Kona lends ear to tutor program

Cannon Connections photo: Liliana Castillo Chris Beach, left, and Kona, middle, listen as Jake Jackson reads a Spiderman book at the Clovis-Carver Public Library. Liliana Castillo Kona, a large Burnese mountain dog, sits patiently listening as the children he towers over read books to him. Kona is a certified therapy dog who lends a non-judgmental […]

Dog lends ears to reading program

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Chris Beach, left, and Kona, middle, listen as Jake Jackson reads a Spiderman book Wednesday at the Clovis-Carver Public Library. Beach and Kona listen and help children read for two hours every Wednesday. Liliana Castillo Kona, a large Burnese mountain dog, sits patiently listening as the children he towers over […]

Commission discusses proposed wind turbine ordinance

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer The Planning and Zoning Commission discussed Wednesday a proposed ordinance regulating the installation of wind turbines in the city. Commission Chairman Tom Martin said the need for an ordinance addressing wind turbines surfaced because the city Building Safety Department has received numerous inquiries from residents who want to install […]

Majestic wind towers intriguing sight

By Grant McGee: Local columnist I was on my way to work in the pre-dawn darkness when I saw them on the southwestern horizon. I’d never seen them before. I don’t know if I’d never noticed, if the conditions were just right or if they had just been turned on. “They” were dozens of red […]

Gunshot victim arrested for earlier exchange of gunfire

CNJ staff The victim of a gunshot wound was arrested Wednesday night upon his release from the hospital for his role in an exchange of gunfire on a city street a day earlier, according to District Attorney Matt Chandler. Police believe Benardo Rodriguez, 36, of Clovis was standing in a driveway in the vicinity of […]

Wind farm near Elida close to completion

By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers The wind farm near Elida is nearing completion and will be generating power to homes in New Mexico, West Texas and Oklahoma by the beginning of 2006. Dave Hayward, field engineer of the wind-farm project, said 98 of the 120 wind turbines are in place and the completion date for […]