Companies short on cement

Workers from Southwest Concrete in Artesia pour cement for Eastern New Mexico University’s new communication building. The company gets its cement from Clovis Concrete Company. (Freedom Newspapers: Leslie Spence) By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers A lack of cement has affected Clovis and Portales construction companies trying to keep pace with the building boom in eastern […]

Sisters unite in carpentry

Reporter’s Notebook The relationship of three Clovis sisters is built with love as strong as cement and lumber. Their father was a carpenter who taught them an appreciation for remodeling and building. They replace windows, do electrical work and repair water lines, among a hodgepodge of other tasks. Their latest project — pouring a cement […]