Diamond notes: What we do today affects us tomorrow

U.S. Air Force graphic by 2nd Lt. Stephanie Strine Diamond Notes is a monthly column from the 27th Special Operations Wing’s first sergeants. The first sergeant is the senior enlisted member of a unit and reports directly to the commander as the chief adviser concerning the enlisted force. He or she is responsible for morale, […]

Education column: District’s principals positive force

By Penny Bailey: Clovis Municipal Schools Tomorrow is the first day of the New Year… ready or not, change is here. So, when you hear something is going to ‘change’, what is the first emotion you feel? For me, it is usually tension. I am never too sure how this new change is going to […]

New Mexico House delegation announces new GI bill benefits to take effect tomorrow

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Press release: Clovis Aquatics Center reopening Saturday

The Clovis Aquatics Center located at 1700 E. 7th Street will re-open at noon tomorrow, Saturday, June 6th, 2009. Operating hours will be noon to 6:00 p.m., Saturday, June 6th, 2009 and noon to 6:00 p.m. Sunday, June 7th, 2009. After this weekend, regular hours of operation will be 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and […]

Advisory: Rep. Luj

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Advisory, Rio Rancho, Tomorrow: Rep. Luj

On Friday, Rep. Ben Ray Luj

In world of unsure events, Jesus assures us

By Judy Brandon: CNJ Religion Columnist It was on the highway that runs some miles outside Show Low, Ariz. It is the Salt River Canyon highway, and the sharp curves and high, steep hills of this canyon are intimidating. I have heard of many mishaps on that highway. My husband remembers traveling through the canyon […]

Folks should make time for small things

By Helena Rodriguez: Local Columnist I ran into my comadre Connie Pacheco recently, and Connie, my daughter Laura’s godmother, told us to visit her. I planned to, but I kept putting it off. I finally went last Friday, only it was for her husband’s funeral. My daughter’s godfather, Robert Pacheco Sr., passed away after a […]

Behind the scenes: Plan changes costly

By Cotty Chubb: Editor’s note: The producers of “Believe in Me,” a film about a 1960s Oklahoma girl’s basketball team’s run at the state title, will write a daily diary in the Clovis News Journal until filming ends in Clovis later this month. The sun is shining brightly down here in Portales, while we’re shooting […]

Disaster flick relies on special effects

Ben Kessler: Ben to the movies A little anecdote: I walked into the theater to purchase my ticket and asked the lady behind the counter, “Can I have a ticket for ‘The Day After Tomorrow?’” To which she replied with a wry smile, “Sorry, we don’t sell advance tickets.” I thought I’d share that with […]

Goals are far-reaching for youth group members

Editor’s note: This is the 15th in a series of United Way agency profiles scheduled for publication each Sunday, Wednesday and Friday through Sunday. By Eric Butler CNJ CORRESPONDENT While the participants in “Reach For Tomorrow” may be thinking about short-term rewards, the organizers are hoping to veer the youngsters’ minds into longer-range goals. And, […]