Engagements — Aug. 29

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Warner-Lewis Kendra Kay Warner and Dillon Ryan Lewis, both of Clovis, will be married Sept. 4, 2010, at The Rose Garden on Pleasant Hill highway at 7 p.m. The prospective bride is the daughter of Kenny Warner of Felt, Okla., and Paula Gilbert of Sunray, Texas. The prospective groom is the son of Donald Ray […]

Global warming bill could have been disastrous

Freedom New Mexico The Lieberman-Warner global warming bill, defeated last month

Rats! That’s one big varmint

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer A Clovis woman was surprised Tuesday when her pit bull puppy brought her a gift. Laying in the yard with two scrounged socks was a large, dead rat. Wilma Stotts said the rodent’s size startled her. “I’ve never seen a rat that big; that rat was longer than my […]

Wet weather means mosquitoes abound

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Francis Warner, a Vector Control Officer for the City of Clovis, looks at a test tube filled with creek water. Warner takes samples of water with mosquito larvae to test for West Nile virus. CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer In the pre-dawn hours, while most residents are sleeping, Francis […]

Commander keeps vow to make positive changes

Janet Taylor-Birkey Eighteen years ago, Lt. Col. Roseanne Warner, 27th Medical Operations Squadron commander, was the mother of a six-week-old baby girl and was performing her annual physical training test. Knowing that six weeks postpartum was too quick to do the required strenuous testing, she thought, “One day I am going to change things.” “It […]

Lincoln-Jackson honor roll

Names of some honor-roll students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. Third Grade A: Robert Acuna, Erica Colon, Lillian Lee, Amanda Myers, Elisa Dixon Scott, Hailey Skelton A/B: Esperanza Baca, Isaiah Callahan, Faith Cano, Tyler Clark, Jamani McClendon, Richard Ramirez, Andrew Sena, Jesus Uribe Fourth Grade A: Samantha Cano, Victoria Fox, Kristian […]

2/4 Lincoln-Jackson honor roll

Third Grade A Honor Roll: Amanda Myers, Erica Colon, Elisa Dixon Scott, Hailey Skelton, Robert Acuna, Lillian Lee A/B Honor Roll: Esperanza Baca, Isaiah Callahan, Faith Cano, Tyler Clark, Jamani McClendon, Richard Ramirez, Andrew Sena, Jesus Uribe Fourth Grade A Honor Roll: Victoria Fox, Kristian Hughes, Samantha Cano, Makenzy Pack, Talynn Portillo, Carrie Sharp, Justus […]

Honor Roll: Lincoln-Jackson Arts Academy

CNJ Staff Lincoln-Jackson Arts Academy Third Grade: A Honor Roll – Amanda Myers, Hailey Skelton, Robert Acuna, Lillian Lee. Third Grade: A/B Honor Roll – Esperanza Baca, Isaiah Callahan, Faith Cano, Tyler Clark, Erica Colon, Albert Devenport, Elisa Dixon-Scott, Jamani McClendon, Richard Ramirez, Britney Ross, Andrew Sena, Jesus Uribe. Fourth Grade: A Honor Roll – […]

Johnson, Viola M.

Viola Mae Johnson, 75, of San Antonio, Texas, died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2005, at her home in San Antonio. She was born Jan. 2, 1930, in St. Louis, Mo., to Jerome and Viola E. Repp Warner. She married Joe Johnson on Jan. 7, 1948, in Weatherford, Texas. She was a homemaker. Family members said she […]

Cannon clinic career field celebrates joint service history

Amn. Thomas Trower, 27th Fighter Wing Public Affairs Thursday marked the beginning of Physician Assistant Week, commemorating a profession that began almost 40 years ago. On Oct. 6, 1967 the first physician assistant (PA) class graduated from Duke University. The class was comprised of Navy corpsman that served in Vietnam. The curriculum was based on […]

Wet weather keeping pest control officer busy

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer The nets Francis Warner uses to trap mosquitos are equipped with a few of the pest’s favorites things: light and carbon dioxide. Light bulbs and dry ice produce the elements, which mosquitos just can’t seem to resist. When the Clovis vector control officer captures the bugs, he sends them […]

Top admiral: Oceana has ‘robust’ future

The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Navy’s top admiral reiterated the service’s position that Oceana Naval Air Station is the most sensible location for an east coast fighter hub during an appearance before the Defense Base Realignment and Closure Commission. “I need now, your Navy needs now, Naval Air Station Oceana,” Adm. Mike Mullen, the […]

Oceana backers defend base

By Sue Lindsey: The Associated Press VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The Navy has found no better location for a master jet base on the East Coast than Oceana Naval Air Station, members of a commission considering closing the installation were told Monday. Accompanied by Virginia officials, four members of the Defense Base Realignment and Closure […]

Mosquito season returns

By Leslie Radford: CNJ staff writer When they bite, it itches. But mosquitoes can be more than just annoying. They can also spread disease. City of Clovis officials are asking for the community’s help in controlling mosquitoes this spring. While mosquitoes are not an immediate threat in the city, Vector Control Officer Francis Warner wants […]

Martin, A. Mozell

A. Mozell Martin Services: Have been held. Mrs. A. Mozell Martin, 89, of House, died Thursday, June 10, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Aug. 1, 1914, in Merkel, Texas, to John Melton and Martha Cordelia Evans Henry. She was raised in House from the age of 7. She […]

City proactive in battling insects

By Jack king A new approach to mosquito control is giving the city of Clovis a head start in the war on the pesky — and some times dangerous — insects. City of Clovis Vector Control Officer Francis Warner called the new method the “comprehensive approach.” The dictionary says a “vector” is an organism, commonly […]