Freeze, possible snow predicted

Kevin Wilson Nobody expects much hardship from tonight’s predicted snowfall, but a little touch of prevention never hurts. After a hot and dry summer, the area’s first snowfall is predicted for late tonight and early Thursday, with a low of 33 degrees and an 80-percent chance of precipitation, according to weather.com. The site calls for [...]

Voters seek leaders who have new ideas

Contenders for the Republican nomination for president would best serve voters in tonight’s debate if they focused on ideas and their own records, rather than anti-Obama rhetoric. This debate could be the most telling thus far because it may be the first to feature Texas Gov. Rick Perry alongside the other candidates, should severe wildfires [...]

Live webcast of the city of Clovis town hall meeting 6 p.m. (MDT) tonight

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Band takes top honors at Zia competition

CNJ staff The Clovis High band pulled an encore Saturday in Albuquerque, winning top honors at the Zia Marching Band Fiesta at the University of New Mexico. The band won the state championship and the grand championship in the 32-band field from New Mexico, Texas and Colorado. Coupled with Tournament of the Bands last weekend [...]

Start of Hounds football game delayed again

The start of Eastern New Mexico University’s football game tonight against Southern Nazarene at Greyhound Stadium has been delay again at 7:20 p.m. because lightning. The game is the season opener for both teams.

Election blog: At least five AGs have come from Clovis

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Max Best of Clovis places his ballot into a voting machine Tuesday at Zia Elementary School. Best said it his civic duty to vote, “you can’t complain if you’re not taking part.” By David Stevens: FNM editor Tuesday night’s blog reported at least four New Mexico attorneys general have come [...]

Christmas at zoo ride leaves at 6 p.m.

Christmas at the Zoo Bus rides to view holiday yard of the month properties will leave the Clovis Municipal Zoo at 6 p.m. tonight.

Press release: Clovis Community College campus to close due to inclement weather

The campus will close today at 4 p.m. No classes will be held tonight and the Health and Fitness Center will not be open.

ENMU notes: Hounds host exhibition game Wednesday

CNJ staff PORTALES — The Eastern New Mexico University men’s basketball team, under first-year coach Andrew Helton, will host the New Mexico All-Stars in an 8 p.m. exhibition game Wednesday at Greyhound Arena. The contest will be a final tuneup for the Greyhounds, who open the regular season at home on Tuesday against cross-state rival [...]

Meetings watch: Clovis school board

CNJ staff A Clovis Municipal School Board meeting will be held at Zia Elementary School at 5:30 tonight. Among things to be discussed are: • Recognition of the volunteer of the year and state board of education’s Excellence for Student Achievement award recipient. • A name change from the CHS Freshman Campus to the CHS [...]