Officials: No new information on egg farm fire

CNJ Staff A parent company has reported no new information regarding Thursday’s fire at an egg plant near Farwell. Tim Dawson, chief financial officer for Cal-Maine, based in Jackson, Miss., said there is no new information beyond what the company released Friday, one day after a fire destroyed four laying buildings and killed approximately 800,000 […]

April 26 Letters to the Editor

Freedom New Mexico Defending U.S. journalist hypocrisy Your April 17 editorial regarding the unjust detention of reporter Roxana Saberi in Iran certainly stirred strong feelings. “Snatching U.S. citizens from the streets and filing bogus charges against them” is infuriating.Then I realized that my country has been engaged in similar behavior for the past eight years […]

Udall: Budget makes key investments to jumpstart U.S. economy

U.S. Senator Tom Udall, D-N.M., today released the following statement regarding the Senate’s passage of a budget for Fiscal Year 2010: “The Senate’s budget moves America towards a future with more clean energy jobs, a quality education for all of our children and a health care system that works for all of us.

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Bingaman to hold energy committee hearing regarding energy development on public lands

On Tuesday, U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman will hold an Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing to examine energy development on federal lands, including the Outer Continental Shelf.

Clovis Mayor Brumfield to give state of the city address

Clovis Mayor Gayla Brumfield will be giving a State of the City address to the citizens of Clovis at 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 17th, 2009 at the Clovis-Carver Public Library, 701 Main Street. The purpose of the address is to inform the public regarding the accomplishments and activities of the City of Clovis over the […]

March 8, Letters to the Editor

Open burning needs to be addressed The Clovis News Journal recently published two stories regarding grass fires.Both articles missed great opportunities to do something to curb the occurrence of grass/wild fires in our area.Open burning of refuse has been banned by state regulations since 2004. Why? Because a major portion of today’s wastes contain plastic. […]

U.S. can’t push Middle East peace process

Freedom New Mexico Perhaps the most poignant headline we saw regarding last week’s parliamentary elections in Israel ran over a Reuters story: “Israel faces gridlock, peace prospects dim.” Big surprise. Israel has a parliamentary system, meaning a prospective prime minister must put together a majority coalition in the 120-member Knesset, or Parliament. Current foreign minister […]

Regarding goals, perceptions matter

By Margie Blatnik: Guest Columnist Our perceptions matter a great deal when it comes to achieving our goals.

Jan. 22 Letters to the Editor

Money already wasted on schools Regarding “Legislators brace for budget cutbacks” on www.cnjonline.com: Dennis Roch is nuts or blind. Half of our states’ annual budget already goes to “education” and what good has it done? Kids are being allowed to graduate when they don’t know how to read, can’t do basic math problems, have no […]

Two sought for questioning in connection with homicide

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Jerry Casiano By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Police are looking for two persons of interest regarding the Saturday homicide of 54-year-old Elizabeth McAdams in her home on Lea Street, according to a Clovis Police Department press release. Police said Jerry Casiano, 27, and Veronica Galvan, 32, may have information about the homicide. Police do […]

Dec. 21, 2008 Letters to the Editor

Activists misrepresented Clovis Regarding Daphna Nachminovitch’s letter published Dec. 14: It is time for the truth about euthanasia by injection (EBI).

Animal task force plans recommendations

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CNJ Staff Photo: Tony Bullocks Clovis Animal Control supervisor Louisa Maestas comforts a Chihuahua that was turned into the shelter. By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Members of the Clovis animal control task force discussed how to present their recommendations regarding the city’s animal regulations during the Nov. 20 city commission meeting. The nine-member task […]

Oct. 22 Letters to the Editor

Chandler assumptions unfounded Regarding Sunday’s letter from Amber Workheiser referencing differences between the two candidates for Curry County commissioner in District 5: I appreciate that her candidate, Paul Barnes, has some good experience, and has an excellent reputation. I do not, however, appreciate her remarks about his opponent, Caleb Chandler. Caleb has served in local […]

News release regarding fatal accident

Editor’s note: The following statement about a fatal car accident was received Sunday afternoon from Capt. Lonnie Berry via e-mail under the heading news release. On Sunday October 19, 2008, at approximately 740am, Portales Police Officer Leslie Tibbs observed a 2000 Plymouth 4 door car east bound on Spruce street. Officer Tibbs was driving towards […]

Letters to the Editor: Malkin made me an Obama voter

Regarding last Sunday’s Michelle Malkin column (“Team Obama tactics ‘in your face’”): The article was uninformed fear mongering. It portrayed anyone who sports a sign supporting Obama as being confrontational. I have never had a problem of the type that was so graphically spelled out in this article. Malkin has accomplished something with this article […]

Town hall meeting scheduled regarding Hull Street Overpass

The City of Clovis will hold a Town Hall meeting at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 5th, 2008, in the Clovis City Hall Assembly Room, 321 Connelly Street, Clovis to address questions and concerns relating to the July 29th, 2008 closure of the Hull Street Overpass and to outline a course of action regarding the repairs […]

Public hearing canceled

A public hearing regarding a burn ban ordinance in Curry County scheduled for Friday is canceled, according to Curry County Manager Lance Pyle. The county has decided not to pursue the ordinance.

AFSOC response to GAO report

Statement released Wednesday by Air Force Special Operations Command regarding the Jan. 18 Government Accountability Office report on Cannon Air Force Base: Air Force Special Operations Command worked closely with the General Accounting Office, throughout the audit process, to provide information regarding the transfer of people and equipment to Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. The […]