Commissioners give consent to file foreclosure suit

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Commissioners gave the city consent Thursday to file a foreclosure lawsuit against 128 properties in Clovis. The properties are ones for which delinquent, unpaid sewer, garbage, weed cutting or demolition fees exist, City Attorney Dave Richards told commissioners. The city finance office has diligently tried to collect on the […]

Feb. 8, 1956

One week after a blizzard forced closure of its runway, Clovis Air Force Base was expecting the arrival of two new snow plows. … Stanley Pawol was offering free pickup and delivery of prescription medicine. The phone number was 3451. … Clovis residents were warned that city officials were preparing a list of those delinquent […]

County seeks $1 million in back taxes

By Tonya Garner: Freedom Newspapers The computer printout of delinquent taxpayers in Curry County is an inch thick and 119 pages long — which constitutes roughly 1 percent of property owners. Among them, they are responsible for 10 percent of the county tax role — or a little more than $1 million. Curry County Manager […]

Regional child support office part of more aggressive approach by state

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Dee Hammons, left, county office manager for Child Support Enforcement Division, left, talks with the deputy director Cathi Valdes on Thursday at the Clovis office. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer In 2003, the child support division of the New Mexico Human Services Department collected $3.4 million for families in Curry […]