State congressman suggests national publicity campaign to aid Cannon fight

By Ryn Gargulinski: CNJ staff writer A question posed by Congressman Steve Pearce made one local business owner think of the Oscar Mayer Weiner. Specifically, Sid Strebeck envisioned the Oscar Mayer Weinermobile, or something equally recognizable and memorable that eastern New Mexico could use to glean national attention to help save Cannon Air Force base. […]

Officials concerned development may contaminate water at Ute

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Dan Synnott of Clovis rides a jet ski during a May visit at Ute Lake near Logan (CNJ file photo). Mike Linn Two area developers with big plans for Ute Lake have met resistance from officials who fear development may contaminate the lake’s water, reserved as a future drinking supply for residents of eastern New […]

Clovis High graduates encouraged to find a purpose greater than themselves

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Clovis senior Justin Pinckney speaks to nearly 400 fellow graduating seniors about “The Game of Life” during Saturday’s Clovis High School commencement at Rock Staubus Gymnasium. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth. By Darrell Todd Maurina: CNJ staff writer As nearly 400 members of the Clovis High School Class of 2004 prepared to graduate Saturday morning, […]

Education Briefs 4/22

Seniors get $25,000 ENMR scholarship The ENMR Plateau Education Foundation awarded more than $25,000 in educational scholarships at the Cooperative’s Annual Membership Meeting on April 17 in Grady. Jordan Strebeck of Clovis received the 2004 Robert M. Harris Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship is worth $6,400. Strebeck is the son of Sid and Selena Strebeck of […]

Alliance fears Matt. 25 will affect Lighthouse Mission

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Susie Aramijo, kitchen manager, left, and employee Michelle Sandoval, serve spaghetti for lunch Thursday at the Lighthouse Mission. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth By Darrell Todd Maurina: CNJ staff writer As a homeless shelter and soup kitchen in Clovis struggle to raise money to meet an end-of-the-year deadline for kitchen upgrades, some members of the […]

Congressman could raise up to $10,000 for Matt. 25

By Darrell Todd Maurina: CNJ staff writer A student group at Clovis High School is bringing a U.S. Congressman to Clovis to help raise money for the Matt. 25 ministry center. The Fellowship of Christian Athletes, led by organizational president Jordan Strebeck, is selling $25 tickets to an April 23 dinner at which Rep. Steve […]

Matt. 25 hires pastor to remodel old hosptial

By Darrell Todd Maurina A Spanish-speaking pastor raised by missionaries in Central America will be the first executive director in charge of turning the abandoned Clovis Memorial Hospital into a community ministry resource center. The steering committee for the Matt. 25 project voted Monday night to name the Rev. Steve Brown, 37, a licensed pastor […]

Strebeck won’t be playing for Zias

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Jennifer Strebeck By Eric Butler Jennifer Strebeck, who helped lead Texico to three straight state girls basketball championships, has decided to leave the Eastern New Mexico University program. A psychology major, the 5-foot-8 Strebeck was a backup guard for the Zias last year as a freshman. Eastern coach Dan Buzzard said that Strebeck, who could […]