Aug. 12, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 3 a.m. Aug. 3 an officer responded to a residence in the 100 block of Cedar for a trespassing report. A man said he was asleep in his living room and woke when the door opened. He said he saw a […]

Aug. 12, 2008

HOLLYWOOD–God bless America, and how’s everybody? • President Bush spent the entire weekend in Beijing enjoying the Olympics. He’s such a sports fan. When he heard that Russia had invaded Georgia, the only thing President Bush wanted to know was whether the Atlanta Braves were home or on the road. • China interrogated all reporters […]

Aug. 11, 2008

HOLLYWOOD–God bless America, and how’s everybody? • Elvis Presley’s peacock jumpsuit was sold Thursday for $300,000 at auction. It sold to an undisclosed buyer in New York. When Bill Clinton makes his entrance at the Democratic National Convention you can see it for yourself. • Barack Obama took off on vacation in Hawaii for a […]

Aug. 10, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 9 p.m. Aug. 1 an officer responded to the 200 block of 11th Street for a report of a man cursing at people. The officer found a 52-year-old man sitting in a chair in his yard wearing only boxers and drinking […]

Aug. 10, 2008 Cops and Courts

The district attorney’s office plans to seek adult sanctions against three teens charged in connection with two home invasions. District Attorney Matt Chandler said cases against Alex Romero, 16, Mark Aragon, 15, and Oscar Hernandez, 16, will be presented to a grand jury in the next 10 days. Contingent on the findings of the grand […]

Aug. 10, 2008 School Menus

Aug. 10, 2008 Honors

Clovis Community College The following students graduated from Clovis Community College this summer. Associate’s degree of applied science: Jessica Daneille Teston, Priscilla Ann Sepulveda-Murray, Jennifer Marie Atchley, Carmen L. Acosta, Cassie Renee Alderson, Shelli Marie Beevers, Cami Marie Burney, Christine Marie Coyle, Vicki Ann Duarte, Tasha Renee Harvey, Kari Sue Hunt, Lisa Marie Mackey, Christopher […]

Aug. 10, 2008 Club Notes

Curry County Extension Council The Curry County Extension Council met Aug. 4 at the extension office with 14 members in attendance. President Sheryl Abdill called the meeting to order. Secretary Martha Brister took roll call and read the minutes. A thank you letter was read from Baby’s First Wish for a donation. Helen Casaus gave […]

Aug. 10, 2008 Weddings

Ramirez/Alaniz Michelle Ramirez of Abilene, Texas, and Darren Alaniz of Clovis, were joined in marriage July 12, 2008, at Hendrick’s Ranch in Luders, Texas. Elder Larry Norman performed the wedding ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Pelo and Antoniette Castillo of Abilene. She is the granddaughter of Felacita Garcia of Abilene. The bridegroom is […]

Aug. 10, 2008

BEVERLY HILLS–God bless America, and how’s everybody? • President Bush will go to an evangelical Christian church in Beijing on Sunday that’s apocalyptic in its doctrine. The grass on the lawn is 10 inches high. The church is so certain the end is near they haven’t paid the landscapers in three months. • President Bush […]

Aug. 8, 2008 Sports Briefs

Friday Golf Shoot Out — 5 p.m. tee time. Whispering Winds Golf Course. Entry fee is $7 per person. Green and cart fees not included. Nine hole shooter will kick-off base championship tournament weekend. Saturday School and sports physicals — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Conducted by the 27th SOG for children of Cannon military […]

Aug. 8, 2008 What's Happening

Friday Cannon Appreciation Day — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Unity Park. Open to all base personnel. 2 to 4 p.m. Games and prizes. Back to School Dance — 4 to 8 p.m. Youth Center. For youth ages 9-18. Golf Shoot Out — 5 p.m. tee time. Whispering Winds Golf Course. Entry fee is $7 […]

Aug. 8, 2008 Community Notes

Today Cannon Appreciation Day — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Unity Park. Open to all base personnel. 2 to 4 p.m. Games and prizes. Back to School Dance — 4 to 8 p.m. Youth Center. For youth ages 9-18. Saturday Cannon Golf Championship — 7 a.m. tee time. Whispering Winds Golf Course. Entry fee is […]

Aug. 8, 2008 Religion Calendar

Today Singles Living in Christ — 7 p.m., First Church of the Nazarene, 1800 N. Norris St., Clovis. Child care is provided. Information: 769-1971. Sunday Christian Variety Show — 6 p.m.,“Livin’ Life”, featuring music, comedy, drama and multi-media, Bethel Assembly of God, 1521 N. Norris. Information: 762-4100. Men’s Non-denominational Bible Class — 9:30 a.m. to […]

Aug. 8, 2008 Religion Digest

Beacon of Light program relocates The Beacon of Light faith-based recovery program has relocated and now occupies three locations in the 1300 block of Thornton Street, according to a press release. The locations are: • 1300 Thornton — Main Offices, classes and Chapel (former Circle K store) • 1301 Thornton — Women’s Home, Phase 1 […]

Aug. 8, 2008 Public Record

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records from July 31 through Wednesday: • Nooruddeen Binham Alexander, 23, to Rosemarie Ann Wheeler, 23, both of Clovis • Omar Humberto Rodriguez-Nino, 25, to Marie Felix Meza-Torres, 22, both of Clovis • Thomas Carroll Mitchell, 48, to Tammy Sue Parrack, 45, both of Vance, Miss. • […]

Editors’ Notebook: Hammer throw Aug. 18

Staff reports Opening ceremonies for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing are Friday but we’ll have to wait 10 days more to watch former Tucumcari resident Amber Campbell compete in the women’s hammer throw.

Aug. 8, 2008

HOLLYWOOD–God bless America, and how’s everybody? • Paris Hilton won praise Thursday for her mock campaign ad calling for offshore drilling and tax breaks for electric car makers. The candidates are just lucky she’s not old enough to run. She combines the most electable qualities of both Clintons. • China will host the opening ceremony […]

Aug. 7, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 3 a.m. July 27 an officer on patrol in the area of Main and 13th streets observed a vehicle run a stop sign and accelerate at a high rate of speed. The officer located the vehicle abandoned in an alley between […]

Aug. 7, 2008

HOLLYWOOD–God bless America, and how’s everybody? • China was hit by a 6.2 earthquake in the middle of the country on Tuesday. It struck just three days before the games begin. We could have the first Olympic Games in history that hand out medals for standing still and breathing deeply. • President Bush arrived in […]