CCC texting emergency alerts

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Clovis Community College students can now receive emergency alerts via text message. CCC president John Neibling told Board of Trustee members Wednesday that students will receive text alerts and e-mail notifications for school closures and emergency conditions. “If something bad happens here, we can say, ‘Don’t come,’” he said. […]

Feb. 15, 1977

Tim Sanders, Janet Minyard, Randy Sparks and Cheryl Schmidt were among local winners at the Texas Tech Spring Forensic. … Delvin Schutes, Clovis High’s interim golf coach, scored a hole-in-one at Colonial Park Country Club. He used a five iron on the 205-yard second hole. … The mid-week specials at Gibson’s Discount Center included house […]

Cannon has new commander

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Col. John Posner, left, and Col. Scott West salute during a change of command ceremony Monday at Cannon Air Force Base. West was vice commander at Spangdahlem Air Base in Germany. (Staff photo: Sharna Johnson) By Andy Jackson: CNJ staff writer Military and community members filled hundreds of folding chairs inside a massive aircraft hangar […]

College reorganizes student services

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Amber Ludington takes a placement test Wednesday in the new testing facility in the Dr. H.A. Miller Student Services Center at Clovis Community College. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Leslie Radford: CNJ Staff writer Clovis Community College is reorganizing its Department of Student Services. Dean of Student Services Michelle Schmidt said relocating the offices […]

Organizing show tough

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Staff Sgt. Sarah Cross, of the 27th Security Forces Squadron, checks a bag at the entrance to the 2004 Air Expo on Saturday at Cannon Air Force Base. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer Despite Saturday’s rainy weather, the 2004 Air Expo at Cannon Air Force Base was completed as scheduled. […]

New gates open at Cannon

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Airman 1st Class Jason Knockaert, 27th Security Forces Squadron, tests the buttons for the pop-up barriers at Cannon’s new main gate. The redesigned gate opened for traffic at midnight Friday. (Freedom Newspapers: Keith Pannell) By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer Cannon personnel and Clovis citizens met Friday afternoon to celebrate the completion and re-opening of […]

CCC increases budget to raise teachers’ salaries

CNJ STAFF In a meeting lasting less than 10 minutes, the Clovis Community College Board of Trustees voted Wednesday morning to approve a series of budget adjustments for the current fiscal year and adopt a proposed 2004-2005 operating budget of $14.8 million. In a summary statement on the proposed budget, CCC President Beverlee McClure wrote […]

Yates turns over command to Posner

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Lt. Gen. Randall M. “Mark” Schmidt, left, commander of the 12th Air Force, gives command of the 27th Fighter Wing to Col. John D. Posner, center, during Friday’s change of command ceremony. Col. Robert Yates is at right. By Darrell Todd Maurina Leaving offers bittersweet moment for the man in charge. CANNON AIR FORCE BASE […]

Pelzel, Mary

Mary Pelzel Services: Have been held. Mary A. Pelzel, 84, of Hays, Kan., died Wednesday, June 25, 2003, at Hays Medical Center in Hays. She was born Jan. 1, 1919, in Catherine, Kan., to Fred and Margaret Dinkel Schmidt. She married Alphonse Pelzel. She worked in housekeeping at a university in Hays. She was a […]

Local Air Force officer picked for court-martial panel

A Cannon Air Force Base lieutenant colonel has been named to a court martial jury panel that will determine the future of an Illinois National Guard pilot who mistakenly dropped a bomb that killed four Canadian soldiers in Afghanistan on April 17, 2002. According to the Air Force news service, on June 30 Maj. Harry […]