Curry County treasurer earns certification

CNJ staff Curry County Treasurer Bernice Baker recently received certification as a public official from the New Mexico Association of Counties.

Lyman, Baker win county clerk, treasurer positions

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Winners of the county clerk and county treasurer races said Tuesday they will update the county Web site to allow residents to perform tasks such as paying taxes or accessing public documents. Republican county clerk candidate Coni Jo Lyman won 8,823 to 5,005 against opponent Cindy McDaniel, who ran […]

County treasurer candidates respond to questions

Editor’s note: The Clovis News Journal asked county treasurer candidates to answer the following questions in 200 words or less. The answers were edited for grammar and style. The general election is Nov. 4. Democrat Kathrynn Tate Age: 59 Occupation: Farmer/rancher, small business owner Elected offices held: Curry County Commission • Give a description of […]

Commissioners will not appoint replacement treasurer

CNJ staff The Curry County Commission has decided not to appoint a treasurer following the resignation of Rhonda Bookout, according to a press release. Deputy County Treasurer Bernice Baker, who has been overseeing the treasurer’s office since Bookout’s resignation, will continue to manage the office until a new treasurer is elected and takes over in […]

County Treasurer enters plea

Clovis, NM ~ Ninth Judicial District Attorney Matthew Chandler announced today that Curry County Treasurer Rhonda Bookout, age 55, plead “No Contest” today to Tampering with Public Records (a fourth degree felony).

Bookout’s pretrial hearing postponed

CNJ staff A pretrial hearing in Curry County Treasurer Rhonda Bookout’s public records tampering case has been postponed, according to court officials. The hearing was scheduled for today. A new hearing date has not been set, a clerk with the 9th Judicial District Court said Monday. It is unclear if the delay will effect the […]

Candidate Profiles: County Treasurer

Editor’s note: The Clovis News Journal asked county clerk candidates to answer the following questions in 300 words or less. The answers were edited for spelling and style. The primary is June 3.

May 11, 2008 Club Notes

Curry County Extension Council The Curry County Extension Council met May 5 at the extension office with 15 members attending. President Sheryl Abdill called the meeting to order. Secretary Martha Brister took roll call and read the minutes. Thank you letters from Matt 25 and New Mexico State University for donations were read. Helen Causaus […]

County treasurer’s trial set for September

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Curry County Treasurer Rhonda Bookout and her attorney Gary Mitchell listen as District Attorney Matt Chandler addresses the court Friday during a pre-trial hearing at the Curry County Courthouse. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer

County treasurer candidate profile: Kathrynn Tate

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Courtesty photo Kathrynn Tate is a candidate for Curry County Treasurer. Editor’s note: The Clovis News Journal asked Curry County treasurer candidates to answer the following questions in 300 words or less. The answers were edited for spelling and style. The primary is June 3. Kathrynn A. Tate Party affiliation: Democrat Age: 59 Occupation: Farmer/rancher, […]