Verizon purchasing portion of Plateau Wireless

CNJ staff Verizon is purchasing a portion of Plateau Wireless but the sale will not affect Plateau customers in Curry, Roosevelt or Quay counties. Plateau CEO Tom Phelps said Saturday that Verizon is purchasing the southwest New Mexico quadrant, which includes portions of Roswell, Carlsbad, Artesia, and Hobbs and Ruidoso. Phelps said the sale won’t […]

First person: Keeping connected

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Courtesy photo: Bob Morgan Jeff Moore retired earlier this month following 35 years with ENMR-Plateau. He left as chief operating officer of the cooperative’s wireline division. When Jeff Moore first moved to Clovis in 1964, it was just a few months before he started selling newspapers along Main Street as a part-time job. Nearly half […]

Plateau recognizes employees

Each year ENMR Plateau recognizes those employees who reach certain milestones in their career at the cooperative. Those recognized in December were: 30 years • Jimmy L.Liles, Wireline Area Supervisor, Logan • Richard Martinez, Wireline CO.Quality Assurance Technician, San Jon • Bruce W. Scott, Manager- Wireline Service Areas, Clayton 25 years • Cip Encinias, Wireline […]

Winter weather presentations offered

CNJ staff ENMR-Plateau is hosting two winter weather presentations today at their offices north of Clovis. Ken Oswald, safety and security manager at ENMR-Plateau said Chief Meteorologist Steve Kersh with KVII in Amarillo will be the presenter. Oswald said Kersh will talk about the winter forecast and provide tips for dealing with winter storms and […]

Plateau receives grant to expand broadband networks

By Argen Duncan: Freedom New Mexico ENMR-Plateau Telecommunications received a federal grant Wednesday of more than $11 million to expand high-speed Internet access in eastern and central New Mexico. According to a news release from the state Department of Information Technology, the company plans to use the American Recovery and Reinvestment money to enhance existing […]

ENMR-Plateau Scholarship winners announced

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Custom Classic tournament will have field of 118 teams

CNJ staff The 25th Plateau Wireless Custom Classic slow-pitch softball tournament begins a three-day run at Guy Leeder Complex tonight, with 118 teams scheduled to participate in five divisions. Tournament co-ordinator Roger Jackson said that as the event has grown, it has not lacked for teams. “Over the years, we’ve had as high as 130 […]

April 15, 2008 Business Briefs

Plateau meeting set for Saturday ENMR-Plateau will hold its annual membership meeting Saturday at Marshall Auditorium in Clovis. Registration is from 8-10 a.m. Agenda items for the meeting include reports of officers and committees, election of board of directors and presentation of the 2008 Education Foundation scholarship winners. Incumbent board members seeking re-election this year […]

3-25-08 Business digest

Plateau approves education grantThe ENMR-Plateau Board of Directors recently approved a Public Safety Education Grant fund and a new Education Foundation School Grant program, according to a news release. The Public Safety Education Grant can be used to assist with training costs for law enforcement, fire protection, emergency medical technician and paramedics in the ENMR-Plateau […]

ENMR Plateau announces rural safety grants

Clovis – Rural Public Safety agencies are often at a disadvantage in expanding their knowledge and meeting mandated training requirements due to a lack of funds available from the municipalities, towns, villages or counties in which they serve. Most rural communities have volunteers who assist in both fire-fighting and emergency medical response. Rural police agencies […]

Business Digest: Plateau ribbon cutting scheduled

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer A ribbon cutting is scheduled 10 a.m. today for the Plateau Superstore, located on 2701 N. Prince St. The location is the second in Clovis for Plateau, which also operates a store on the corner of Sixth and Main streets. The 30,000-square-foot building is adjacent to North Plains Mall. […]

Business digest — May 8

Forum set for findings on Clovis’ economy The University of New Mexico’s Bureau of Business and Economic Research will present the findings of its assessment of Clovis’ economy at a public forum hosted by Clovis MainStreet, according to a Clovis MainStreet news release. The forum will be from 10 a.m. to noon May 22 in […]

April 10, 2007 Business Digest

ENMR-Plateau annual meeting set ENMR-Plateau is holding its cooperative membership meeting at 10 a.m. April 21 in Santa Rosa in the high school gymnasium, according to an ENMR-Plateau news release. Trementina and White Lakes areas. The cooperative’s Interactive Television (ITV) system will be in use for the meeting, allowing cooperative members to participate and not […]

PLATEAU HOLIDAY CLASSIC: Champs again

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La Cueva’s Laura Burnett, left, attempts to steal the ball from Clovis High’s Antiesha Brown. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Greg Price: CNJ sports writer A day after giving him his 500th career coaching win, the Clovis Lady Wildcats gave coach Miles Watters another reason to celebrate. Junior Ebony Bunton scored a game-high 23 […]

Reporter’s notebook: District attorney, Plateau team up against domestic violence

The 9th Judicial District Attorney’s office and Plateau Wireless have joined together to give victims of domestic violence and abuse access to 911 through a program called “Donate a Lifeline.” Plateau will donate used cell phones and wireless service permitting calls to 911 for victims of abuse and domestic violence, according to a press release […]

4/11 Business digest

Renovated Clovis Inn joins new chain With its renovation complete, the Clovis Inn and Suites at 2912 Mabry Drive joins the Best Western hotel chain, according to a news release from the hotel chain. The hotel offers 96 rooms, including 18 suites, and features complimentary continental breakfast, an on-site restaurant, outdoor swimming pool, hot tub, […]

Education digest — Feb. 23

CCC narrows president search Five finalists in the search for a new Clovis Community College president have been recommended to the CCC Board of Trustees, according to Jay Gurley, chairman of the CCC Presidential Search Committee. Gurley said the finalists who were recommended by the committee hail from various regions of the country. He said […]

Chamber hands out awards

CNJ staff The following awards were handed out Friday at the Clovis-Curry County Chamber banquet: • Leadership Awards: Clovis Community College, Director of the New Mexico Military Base Planning Commission Hanson Scott • Ambassador Spirit Award: Norma Patterson • Ambassador of the Year: Jacque Ochs • Business of the Year: ENMR Plateau • Volunteer of […]

12/13 Business Digest

First State Bank to change name Access Bank of Clovis, acquired by First State Bancorporation in the summer, will soon change its name to First Community Bank, officials said. A company official said customers should not expect any major changes in service, but “a few” employees in the accounting department may lose their jobs. “We […]

Plateau laying fiber-optic cable

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Mark Battles of Cable Vision INC. uses a ditchwitch to drop fiber-optic lines from the back of a building off Mitchell Street. (Staff photo: Sharna Johnson) By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer Plateau Telecommunications plans to lay fiber-optic lines through many of Clovis’ business corridors in hopes of challenging its chief competition, Qwest. The approximate […]