement Saturday at Greyhound Arena. New […]

Faith helps grandmother earn degree

By Casey Peacock: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Long hours, miles of paperwork and countless hours of class and study time will soon pay off Saturday for the 368 Eastern New Mexico University students scheduled to receive diplomas. Commencement ceremonies begin at 10 a.m. at Greyhound Arena. Sandra Turner of Clovis has spent 27 years juggling […]

ENMU’s Kubik named second-team all-district by ESPN The Magazine

CNJ staff Eastern New Mexico University senior right fielder Kelsey Kubik has been chosen to the second-team All-District VI squad by ESPN The Magazine for her efforts in softball and in the classroom. Kubik, a health and physical education major from Tucson, Ariz., batted .325 with three home runs and 31 RBIs in 2007 and […]

ENMU buys server for Portales campus

By Casey Peacock: Freedom Newspapers Eastern New Mexico University has purchased a new WebCT server that will be housed on the Portales campus. Having the new server on the ENMU campus will allow daily backups and maintenance to be performed, said Distance Education and Outreach Director Trish McGuire. “I think it will be much better […]

French choose more traditional of two leaders

By Freedom Newspapers Some of the problems Nicolas Sarkozy will face as he tries to implement a bold program of reform as president of France were symbolized almost immediately. Opponents of Sarkozy almost immediately took to the streets in Paris, Toulouse, Marseilles, Lyon and elsewhere, torching 730 vehicles and injuring 28 police officers. Almost 600 […]