1/31 Business digest

Plateau completes fiber installation Plateau Telecommunications of Clovis recently completed the installation of its latest fiber technology, according to a company press release. Jeff Moore, the company’s chief operating officer, said the company invested more than $5 million to bury fiber optic cable in the main business corridors of Clovis. He said the installation will […]

Best part of skiing: cappuccino afterward

By Mona Charen: Syndicated Columnist We’ve all had our little jokes about how risk-averse Americans are. I’ve joined in myself, ridiculing labels on paint cans that warn “Do not ingest” and labels on beach balls cautioning “Not intended as a flotation device.” But I’ve just been snow skiing for the first time and can now […]

Sept. 25 School Menus

Clovis Elementary

Clovis pizza place on the move


Area Manager John Rink stands in front of the future site of Pizza Hut, on the 1200 block of West 21st Street. CNJ staff photo: Jack King. By Jack King: CNJ staff writer A Clovis Pizza Hut is delivering itself to a new location. John Rink, general manager of Clovis’ Pizza Huts, said moving one […]

Pizza delivery driver assaulted

By Darrell Todd Maurina Clovis police want to find the man responsible for robbing a pizza delivery driver Sunday afternoon. According to police reports, a 25-year-old driver for Pizza Hut received an order about 3:30 p.m. to deliver a pizza to an address on Connie Lane. While he was knocking on the front door, two […]

Men, women planets apart

By Curtis Shelburne MEN, WOMEN ARE PLANETS APART If I ever actually had any doubt (and I didn’t) that, to borrow from the wise guy’s book title, men really are from Mars and women really are from Venus, getting dinner on a recent evening would have put that doubt to rest yet again. There was […]

School Menus 1/4

Clovis Elementary Monday: Staff development — no school. Tuesday: Breakfast — Banana nut muffin, juice, milk. Lunch — Chicken pattie on a bun, tater tots, lettuce, pickles, pears, milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Waffles, juice, milk. Lunch — Pizza, veggie sticks, ranch dressing, mixed fruit, milk. Thursday: Breakfast — Bagel with cream cheese, juice, milk. Lunch […]

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: […]

Pizza driver told to stand and deliver

By Darrell Todd Maurina Clovis police are looking for a knife-wielding robber who stole an undetermined amount of money from a pizza delivery man Wednesday evening. According to Lt. M.J. Ingram, the delivery man was stopped at a yield sign at the corner of Tierra Blanca and Las Palomas roads about 7:30 p.m. when a […]

Eating a way of charity


Joshua Bonney, 2, shows his father Mark Bonney a burrito as they eat with their family during the 13th annual Food Fest Thursday at North Plains Mall. By Helena Rodriguez Jalapeno peanut brittle. Shrimp cocktail. Ribs. Strawberry shortcake. Fried wontons. Burritos. Strawberry smoothies. Pizza. A smorgasbord — from appetizers to entrees to dessert, not necessarily […]