Patient transfers stretching resources

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Firefighter Mike Field performs a routine maintenance check on an ambulance at Station 1. Sharna Johnson Clovis ambulances are spending more and more time taking patients out of town, a dynamic that is starting to stretch resources a little thin. In the last two years, out-of-town ambulance transfers increased 57 […]

Transfers bolster Zias’ depth

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Freedom New Mexico: Clarence Plank ENMU sophomore guard Sorrell Huntington works on 3-point shooting from the three-point line during a recent practice at Greyhound Arena. Huntington, who is also a member of the ENMU rodeo team, started in nine of the 22 games she played for the Zias last season. By Clarence Plank PORTALES — […]

Web site opens sign-ups for GI Bill transfers

By Donna Miles: American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON — It’s official. The Defense Department signed off June 22 on policies and procedures servicemembers will use to transfer their unused Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to their spouses or children, a Pentagon official said. Eligible servicemembers will be able to register their immediate family members to receive […]

Hounds add juco transfers

CNJ staff PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University has added a pair of men’s basketball signees, both junior college transfers, for the 2008-09 season. They are Gerald Brown, a 6-foot-2, 185-pound guard from Kilgore (Texas) College, and Brandon Lewis, a 6-7, 210-pound forward from Faulkner State (Ala.) Community College. Both will be juniors next season. […]

Out-of-town medical transfers forcing overtime for EMS workers

By Ryan Lengerich: CNJ staff writer Tim Peterson left Clovis at 11 p.m. on Friday alongside a man having heart problems. This was the back end of his shift that began 16 hours earlier. The Clovis Fire Department lieutenant was destined for Lubbock on a patient transfer. He monitored the man’s chest pains as a […]