Business Licenses: August, September 2007

The following business licenses were obtained from the city of Clovis in August: Southwest Siding, Windows and Doors Type: Siding Owner: Steve Cox Location: 600 N. Grimes Pattye Austin Insurance Agency Type: Insurance agent Owner: Pattye Austin Location: 3217 N. Prince Matlock Insurance Agency Type: Insurance agent Owner: Matt Matlock Location: 3217 N. Prince Soothing […]

Clovis native chats with president on national TV

A Clovis native sat on a four-person panel with President Bush on Wednesday during a campaign stop the president made to Rochester, Minn. Asked by Bush to tell her story, former Cameo Elementary fifth-grade teacher Jill Wooten said she grew up in a little town in eastern New Mexico called Clovis. She told the president […]

Bush jokes with former Clovis elementary teacher

by Mike Linn President Bush took a light-hearted jab at Clovis on Wednesday during a campaign stop in Rochester, Minn., a Clovis native who sat with the president said. Asked by Bush to tell her story, a former Clovis fifth-grade teacher at Cameo Elementary, Jill Wooten, said she grew up in a little town in […]

Police department wins awards

Cops and Courts The Clovis Police Department received two awards Friday for above and beyond support for the New Mexico National Guard. Police Chief Bill Carey received one award and the department received the other at an Employers Support Guard and Reserve Luncheon at K-Bob’s Steakhouse. “We all support the Guard, these guys while they’re […]

(Cops and Courts) Police lieutenant will attend FBI academy

A 33-year-old Clovis police lieutenant has been accepted into the FBI National Academy, an exclusive three-month course that trains law enforcement in administration, terrorism and violent crime investigation. Lt. Patrick Whitney will leave in January for the academy in Quantico, Va. The course runs from Jan. 9 to March 16, and only two law-enforcement personnel […]

Police Blotter 8/4/03

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Police responded to a Main Street library on Thursday in reference to an employee stealing cash intended as a donation to a library committee. A library employee told police she saw a worker take $5 from a woman who was there to […]

There’s nothing like the day after

Mike Linn Call me a scam artist, if you will. But one of the main reasons I love Christmas is the day-after sale, when I take back all my presents and get two for one. That’s right. The day after Christmas, many stores have 50-percent off sales. So I take back the fancy shirt my […]