Former interim jail administrator ‘let go’

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Former Interim Deputy Administrator Kirk Roberts doesn’t believe he was “let go” for reasons being cited by the new administrator at Curry County jail. Roberts was dismissed Wednesday morning as part of what Administrator Keith Norwood classified as restructuring at the facility. “Dismissed is rather a strong term. He […]

Effects of water on breast milk studied

By Casey Peacock: Freedom Newspapers Representatives from the University of Texas at Arlington and Texas Tech University are conducting research in the area to determine the effects of perchlorate exposure to infants through ingestion of breast milk. Research has shown that Roosevelt and Curry counties have tested positive for high levels of perchlorate in water, […]

Heading off developmental trouble early

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Lane Mains, 3, plays with Angel Laumbach-Kirk, left, an occupational therapist with ENMRSH Wednesday at My School Daycare in Clovis. By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer When their baby reached 16 months of age, Diane and Aaron Mains began to worry. He hardly ate and slept in fitful intervals. His attempts at speech were minimal […]

Ewing, William “Wally”

William Wallace “Wally” Ewing, 87, of Duncan, Okla., and formerly of Clovis, died Monday, Dec. 19, 2005, in Duncan, Okla. He was born Nov. 7, 1918, on a farm near Cameron, to Lewis Gardner and Della Tuck Ewing. He was raised in Cameron, Wheatland and Grady. He attended college in Tempe, Ariz. He joined the […]

Beware, Mississippi kites are moving in

By Bob Huber: Local Columnist You hear it every spring — “The kites are coming! The kites are coming.” Mothers shield their kids, bikers don helmets — Imagine that! — and police warn citizens to stay off the streets and listen to disaster radio. Behind all the screaming, yelping, baseless accusations and the wanton abuse […]

Oct. 23 video reviews

Scott Jones A look at videos available for rental in the Clovis area. Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle – PG 13 Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz, Lucy Liu, Demi Moore, Bernie Mac, Luke Wilson In this second installment we find the Angels on a case that will prove more challenging than they first thought. The Charles Townsend […]