Dairy Fest offers educational fun

k37idc-629dairyfest1.jpg

CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo ShiAnn Nash of Clovis Vet Supply teaches Raquel Anaya how to rope a cow made of a bale of hay and a plastic head during Saturday’s Dairyfest at the Curry County Fairgrounds. By CNJ staff writer: Gabriel Monte While other children played games, had their faces painted and drank milk […]

A town to sing about

ITunes lists 13 songs on its roster with “Tucumcari” in the title.

June 29, 2008 Cops and Courts

CNJ staff A 48-year-old Clovis man charged with 143 counts of child molestation is scheduled to stand trial in September, according to court records. Larry Hatcher’s three-day jury trial is scheduled to begin Sept. 29, records show. Hatcher is accused of forcing a now-teenage girl to have sexual relations with him over the course of […]

Reporter’s Notebook: Fort Sumner grad featured on “Chopper Challenge”

k373sc-629ralphrandolphbike.jpg

Courtesy photo Ralph Randolph, a Fort Sumner graduate, places the gas tank onto his Jim Beam custom chopper during filming of Country Music Television’s “Chopper Challenge.” Ralph Randolph, a 1984 Fort Sumner High School graduate, was picked as one of nine chopper builders for Country Music Television’s “Chopper Challenge.” Viewers vote on the winner. Randolph […]

June 29, 2008 Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 4 p.m. June 20 an officer responded to the area of Prince and Wilhite for a vehicle crash. An SUV struck a motorcycle carrying three juveniles. A 16-year-old motorcycle driver said he was westbound on Wilhite crossing Prince Street and crossed […]

Early settlers clashed over land

k37ij1-629illustration1web.jpg

Illustration Courtesy Don McAlavy Reproduced from a historic newspaper clipping. This photograph made in 1897 by S.E. Moore at Portales Springs depicts the legend of the shootout between Doak Good and Gabe Henson in the 1880s at the Springs. By Ruth Burns: FNM correspondent Editor’s note: This is the first of three articles about two […]

June, 29 2008

BEVERLY HILLS–God bless America, and how’s everybody? • San Francisco will name the city’s sewage treatment plant after President Bush if a ballot measure passes this fall. Don’t miss the tour. Inside the plant will be an exhibit showing visitors the difference between weapons of mass destruction and Shinola. • Shaquille O’Neal was ordered by […]

Little Leaguers anxious for tournament

k35r20-628littleleagueweb.jpg

Freedom New Mexico: Mickey Winfield Clovis American All-Star Antonio Hicks fields an infield grounder during practice Friday night. The 10-11-year old district tournament begins Tuesday night as American plays Roosevelt County. By Mickey Winfield: Freedom New Mexico As summer daylight stretches deep into eastern New Mexico nights, the area’s best young baseball players are using […]

A look at hell

Pastor Alvin Petty is blogging again.

Aisle getting steeper

k35mwp-629weddingplanner.jpg

CNJ Staff Photo: Tony Bullocks Lisa Pellegrino, left, event manager for the Clovis Civic Center, goes over wedding plans Thursday with Sasha Guhrke and Jason Zaikowski of Clovis. The couple are planning for a July wedding at the Civic Center. By Keely McDowell: CNJ Staff Writer With the economy putting a strain on spending money, […]