BPA students receive national recognition

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Argen Duncan Dora High School students ranked high in the crowd at the Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference earlier this month. BPA adviser Colleen Tollett said Dora and Melrose students competed at the national conference. Dora’s parliamentary procedure team, composed of first-year competitors, took second place out of 30 teams, and the school’s […]

It's their business: Al’s Pets

Cannon Connections: Gabriel Monte Al’s Pets pet store offers tropical fish and reptiles as well as supplies for maintaining a fish tank, according to shop owner Albert Lewis. Al’s Pets • Hours: Noon to 5:30 p.m. Mondays; 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday • Location: 522 W. […]

It's their business: So Cali Hookah Lounge

So Cali Hookah Lounge • Hours: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays. • Location: 1904 N. Prince, Clovis • Type of business: Hookah lounge • What they offer: Flavored tobacco, Egyptian water pipe rentals, energy drinks, also sell hookah accessories. DJs on the weekends and […]

ENMU briefs — April 20

Sixth Annual ENMU Mud Volleyball Open Registration The sixth annual Mud Volleyball tournament is set for 10 a.m. May 7 on the lawn behind Lincoln Hall. All the proceeds go to student scholarships. Mud Volleyball is hosted by ENMU Foundation and the Associated Students of ENMU. Community members are encouraged to register for the tournament. […]

It's their business: Main Street Barber Shop

Cannon Connections: Gabriel Monte Main Street Barber Shop owner Lisa Holt gives a customer a hair cut. Holt said she offers razor fade designs and has been doing business since 2001. • Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday • Location: 312 N. Main St., Clovis • […]

Sponsoring cowboys might be good for business

Glenda Price Have you noticed? Everybody seems to have a sponsor these days. Before, it was mainly the race car people, but now it’s becoming ubiquitous. Sporting events — like football bowl games — now carry the name of a sponsor. The Sugar Bowl has become the Allstate Sugar Bowl while the Cotton Bowl in […]

Cannon hosting Industry Day

The 27th Special Operations Contracting Squadron at Cannon Air Force Base will host its second annual industry day April 29, according to a news release. The event will be held 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Landing Zone. United States Small Business Administration District Director John Woosley will present how his organization supports firms […]

Cannon hosting Industry Day

The 27th Special Operations Contracting Squadron at Cannon Air Force Base will host its second annual industry day April 29, according to a news release. The event will be held 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Landing Zone. United States Small Business Administration District Director John Woosley will present how his organization supports firms […]

It's their business: Bahama Babes

Cannon Connections: Gabriel Monte Bahama Babes is a family-owned local business that offers around 90 flavors of snow cones. Bahama Babes • Hours: 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. daily • Location: On the corner of 14th and Mitchell streets. In the Lowe’s parking lot. • Owner: Wanda Sneller • Type of business: Snow cone shop […]

Recognize, mind your own business

“Mind your own business” used to be the American way. Or at least, the openly-proclaimed preferred way to live. Sure, there have always been gossips and nosey folk; the meddlesome neighbors and busybodies who can’t seem to mind their own business, who therefore feel the need to direct your life “for your own good” (the […]

It's their business: Pet Logic

Cannon Connections: Gabriel Monte Pet Logic will celebrate its second anniversary on Saturday, according to owner Cindy Arnold. Pet Logic • Hours: Tuesday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. • Location: 1314 N. Main St. in Clovis • Owner: Cindy Arnold • Type of business: […]

It's their business: Scent Sensations

Cannon Connections: Gabriel Monte Scent Sensations co-owner Jolene Fails said her store offers about 500 fragrances, which can be combined. Scent Sensations • Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturdays • Location: 1614 N. Main St., Clovis • Owner: Richard and Jolene Fails • Type […]

Police: Man arrested for possessing burglary tools

PNT staff report A Clovis man was arrested for possession of burglary tools early Tuesday morning in Portales, according to Portales police. Deputy Chief Lonnie Berry said an officer found a Suburban sitting outside a business on U.S. 70 about 2:50 a.m. Tuesday. The officer thought he saw someone get out of the car. When […]

It's their business: No Hassle Auto Service

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Cannon Connections: Gabriel Monte No Hassle technician Jason Romero, left, and co-owner John Kuchta use an electronic scan tool on an SUV. No Hassle Auto Service • Hours: Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays by appointment. • Location: 1820 W. Seventh St. • Owner: Cliff and John Kuchta • Type of business: […]

It's their business: Main Street Crafters Mall

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Cannon Connections: Gabriel Monte The crafters mall offers crafts and antiques and a sandwich shop on the second floor called the Lunch Box that offers deliveries to businesses. Main Street Crafters Mall • Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday • Location: 321 Main St. in Clovis • Owner: Anna Powell • Type […]

Small business development center selects state director

Freedom New Mexico The New Mexico Small Business Development Center network has selected Michael Rivera as the new state director, according to a news release. The NMSBDC operates 20 statewide centers which serve small business owners and those attempting to start small businesses. Rivera, outgoing Chief of Staff of the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission, […]

Clovis chamber planning business meet

Freedom New Mexico The Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce is holding a “Business After Hours” event 5 p.m. Thursday at Leal’s Mexican Restaurant on 3100 E. Mabry Dr. Chamber Executive Director Ernie Kos said the event is free and open to the public.

It's their business: Tankersley’s

Cannon Connections: Gabriel Monte Tankersley’s will celebrate its 50th anniversary this year, according to co-owner Paul Tankersley. Tankersley’s • Hours: 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday to Saturday • Location: 306 Main St. • Type of business: Clothing store • What the offer: Men’s and women’s clothing, shoes, men’s formal wear and tuxedo rental. • […]

It's their business: Bike Dude

Cannon Connections: Gabriel Monte Bike Dude co-owner Grant McGee works on a repair job. Bike Dude • Hours: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. • Location: 209 W. Grand, Clovis • Owner: Gail Sharpe and Grant McGee • Type of business: Full-service bicycle shop • What they offer: […]

It's their business: Foxy’s Drive-in

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Cannon Connections: Gabriel Monte Foxy’s Drive In General Manager Freddie Bryant prepares a banana split and a sundae for a customer. The restaurant, owned by Bryant’s father, Chris, has been in business since 1956. The restaurant offers a variety of menu items ranging from American classics such as hotdogs, french fries and hamburgers to Mexican […]