Education column: District host to quality teachers

In visiting classrooms across our school district, I am continually surprised by the caliber of educators we have. One such remarkable teacher is Terry Pipkin, a science teacher at Marshall Middle School. Now in her 27th year of teaching, I had an opportunity to watch her preparing for a class and observe her interactions with […]

April 8, 2008 Business Briefs

Realtors to meet in Clovis The New Mexico Association of Realtors will hold its spring meeting Thursday through Saturday in Clovis. The meeting has not been held in Clovis for several years, said Diane Moelenbrink, manager of operations for the organization. One reason it is being held in Clovis this year is that the new […]

Pipkin, Leonard

Leonard Pipkin Services: Have been held. Leonard W. “Scooter” Pipkin, 59, of Flint, Texas, died Thursday, Nov. 18, 2004. He was born on March 17, 1945, in Clovis, to Hubert and Billie Jean Pipkin. He graduated from Lee High School in Midland, Texas, and Texas Tech University. He was a certified public accountant working as […]

Clovis schools receive $200,000

By Darrell Todd Maurina Clovis Municipal School Board members learned Tuesday evening the district has received nearly $200,000 in funds from a special library bond issue and $6,168 in three different grants to support smaller projects. According to a budget adjustment request, the district will spend $160,000 for textbooks, $10,000 for software, and $26,177 for […]

Engagements 11/9

Leatherwood-Pipkin Mike and Kathy Leatherwood of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Shana Leatherwood of Clovis, to Jason Pipkin of Clovis, son of Scott and Becky Pipkin of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows at 6 p.m. on Dec. 13, 2003, at the First Baptist Church of Texico. The bride-elect is […]

Business looking up for farmer who sells parachutes

By Gary Mitchell Clovis farmer Scott Pipkin checks the air sock just outside his house to make sure the wind isn’t too strong for takeoff. He enlists his brothers, Stan and Spencer, to help him spread out the parachute. Then he climbs into what looks like a sophisticated go-cart contraption, fires up the two-stroke, 65-horsepower […]