Sept. 2, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Around 11 a.m. Aug. 23 an officer responded to a business in the 300 block of Main for a theft report. A manager said an AR-15 semi-automatic weapon was stolen from his store sometime over the past three days. The gun was […]

Search for escapees ongoing

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer The search for four escaped inmates is ongoing a week after eight men cut a hole in the roof of the jail and shimmied up plumbing pipes to freedom. Still at large

Residents celebrate Labor Day

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CNJ staff photo: Sharna Johnson Emily Justus, 7, swings a catfish she caught out into the water Monday morning. Justus said she caught two other fish but let them go because they were too small. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer In 1882 the “workingmen’s holiday” was first celebrated in the U.S. and now, 126 […]

Jail administrator position open for applicants

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer County Manager Lance Pyle said the position of Curry County Adult Detention Center administrator would be opened for applicants Wednesday. Pyle said he has also appointed Curry County Sheriff’s Deputy Keith Bessette as interim assistant administrator. Pyle said he decided to post the position because, “it’s in the best […]

Sept. 2, 2008

Argus Hamilton HOLLYWOOD — God bless America, and how’s everybody?

Sept. 1, 2008

Argus Hamilton HOLLYWOOD — God bless America, and how’s everybody?