Clovis Christian’s Peterson takes game to new level

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Clovis Christian senior Mollie Peterson signed to play golf for West Texas A&M University. (CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks) By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer Between volleyball and golf, Clovis Christian senior Mollie Peterson said both games have their moments. “I really like the feeling of a good hit with my driver,” she said. “But […]

Wood, Carl

Carl Dan Wood, 92, died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2006, at his daughter’s home in Ropesville, Texas. He was born Dec. 6, 1913, in Shilo, Texas, to Moriah Belle and Dan Wood. His family moved to Klondike, Texas, when he was 4 years old and to Lubbock in 1928. They came to the Floyd community in […]

America teams up to defeat deadly crime

Airman Thomas Trower Impaired driving is one of America’s deadliest crimes. Nationally, more than 17,000 people died in alcohol-related highway crashes during 2003. Every 30 minutes, nearly 50 times a day, someone in America dies in an alcohol-related crash. Hundreds of thousands more are injured each year. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration […]

C.H. “Burt” Peterson

Editor’s note: World War II officially ended Sept. 2, 1945, when the Japanese signed surrender terms. We’re honoring the war’s area veterans over the next several months with these brief profiles. C.H. “Burt” Peterson Date of birth: Oct. 25, 1915 Dates of service: Oct. 18, 1941 to Aug. 15, 1945 Hometown: Clovis Lives in: Clovis […]

Safety manager pushes for safe Halloween

Airman Thomas Trower With more than half of the nation’s traffic fatalities over past Halloween weekends related to alcohol, Mr. Richard Peterson, 27th Fighter Wing ground safety manager began a strong push toward a safe Halloween season and to remind all party-goers to always remember to designate a sober driver. “Halloween is most often thought […]

10/6 Student Profiles

Mollie Peterson Mollie Peterson is a senior at Clovis Christian School. She is the daughter of Tim and Kim Peterson. What’s so great about your favorite sport? Golf is it is a sport that makes you always want to come back and play again because you know you can always do better. One of the […]

Lady Eagles beat Gateway Christian

By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ sports writer Clovis Christian coach Ceil Boatman said when her team struggles, it’s more mental than physical. Outside hitter Tasha Daale recorded 10 kills and senior setter Mollie Peterson dished out 20 assists, but the Lady Eagles needed four games to finish off winless Gateway Christian on Thursday at CCS. “A […]

Keep children’s safety in mind near school bus stops

School bus safety should be a concern for all. Amn. Thomas Trower It’s time for kids to be out at the bus stops again. While standing at the bus stop might not seem like a hazardous activity, according to an 8th Air Force safety message, each year throughout the United States many children are injured […]

Cannon AFB supporters not only ones with plan

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Buses shuttled citizens to and from the Base Realignment and Closure regional hearing held Wednesday in Fairbanks, Alaska. Business owners closed their doors to join base backers in bumper-to-bumper traffic. Red T-shirts labeled “America Needs Eielson,” were donned by area residents, who scooped up bottles of water offered by […]

Clovis Christian junior wins tourney

CNJ staff LOVINGTON — Clovis Christian junior Mollie Peterson won District 4/1-3A golf competition Tuesday at Lovington Country Club, and she took no prisoners. Peterson, who had already qualified to represent CCS in next week’s state tournament in Grants, shot 85 for an eight-stroke margin win. “She’s qualified (a leg for state) in every tournament […]

Clovis Christian pair atop tourney

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Clovis Christian School junior Mollie Peterson marks her ball on the green during the Clovis Christian Invitational golf tournament on Monday at Clovis Municipal golf course. Peterson shot a 87. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) CNJ staff Clovis Christian golfers Mollie Peterson and Lauren Douma took the top two spots at the inaugural Clovis Christian Invitational […]

Out-of-town medical transfers forcing overtime for EMS workers

By Ryan Lengerich: CNJ staff writer Tim Peterson left Clovis at 11 p.m. on Friday alongside a man having heart problems. This was the back end of his shift that began 16 hours earlier. The Clovis Fire Department lieutenant was destined for Lubbock on a patient transfer. He monitored the man’s chest pains as a […]

Kingsville Hounds latest challenger

By Dave Wagner Maybe he wouldn’t have called his team a Lone Star Conference South Division contender before the season, but Texas A&M-Kingsville men’s basketball coach Pete Peterson thought his squad had a chance to be pretty decent. In the division’s preseason poll, the Javelinas earned just 35 points and finished last out of seven […]

Local Briefs

Darrell Todd Maurina Early risers for miles around Clovis could see a large dark plume of billowing black smoke from a Monday morning tire fire, according to Clovis Fire Department officials. Acting Battalion Chief Tim Peterson said 12 firefighers with three engines, a basket truck, and an ambulance responded at 5:42 a.m. to a tire […]

‘Operation Air Force’ offers glimpse into life

By Darrell Todd Maurina CANNON AIR FORCE BASE — Job shadowing is gaining popularity as more companies give college students the chance to accompany executives or other professional staff for a few weeks during summer vacations to learn by observation what they do each day. That’s a little harder to do in the military. The […]