Prosecutors receive awards

CNJ staff A pair of prosecutors in the 9th Judicial District won two of the six annual awards at the Tuesday night awards ceremony for the Prosecutors Section of the New Mexico Bar Association in Albuquerque. Deputy District Attorney Ben Cross was recognized in the drug category, while Deputy District Attorney Brian Stover was awarded […]

Jesus can be found in books other than Bible

Curtis Shelburne Oh, my aching back! I knew it would hurt today. I spent too much time yesterday on a bar stool. Oh, you thought . . . No, I was sitting on a stool at the “bar” in our kitchen. I like to work there, but my back doesn’t like it when I do. […]

Webb’s Watering Hole bar closing

Another bar in Clovis — Webb’s Watering Hole — is closing. Thursday, employee Didi Sandoval confirmed the owner sold the facility’s liquor license and plans to close in September. It is the second bar to announce closure in 30 days, after Clovis City Limits closed June 14. The two were the only businesses in Clovis […]

City Limits closes bar

CNJ staff Effective Tuesday, Clovis City Limits is shutting down its bar. The package store will remain open, said Sandra Starritt, a manager at the package store. Starritt said, “maybe later on down the road,” the bar could open again. She deferred questions about the bar closure to owner Robert Green. Attempts to contact Green […]

First person: Setting the bar

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Courtesy photo Jimmie Reyna, a Clovis native, was recently nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Jimmie Reyna is hoping to go from the flat terrains of Clovis to one of the nation’s highest courts. Reyna, 57, has been nominated by Barack Obama to the United States Court of Appeals […]

MainStreet aims to raise money with downtown gala

Liliana Castillo An event that started as a wine and cheese tasting nine years ago has evolved to include New Mexico wines, beers, an olive bar, salsa bar and chocolate fountain. The food is part of the attraction at the annual Downtown Gala, which serves as the biggest fundraiser for Clovis MainStreet. Clovis MainStreet is […]

Work a-plenty at H-Bar Ranch

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Courtesy photo An old postcard with a posed photo of the H-Bar and cowhands that claims Billy the Kid was taken to the “X-Bar” after he was shot ” totally false, of course. Also, no self-respecting cowhand would have been caught dead wearing fur chaps. Ruth White Burns Editor’s Note: This is the latest in […]

New foreman started family at H-Bar Ranch

By Ruth Burns: PNT correspondent When the Winfreys sold the H-Bar Ranch to Jim Newman and Tom Trammell in 1897, Newman asked his cousin (my grandfather), R. L. “Bob” Wood, to take over the ranch as foreman. Bob had come with Newman to the DZ Ranch near the present town of Arch in 1882 and […]

H-Bar History

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Photo courtesy of the Lone Jack Historical Society of Missouri Dr. Caleb Winfrey. By Ruth Burns: Freedom New Mexico correspondent Editor’s note: This is the first of several articles about the H-Bar Ranch. In the early days before the coming of the railroad, the ranch located closest to Clovis and Portales was the H-Bar. The […]

Thanks for setting the bar, Dad

By Karl Terry: FNM Columnist With Father’s Day today, I was reflecting last week on the things

Suspect arrested in homicide

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Freedom New Mexico: Liliana Castillo A 51-year-old Tucumcari truck driver and the man suspected of beating him to death and leaving his body in a ditch were drinking together at Webb’s Watering Hole and later Clovis City Limits, District Attorney Matt Chandler said. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Police believe an argument after a […]

State Bar awards grants to legal service providers

The State Bar of New Mexico, through the New Mexico Bar Foundation, awarded nearly $178,000 in grants to 12 entities which provide legal services to low-income New Mexicans.

Sept. 16, 2008 Business Digest

Bar president speaking at K-Bob’s State Bar President Craig Orraj will introduce a new education program designed to inform high school students about the law at the Curry-Roosevelt County Bar Association meeting at K-Bob’s on Friday, according to a State Bar of New Mexico press release. Titled “Know the Law Before the Law Knows You: […]

What's Happening July 4

Friday Happy Fourth of July! Saturday End Zone Bar open 5 p.m.-midnight Wednesday Youth Center — Open recreation. Torch Club, 4-H sewing club, arts and crafts, 4-H health and fitness club. Thursday Beat of the Wild with Albuquerque Biological Park and Zoo — 11 a.m. and noon at Cannon Library. Youth Center — Open recreation. […]

Two sentenced for robbery

CNJ staff Two Texas men were sentenced Friday to serve 12 years each for the armed robbery of two Clovis men outside a bar last year, according to a press release from the District Attorney’s office. Gregory Boston, 24, and Donald Davis, 20, were each convicted of two counts of armed robbery, according to the […]

Feb. 24, 2008 School Lunch Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza, cereal, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Grilled chicken sandwich, pork and beans, lettuce and pickle chips, vanilla cookie and milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Egg biscuit, cereal, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Chicken and cheese quesadilla, Spanish rice, corn on the cob, Jell-O cup, fruit and milk. […]

Feb. 17, 2008 School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Closed in observance of the Presidents Day Holiday. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon French toast, cereal, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Beef soft taco, salsa, Spanish rice, lettuce and tomato, mixed fruit and milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Sausage biscuit, cereal, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Hawaiian chicken, steamed rice, green beans, […]

Feb. 10, 2008 School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Waffles and graham crackers, cereal, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Bean and cheese burrito, Spanish rice, lettuce, tomato, ranch dressing, fruit cup and milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — Cinnamon roll, cereal, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Pig in a blanket, potato patty, steamed broccoli, Jell-O cup and milk. Wednesday: […]

Feb. 3, 2008 School Calendar

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Blueberry muffins, cereal, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Frito pie, carrots and dip, applesauce, cookie and milk. Tuesday: Breakfast — English muffin with sausage pattie, cereal, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Super spud, garden salad, fruited Jell-O, ranch dressing, whole wheat roll and milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — Blueberry […]

Jan. 27, 2008 School Menus

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Breakfast pizza, cereal, toast, juice and milk. Lunch — Grilled chicken sandwich, ranch beans, lettuce and pickle chips, vanilla cookie and milk. Tuesday: Egg biscuit, cereal, toast, juice and milk. Lunch —Chicken and cheese quesadilla, salsa, Spanish rice, corn on the cob, Jell-o cup, fruit and milk. Wednesday: Breakfast — […]