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  • Cannon loses great friend, staunch supporter

    Cannon Air Force Base bids farewell to long-time friend, Ernest O. “Doc” Stewart, 81, who died Monday from pulmonary failure. Three memorial services will commemorate the life of Doc Stewart. The first was held at the chapel at Cannon Thursday morning. Family and friends gathered for a funeral service at Central Baptist Church in Clovis later in
  • Fitness center calms down for final game of day

    Tuesday night was a rowdy night for the Cannon Fitness Center. The first two intramural basketball games ran into overtime and the third game sent someone to the hospital. Luckily for the sanity of the officials, the final game of the night was relatively calm. The two bottom teams in the National Division, CS and CES came to try and stay out of
  • And the show did go on … thanks to Cannon’s hard-working volunteers

    As she eyed more than 52,000 pounds of equipment waiting to be unloaded and assembled, Senior Airman Shawnta Butler, 27th Operation Support Squadron said, “no way.” Although not realizing all the work that goes into preparing for the Tops In Blue Show, Airman Butler later said it was a good opportunity for her to see what the tour group is all
  • Sports - And then there was one

    Two Cannon basketball giants took to the court Tuesday to fight for an unblemished record. With 7-0 records, EMS and MDG competed to see which would be the only team in the base intramural league left with an undefeated record. EMS arrived in their new personalized uniforms ready to play and win, but their efforts were stopped short in a 61-69
  • Cannon wins first home games, sends Lackland home winless after two-game tournament

    The Cannon Varsity Women Warriors played their first official home games Saturday and Sunday against the Lackland Warhawks, who were left bloodied and battered after the game. The beginning of Saturday’s game made the impression that the teams were evenly matched with the Warriors holding a lead of 27-25. But widening the margin in the second half,
  • Clovis leader’s support for Airmen remains unabated for 50 years

    With a laugh as big as the southwest itself, Mr. Ernest O. “Doc” Stewart, local civic leader and military supporter, is officially retired. But at 81 years old, he debunks the myth that retirement means you quit. “After you retire, you go to work. [You] do the things you felt like you should’ve done when you were working,” he said. With a downtown
  • Cannon volunteer judges encourage students at local science fair

    Twenty-five Cannon Airmen volunteered as judges for a district science fair held Feb. 2 at Marshall Junior High School. The goal for many of the volunteers was simply to encourage students. “These kids are future scientists and engineers, and we should take every chance to support and encourage them,” said Master Sgt. Raymond Stephenson, 27th
  • Air Force top service in green power; Cannon does its environmental part

    The Air Force purchased more renewable energy than any other member of the Environmental Protection Agency’s green-power partnership last year, according to a report released Jan. 24 by the EPA. This is the second year in a row the Air Force has topped the list consisting of U.S. companies and organizations that purchase significant amounts of
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