Strangers to each other, but not to God

Judy Brandon: CNJ columnist I can still recall the man who used to roam the streets of Clovis. Our children named him the “strange guy.” The first time we noticed him was on one of our usual trips to the grocery store. He was peculiar, we thought, as he held his chin high, holding his […]

Locals gather in prayer

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Rhonda Boswell, of Clovis, bows her head during prayer services during the National Day of Prayer ceremonies Thursday outside the Master’s Center. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth. By Darrell Todd Maurina: CNJ staff writer The National Day of Prayer drew nearly 150 people to a Thursday noon prayer rally in the parking lot of the […]

Police Blotter 4/30

A Portales man came to the Clovis Police Department about 5 p.m. on April 22 to report a case of stalking via computer. The man said he had walked from one location to another in Clovis on April 19. After returning home, he received a pop-up message on his computer by someone who described every […]

Police Blotter 4/28

About 1 p.m. Friday, police responded to a Clovis junior high school where the assistant principal had a 15-year-old male student in his office who had admitted to grabbing the breast of a 14-year-old female student. Police told the boy what he did was illegal, issued him a juvenile citation, and advised the boy’s mother […]

Police Blotter 10/24

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Police responded about 4 a.m. Saturday to a reported rollover crash with injuries at a store parking lot entrance. Two men were standing next to a black Honda on its side in a large drainage area north of Llano Estacado. The driver […]

Police Blotter 10/20

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Police received two calls shortly before midnight Tuesday regarding drive-by shootings According to a man at the 2100 block of Ross Street, two vehicles were driving south when the man heard a sound that may have been a shotgun discharge. Two people […]

School board discusses parking ordinance

By Gary Mitchell City residents around Clovis High School — if not the entire city — may have to purchase permits to park in front of their own residences because of complaints of students parking off campus. Clovis school officials are considering submitting an ordinance to that effect to the city after a number of […]