Reward offered in vandalism spree case

CNJ staff Curry County Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in connection to a vandalism spree last week, according to a press release from the Clovis Police Department. Police received reports of 56 criminal damage incidents through northwest Clovis on April 18-21. Thousands of dollars damage was caused, […]

Education Feature: Schools stress parents’ input

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Clovis Municipal Schools officials said there are a few things to remember when the first report cards of the year are issued next Thursday. They said parents should understand the importance of being involved in their child’s education and know there are programs available to help struggling students. “Let […]

Reward offered for assault information

CNJ staff Authorities are looking for information in a case involving an assault last month on a Clovis man, according a press release from the Clovis Police Department. Eric J. Burrell, 39, remains in a Lubbock hospital recovering from injuries suffered in the assault and has been unable to communicate much information to law enforcement, […]

Local Roundup: United Way holding business meeting

CNJ staff United Way of Eastern New Mexico will hold its annual business meeting at noon Friday at the Memorial Building. The meeting will provide a platform for United Way supporters and community to provide feedback to the governing body of board members, according to a press release issued by United Way of Eastern New […]

Curtailing profits will only lead to stagnation

Freedom Newspapers Far too much is being made about allegedly “obscene” oil company profits, most often by demagogues trying to whip up the mob with allegations of “price gouging,” industry collusion and “profiteering.” We expect this from politicians and pundits of the anti-capitalist stripe, and from greens reluctant to point the finger at a U.S. […]

Giving reward for giver as much as receiver

By Judy Brandon: Local Columnist I went to see her for the last time about 20 years ago. She lived all alone, not far from our home in a nearby neighborhood. She rarely enjoyed the pleasure of anyone’s company. I met her when I was delivering sacks of groceries for a church effort. Our first […]

Reward comes through the air for child

By Leslie Radford: CNJ Staff Writer Seven-year-old Caleb Loper just finished a bout with brain cancer. As part of his reward for completing treatment, he received a helicopter ride from family friend Dan Lindsey on Saturday. “It was cool,” Caleb said with a grin from ear to ear. “I got to fly all around.” Landing […]

Reporter’s notebook: Persistence pays off for dog owner

By Tova Fruchtman Many people may have seen the signs and advertisements last month looking for “Stitch,” the Reyna family’s lost shih tzu. After a three-week search the Reynas finally found their dog, which escaped when Mike Renya was working on the gate at his home, he said. Renya said he got a call after […]

Rancher ups reward for info on wife’s murderer

By TV Hagenah: Freedom Newspapers TUCUMCARI — A Quay County rancher and friends are offering $2,000 for information that leads to the arrest of his wife’s killer. James Vance said he and several friends are putting up the reward money, which is in addition to $1,000 being offered by the local Crime Stoppers organization. Joanie […]

Police offer $1,000 reward in slaying

By Darrell Todd Maurina Clovis police have offered a reward of up to $1,000 for information about the Sunday morning shooting death of Carlos Murillo. Sgt. Roger Grah of the Clovis Police Department said anyone with information on the shooting may call him at 769-1921 or, if they want to remain anonymous, may call the […]