Sept. 17, 2008

HOLLYWOOD–God bless America, and how’s everybody? • Wall Street teetered Monday after Lehman Brothers went under and Merrill Lynch got sold. The markets were shaken. It got so bad that Securities and Exchange Commission investigators ran outside to see if there were any planes sticking out of the building. • New York’s Mercantile Exchange saw […]

Sept. 16, 2008 Business Digest

Bar president speaking at K-Bob’s State Bar President Craig Orraj will introduce a new education program designed to inform high school students about the law at the Curry-Roosevelt County Bar Association meeting at K-Bob’s on Friday, according to a State Bar of New Mexico press release. Titled “Know the Law Before the Law Knows You: […]

Sept. 16, 2008

HOLLYWOOD–God bless America, and how’s everybody? • The New York Giants nixed a stadium naming rights deal with the German insurance company Allianz on Friday. It was a moral decision. Allianz once had strong ties to Nazi Germany, and the football team doesn’t want to be associated with the losing side. • Hurricane Ike laid […]

Sept. 14, 2008 Anniversaries

Heller Christian and Regina Heller of Clovis will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary on Sept. 17, 2008, at their home. The celebration will be hosted by the couple. They couple was married Sept. 17, 1978, at Fort Polk, La. The have three children and seven grandchildren. He is a reverend. She is a caretaker. Invitations […]

Sept. 14, 2008 Births

Williams DeMarcus Rashad Williams was born Sept. 2, 2008, at Plains Regional Medical Center to DeMarcus and Brittni Williams of Clovis. He weighed 7 pounds and 1 ounce. Grandparents are Stephen and Rachel Page of Clovis and DeMarco and Cynthia Williams of Lawton, Okla. Great-grandparents are Edward and Thelma Villa of Clovis; Longino and Alice […]

Sept. 14, 2008 Club Notes

Clovis Quilter’s Club The Clovis Quilter’s Club met Sept. 8 at Trinity Lutheran Church with 17 members in attendance, including newest member, Beth Franks. Sheryl Abdill called the meeting to order. Pat Hensley gave the treasurer’s report. Upcoming events were discussed. Volunteers were asked to sign up for the 2009 High Plains and the Llano […]

Sept. 14, 2008 School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Egg on a raft/toast, cereal or toast, juice and milk

Sept. 14, 2008 Senior Calendar

La Casa Senior Center 1120 Cameo St. Sunday: 1-5 p.m. Dance, Los Abuelitos in Portales. Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish. Monday:

Sept. 14, 2008 Sunday Calendar

Activities Baxter-Curren Senior Center Bingo — 1 p.m., Thursdays, 908 Hickory. Information: 762-3631 Baxter-Curren Jam Session — 6:30 p.m., first and third Tuesdays, 908 Hickory. Music instrument playing. Information: 762-3631 Baxter-Curren Music Sessions — 6 p.m., second and fourth Tuesdays, 908 Hickory. Music singing and playing. Information: 762-3631 Circle Eight Squares — 9 p.m., first […]

Sept. 15, 2008

HOLLYWOOD–God bless America, and how’s everybody? • Scotland Yard warned Thursday that an e-mail claiming to contain a Barack Obama sex video is actually a computer virus. There’s a sex video in it, but it’s not Barack Obama. And it’s not really sex, the guy is just trying to help the pig over the fence. […]

Sept. 14, 2008

BEVERLY HILLS–God bless America, and how’s everybody? • Sarah Palin flew home to Alaska Wednesday before she flies back to rejoin John McCain this week. It’s a lot of time in the air. Everyone’s searching the web for any video of Barack Obama saying John McCain will be an agent of change when pigs fly. […]

Sept. 14, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 10 a.m. Sept. 5 an officer responded to a home in the 500 block of West Street for an extortion complaint. A woman said she allowed her estranged husband to spend the night because she was afraid and couldn’t get him […]

Sept. 12, 2008 Sports Briefs

Saturday Club Championship — 7 a.m., tee time. Through Sept. 14. Whispering Winds Golf Course. Entry fee is $25 per person and includes closest to the pin contest and lunch on second day. Entry fee does not include green and cart fees. Alien Night — 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Cannon Lanes. Spin the wheel […]

Sept. 12, 2008 Movie Schedule


Sept. 12, 2008 What's Happening

Today Open Recreation — 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., for tweens and 7 to 10 p.m. for teens. Activities include: Game challenge, 4-H gardening, Fit Factor, Teen issues/discussions and skill tech.

Sept. 12, 2008 Religion Calendar

Saturday Food and clothing give away — 9-10:30 a.m., Matt 25 Hope Center, 1200 Thornton St. Information: 763-4400. Sunday Men’s Non-denominational Bible Class — 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., North Plains Mall Cinema, 2809 N. Prince St., Clovis. Free coffee and donuts. Teacher: Don Reid. Morning Worship — 9:45 a.m. ,Sunday School. Clovis Landmark Missionary […]

Residents recall 9/11 memories


CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks The Cannon Air Force Base Honor Guard presented the colors as part of a Patriots Day ceremony Thursday at Patriot Outdoors. Patriot Outdoors owner Stephen Powell gave a speech on patriotism. By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Marie Lou McAnulla said tears flowed down her face Thursday as soon as […]

Sept. 12, 2008 Public Record

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records from September 4 through Wednesday: • Andre De Sean Johnson, 20, to Ebony Marsharee Walker, 20, both of Clovis • Wesley Dean Thompson, 52, to Karen Moody Bass, 58, both of Amarillo • Angel Socorro Caraven, 32, to Sonya Renee Baros, 37, both of Portales • […]

Sept. 12, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 2 p.m. Sept. 3 an officer responded to a residence in the 700 block of Axtell Street for a domestic dispute. A woman said when she came home and woke her husband, he went into a rage, breaking furniture and hitting […]

Sept. 12, 2008

HOLLYWOOD–God bless America, and how’s everybody? • The White House announced that the Treasury Department seized Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac on Sunday. Confusion reigned initially. When it was first reported that the government had seized Fannie, Democrats thought they could impeach George Bush at last. • The Interior Department was faced with a sex […]