Press release: Men arrested for grain theft

On Tuesday, March 8th, Curry County Sheriff’s investigators concluded an investigation into multiple thefts of livestock feed from Peavy Grain, in the Clovis area. As a result of this investigation, the following individuals have been arrested and charged in connection to the thefts.

Education digest —

Clovis high guidance office to have extended hours The Clovis High School guidance office will have extended hours from March 21-24, according to a news release. The office will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. The extended hours are for parents to be able to go to the guidance office to review pre-registration […]

Club notes — March 6

United Daughters of the Confederacy Ellen W. Jones Chapter 1022 of United Daughters of the Confederacy met on March 1 at the Pizza Hut. President Janelle Foster opened the meeting introducing guests Ray Kobernick and Savannah Kobernick. She thanked the hostesses Bess Jones and Jan Ross for their favors and decorations. Ritual was read by […]

On the shelves — March 6

The following books are available at: Clovis-Carver Public Library “Paws & Effect: The Healing Power of Dogs” by Sharon Sakson was given by Charmain Howard in memory of Therapy Dog Leaha. This wise and poignant volume provides accounts of individual, beloved pets that have supported their owners through periods of ill health and other crises […]

Anniversaries — March 6

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Butler Charles and Verna Butler of Clovis celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary on March 2, 2011. [image #2, align=left, size=right] The couple was married March 2, 1956, in Phoenix. The couple has two children and three grandchildren He is retired from the U.S. Air Force and from Holland’s Printshop in Clovis. [image #1, align=left, size=right] […]

School menus — March 6

Clovis Elementary Monday: Breakfast — Pancake sausage on a stick. Lunch —Chicken sandwich, tater tots, lettuce, tomato, pickle, 7 marshmallow fruit salad. Tuesday: Breakfast —Smucker’s snack’n waffles. Lunch —Frito pie, California veggies, lettuce, tomato, fresh fruit. Wednesday: Breakfast —Sausage biscuit. Lunch — Mac & cheese, garden salad and cheese, ranch dressing, fruit and cookie. Thursday: […]

Weekly update —

Allsup’s plans official opening Monday The upgraded Allsup’s store at 21st and Prince Streets was set to officially open Monday, a representative for the store said. “We’re going to shoot for 6 a.m.,” said Steve Munoz, area supervisor for the chain. However, Saturday saw plenty of traffic at the location, and a clerk who answered […]

Religion digest — March 4

Gospel group holding concerts Blackwood Legacy, a Nashville-based gospel group, will hold a pair of concerts March 13 in Clovis. The group will perform 9:30 a.m. at Central Christian Church and 6 p.m. at the First Church of God. The concerts are both free of charge, but a love offering will be received. Information: www.blackwoodlegacy.org […]

Religion calendar —

Saturday Matt’s Coffee House Interdenominational Jam Session Concert — 7 p.m., second Saturday of the month, First United Methodist Church, open to the public to perform and watch, free refreshments provided. To perform, contact Vyanne Bradley at 760-4071 or 742-3389 or Matt Carter at 799-2696. The Right to Life Committee of New Mexico’s 34th Educational […]

Education digest — March 3

Muleshoe team places fifth at challenge Muleshoe High School’s academic challenge team took fifth place at the Area 5 Academic Challenge, according to a news release. Sixteen teams from across west Texas and south plains competed in the event organized by the Texas Association of Community Schools and held at MHS. The fifth place award […]

Press release: Detention officer, inmates charged for drugs at jail

On March 2, 2011, Curry County Sheriff’s investigators arrested and charged:

Mesalands board announces presidential finalists

Freedom New Mexico Mesalands Community College has announced four finalists for president at the two-year college. The four finalists are as follows: Larry Edwards of Oklahoma City; Jimmy Cargill of Glendive, Mont.; Veldon Law of Las Vegas, Nev. and Mildred Lovato of Albuquerque. Each candidate will tour the campus and have an interview with the […]

Press release: Mesalands Community College holds presidential forums

After 15 years of distinguished service, Phillip O. Barry, president of Mesalands Community College, will be retiring this year. With the assistance of the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT), the Mesalands Board of Trustees has conducted a nationwide search for the next college president. An Initial Presidential Screening (IPS) Committee composed of board members, […]

Storm spotter course offered in March

The National Weather Service of Albuquerque will be holding two free sessions of a storm spotter’s course in the area in March, according to a news release. The March 22 sessions are scheduled for 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Clovis city hall assembly room and 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Portales […]

Stabbing trial begins

CNJ staff Today marks the first full day of testimony in trial of a Clovis man accused of stabbing a 21-year-old man during a March dispute. Luciano Guerra is charged with first-degree murder and tampering with evidence. Police have said witnesses identified then-19-year-old Guerra as the person who stabbed Andrew Gama numerous times around midnight, […]

Water board meeting cancelled

CNJ staff The Water Policy Advisory Board meeting scheduled for Tuesday has been cancelled. The next scheduled meeting will be March 8.

Monday morning briefing: A march, a meeting and a defiant death

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Monday briefing. Monday morning march Join in or just show up to watch and reflect…the annual Martin Luther King Day march starts 9 a.m. today at Potter Park to 7th & Main Streets. There’s a rally at Legacy Life Church featuring the Rev. B.J. Choice, pastor […]

Death march survivor made new memories with family

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Courtesy photo Irvin “I.R.” Butler died Christmas Day in Lubbock, one day short of his 92nd birthday. Kevin Wilson Irvin “I.R.” Butler will be remembered for his time in the military and surviving a 55-mile death match. But he would have been just fine if people knew him as Grandpa. Butler died Christmas Day in […]

Monday morning briefing: Gaming, a boating accident and snow

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Monday briefing. Video game of the week Game: Donkey Kong Country Returns Genre: Action System: Wii What is it? Clever level design and great artistic touches make platforming feel fresh again. ESRB Rating: Everyone Web site: http://donkeykong.nintendo.com Question of the day If you were a character […]

New Allsup’s store to open March 1

CNJ staff An Allsup’s spokesman said Tuesday that a new store being built at 21st and Prince streets should open for business March 1. “The store at 21st and Prince is a busy store and we’ve outgrown the space we have,” owner Lonnie Allsup said in a press release. “So, to better serve our customers, […]