Gross receipts tax petition circulating

Kevin Wilson The countdown has begun for a citizens group to put a gross receipts tax hike to a public vote. The High Plains Patriots have circulated a petition throughout Clovis stating, “The undersigned registered voters of the City of Clovis ask that a special election be conducted on the adoption or rejection of the [...]

Questions raised about county’s judical complex information

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CNJ staff photo: Sharna Johnson District Judge Teddy Hartley points to a door inside the courthouse that has been blocked to secure the building. Court officials have said the building is outdated, has security flaws and is too crowded. Sharna Johnson Curry County has paid nearly $20,000 for a video, yard signs, brochures and mass [...]

Emergencies worse when misused

By Glenda Price: CNJ columnist There are fewer fallacies as widely circulated as those captured by the saying, “Hard cases make bad law.” This includes all the types mentioned by those who would sanction the systematic violation of individual rights just because they can imagine or maybe find some instance in which strict respect for [...]

Jan. 23, 1917

Denhof Jewelry Co. promised “You’ll always be on time,” with one of its dependable watches. … A petition was being circulated asking postal officials to begin mail delivery in Clovis. … Efforts were under way to attract 200 people to the Christian church Bible school class. “Come and look us over and see if you [...]