June 10, 2008 Police Plotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Around 1 a.m. June 1 an officer responded to an undisclosed residence for a report of child neglect. An 8-year-old male called 911 and said he was home alone and scared. The child allowed the officer to look through the residence. A […]

Neighborhood watch program unnecessary

Freedom New Mexico The capital city is facing a wave of violence that calls for drastic measures. The government has proposed a radical change in tactics, a “surge” if you will, to control it: Entire neighborhoods will be sealed off and designated as “Neighborhood Safety Zones,” patrolled by armed officers who will have the authority […]

June 1, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports:

May 25, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports:

May 18, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Around 1 a.m. May 10 an officer in the area of 13th and Walnut was approached in reference to a battery. A man said he was attacked by a man who stopped him while he was driving in a shopping center parking […]

‘Foreign’ comedy on tap

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Freedom New Mexico: Karl Terry Betty Meeks (played by Amber Glasgow), left, explains to Catherine Simms (Tasha Irvin) that Charlie (Ryan Jason Cook), seated, can’t understand their conversation during a dress rehearsal for Eastern New Mexico University’s production of &#822 Steven Roberts, a part-time theatre instructor at Eastern New Mexico University, calls himself a Larry […]

April 13, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports:

Sorry, Duke’s not for sale

Glenda Price Duke has a fancy schmancy AQHA name, but Bobby calls him Duke “because John Wayne would’ve liked him just as much as I do,” he says. Bobby and Duke hit it off the first time they met. The usual “horse breaking” activities were not necessary. “I pretty much just got on him and […]

April 6, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports:

April 3, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 11 p.m. March 26 an officer responded to the emergency room at the hospital for a battery report. A man said he was riding his bike on Gary Street when he heard a popping sound and felt a stinging in his […]

March 30, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports:

March 26, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 5 p.m. Wednesday an officer responded to a home in the 1400 block of Edwards for a harassment report. A man said he had gone to a restaurant on Prince Street after seeing a commercial advertising a special. He said the […]

911 dispatcher flooded with calls as storm raced through area

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Dina and Bob Sellers of Clovis stand in front of their rebuilt home on Fairmount Court while Bob holds up a photo of the damage their home sustained in the March 23, 2007, tornado. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Couples danced at a local senior citizens center. Other residents […]

March 23, 2008 Police Blotter

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About noon Monday an officer was contacted by officials at a school in the 1400 block of Cameo for a disruptive student.Four teachers submitted written statements that a 14-year-old boy was a constant disruption in class. […]

Immunity denies accountability

By Kevin Wilson Congress is about to tell you it’s OK to break the law, as long as somebody in the government is paying you to do it. The Senate on Tuesday voted in favor of giving telecommunications companies immunity for their roles in a National Security Administration eavesdropping program previously ruled unconstitutional by the […]

Bush calls for speedy tax relief in face of recession

The Associated Press WASHINGTON — With recession fears rising and the stock market tumbling, President Bush on Friday called for up to $150 billion in tax relief for consumers and business — and said there was no time to waste. Bush’s urgent remarks gave fresh impetus to congressional leaders already hard at work on an […]

One vote for Render

Dorothy Nelson says Rube Render is her choice for mayor of Clovis. “He’s retired military, also retired from Lockheed Martin, has a master’s degree in human resources, and is just a genuinely nice guy … all qualities which would serve a mayor well,” she wrote in an e-mail. “Rube seems truly interested in community affairs […]

Notes on tornado happenings

CNJ staff —Clovis 911 dispatchers received an unprecedented number of calls during the period of tornado activity Friday night, according to Capt. Patrick Whitney of the Clovis Police Department. During about a half-hour period, 1,043 calls were fielded by dispatchers, he said. Dispatchers field about 200 calls on an average day. A normal shift has […]

Business exploring broadband options

By Marlena Hartz : CNJ staff writer Employees of a local telecommunications company are learning to use computers to talk on phones, according to a Clovis Community College press release. ENMR-Plateau Telecommunications employees are being trained in the new technology, called Voice over Internet Protocol, at Clovis Community College in preparation for customer use, according […]

Bees make havoc for businesses

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ Staff Writer In 1964, long before high school junior Lewis Hightower had decided to choose pest control as a career, he read an article in Time magazine about “killer bees” that escaped a laboratory in Brazil. He kept up with the news over the years, reading estimates that this species, known […]