McCoy, Roma

Roma E. McCoy, 92, died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2006, at Bixby Manor Nursing Home in Broken Arrow, Okla. She was born Oct. 7, 1913, in Jack County, Texas, to Eva Ford and Lennie Newkirk. She married Carl Willis McCoy in Amarillo. He died in 1987.  She was a homemaker and operated childcare services from her […]

Artistic inspiration spares junk from culling for move

By Ryn Gargulinski: Local columnist Packing all your things for a massive move is about as much fun as getting a splinter. Actually, I did get a splinter while packing. Actually, actually, it was prior to packing when I was showing off my broken puke-gold Salvation Army couch to a friend while I told her […]

11/29 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: At 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, police responded to the 2300 block of Whippoorwill Way in reference to criminal sexual contact of a minor. The father of a 13-year-old female told police his daughter was touched inappropriately by a male neighbor on Nov. […]

Peacock, Bea Alma

Bea Alma Peacock Services:Have been held. Bea Alma Peacock, 88, died Monday, June 6, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born Nov. 23, 1916, to John Morgan and the former Alice Rossen, in Hassell. She was raised and attended school at Ima and House,. She graduated from House High School. Bea […]

4/22 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Police were dispatched Friday to a business in the 900 block of Norris Street to investigate a forgery and fraud. The owner said she and her bookkeeper had noticed a discrepancy while doing the books. Five checks worth over $1,700 cleared the […]

Economists taking a step backward

by Walter E. Williams Here are a couple of newspaper headlines following Florida’s bout with hurricane disasters: n “Storms create lucrative times,” St. Petersburg Times (Sept. 30, 2004); n and “Economic growth from hurricanes could outweigh costs,” USA Today (Sept. 27, 2004). The writers might have been listening to economists like Steve Cochrane, director of […]

Fire damage estimates much higher at $1.5 million

By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer An early morning fire on Oct. 23 at Bender Chevrolet-Cadillac on Mabry Drive is being called intentional by the State Fire Marshal, according to Clovis police. Damage resulting from the flame is now being estimated at $1.5 million. Clovis police originally estimated the damage at $250,000. “We don’t have […]

Police Blotter 5/19

Police responded to a gas station in the 1000 block of Mitchell about 1:15 p.m. on May 12 where a clerk said his 1972 Dodge pickup had been burglarized during the workday. The employee said a customer had come in and told him his truck had been moved to a different location. Upon inspection, the […]

Overack, Daniel E.

Daniel E. Overack Services: Have been held. Daniel E. Overack, PhD., 71, of Broken Arrow, Okla., died Monday, April 19, 2004, at his home. He was born on Aug. 9, 1932, in Hammond, Ind., to Stella and Leo Overack. He was a 1950 graduate of Bishop Noll High School in Hammond. In 1954 he received […]

Police Blotter 3/7

A Clovis business owner called police about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday to the 100 block of South Pile regarding larceny of a shop-vac, car jack and tool box worth about $210 that were taken from his warehouse. The owner said the warehouse is supposed to be kept locked when not in use but a construction crew […]