Workday scheduled to repair damage to Habitat house

Freedom New Mexico Habitat for Humanity of Roosevelt and Curry counties has scheduled a volunteer workday today to repair recent vandalism to the newest Habitat house. The workday is set for 8 a.m. until midafternoon, with lunch provided about 11:30 a.m., at 309 E. Kaywood Street. Volunteers will continue repairing vandalized appliances and water damage, […]

700,000 New Mexico working families to benefit from making work pay tax credit

The United States faces the most severe economic and financial crisis in generations. Tragically, much of the damage has fallen principally on Main Street.

Crop summary for the week ending March 8, 2009

NEW MEXICO: Alfalfa was 4% poor, 40% fair and 56% good. Winter wheat was 30% very poor, 36% poor, 18% fair, 12%good, and 4% excellent with 52% grazed. Lettuce was 40% good and 60% excellent. Chile was 4% planted. Onion was29% fair, 34% good and 37% excellent with 70% planted. Cattle were 3% very poor, […]

Feb. 22, 2009 Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 10 p.m. Feb. 6 an officer responded to a residence in the 2000 block of Country Meadows for a report of criminal damage. A man said he was driving north on Norris Street when someone in a southbound vehicle threw an […]

1/28 Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 6 a.m. Jan. 15 an officer responded to a report of criminal damage at a business in the 2000 block of Main Street. The owner said when he arrived he found the soda machine outside lying on the ground and graffiti […]

Dec. 18 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 3 p.m. Dec. 7 an officer responded to a residence in the 300 block of Plaza Street for a report of criminal damage. A woman said the night before she heard a loud bang in front of her home. She showed […]

Wind damage relatively small

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Lisa Crump of Clovis moves some of the tumbleweeds Monday that gather in her front yard on Purdue Avenue as a result of the high winds Sunday. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Though Sunday’s high winds made the early part of the day uncomfortable, there wasn’t any major damage […]

Clovis teens charged in vandalism spree

CNJ staff Clovis police have charged five teens in connection with a vandalism spree in early August, according to a press release. A 17-year-old female, two 16-year-old males and a 15-year-old male were arrested Wednesday, the release said. The arrest of a 14-year-old male is pending. The youth are accused of breaking almost two dozen […]

Local guardsmen aiding in Hurricane Gustav aftermath

CNJ staff As part of his mission in the New Mexico National Guard, Sgt. 1st Class Terry Stevens of Portales is in Louisiana with 400 other New Mexico guardsmen deployed to regions affected by Hurricane Gustav. The Category 2 storm made landfall Sept. 1, causing flooding and wind damage to homes in the state, according […]

Aug. 20, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Around 7:30 a.m. Aug. 13 an officer responded to a school in the 1900 block of Thornton for a criminal damage report. The officer documented damage to the practice football field, noting a vehicle drove across the field and did circles at […]