Police investigating attempted robbery

CNJ staff Clovis police are investigating the attempted robbery of a woman Monday night in a parking lot. About 7 p.m. police got a report three men attempted to rob a woman at Walgreens on Prince Street, records show. The woman told police three males tried to get in her vehicle. Lt. Jim Schoeffel said […]

Thankful for plenty this holiday

By Karl Terry: Freedom New Mexico columnist With our national economy tanking and several sobering auto accidents to deal with locally it’s a tough start to the holiday season. Rather than dwell on our problems though, with Thanksgiving this week I’d much rather be the guy with his glass half full. We’re all blessed pretty […]

Possible pick plus for Obama administration

Freedom New Mexico There are concerns about Eric Holder, who served as deputy attorney general during the Clinton administration and is reportedly President-elect Barack Obama’s choice to serve as U.S. attorney general. These concerns will be and should be properly aired during his confirmation hearings. Given the possible (and more to the point, likely) choices […]

Zias sweep pair in Puerto Rico

Freedom New Mexico BAYAMON, P.R. — Sophomore forward Cat Clay scored a game-high 15 points to lead the Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball team to a 91-52 victory over American University-Bayamon Monday afternoon. The win is the fourth-consecutive win for the Zias (4-1) and third 90-plus-point outing during the streak. Eastern charged to a […]

Carlsbad woman chosen for jail administrator

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CNJ staff photo: Sharna Johnson Curry County announced Tuesday Lois Patricia Jones-Bean will take over as jail administrator Dec. 15. CNJ staff

Official: Weapons costly, too few

By Tom Philpott: CNJ columnist The military must end its quest for “exquisite” weapon systems that are too costly, take years to design and build, and don’t reach troops fast enough, or in quantities large enough, to address ever-changing threats. The critic here isn’t a Washington think tank or a beltway consultant but Marine Corps […]

Appointment of Clinton not well planned

Freedom New Mexico The rumors could not be more rampant that President-elect Barack Obama will appoint his chief rival in the primaries, New York Sen. Hillary Clinton, as secretary of state. If the purpose is to introduce a bit of drama into the Cabinet and tighten up the domestic support of Democrats who still would […]

Residents at war with weeds

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Tumbleweeds cover a car in the driveway of a home on Circle Drive on Monday. Sabrina Farmer said the tumbleweed problem is the worst she’s seen in the eight years she lived on Circle Drive. In the eight years Sabrina Farmer has lived in northwest Clovis, she has become accustomed […]

United Way hosting grant training for non-profits

United Way has scheduled training dates for non-profits wishing to apply for a grant in 2009. The Portales session is from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. today at the Roosevelt Chamber of Commerce downstairs training room at 100 S. Ave. A. The Clovis session is from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Dec. 3 at the […]

Friends, family bid farewell to Carter

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Eastern New Mexico University President Steven Gamble addresses the crowd during funeral services Monday for Alva Carter at Greyhound Arena. By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer Alva Carter was remembered as a dairyman, a business owner, and an educator. But family members and associates also honored him Monday as a […]

City of Clovis November gross tax receipts

The city of Clovis gross tax receipts for November.

Jail assessment

A copy of the August 2008 assessment report of the Curry County Detention Center.

Farm animals make good pets, but pets don’t make good farm animals

Country kids make pets of most every animal that follows them home – or they manage to capture. The first pet I remember other than the usual dogs and cats was a chicken. We weren’t always really good at coming up with names, but everybody always had one. The chicken’s name was Peep. Peep started […]

Official: Richardson to be commerce secretary

The Associated Press NEW YORK — President-elect Barack Obama has chosen New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson to be commerce secretary, adding a prominent Hispanic and one-time Democratic rival to his expanding Cabinet. Obama planned to announce the nomination after Thanksgiving, according to a Democratic official familiar with the discussions. The official was not authorized to […]

Nov. 25, 2008

HOLLYWOOD–God bless America, and how’s everybody? • Barack Obama got adoring press coverage last week as Newsweek compared him to Abe Lincoln and Time compared him to Franklin Roosevelt. President Bush was miffed by the comparisons. Sure Abe Lincoln and Franklin Roosevelt led the country out of a civil war and a great depression, but […]

Nov. 23, 2008 Community Calendar

Activities Baxter-Curren Senior Center Bingo — 1 p.m., Thursdays, 908 Hickory. Information: 762-3631 Baxter-Curren Jam Session — 6:30 p.m., first, second and third Tuesdays, 908 Hickory. Music instrument playing. Information: 762-3631 Baxter-Curren Music Sessions — 6 p.m., second and fourth Tuesdays, 908 Hickory. Music singing and playing. Information: 762-3631 Circle Eight Squares

Nov. 23, 2008 Honor Rolls

Due to privacy reasons, not all names may be included. Highland Elementary 6TH GRADE HONOR ROLL Jeremiah Baker, Karlie Bojorquez, Delicia Garcia, Sarena Garcia, Gabriella Loniewski, Robert Macias, Kasia Olguin, Jazemine Perez, Annabelle Robles, Arik Yeager, Dakota Grummer, Monica Danner, Zach Hays A/B HONOR ROLL Alex Bruening, Stephanie Gulley, Sam Hopkins, Gabrielle Johnson, Kevin Perry,Alicia […]

Nov. 23, 2008 Anniversaries

Baugh Marvin and Beverly Baugh of Portales will celebrate their 50th weeding anniversary Saturday from 2-4 p.m. at the First Methodist Church in Portales. The celebration will be hosted by their daughters and grandchildren. The couple was married Nov. 29, 1958 in Topeka, Kan. They have 2 children and 6 grandchildren. He is retired from […]

Nov. 23, 2008 Engagements

Schurman Lloyd and Kay Schurman of Farmington announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kimberly Schurman of Wichita, Kan., to Joshua Pearce, of Wichita. He is the son of Roddy and Ann Pearce of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows Jan. 2, 2009 at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Farmington. The reception will be […]

Nov. 23, 2008 Club Notes

Friendship Rebekah Lodge Friendship Rebekah Lodge met Nov. 11 at the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Hall. During the business meeting following the supper the assembly President Leona Eubanks was introduced and presented her program for the year. Eubanks was installed president at the assembly in Las Cruces in September. She lives in Lovington and […]