Student profile: Brian Mead

Brian Mead, the son of John and Carolyn Mead, is in the ninth grade at Yucca Junior High School. What is your idea of a perfect day? Not too warm and not too cold, not windy, and going out to eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner and finding $1,000,000 in the street. What is so […]

Tickets still available for chamber banquet

CNJ STAFF Tickets are still available for the Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet, but time is running out to reserve them, according to a news release. The banquet will be Friday at The Landing at Cannon Air Force Base, with social hour at 6:30 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. Deadline to purchase […]

Crew chiefs to receive new award at Cannon

By Darrell Todd Maurina CANNON AIR FORCE BASE — Airmen serving in the 27th Fighter Wing have a new award they can win — the “Proud Falcon Dedicated Crew Chief of the Quarter.” On Friday, Col. Robert “Rowdy” Yates, presented the first award to Staff Sgt. Steven Johnston before a cheering audience of airmen from […]

Come sing along with Dr. Seuss musical

CNJ Staff Characters from the many Dr. Seuss books will meet up in the Jungle of Nool to sing their hearts out in a four-performance musical scheduled to run tonight through Saturday at the Lubbock Municipal Auditorium in Lubbock. The musical, titled “SEUSSICAL the Musical” and targeted to the 7- to 8-year-old age group, will […]

Clovis visionary nominated for AARP award

By Jack King Andrew “Andy” Chitwood of Clovis was honored earlier this year by being one of several people nominated for the Ethel Percy Andrus Award by members of New Mexico’s chapter of the American Association of Retired Persons Inc., said Harold Burris, president of AARP’s Clovis chapter. The Andrus Award, named after AARP’s founder, […]

Cancer aid activist honored

By Jack King Margaret “Bobbie” West has received the American Cancer Society’s national St. George Award for her 52-year-long involvement in the work of the cancer society in De Baca County. West, a resident of the Laurel Ridge nursing home in Clovis, is a longtime resident of Fort Sumner. The award was presented to her […]

Stalcup, Walter Thomas

Walter Thomas Stalcup Services: Have been held. Walter Thomas “Tommy” Stalcup, 79, of Carlsbad, died Thursday, Oct. 16, 2003, at Carlsbad Medical Center. He was born on Dec. 14, 1923, in Clovis, the son of W.T. and Nelda Irene Stalcup. The son of a farmer and a cowboy from birth, Tom Stalcup, affectionately known by […]

Cannon AFB maintenance group wins award

CNJ Staff The 27th Fighter Wing Maintenance Group at Cannon Air Force Base has won the 2003 Daedalian award, Air Combat Command announced in a news release Tuesday morning. “Winning this award is the culmination of a year-long effort by 1,800 of the finest maintainers in the Air Force,” said Col. Mark Atkinson, 27th Maintenance […]

Cannon maintenance group contends for top award

By Darrell Todd Maurina Cannon Air Force Base is a finalist for a top Air Force award — the best maintenance group in Air Combat Command. A team of inspectors visited the base last week to decide whether Cannon should be recognized. According to Col. Mark Atkinson, 27th Maintenance Group commander, Cannon has shown a […]

Newest feature not in black and white

David Stevens — From the editor’s desk The Clovis News Journal has added two new features, but you won’t find them in the pages of our newspaper. They’re on our Internet Web site. Pull up our site — www.cnjonline.com — and on the left side you’ll see a section called “Web Exclusives.” Below that heading […]

ENMU alumni to be honored at homecoming breakfast

By Mike Linn In his heyday, Jimmy Joe Robinson was a consummate coach on the hardwood, a strategist of the local high school basketball circuit. A coaching record of 528-213 and four state championships lend support to his ability to inspire teams in gymnasiums laced with the aroma of sweat and popcorn. Now retired, the […]

Honors

Bryant Cindy Bryant, of Carrollton, Texas, recently completed degree requirements for the master of business administration at Amberton University in Garland, Texas. 28th Annual Pintores Art Show Best of show: Adeanna Carlysle Pastels: 1. Ingrid McNamara; 2. Randy Wray; 3. Ginnie Siefert Merchant Award – Ginnie Siefert; Merchant Award – Liz Eisenbraun Drawing: 1. Scott […]

CIDC director named state’s top developer

Jack King The vision and determination of a legendary economic development director live on in Chase Gentry, officials said Thursday. Gentry, who was given his first economic development job by Portales development executive R. Dallan Sanders, became the third person to receive an annual award named in Sanders’ honor Thursday. The Clovis Industrial Development Corporation […]

Money headed to Clovis Municipal Airport

By Gary Mitchell The Clovis Municipal Airport will receive $457,818 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation for improvements to the facility, according to New Mexico’s congressional delegation. U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici, R-N.M., reported Friday that the U.S. Transportation Department has approved an award of 19 grants worth more than $5.53 million to […]

Melrose teacher ‘humbled, proud’ of teaching award

By Gary Mitchell Although Melrose math teacher Lisa Graham said she didn’t feel “worthy” of her recent Golden Apple Award, her colleagues and peers said she deserved it. Earlier this month, Graham was one of seven teachers in the state presented with the 2003 award at the “Tribute to Teachers” recognition dinner in Albuquerque. The […]

Clovis school district hands out awards

By Gary Mitchell It was a time for recognizing outstanding effort and achievement during Tuesday’s Clovis School Board meeting. Clovis School Superintendent Neil Nuttall presented a plaque to Wayne Anderson, school music coordinator, recognizing Clovis as one of the “Best 100 Communities for Music Education in America for 2003.” “This is a national recognition we’re […]

Business briefs

Lucero receives service award Adrianna Lucero of the Women’s Medical Center received a service award from the Breast and Cervical Cancer Program at its yearly conference April 25 in Albuquerque. Lucero was given the award because of her knowledge and professionalism in dealing with patients that qualify for the program, the Women’s Medical Center said. […]

Cannon’s Services Squadron named best in Air Combat Command

By Gary Mitchell CANNON AIR FORCE BASE — Cannon’s 27th Services Squadron recently was selected as the “best of the best” in Air Combat Command competition, despite being shorthanded throughout the competition year. “Even with a large number of our squadron deployed in support of operations worldwide, we were still able to maintain the level […]

Service with a smile: Cannon wins top award

By Gary Mitchell CANNON AIR FORCE BASE — Cannon’s 27th Services Squadron recently was selected as the “best of the best” in Air Combat Command competition, despite being shorthanded throughout the competition year. “Even with a large number of our squadron deployed in support of operations worldwide, we were still able to maintain the level […]