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Articles from the November 16, 2009 edition

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Car crashes into house

Freedom Photo: Argen Duncan Freedom New Mexico Glenn Fuller, front, and Jesse Estrada, both of American Auto Salvage, investigate the best way to remove a mini-van from the front of a house on south Main Street just south of Brady Avenue on Monday...

 

Local women’s fitness center hosts turkey drive

Freedom New Mexico To help people who wouldn’t have a turkey this Thanksgiving, Curves of Clovis is hosting a “Give a Gobble” event Wednesday and Thursday. During this event, Curves plans to waive the initial service fee for any new member who...

 

Zias drop hoops opener

CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson Zia guard Tori Northcutt takes a jumper as New Mexico Highlands defender Ashley Logan tries to close her out defensively in the second half of Monday's game at Greyhound Arena. Northcutt had 14 points, but the Cowgirls...

 

Zias drop hoops opener

With New Mexico Highlands scoring 123 points in its most recent exhibition win over Northern New Mexico, it was a safe assumption the Cowgirls were going to live or die Monday night at the 3-point line. However, Highlands took advantage about five fe...

 

Business feature: McDonald's accomodating city growth

CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks A sign on North Prince Street indicates where the new McDonald's will be built, between Chili's and Lowes. John Snowberger said he is growing his business with Clovis.... Full story

 

Texico railroad crossing closed

This week U.S. 70/84 in Texico will be closed for repairs to a railroad crossing. The New Mexico Transportation Department and BNSF are expecting to work on the crossing from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through Friday, according to a press release....

 

Council will consider Sunland reimbursement request

A fairly light agenda for the Portales City Council meeting at 7 p.m. tonight at City Hall includes two items of business involving possible money for Sunland Inc. City Manager Tom Howell said the business north of Portales is hoping to be partially... Full story

 

Program combats high tobacco use rates among county youth

When the American Cancer Society’s annual Great American Smokeout takes place on Thursday, much attention will be paid to helping people with a bad habit try to quit. In Roosevelt County, Theresa Teti is trying to reach out to those who aren’t...

 

Clovis ranked among lowest for tax burdens

A New Mexico think tanks says, comparatively speaking, living in Clovis just isn’t that taxing. The Rio Grande Foundation has ranked Clovis as the third-best city for lowest tax burdens among New Mexico’s 10 most populous cities. The study, also... Full story

 

11-16 ENMU briefs

Holiday lunch buffet set Swing into the Holiday Spirit from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the Cross Roads Cafe’s annual Holiday Luncheon. The menu includes turkey, ham, barron of beef, stuffing, sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, cranberry relish,... Full story

 

Commission to discuss hosting rodeo

Freedom New Mexico At today’s Curry County Commission Meeting, commissioners are expected to: • Discuss applying to host the New Mexico High School Rodeo next year. • Vote on a contract with HDR Engineering Inc. for services to be used...

 

Little gained from Obama's overseas trips

Freedom New Mexico President Obama’s trip to Asia, scheduled to end Thursday, will set a record for foreign travel in the first year of a presidency — nine trips and 20 countries. The runner-up was Bush 41’s seven trips and 14 countries.... Full story

 

Tuesday morning briefing: Western tunes, basketball

Good morning. Welcome to Freedom New Mexico’s Tuesday morning briefing....

 

Tuesday morning briefing: Western tunes, basketball

Good morning. Welcome to Freedom New Mexico’s Tuesday morning briefing....

 

Online master’s program extended to captains

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. — Air University officials here will offer eligible mid-level Air Force captains a unique educational opportunity to enroll in an online master’s degree beginning this December. The degree is designed to be career... Full story

 

Online master’s program extended to captains

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. — Air University officials here will offer eligible mid-level Air Force captains a unique educational opportunity to enroll in an online master’s degree beginning this December. The degree is designed to be career...

 

Cannon chief master sergeant selects announced

Four Cannon senior master sergeants were among the 2,475 Air Force wide selected for promotion to chief master sergeant by an evaluation board that convened Oct. 10-19 at the Air Force Personnel Center at Randolph Air Force Base, Texas. Selected... Full story

 

Cannon chief master sergeant selects announced

Four Cannon senior master sergeants were among the 2,475 Air Force wide selected for promotion to chief master sergeant by an evaluation board that convened Oct. 10-19 at the Air Force Personnel Center at Randolph Air Force Base, Texas. Selected... Full story

 

ENMU rehires Maguire as volleyball coach

Freedom New Mexico Jeff Geiser didn’t have to leave Eastern New Mexico University’s campus to find its new volleyball coach. But the college’s athletic director doesn’t think he would have found a coach better than Mike Maguire if he searched... Full story

 

ENMU rehires Maguire as volleyball coach

Jeff Geiser didn’t have to leave Eastern New Mexico University’s campus to find its new volleyball coach. But the college’s athletic director doesn’t think he would have found a coach better than Mike Maguire if he searched the country.... Full story

 

It's their job: Portales man went from trucking to towing

David Welch is owner and operator of A-1 Towing in Portales. Background: Welch grew up in Portales and graduated Portales High School in 1969. He and his wife, Pam, who does the bookkeeping for the business, have three sons and a daughter. Welch star... Full story

 

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