Program aims to keep kids in school

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CNJ staff photo: Robin Coffey Officer Squatch, left, gets students ready to play basketball during an ACT assembly Wednesday at Zia. Robin Coffey Abolish Chronic Truancy (ACT) reaches out to kids with a message: Staying in school can open doors, and dropping out usually leads to roadblocks. At least that’s the message Ninth Judicial District […]

Ag Sense: Staying optimistic on wheat

By Mark Marsalis It doesn’t take very long while driving down the road to notice that things this spring are looking especially green and healthy. For wheat farmers this year, particularly dryland farmers, hopes are high for a good crop yield come harvest time. In fact, the anticipation has been building over the winter with […]

First Person: Gym owner stays fit for holidays

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Oscar Cleare, a personal trainer, says the best ways to stay fit over the holiday is to remain active and use portion control. Oscar Cleare has been a personal trainer for almost 30 years. He now owns his own gym, Bodies in Motion. His secret to staying fit and healthy […]

Former county manager staying on with Leadership New Mexico board

CNJ staff Former Curry County Manager Dick Smith, owner of RLS Consulting in Clovis will continue his position with the Leadership New Mexico 2009-2010 Board of Directors. Established in 1995, Leadership New Mexico’s goals are to

Palin establishes staying power in GOP politics

Freedom New Mexico Sarah Palin’s performance Thursday night

Positive events deserve focus

By Anita Doberman: CNJ Columnist I know that everything that happens in my life is easier if I have a positive attitude. On occasions, my oldest daughter, age seven, seems emotional and overwhelmed by some of her problems at school or on her sport team. (This is of course completely normal, but I thought that […]

CCC pres staying in Clovis

By Ryan Lengerich: CNJ staff writer Beverlee McClure is staying at Clovis Community College. The Austin Community College board of trustees on Monday selected Dallas County Community College Vice Chancellor Roberto Aguero for its top position, for which McClure was also a finalist. ACC officials announced April 6 they were sending visiting groups to the […]