May 4, 2008 Library Books

The following books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: Peter Jennings: A Reporter’s Life edited by Kate Darnton draws on more than 80 interviews in which the colleagues, family, and friends of the ABC News legend share their perspective on his life as a reporter and as a man from his childhood radio program […]

May 4, 2008 Club Notes

Chaparral Extension Club The Chaparral Extension Club met April 24 at the extension building with 13 members in attendance.

Misunderstood, or just trouble?

By Clyde Davis: CNJ Columnist The clock radio woke me this morning, tuned to a local station, with the voice of the talented and troubled British singer, Amy Winehouse, rolling back and forth over a series of notes. This soul/pop/blues artist really is very gifted. I remembered that, recently, she was in the online headlines, […]

Local killings remain unsolved

By Don McAlavy: CNJ Columnist A woman living alone with her front and back door unlocked in a secluded area is surely in danger in any part of the world today. Clovis is a quiet town usually, but murder is no stranger to Clovis. The murder of Mildred Reagan is a real mystery because her […]

Service lessens stigma

By Anita Doberman: CNJ Columnist I asked my husband and some of his military friends whether they would seek mental health counseling. Ninety-nine percent, including hubby, answered with a resounding “no” — regardless of the issue. I know there are many individuals who are willing to consult a mental health professional. But military men and […]

May 4, 2008 Letters to the Editor

Editor’s note: The Clovis News Journal will periodically publish thank-you letters of public interest. Letters should be less than 300 words and the writer must be identified. Writers should include telephone numbers and addresses for verification purposes. Letters may be edited for clarity, content and space considerations. Names of for-profit businesses may be deleted prior […]

May 4, 2008 Letters to the Editor

Editor’s note: The Clovis News Journal will periodically publish thank-you letters of public interest. Letters should be less than 300 words and the writer must be identified. Writers should include telephone numbers and addresses for verification purposes. Letters may be edited for clarity, content and space considerations. Names of for-profit businesses may be deleted prior […]

Ruling not unconstitutional, but…

Freedom New Mexico

May 5, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Around noon Wednesday an officer responded to a bank in the 100 block of Main for a report of fraud. A teller gave the officer a $50 bill she said she received in a deposit and said she believed it was counterfeit. […]

Age, experience vary

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Tegan Mills of Carlsbad takes part in Friday’s breakaway roping competition in the Joe’s Boot Shop Calf Roping event at Curry County Mounted Patrol Arena. Mill roped the calf in 1.8 seconds, but was penalized 10 seconds for breaking early. By Eric Butler: FNM correspondent It didn’t take long to […]

Hounds get two on first team

CNJ staff RICHARDSON, Texas — Senior second baseman Tyler Hayes and junior catcher Freddy Carmona represented Eastern New Mexico University on the All-Lone Star Conference baseball first team, released Friday by the league office. The Greyhounds, who finished 28-28 this season and 19-21 in the LSC, also put four players on the second team — […]

ENMU tabs Flinn as new rodeo coach

CNJ staff PORTALES — Albert Flinn has been hired to take over as rodeo coach at Eastern New Mexico University. Flinn, who is retiring after a 34-year banking career, will replace David Browder after the ENMU administration chose not to renew his contract. Browder will complete his eighth year at the school at the College […]

Chuck wagon cook-off scheduled for Saturday

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Freedom New Mexico: Tony Bullocks Eddie Sandoval of Fort Worth, Texas, one of two judges at the chuck wagon competition, judges the Calk & Clark wagon from El Paso, Texas for the “Duke of the Dutch Oven” Chuck Wagon Cook-off. By Keely McDowell: Freedom New Mexico In teaching tradition, a retired educator is hoping to […]

Glow sticks light way at Relay for Life

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Freedom New Mexico: Liliana Castillo Barbara Palanone of Portales slowly makes her way around the track during the survivor and caregiver lap during Friday’s Relay for Life at Ned Houk Park. By Mickey Winfield: Freedom New Mexico If Friday’s Clovis Relay for Life at Ned Houk Park is any indication, cancer has a tough fight […]

State secretary of health visits Portales

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Freedom New Mexico: Thomas Garcia Alfredo Vigil, N.M. Secretary of Health By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico New Mexico’s Secretary of Health, Alfredo Vigil, was in Portales on Thursday and Friday looking over the Department of Health offices and speaking with local health care workers. Vigil was appointed as the Secretary of Health in June […]

Ready to vote?

New Mexico’s Democrats and Republicans have their own Web sites, if you’d like to get ready for the June 3 primaries:

Man injured when SUV crashes into bedroom

On 05/02/2008 at approximately 1:49 AM this morning, the Clovis Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to the area of the 3000 block of Cesar Chavez Street in Clovis in reference to a motor vehicle versus a house crash with injuries. Upon arrival Officers found that a white in color late model Ford Explorer SUV […]

Man critical after SUV crashes into his bedroom

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CNJ staff photo: Sharna Johnson Family members of Michael Gallegos work outside his home Friday morning to clean up damage caused by an SUV that crashed into his bedroom while he slept. Inside the bedroom, rubble from the home covered Gallegos broken bed. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer A Clovis man was flown to […]

May 2, 2008 Meetings Watch: City Commission

Meetings watch: The Clovis City Commission met Thursday at the Clovis-Carver Public Library’s North Annex. • Commissioners approved to use $225,000 in capital outlay funding as a matching funds for the Community Development Block Grant designated for street improvements. The city qualified for a grant $350,000 grant in April to repair residential roads in low-income […]

May 2, 2008 Public Record

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records from April 22 through Wednesday: • James Price Jr., 43, to Linda Denise Wesley, 39, both of Clovis • Claye Parker Tunnell, 21, of Muleshoe, to Ashley Ann Dollins, 18, of Clovis • Brian Chapman Woolsey, 40, of Clovis, to Heather LaShawn Shawver, 35, of Farwell […]