Placing Reagan on currency costly tribute

Freedom Communications An airport in Washington. A highway in Illinois. A 7-foot-tall statue in the

By Tom Phlipott Pentagon lawyers are studying the 2005 National Defense Authorization Act to determine if a provision to restore full military retirement to 100-percent disabled retirees next month can be interpreted to apply to 28,000 retirees who have lesser disabilities but are deemed unemployable. At stake for these retirees is, on average, more than […]

Clovis man sentenced to six years in prison

By The Associated Press CLOVIS — A Clovis man accused of printing and passing thousands of dollars in U.S. currency has been sentenced to six years in prison. Terry Maes, 25, pleaded guilty to seven counts of forgery and was sentenced Wednesday by state District Judge Teddy Hartley, District Attorney Matthew Chandler said. Evidence showed […]

Funny money lands four in jail

By Darrell Todd Maurina Four people were in police custody Wednesday night after authorities began investigating the sudden appearance of bogus money. Clovis police discovered the apparent counterfeiting ring Friday when an Allsup’s clerk noticed that six bills presented to him by a woman trying to buy $350 in money orders did not appear to […]