Governor signs hay transport bill

Gov. Susana Martinez signed a bill Tuesday evening at the agricultural feed in the senate roundhouse that will allow the transportation of oversized hay loads on state roads. Senate Bill 56, sponsored by Sen. Stuart Ingle, R-Portales, will help livestock owners deal with ongoing drought conditions in the state that have placed an enormous strain […]

Stuart Ingle recognized

CNJ staff State Senate Minority Leader Stuart Ingle, R-Portales, will be recognized by the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce with its inaugural Legislative Award for working diligently for the business community and for “fiscal leadership while making difficult fiscal decisions for New Mexico that combine both high risk and high subjectivity.” Ingle will receive the […]

Legislation would extend tax exemption

CNJ staff Legislation sponsored by Sen. Stuart Ingle, R-Portales, would keep in place a gross receipts tax exemption for building contracters working at Cannon Air Force Base. The Senate Corporations and Transportation Committee passed Senate Bill 160 earlier this week, and the legislation is now heading to the Senate Finance Committee. The exemption is set […]

Anniversaries —

Douglas Sharon and Bernard Douglas will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary Dec. 15. The couple married Dec. 15, 1980, in Clovis. They have two daughters, Tiffany Forrest (Andrew) and Kimberly Wormington (Stuart). In addition they have three grandsons, two granddogs, and one grandbunny. Sharon is employed at Los Ninos and Bernard is retired military.

Area residents recognized at Melrose banquet

CNJ staff Seven people were recognized with awards during a Nov. 6 banquet hosted by the Melrose Chamber of Commerce. President James Townson said the banquet was the first held by the chamber in two years and attendees enjoyed dinner entertainment from Ronnie Fouts and Neil Delk, as well as the company of distinguished guests […]

Melrose Bombing Range spared from legislative cuts

By Argen Duncan: Cannon Connections The $5 million for expansion at the Melrose Bombing Range has escaped cuts in the Legislature. State Sen. Stuart Ingle, R-District 27, said the money is there for now, although he doesn’t know what the governor will propose. Clovis Mayor Gayla Brumfield said the project has been around since the […]

Officials: Bombing range expansion money safe for now

By Argen Duncan: Freedom New Mexico The $5 million for expansion at the Melrose Bombing Range has escaped cuts in the Legislature. State Sen. Stuart Ingle, R-Portales, said the money is there for now, although he doesn’t know what the governor will propose. Clovis Mayor Gayla Brumfield said the project has been around since the […]

District 27 State Senate candidate profile: Stuart Ingle

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District 27 State Senator Stuart Ingle is seeking re-election to the senate. Editor’s note: The Clovis News Journal asked District 27 Senate candidates to answer the following questions in 300 words or less. The answers were edited for spelling and style. The primary is June 3. Name: Stuart Ingle Age: 60 Occupation: Farmer and rancher […]

Jensen, Loyce “Alliene”

Loyce “Alliene” Jensen, 72, of Katy, Texas, died Saturday, April 29, 2006, at Christus St. Catherine Hospital in Katy. She was born Jan. 23, 1934, to Steve Allen Pillow and Althea Suther Pillow in Bovina, Texas, and raised in Clovis. She married James L. Jensen on Feb. 1, 1957, in Clovis. She was primarily a […]

Student profile: Stuart Pettigrew

Stuart W. Pettigrew is a senior at Clovis High School. He is the son of Douglas and Sherry Pettigrew. What’s your idea of a perfect day? No homework, no school, and not working and just practicing my trumpet. If money were no object, what would you do to make the world a better place? Teach […]

Adams, Pamela

Pamela Adams Services: Have been held. Pamala Xan Adams, 48, of Amarillo, died Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2003, at her home. She was born on April 15, 1955, in Fort Sumner. She was raised in Roswell and graduated from Goddard High School. She worked at The Claim Restaurant as a manager and at Harvard Petroleum. She […]