Committee touts water conservation efforts

By Vanessa Kahin Staff writer April is Water Conservation Month, and members of the Water Policy Advisory Committee outlined the ways the city of Clovis is educating the community about conservation efforts during their meeting at Clovis City Hall on Tuesday. Members of the committee heard comments and looked over water conservation materials provided […]

If Sue and Sherry can’t leave their graves …

By David Stevens Editor He was 8 or 9 years old when he left a grandmother’s house in Missouri and came to live with foster parents in Tucumcari. A year or so after he moved in, Mike and Sue Day adopted the boy. “He was well behaved,” Mike Day said. “He was just like our […]

Five injured in collision

Staff report Five people were injured Tuesday afternoon in a collision on N.M. 202 near the New Mexico-Texas border between Portales and Muleshoe. According to Portales Fire Department Battalion Chief Shannon Lee: • The call for the minivan-versus-semi-tractor trailer collision came in about 2 p.m. • Both drivers were among the injured. All five were […]

What’s happening — April 6

Today Toddler Time — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Library. Information: 575-769-7840. Read with a Dog — 1 p.m., Clovis-Carver Library. Information: 575-769-7840. EPCOG Board of Directors meeting — 10 a.m., 418 Main Street. Information: 769-7828. Planning and Zoning meeting — 3 p.m., City Hall. Information: 769-7828.   Thursday Pre-K Storyhour — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Library. Information: […]

Police blotter — April 9

Clovis police, sheriff, and fire call logs: Caller reported: Monday • 1:36 a.m.: Falls, 7900 block of State Road 523. • 1:49 a.m.: Articles lost or found, 500 block of Circle Drive. • 2:34 a.m.: Ill subject, 2100 block of Dillon Street. • 5:14 a.m.: Fire/still alarm, 1500 block of Echols Avenue. • 6:13 a.m.: […]

Meteorologist: Clovis has coldest March in 44 years

By Vanessa Kahin Staff writer According to data from the National Weather Service, last month was the coldest March in Clovis in 44 years. Clay Anderson, a forecaster with the NWS in Albuquerque, said the average local temperature over a 24-hour time period for March 2014 in Clovis was 45 degrees. March 1987 and […]

Official: Dairy outlook may be getting brighter


By Alisa Boswell Staff writer Curry County dairyman Albin Smith said there were many days over the last four years when he wasn’t sure his business was going to make it. Smith, the owner of Curry County dairies SAS and Arrowhead, said trying to bounce back from four years of decline has not and […]

Everybody’s business: Business loans can help cover short-term needs

When a business needs equipment and doesn’t have the cash to buy it — or lands a contract that will affect the cash flow — the owner may wish to approach a bank for financing. Local banks have commercial loan departments that can offer to finance equipment or cover short-term needs. Two common loan types […]

Business digest — April 8

Economic development specialist honored Gene Hendrick, economic development specialist working with the Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce and Clovis Industrial Development Corp., was honored last week with an award for his role in promoting economic development for the state of New Mexico at the 2014 New Mexico Economic Development Summit in Hobbs, according to a […]

Police blotter — April 8

Clovis police, sheriff, and fire call logs: Caller reported: Friday • 8:32 a.m.: Possession of marijuana under 8 ounces, 1400 block of Cameo Street. • 9:32 a.m.: Larceny over $500, 1400 block of Cameo Street. • 10:23 a.m.: Larceny over $500, 1500 block of Echols Avenue. • 11:42 a.m.: Assault, North Edwards and West 14th […]