Two charged in poaching incident

By Clarence Plank: Freedom New Mexico A father and son were charged Monday in connection with the unlawful killing of a trophy-class mule deer buck in December. Travis Field, 19, and Don Field, 55, both of Dora, have been charged in Magistrate Court in Roosevelt County, according to a press release from the New Mexico […]

Reward offered for information in deer poaching

CNJ staff The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish is offering a $500 reward for information leading to an arrest for killing a pair of mule deer discovered near Portales. Game and Fish investigators say a doe and a buck were killed and dumped off South Roosevelt County Road 8 sometime last Monday. Both […]

Bahama Buck’s opening next month

This e-mail arrived on Wednesday from a representative of Clovis’ newest business:

Buck Pennington: Docked in Portales

If you Google “Portales” you will soon find this Web log:

Bahama Buck’s slated for early summer opening

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Ronnie Marez of Clovis, applies chalk on the bottom of a roof eave Monday at the Bahama Buck’s being built on Prince Street For additional informationm, see today’s business feature. By CNJ Staff Clovis residents Stephen Powell and Chris Foster are working hard to open a surf-themed shaved ice shop […]

Oct. 13, 1989

A Frigidaire cooktop could be purchased for $149 at McDaniels, 1020 Main. … The Curry County Fair Board discussed the possibility of the new county jail being built on land near the fairgrounds. … “Uncle Buck” was playing at the United Artists Cinema 4 at 2809 Prince. … A one-bedroom apartment at 309 Gayland could […]

July 21, 1924

More than 4,000 rabbit scalps were turned in by contestants in the rabbit killing contest sponsored by Barry Hardware Co. Jack Eller, rural route carrier of Clovis, won first prize with 1,954 scalps. … Blackwell-Buck Chevrolet advertised a two-passenger utility coupe for $640. … Chief of Police R.M. Hall was driving a new six-cylinder sport […]

Rocket glared red on Independece Day

By Bob Huber When Independence Day — the holiday, not the movie — rolls into town each year on a Wal-Mart truck, I always remember the launching of America’s first intercontinental ballistic missile. That singular event established once and for all that children should never play with matches. It began one summer when my friend […]

‘Buck’-ing adversity

Gary Mitchell gary_mitchell@link.freedom.com Once William “Billy” Buck, a man-mountain at 6-foot-3 and 300 pounds, makes up his mind, it takes a mob to alter his determination. That certainly was true Thursday at Clovis High School’s Senior Bash Day, which is part of the school’s graduation events. The Clovis Fire Department firefighters were spraying students with […]