Veteran baker cranks out sugary delights

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Floyd Workheiser of Clovis passes a loaf of banana bread to Missi Glover of Grady for entry into the baking contest at the Curry County Fair Monday evening. Workheiser have been entering the baking contest for the past 10 years. By Tonya Fennell: CNJ staff writer Floyd Workheiser is no stranger to the sweet taste […]

Teacher leaves retirement to teach at juvenile detention center

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Jerry Peckinpaugh, who has been teaching at the Curry County Juvenile Detention Center for five years, uses art as a teaching tool. By Marlena Hartz : CNJ staff writer A chair in Jerry Peckinpaugh’s home acts as a stand for his art, mostly sketched landscapes, one stacked behind another. The Indiana native is soft-spoken and […]

Clovis kids go straight to jail (just visiting)

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Parkview Elementary fourth-grader Jessica Leyva, 10, left, looks around a cell at the Curry County Juvenile Detention Center as Curry County detention officer Paul Cash explains life in jail Tuesday during a tour. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth. By Ryan Lengerich Surrounded by white concrete walls and security cameras, Parkview Elementary students sat eyes gazing […]