Ticket blitz sends citizens to court

By Darrell Todd Maurina Tuesday’s special traffic enforcement operation at the corner of Prince and Commerce will bring many people into contact with a part of the court system that doesn’t always get much attention — the Clovis Municipal Court, served by Judge Jan Garrett. While police often write citations in a form that allows […]

Schillings, Onita

Onita Schillings Services: Have been held. Mrs. Onita Schillings, 74, of Clovis died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Nov. 3, 1929, in Floydada, Texas, to Zela Mae and Leland W. Garrett. Her family moved to the Spur, Texas, area when she was a child. She […]

Engagements – 11/2

Maldonado-Perales Laura Maldonado of Clovis and Guillermo Perales Jr. of Clovis, announce their engagement and approaching marriage. They will exchange vows at 3 p.m. on Nov. 6, 2003, at Faith Christian family Church in Clovis. The bride is employed at Big Country Ford. The prospective groom is employed at High Plains Federal Credit Union. The […]

Attorney: Sex-exploitation photos may have been altered

By Darrell Todd Maurina Editor’s note: This story contains information that some readers may find offensive. The Clovis News Journal is withholding the suspect’s name in an effort to protect the identity of the child involved. The attorney of a 30-year-old Clovis woman accused of sexually exploiting a child said the digital photos of his […]

CHS alums make return to field tonight

By Eric Butler A long time has passed since Skip Garrett has been in a football game. And maybe Garrett’s layoff itself won’t be considered unusual as Clovis High alumni gather for Citizens Bank’s Clovis Community Football Appreciation Day tonight. But Garrett’s last game wasn’t in the street in front of his house nor was […]

County pays $120,000 to settle jail death suit

By Darrell Todd Maurina Curry County’s insurance carrier paid $120,000 to settle a lawsuit with the family of a woman who died in the county jail last year, insurance officials said on Wednesday. The attorney for the estate of Joyce Acy said settlements have also been reached with other parties in the lawsuit, but he […]