Board extends Holloway’s contract

By Tony Parra Portales school board members on Monday evening approved to have James Holloway’s contract extended through June 30 of 2006. Holloway said he has been superintendent of schools since July 1, 1999. He said he served a two-year contract when he first took over as superintendent, but now is on one-year contracts. “I’m […]

Search starts for new Clovis superintendent

By Ryan Lengerich The search for a Clovis schools superintendent is officially under way. Monday was the first day Clovis school officials accepted applications to replace former Superintendent Neil Nuttall. The board will take applications through Feb. 28. No applications were received on Monday, but Assistant Superintendent for Personnel Jim McDaniel said that’s not a […]

Nuttall leaves behind memories

By Ryan Lengerich While Clovis schools Superintendent Neil Nuttall spent this weekend in Missouri finalizing the terms for his future at a community college, his colleagues say his years in Clovis were marked by change nationwide and decisions locally. Nuttall accepted an offer to be president at North Central Missouri College in Trenton, Mo., on […]

Nuttall accepts job in Missouri

By Ryan Lengerich Neil Nuttall said presiding at a college is something he always prepared for as he pursued his doctorate degree. The Clovis Municipal Schools superintendent agreed Monday to chase what he called a “new dimension” in life by accepting a position as president at North Central Missouri State in Trenton, Mo. The college’s […]

Clovis superintendent in running for college job

By Mike Linn The superintendent of Clovis schools would like to forward his career beyond K-12 education, a desire confirmed by his recent interest in the president’s job at North Central Missouri College. Officials at the Trenton, Mo.-based college are interested in Neil Nuttall, too. He is one of four finalists of 41 applicants vying […]

Chief of schools sought job

By Mike Linn Portales Schools Superintendent Dr. James Holloway is looking to extend his career beyond the realms of Portales, and was one of four finalists for the Carlsbad schools superintendent position that was filled by another candidate Friday afternoon. Holloway said his application in Carlsbad has nothing to do with the city where he […]

Richardson heading to Portales High School

Tony Parra Bill Richardson says he is serious about education reform and he will be in Portales on Wednesday to explain why changes should be made. Richardson will speak at the high school at 4:30 p.m., and answer questions about changes he is proposing to the state Constitution. One of Richardson’s amendments would transfer the […]