Feb. 19, 2009 Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 5 p.m. Feb. 2 an officer responded to a residence in the 1300 block of east 14th Street for a report of a public affray. A woman said her former boyfriend came to her home to get their child’s toothbrush, argued […]

Feb. 15, 2009 Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About noon Jan. 30 an officer responded to a park in the 2000 block of Mitchell Street for a report of drug use. A caller said there were two women at the park with a infant and one of the women was […]

Feb. 1, 2009 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Around 2 a.m. Jan. 17 an officer responded to a residence in the 700 block of north Walnut Street. A man said someone knocked on his door and when he asked who it was, all they would say was “me”. When he […]

a view from under the pew: overcoming writer s block

By Gary Mitchell: CNJ religion columnist overcoming writer s block the other day i stumbledacross a ripped-out pagefrom the m encyclopediaboss and it intrigued me on the ripped-out pageit had a picture of apainting created by thefamous renaissance artist michelangeloit was called the creationof adam and it wasenthralling

1/28 Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 6 a.m. Jan. 15 an officer responded to a report of criminal damage at a business in the 2000 block of Main Street. The owner said when he arrived he found the soda machine outside lying on the ground and graffiti […]

Jan. 11, 2009 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 8 p.m. Dec. 31 an officer responded to an alley in the 500 block of Heaslet for a public affray call. As officers arrived, they saw a man sitting on top of a woman with her hands pinned to the ground. […]

Clovis man arrested in connection to drug seizure

CNJ Staff A 21-year-old Clovis man was arrested Thursday in connection with a substantial drug seizure, Curry County Undersheriff Wesley Waller said. Brent Roaf is being held on $16,500 bond, jail officials said. Around 9 p.m. a deputy serving a subpoena at an apartment in the 2900 block of Main Street smelled burning marijuana and […]

Car accident causes power outage

CNJ staff A car accident Sunday night left more than 1,000 Clovis homes without power. The car hit a pole about 8:30 p.m. Sunday, breaking a power pole on the 2500 block of Prince Street. Wes Reeves, a spokesperson for Xcel Energy, said 1,200 customers how power interrupted. Of those customers, 900 had their service […]

Nov. 30, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Around 3 p.m. Nov. 18 an officer responded to a school in the 1900 block of Thornton Street for a report of threats. A woman said she was at the school to pick up her son and was waiting in a line […]

Oct. 30, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 5 p.m. Oct. 21 an officer responded to a business in the 1000 block of Prince Street for a fraud report. A clerk said a male purchased a popcorn ball with a roll of quarters worth $10 and she gave him […]

Oct. 12, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 9 a.m. Oct. 2 an officer was called to a school in the 1500 block of Sycamore Street for a report of larceny. An administrator said a boy reported his bike had been stolen from his cousin’s house the day prior […]

Sept. 28, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 11 p.m. Sept. 17 officers responded to a residence in the 100 block of Wallace to assist with a narcotics investigation. A male subject had reportedly tried to sell drugs to a police officer. Officers found the man lying on his […]

Sept. 21, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 5 a.m. Sept. 13 an officer responded to a home in the 1800 block of Debra in reference to a criminal damage complaint. A woman said the boyfriend of an acquaintance came to her house looking for his girlfriend. She said […]

Depression-era art program exhibit worth look

By Clyde Davis: CNJ columnist The old cell block in the Portales courthouse is being transformed — temporarily, at least — into a celebration of the arts. Not just any art, but the unique and time specific work of the WPA. The Works Progress Administration was created May 6, 1935, to help provide economic relief […]

Sept. 14, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 10 a.m. Sept. 5 an officer responded to a home in the 500 block of West Street for an extortion complaint. A woman said she allowed her estranged husband to spend the night because she was afraid and couldn’t get him […]

Press release: KFC shooting

On Wednesday, September 3, 2008 at approximately 3:50 PM Officers of the Clovis Police Department were dispatched to the 2100 Block of N. Prince Street in Clovis in reference to a “Shots Fired” call in the south parking lot of the local Kentucky Fried Chicken Restaurant. Upon the Officers arrival witnesses told Officers that a […]

Buddy from the block

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CNJ Staff Photo: Tony Bullocks A 40-pound block of cheddar cheese is made to look like the image of Buddy Holly Tuesday at the Southwest Cheese Factory. By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent Whether Buddy Holly ever had positive feelings toward the Green Bay Packers is a matter of conjecture. But one thing’s for sure now: […]

Aug. 14, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 5 a.m. Aug. 6 an officer responded to the 2300 block of Robles Street for a vehicle on fire. Firefighters extinguished a fully engulfed 1995 Chevy Camaro. The owner said the car had been parked in front of his house and […]

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. 8,, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About midnight July 30 an officer responded to a home in the 300 block of 10th Street for a burglary report. A woman said she was in her bedroom and heard several males talking outside her window, then heard banging noises and […]