Pages Past — Nov. 13

On this date … 1966: Plans had been approved for a $1.2 million addition and remodeling of Roosevelt General Hospital. Architects Rowland Associates of Roswell had started preliminary drawings. 1958: Clovis city commissioners debated an ordinance aimed at prohibiting consumption of alcoholic beverages in city clubs. Commissioner Roy Walker opposed the plan, contending it was […]

No new information released in homicide

Staff report Local law enforcement officials declined again Wednesday to release any additional information on the case of a Clovis woman found dead Sunday morning at the Goodwin Lake Walking Trails. More than three dozen questions were submitted Tuesday to the Clovis Police Department regarding the slaying of Ariel Ulibarri, 23. Police did not answer […]

Former ENMU student drawn to comic books

Courtesy photo
Matt Haley quit school at ENMU in 1988 to attend Comic-con in San Diego, which resulted in being hired to draw for Dark Horse on their comic, Ghost. Haley has also worked for DC and Marvel

By Amy Waltner Communication Services Matt Haley left Eastern New Mexico University from in 1988 to pursue a career as a comic book artist. “I originally went to Eastern to get away from Albuquerque; that’s where I’m from,” Haley said. “I really enjoyed the instructors, but I was already committed to drawing comics, so I […]

Attorney opposes ousted judge’s intent to re-apply

By Steve Hansen Staff writer A Logan attorney wants a new judge in the Tenth Judicial District. Warren Frost has asked the chair of the nominating commission seeking a successor for Judge Albert Mitchell to reject Mitchell’s application for the job he just lost. Frost also wants Mitchell off of the nominating commission. Frost […]

Lake levels remain near capacity

By Thomas Garcia Staff Writer Area lakes are resting at comfortable depths after relatively plentiful rainfall this summer and last fall. Officials who oversee Sumner and Conchas lakes are expecting those depths to remain desirable with better-than-average snowpacks predicted this winter. Sumner Lake is expected to keep its volume within 1 percent of capacity […]

Veterans Week events — Nov. 13

Veterans week events Today • Open House — 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Elk’s Lodge 1244, 218 N. Sycamore St., Clovis. Information: 575-763-3435. Friday • Open House — 9 a.m.-11 a.m., DAV Chapter 6, 220 W. Fourth St. Information: 575-763-3435. • Open House — 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Amvets Post 14, 2010 Seventh St. Information: 575-762-9355. Saturday • […]

What’s happening — Nov. 13

Today Festival of Trees — A Hartley House fundraiser event, North Plains Mall. Information: 575-762-0050. Friday Festival of Trees — A Hartley House fundraiser event, North Plains Mall. Information: 575-762-0050. El Desayuno Kiwanis 25th Annual Chili Dinner — 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., tickets (purchased at door) $7 adults, $4 children 21 and under, Parkland […]

Police blotter — Nov. 13

Following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations. Monday • 2:44 a.m.: Missing person, 1000 block of Mitchell Street. • 7:04 a.m.: Burglary, 200 block of Almond Tree Lane. • 7:10 a.m.: Dead on arrival, 2100 block of Enloe Drive. • 8:59 a.m.: Warrant […]

‘Messiah’ largest production CCC has ever hosted

By Betty Williamson Local columnist George Frideric Handel penned his masterpiece, “Messiah,” in 24 days, but it has taken considerably longer to put together the 2 1/2-hour performance of that work set for 3 p.m. Sunday in Clovis’ Marshall Auditorium. Its the final 2014 event for Clovis Community College’s Cultural Arts Series. Christy Mendoza, director […]

NM crop production update — November 2014

National Agriculture Statistics Service New Mexico highlights Based on Nov. 1 conditions, all cotton production in New Mexico is expected to total 80,000 480-lb bales, up 21 percent from 2013, according to the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Upland cotton harvested acreage is forecast at 35,000 acres, up 4,000 […]

Sandia Elementary plans wall of honor

By Cindy Kleyn-Kennedy Education columnist By Veterans Day was originally designated as the day commemorating the “war to end all wars” — the end of World War I. Actual fighting had ceased months earlier on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. Initially known as “Armistice Day,” it later became Veterans […]

Veterans, community gather for breakfast

Staff photo: Tony Bullocks
Vietnam Veteran Charles Melton of Clovis came to American Legion Post 25 for breakfast and to spend some time with friends on Veterans Day.

By Aubry Buzek Staff writer Even though 69 years have passed since the end of World War II, Clovis is still home to veterans of this war and almost all major conflicts the U.S. has participated in since. About 325 of these veterans and community members attended a free breakfast at the American Legion […]

Judge seeking position he lost

By Steve Hansen Staff writer Among the candidates for ousted District Judge Albert Mitchell’s position will be Mitchell himself. Mitchell was one of two New Mexico judges who did not receive enough votes to be retained in the general election Nov. 4. The other was Sheri Raphaelson, a judge in the First Judicial District […]

Police: No new information on homicide

Staff report An official with the Clovis Police Department said Tuesday there were no significant updates to report on Sunday’s homicide investigation. Sgt. Daron Roach said he spoke with the Major Crimes Unit and was told there was no new information regarding Ariel Ulibarri, 23, who was found slain around 7:30 a.m. Sunday at the […]

Business licenses — Nov. 12

The following business licenses were obtained from the city of Clovis for the month of September: • RJP Building Components Type: Wood Production Manufacturing Owner: Joe Payne Location: 1001 Santa Fe • Studio Image Type: Beauty salons Owner: Doris McGinnis Location: 2810 Main St. • Quentin’s Lawn Service Type: Lawn care Owner: Quentin D Estorga […]

Letter to the editor — Nov. 12

Detention center food methods unfair I am stating a complaint on the way the Curry County Adult Detention Center feeds the inmates. The people in the pods believe they are being underfed. I know because I was one of them. We received thin bologna sandwiches for lunch. We had a small serving of oatmeal and […]

Pages past — Nov. 12

On this date … 1971: Eastern New Mexico University honored the classes of 1941, 1951, 1961 and 1971 during its 39th annual homecoming. Wilhemina Thomas, a 20-year-old music major from Alamogordo, reigned as homecoming queen. 1963: A film titled “When I’m Old Enough, Goodbye,” offered information about the “real feeling and what happens to boys […]

Police blotter — Nov. 12

Jail log The following were booked into the Curry County Adult Detention Center on Monday: • Female, 39, probation violation. • Male, 25, failure to pay fines (inmate released). • Male, 26, driving under the influence of drugs (first offense) (inmate released). • Male, 58, parole violation. • Male, 20, failure to appear at time […]

What’s happening — Nov. 12

Today Toddler time — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Public Library. Information: 575-769-7840. Planning and Zoning Commission meeting — 3 p.m., City Hall. Information: 575-769-7828. Women’s Initiative Network luncheon — noon, Clovis Civic Center, guest speaker is Connie Moyers. Information: 575-769-2103. Festival of Trees — A Hartley House fundraiser event, North Plains Mall. Information: 575-762-0050. Thursday Festival […]

Missing Clovis man has died (Updated)

Walter Ingle

By Aubry Buzek and Kevin Wilson Staff writers A Clovis man stricken with Alzheimer’s, found Tuesday on the side of a highway north of Amarillo, has died, family members said. Walter Ingle, 87, was found about 8 a.m. (MST), collapsed beside his pickup, about 15 miles north of Amarillo, Potter County Sheriff’s Lt. […]