Web page, other changes coming Monday

CMI staff To our readers: Beginning Monday, you will see a new design for our four newspaper web pages belonging to the Clovis News Journal, Portales News-Tribune, Quay County Sun and Cannon Connections. As well on Monday, we will move the content for those pages and our email to a server in a new location. […]

Their view: Governor right to slow down a rush to build

This is an editorial from the Santa Fe New Mexican on a proposal to consolidate several state offices: News that state legislators have moved $4 million from a proposed super-government complex to remodel the Manuel Lujan Building instead is good for state taxpayers and Santa Fe. The decision continues the temporary reprieve from a proposal […]

Elida news — Feb. 21

Basketball schedule Thursday: Grady, home, VG & VB, 4:30 p.m., Parents Night

PNT ownership changes hands

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CMI Staff New owners Garry Ellis and Gary Stevenson say acquisition of the Clovis News Journal, Portales News-Tribune and Quay County Sun marks the end of a 2 1/2-year search “for just the right (media) property.” The two are partners in Clovis Media Inc., which assumed ownership today of the three papers from Freedom Communications, […]

My turn: Don’t wait until it’s too late

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My parents had soul. I was listening to good music from the moment I was in the womb. My father is a jazz musician and professor and I play alto sax and sing. So considering my appreciation for music, you can imagine how torn I was when I heard the news of Whitney Houston’s passing. […]

Dora school news —

• Karen Cone, sponsor, and the Dora yearbook staff are planning a spread in the 2011-12 yearbook about multiple generations that have attended school at Dora. Information is needed from any parent whose child currently attends Dora and whose family has two or more generations having attended here. Cone needs names and Dora graduation years […]

Elida school news — Feb. 14

• Elementary Valentine’s Day parties will be today at 3 p.m. • There will be a financial aid workshop 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Portales High School computer lab. • The student body will be sponsoring a silent auction today. Baskets of various themes will be auctioned during the Melrose game. Money raised […]

Ute water project receives $1 million

WASHINGTON — The Ute Water pipeline project has received $1 million from the Department of Interior, according to a news release from U.S. Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M. The money will go toward

Newspaper history

The Clovis News Journal, Portales News-Tribune and Quay County Sun have been sold to Clovis Media Inc., a new company based in Sheridan, Wyo., officials announced on Tuesday. The sale also includes all of the publications produced by the group now known as Freedom Newspapers of New Mexico. Here’s a brief history of each newspaper:

DA: Torres captured after six days of surveillance

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Robin Fornoff Noe Torres, one of Clovis’ and the nation’s most wanted fugitives since a 2005 shooting killed a sleeping 10-year-old boy, is in police custody. Clovis District Attorney Matt Chandler confirmed Torres was arrested at 2 p.m. on Jan. 25 near a religious compound in Chihuahua, Mexico. A man claiming to be Torres telephoned […]

Portales, Clovis, Tucumcari papers sold

Robin Fornoff Freedom Communications has agreed to sell the Clovis News Journal, Portales News-Tribune, Quay County Sun and their affiliated publications to Clovis Media Inc., Publisher Ray Sullivan told newspaper employees Tuesday afternoon. All 60 full-time and two part-time associates will retain their jobs in ownership transition, expected to take place before the end of […]

Elida news — Jan. 24

Basketball schedule • Tuesday — Hondo, home, VG & VB, 5 p.m.; Marshall JH, away, 8th G & JH B, 4:15 p.m. • Thursday — Roy/Mosquero, home, JH G, VG & VB, 4 p.m. (homecoming) • Saturday — Clovis Christian, away, 8th G, VG & VB, 3:30 p.m.

Dora news — Jan. 24

Students celebrate Homecoming Homecoming 2012 was held Jan. 14. Senior sponsor Derinda Carter and the class of 2012 chose the theme, “A Walk on the Wild Side.” Elementary and high school student teams competed all week in various spirit contests to win a pizza party. The overall winners were Audrey Powell’s sixth-graders and Derinda Carter’s […]

Floyd school news — Jan. 17

In conjunction with the high school’s homecoming games scheduled Jan. 28 against Elida, there will be a Floyd homecoming basketball tournament. The team entry fee is $25 per team, with a maximum of 12 players per team. Contact Monica Gibson to enter a team at 309-5108. The tournament starts 11 a.m. Admission is $3 for […]

Dora news — Jan. 10

Second semester begins Students return to classes today to begin the second semester of instruction. Report cards with first semester grades will be issued Wednesday.

Year in review —

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• Country clubbers nabbed Ten people, including Portales City Councilman Oscar Robinson and former Roosevelt County Manager Mike Miller on Jan. 20 were charged with petty misdemeanor gambling at Portales Country Club. Officials said the 10 were videotaped playing poker on Dec. 30, 2010, and authorities seized $580 in cash. Charges have since been dismissed, […]

Elida news — Dec. 13

Sports schedule Dec. 12 — basketball, host Dora, 7th and 8th girls, JHB, 4 p.m. Dec. 16 — basketball, at Corona, V girls and boys, 4 p.m.

Floyd news — Dec. 6

Sealed bids being accepted The junior class has an 8×10 mini barn frame and truss kit available for sealed bids. Turn in bids to Kyla in the school office or email to kgray@floydbroncos.com. This is a $160 value. Bids will be opened Dec. 29.

School news — Nov. 22

Elida Sports Tuesday: Basketball — at Lake Arthur, 8th grade Boys and girls, JV girls, varsity boys, 3 p.m. Holiday Thanksgiving recess starts Wednesday. School will resume Monday.

Elida news — Nov. 15

Sports schedule • Nov. 15: baskteball, Yucca JH, there, 7th and 8th girls, 4:15 p.m. • Nov. 17: Baskteball, Marshall Tournament Girls, JH 7th • Nov. 18: Baskteball, Ft. Sumner, Albuquerque, Varsity Girls • Nov. 19: Baskteball, Marshall Tournament Girls, JH 7th