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Year in Review: April 2007

A daily look at top news stories in April reported in the Clovis New Journal: April 1: Central Curry Soil and Water Conservation District statistics showed the previous month was the rainiest March in its 90 years of record keeping. Curry County received 3.70 inches during the month, much of it during the March 23 […]

Police not charging teen for admitted altercation

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Officials will not pursue criminal charges against a teen who admitted to being in an altercation in April that has hospitalized Eric Burrell, 39, of Clovis. The teen came forward after reading newspaper reports and told police he beat Burrell in self-defense, Clovis Police Chief Dan Blair said. Police […]

May 5, 1948

A Farmers Electrification Co-Op worker was in Clovis Memorial Hospital after his safety belt came in contact with a wire carrying 7,200 volts of electricity. Officials said he suffered burns and then fell, fracturing his pelvis. … Scott’s Music store downtown offered a rental plan. … Thrifty Drug Store suggested boxed chocolates for Mother’s Day. […]

April 28, 1952

Ada Ingle, a sophomore from Clovis, was the new president of Sigma Beta Chi social sorority at Eastern New Mexico University. She had also been named “friendship girl” of the sorority. … Area businesses were offering prizes – from steak dinners to a car wash and lubrication – to Clovis Pioneers baseball players for good […]

April 27, 1971

La Debonair at 510 Main was offering all of its wash and wear wigs for $7.99 each. … A woman at 207 Thornton had reported her record player was stolen while she was on vacation. The phonograph was valued at $90. … The Clovis News-Journal reported two “hippie-type men” were in Curry County Jail following […]

April 25, 1940

The city of Clovis was providing trucks to haul off trash from residential alleys and back yards. More than 100 truck loads of trash had been taken to the city dump and burned during the “Clean-up, Paint-up, Fix-up” campaign. … A Wheaties cereal advertisement in the Clovis News-Journal featured 38 grocers offering “good luck” wishes […]