July 4 Closings

CNJ Staff Reports Most government agencies will be closed on Monday in observance of the Fourth of July Holiday. Many local banks are also closed, along with some retail businesses. The Clovis News Journal offices will be closed, but subscribers who do not receive their Monday papers may call 763-3431, extension 1, between 8 a.m. […]

Goslin, Stanley A.

Stanley A. Goslin Services: Have been held. Mr. Stanley A. Goslin, 73, of Portales, retired military, died Monday, June 28, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on July 29, 1930, in Merriman, Neb., to Percy and May Bell Goslin. He retired from the U.S. Air Force on June 1, 1973, […]

Cops and Courts, July 4, 2004

A Roosevelt County grand jury has indicted a Clovis man on charges of kidnapping, three counts of criminal sexual penetration and assault with intent to commit a violent felony. Armando Galvan, 46, was indicted on June 25. A release from the 9th Judicial District Attorney’s office said Galvan is accused of forcing an 18-year-old pregnant […]

Police Blotter, July 4, 2004

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Police responded to the 900 block of Delta Street on Wednesday after a woman claimed her stepmother had beaten her. The woman said she and her father were talking when her stepmother came in and slapped her across the mouth and punched […]

Hounds 4th in LSC South football poll

By Dave Wagner Jeff Howard admitted he was disappointed but not surprised when Eastern New Mexico University was picked for fourth place in the seven-team Lone Star Conference South Division preseason poll, released this week by the conference office. “It’s always the same every year,” said Howard, a Portales High grad and third-year starting linebacker […]

ENMU offering class on social effects of baseball

By Rick White Kay Reed loved playing baseball growing up on the West Coast. She remembers sitting on the bench and packing her cheeks full of Big League bubble gum. Her uncle, a former minor league player and coach, would give Reed and his sister tips. She also enjoys watching baseball, especially in person. She’s […]

Engagements/Weddings/Anniversaries

Engagements Terry-Sanchez Bill and Sherry Terry of Clovis announce the engagement of their daughter, Jan Terry of Clovis, to David Sanchez of Clovis, son of Leo and the late Soledad “Chole” Sanchez of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. on July 10, 2004, at the Faith Christian Family Church in Clovis. The […]

Kids hurt in slide collapse

By Mike Linn: CNJ News Editor About 10 young girls went to the emergency room Thursday night after falling from atop a 28-foot-high slide at an end-of-the-year softball party at Spencer Park. Parents of the children — all under 8 and members of the Clovis Girls Athletic Association (CGAA) — were in the emergency room […]

Festivities about to fire up

By David Arkin: CNJ Correspondent Ooh and aah sounds will echo throughout eastern New Mexico and West Texas this weekend as the region prepares to sparkle in a big way. From Clovis to Muleshoe, a variety of fireworks displays and all-day festivities are set in honor of the Fourth of July. The biggest show in […]

Defiant Saddam admits nothing

The Associated Press BAGHDAD, Iraq — Saddam Hussein scoffed at charges of war crimes and mass killings Thursday, making a defiant first public appearance since being hunted down seven months ago. The deposed dictator fixed the judge with a penetrating stare and declared: “This is all a theater by Bush, the criminal.” Dressed in a […]