Police blotter — Aug. 26

CNJ staff Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Around 11 a.m. Aug. 15 an officer responded to the 200 block of 11th Street for a found handgun. A man said he was there visiting a friend and saw a handgun lying on the ground next to his vehicle. […]

Police investigating man’s disappearance

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Courtesy photo Doyle “Eddy” Windham CNJ Staff Police are looking for a 41-year-old Clovis man who disappeared after leaving work Aug. 9. Doyle “Eddy” Windham was last seen leaving work at an Allsup’s convenience store on East First Street as he went to make the store’s deposit, according to a police report. His family has […]

Jailbreak one year later: Into the night

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District Attorney Matt Chandler and other law enforcement held numerous press conference after the escape seek the help of the public in capturing the inmates. News of the escape of eight from the Curry County jail broke worldwide. On Aug. 24, 2008 — a year ago Monday — eight of the most violent inmates held […]

Aug. 14 Religion Calendar

Saturday Food and clothing give away — 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Matt 25 Hope Center. Information: 763-4400 Interdenominational concert — 7 p.m. Saturday, Matt’s Coffee Shop, First United Methodist Church. To perform or for information: Vyanne Humphreys at 760-4071 or Matt Carter at 799-2696.

Leftover deer permits, elk and javelina licenses available online Aug. 19

SANTA FE — More than 1,700 New Mexico public-land deer permits, 20 elk licenses for mobility impaired hunters, and 231 Javelina licenses leftover from the 2009-2010 drawing will be available beginning at 10 a.m.

Aug. 7 Religion Calendar

Saturday Food and clothing give away — 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Matt 25 Hope Center. Information: 763-4400

Bingaman featured speaker at ag day

CNJ staff U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., will be the featured keynote speaker Aug. 18 at a field day at the New Mexico State University’s Agriculture Science Center at Clovis. “A large portion of the Clovis center’s research and Extension efforts are directed toward renewable energy and natural resource conservation,” said Rex Kirksey, the center’s […]

USDA offers workshops

Freedom New Mexico Farmers can sign up for a U.S. Department of Agriculture 2009 Producer Sustainable Workshop on Aug. 26 in Clovis. The event focuses on resource management that illustrates several conservation practices, and includes hands-on experience. Natural Resources Conservation Service agronomist Rudy Garcia said the steps the workshop outlines are critical to sustainability. Registration: […]

Jail escapee sentenced

CNJ staff The first of eight Aug. 24 jail escapees caught by police is getting another two and a half years behind bars, according to a press release from the district attorney’s office. Victor Apodaca, 40, pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of escape from custody and was sentenced as a habitual offender. Apodaca was […]

Aug. 2008 Business Licenses

The following business licenses were issued by the city of Clovis in August: • Poconutz Type: General merchandise Owner: Lori Patton Location: 1609 Avondale Blvd. • All That and a Bag of Chips Type: Sandwich shop Owner: Sandra Buzard Location: 318 N. Main • J.K. Cycles Type: Automobiles Owner: Jeffrey Vick Location: 321 W. Sycamore […]

Sept. 21, 2008 Anniversaries

Martin George and Benita Martin of Clovis celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Aug. 29, 2008, at the Red Lobster restaurant in Clovis. Their children and grandchildren hosted a celebratory luncheon. The couple was married Aug. 29, 1948, in Hazelton, Kan. They have two children, six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He is a retired roadmaster […]

Aug. 2008 Obituaries

Editor’s note: The following people with area connections died in Aug. according to obituaries published in the Clovis News Journal. Agee, John Neil, 64, of Muleshoe, Aug. 16 Allison, Fred, 70, of Portales, Aug. 5 Anderson, Linda Jo Bresenham, 40, of Lenoir, N.C., Aug. 18 Arp, Omea Fae, 80, of Grants, Aug. 13 Ashcraft, Katherine, […]

Sept. 5, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 9 p.m. Aug. 26 an officer responded to an undisclosed residence for a battery report. A male juvenile holding a bag of ice in his lap told the officer he was battered during football practice at a school in the 1500 […]

Sept. 5, 2008 Public Record

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records from Aug. 28 through Wednesday: • Steven James Holland, Jr., 18, to Ashley Nicole Bain, 20, both of Clovis • Skylar Ross Dipomazio, 24, to Desery Marie Rodriguez, 27, both of Clovis • Ronald Joe Lahman, 47, to Mary Elizabeth Moorhouse, 44, both of Henrietta, Texas […]

Commission taking wait-and-see approach on jailbreak

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ Staff Writer Curry County residents may be talking about the Aug. 24 escape from the Clovis jail, but the issue is not dominating discussions during County Commission meetings. The issue may not even come up at today’s 9 a.m. meeting, unless a department head chooses to address it. And that’s as […]

Sept. 2, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Around 11 a.m. Aug. 23 an officer responded to a business in the 300 block of Main for a theft report. A manager said an AR-15 semi-automatic weapon was stolen from his store sometime over the past three days. The gun was […]

Aug. 31, 2008 Letters to the Editor

Who’s really in charge of our jail? Clovis has finally done it — made national news for all the wrong reasons. I’m sure many Clovis residents are asking the same questions: • How can eight inmates escape through a roof without detention center officers noticing? • How is it that a convicted murderer can still […]

Aug. 31, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Around 8 a.m. Aug. 21 an officer took a statement regarding disorderly conduct at a school in the 1400 block of Cameo Street. A teacher said on Aug. 15 a student was being disruptive in class. She said she told him to […]

Aug. 31, 2008

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Aug. 29, 2008 Religion Calendar

Sunday Men’s non-denominational bible class — 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., North Plains Mall Cinema, 2809 N. Prince St., Clovis. Free coffee and donuts. Teacher: Don Reid. Morning worship — 9:45 a.m. Sunday School. Clovis Landmark Missionary Baptist Church. Services are being held at the Wayland Baptist University. Morning worship will begin at 10:45 a.m. […]