Construction under way at Liberty Pool

Contractors are hard at work building a new Liberty Pool at Cannon Air Force Base. This project includes state-of-the-art equipment and decking to keep the area at comfortable temperatures. USAF: Airman 1st Class Eboni Reece Construction persists on the Liberty Pool March 16 at Cannon Air Force Base. Major additions to the Liberty Pool include […]

Rolling Eagles club raises funds for charities

Two Cannon Air Force Base airmen spent their Saturday afternoon flipping burgers at Doc Stewart Park in Chavez West Military Housing to raise money for the Hartley House. Alisa Boswell: Cannon Connections Staff Sgt. Luke Short, left, and Tech Sgt. Mike Miller grill burgers and hot dogs at a park on off-base housing Saturday morning […]

The protectors: Working with man's best friend

Editor's note: This feature is the first in a series of 27th Special Operations Security Forces Squadron highlights at Cannon. USAF: Airman 1st Class Alexxis Pons Abascal U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Kenneth Holt, 27th Special Operations Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, practices suspect take-down bite drills with K-9 unit Ben K326 at […]

Movie schedules: March 30-April 1

Friday 7 p.m. — Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, PG-13 Saturday 4 p.m. — Tyler Perry's Good Deeds, PG-13 7 p.m. — Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, PG-13 Sunday 4 p.m. — This Means War, PG-13 7 p.m. — Tyler Perry's Good Deeds, PG-13 Admission is $.99 Information: 784-3331

Sweet home New Mexico: Extend common courtesy

I watched an interesting exchange happen as I was driving my car on Prince Street. I was in the left lane, and there was a car in front of me, as well as a car to the right of me with several cars behind it. The car in front of me was trying to merge […]

Police blotter – March 29

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire call logs: Tuesday 8:40 a.m.: Caller reported two stray dogs in her backyard eating her dogs' food, 700 block of West 17th. 8:52 a. m.: Caller requested a dog be picked up, 1600 block of South Avenue D. 1:25 p. m.: Caller hears a woman screaming, […]

Zias gain split at Highlands

LAS VEGAS, N.M. — Freshman Katie Ramsay hit her third homer of the year and a two-run double in the eighth inning, helping Eastern New Mexico University take a 6-4 victory over New Mexico Highlands University Wednesday afternoon at Cowgirl Field. Ramsey also picked up the win, her first of the season in 11 decisions, […]

My turn: Beauty of spring wildflowers unrivaled

The Easter daisies are blooming. You may not know this unobtrusive, ground-hugging wildflower with creamy-white petals that close each evening to reveal a blush of pink. They are one of the earliest blossoms to appear each spring on the High Plains. Every year, for as long as he was able, my father picked the first […]

Cosmetics company performing trial run

A new cosmetics company is producing a trial run of cosmetics, the first step in what it hopes will be hundreds of jobs for Clovis. Beauty Health and Science Innovations — the result of merging Los Angeles-based COBE Chem Labs and Minneapolis-based Z. Bigatti — announced in November it had selected Clovis for its manufacturing […]

Floyd sophomore selected as 4-H diplomat

Lane Wallace, a Floyd High School sophomore, was appointed as a 2012-2013 state 4-H diplomat in January at the annual 4-H senior leadership retreat in Albuquerque. Wallace said he plans to become a state Future Farmers of America officer during his senior year or the summer after graduation. Wallce Clovis Media Inc. spoke with him […]

Musical gathering

With the 62nd annual Floyd Lion's Club Jamboree beginning today, some of our staff decided to ask participants why they love the jamboree so much. Here's what some of them had to say: • Fred Patterson, program director: "We've got a great line up of singers. I think everyone will like the show. File photo […]

Ticket feature: U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors to take stage

Clovis, known widely as an Air Force town, is getting a visit from some very boisterous Army members. Courtesy photo The U.S. Army Field Band's Jazz Ambassadors will perform a free concert Wednesday at Marshall Auditorium. Those members, 19 in all, comprise the Army Field Band's Jazz Ambassadors, set to perform a free concert next […]

Ticket feature: U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors to take stage

Clovis, known widely as an Air Force town, is getting a visit from some very boisterous Army members. Courtesy photo The U.S. Army Field Band's Jazz Ambassadors will perform a free concert Wednesday at Marshall Auditorium. Those members, 19 in all, comprise the Army Field Band's Jazz Ambassadors, set to perform a free concert next […]

Thursday morning briefing: Guns and knives and a community concert

Good morning and welcome to the Thursday briefing. Guns and knives The Clovis Lions Club Spring Gun & Knife Show is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Clovis Civic Center. Admission $5, children under 12 free with adult. Community music The Clovis-Portales Community Orchestra Spring Concert is 7 p.m. Tuesday at […]

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Hounds add four in soccer

The Eastern New Mexico University men's soccer team, under coach Hrold Munoz, has signed four players to national letters of intent for the 2012 season. They include defender Nikolai Aasen of Nesodden, Norway; forward Mikhael Kooh of Socorro, and midfielders Chris Marrone of Tucson, Ariz., and Joey Nieto of Dallas. Aasen and Nieto will enter […]

ENMU competes at Odessa

Sophomore Hadley Howe and junior Trey Southern placed third in average and third in the short go for Eastern New Mexico University in men's team roping over the weekend in the Odessa College Rodeo. They posted times of 8.2 seconds in the first go and 13.2 in the short go. Top performances for the ENMU […]

Mitchell joins all-state team

Macy Mitchell's career at Portales High didn't end quite the way she'd hoped, but she did come away with a major individual honor this week. CMI staff photo Portales senior Macy Mitchell has been named first-team Class 3A all-state by the New Mexico High School coaches Association after leading the Lady Rams to the 3A […]

Fishing report – March 28

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Remember: April 1 is the beginning of the […]

Ranchers face cattle feed shortage

The New Mexico cattle industry remains in a holding pattern, crippled by an extended dry period that has dried up feed sources. File photo Conditions with cattle feed are no closer to improving, according to local cattle ranchers. Clovis Livestock Auction representative Rustin Rowley said without significant rain, cattle liquidation will only increase because of […]