Attorney: Concert cancellation race based

By Robin Fornoff CMI Projects Editor rfornoff@cnjonline.com An attorney representing performers for the rap and hip hop concert Southwest Jumpoff is claiming the decision to cancel an Oct. 25 performance in Clovis was race based. A spokesman for the company operating the Curry County Events Center denied the allegation. “There was nothing racial about it,” […]

Fishing clinic teaches young anglers

CMI staff photo: Eric Norwood Jr.
Kayley Stockard, 4, and Mason Inge, 6, learn about what fishing supplies are needed in a tackle box from volunteers from the Eastern New Mexico University Fish Wildlife Club.

By Eric Norwood Jr. CMI staff writer enorwood@pntonline.com The 23rd Annual Kids Fishin’ Clinic was up and running bright and early Saturday morning at Oasis State Park. Youth anglers brought their poles, tackle boxes and listening ears as they took in the fundamentals of fishing from volunteers representing various organizations. The Kids Fishin’ Clinic was […]

Officer speaks about near collision

By Robin Fornoff CMI Projects Editor rfornoff@cnjonline.com It rained overnight, said Officer Adriana Munoz, and the windshield of her squad car fogged the instant she hit the key that morning. Munoz said she cleared it, backed out of the drive and headed for the Clovis Police Department for a morning briefing and a day of […]

Meetings watch: Curry County Commission

Curry County Commissioners meet 9 a.m. Tuesday in the north annex of the Clovis Carver Public Library. There are three items to be considered on the action agenda: • A budget resolution to increase revenue and expenses for a Keep New Mexico Clean and Beautiful grant to allow the county to return $30.36 to the […]

Area prep volleyball summary — Nov. 2

District 2-2A Texico    25    25    25 Clayton    16    21    13 Individual statistics Kills — Briana Reyna 7, Chastity Sharp 6, Jasmine Gannon 5, Sarah Daniels 4. Blocks — Shelby Vannatta 2. Digs — Marina Rodriguez 27, Reyna 16. Aces — Reyna 3, Rodriguez 2, Vannatta 2. Assists — Vannetta 13, Taylor Stevens 11. Records — Texico […]

Veterans Day calendar

In recognition of Veterans Day, the Joint Veterans Council will host a week-long celebration starting Monday with an open house at VFW Post 3280. Events culminate Nov. 11 with a Veterans Day breakfast at the American Legion 25. These events are free and open to the public: Monday 5 to 8 p.m. VFW Post 3280 […]

What’s happening — Nov. 3

Monday Melrose Chamber of Commerce annual banquet — 7 p.m., Melrose School Commons Area, $8.50 per ticket. Information: 799-0043. VFW Post 3280 open house — 5 p.m.-8 p.m., Veterans Day Celebration, 200 W. Grand Ave., Clovis. Information: 763-3435 Tuesday VFW Post 3015 open house — 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Veterans Day Celebration, 2815 W. Seventh St. […]

Road work this week

Area road construction and closure information for this week: Clovis Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard Roadway Construction Project The intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and 21st Street. North/South traffic on MLK is closed from the main PRMC entrance to approximately 300’ south of the intersection. Primary access to the hospital during all construction […]

Police blotter — Nov. 3

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Thursday • 12:53 a.m.: Narcotics, 300 block of Pine Street. • 3:55 a.m.: Disturbing the peace, 1000 block of West 14th Street. • 4:12 a.m.: Remove subject, 200 block of West 4th Street. • 6:19 a.m.: Burglary , 2000 block of Lore Street. • […]

Lady Cats coast to District 4-5A cross country title

CNJ staff HOBBS — Clovis High’s girls were nearly perfect on Friday. Hobbs’ boys were as well. Both teams were easy winners in District 4-5A cross country competition. The CHS girls ran 1-2-4-5-7 for a score of 19 points to 48 for Hobbs and 67 for Carlsbad. Meantime, the Eagles went 1-2-3-5-6 for 17 points […]