Resale stores fuel charities


By Emily Crowe Disabled veteran Rick Hudson and his daughter Amber are working on fixing up his home, and managed to find a few affordable items at a resale shop in Clovis. Local branches of Habitat for Humanity and Goodwill have stores outfitted with gently used goods available at low prices to the public, [...]

Governor appoints Reeb to DA post

Departing District Attorney Matt Chandler’s longtime Chief Deputy Andrea Reeb was appointed his successor Friday by Gov. Susana Martinez. Reeb actively sought the appointment as the Ninth Judicial District Attorney after Chandler announced in January that he was leaving effective Saturday to set up a private practice. Reeb has also indicated she plans to file [...]

Cannon AFB News - Feb 28


Cannon honors Ratchet 33 February 28, 2020 By Senior Airmen Whitney Amstutz 27th Special Operations Public Affairs Members of the 27th Special Operations Wing completed a ruck march and flag-folding ceremony, Feb. 18 at Cannon Air Force Base to commemorate the anniversary of “Ratchet 33,” a U-28A that crashed in Djibouti, Africa Feb. 18, 2012. [...]

5-2-1-0 health challenge taking hold


By Emily Crowe CNJ STAFF WRITER Kindergartners at Mesa Elementary were decked out in gym clothes Thursday morning as they jumped rope, played hackey sack, and learned the importance of eating a balanced meal. Students in each grade level at the school participated in the 5-2-1-0 health fair Thursday, which teaches elementary students the [...]

Gas prices on the rise

Stock Photo: Gas Pump

By Eric Norwood Jr. CNJ staff writer Construction worker Johnny Uribe is used to putting about $10 a day into his truck five times a week to make it to work and back. However, in the past couple of weeks, Uribe’s weekly gas total has risen from around $50 to $70. “One day the [...]

What’s happening — Feb. 28

Today Emergency Disaster Canteen Training sign up deadline — send email to Information: 762-3801.   Saturday Hartley House 25th annual extravaganza — 6 p.m.-10 p.m., Clovis Civic Center. Information: 935-5000. American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 25 breakfast — 11 a.m., Adults $6, Children $2, 2400 W. Seventh St.   Monday James Bickley Groundbreaking Event [...]

Buzzer-beater lifts WNMU past Zias

By Eric Norwood Jr. CNJ staff writer PORTALES — This one had to hurt. Actually, it was a 3-pointer that hurt as the Eastern New Mexico University Zias lost their 11th consecutive game in heartbreaking fashion Thursday night at Greyhound Arena. Western New Mexico junior guard RaTanya Newsome drained a long 3-pointer at the [...]

Cats ousted at Carlsbad in tourney

CNJ staff CARLSBAD — Clovis High’s boys weren’t able to break through Carlsbad’s homecourt mystique on Thursday night. The Cavemen improved to 12-0 on their home floor this season, pulling away in the fourth quarter for 59-50 win over the Wildcats in the District 4-5A tournament semifinal. Carlsbad (19-9) plays at top-seeded Hobbs in Saturday’s [...]

Thursday area prep roundup — Feb. 27

BOYS District 4-2A tournament Texico 50, Santa Rosa 41 Santa Rosa (15-11) — Josh Flores 2, Ryan Lopez 4, Zeke Sena 7, Isaac Velasquez 6, Lawrence Aguirre 3, Robert Zamora 14, Marcus Meairs 4, Donte Torello 1. Totals 15 8-11 41. Texico (24-3) — Justin Rucker 10, Gentry Doolittle 4, Brannon Karger 6, Kendall Naceanceno [...]

Police blotter — Feb. 28

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Wednesday • 12:10 a.m.: Missing person, 300 block of East 12th Street. • 5:02 p.m.: Remove subject, 1400 block of North Norris Street. • 6:36 a.m.: Situation check, 1900 block of East Seventh Street. • 7:48 a.m.: Larceny over $500, 1600 block of Gidding [...]