Former Clovis firefighter at forefront of rescue effort

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Donald A’mour (red helmet) spent 10 days in New Orleans with a Texas rescue team. (Courtesy photo) By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer As America watched in horror news footage of Hurricane Katrina devastate historical New Orleans, Clovis resident Linda D’Amour sat at the edge of her seat. Her son Donald was there on screen, […]

Clovis works to improve school security

By Darrell Todd Maurina When a tall man in a business suit recently walked into Clovis’ Parkview Elementary school, signed the visitor form and left the desk without picking up an identification badge, one of the school’s newest teachers sprang into action. “Who’s that man? He didn’t take his pass!” the teacher said to Linda […]

Principal grateful for ‘bad touch’ program

By Darrell Todd Maurina When Clovis’ Parkview Elementary Principal Linda D’Amour woke up Wednesday morning and saw her newspaper, she knew it would not be an ordinary day. D’Amour was the principal in whom a student confided on Sept. 16, saying said she had been sexually abused at 700 E. 10th Street. That report led […]