Guns flying off the shelves with election in balance


CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Stephen D. Powell takes time to aim a Barrett 50 BMG Thursday at Patriot Outdoors. By Gabriel Monte: CNJ Staff Writer Guns are flying off the shelves at local gun shops, according to gun store owners. Store owners said the election and the possible victory of Democratic Presidential candidate Sen. […]

Reporter’s notebook: Scholarship created to honor brother

The family of former Clovis News Journal employee Stephen Aguilar is establishing a scholarship in his name for Clovis High School seniors to attend New Mexico State University, according to his brother, Thomas Aguilar. Stephen Aguilar was 46 when he died in a car accident Nov. 1, 2006. “This (scholarship) represents everything that Steve was […]

Nov. 2, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 8 a.m. Oct. 24 an officer on duty at a school in the 1500 block of Sycamore Street got a report of a theft. A student said he set his backpack down before school and when he went back for it, […]

Nov. 2, 2008 Bankruptcies

The following bankruptcies were filed in court in Roswell between Sept. 29 and Monday: • Raymond Jaramillo and Virginia Mildred Jaramillo, Curry County, Chapter 13, Sept. 29 • Andy Jose Lucero and Rosa N. Lucero, Roosevelt County, Chapter 7, Sept. 30 • Daniel Anthony Ortiz, Curry County, Chapter 7, Sept. 30 • William Louis Gauna […]

Nov. 2, 2008 Dispositions

The following felony criminal cases were recently closed through the 9th Judicial District Court. To view individual cases, visit and search by case number. Searches can also be conducted using last name, first name and by comparing the case number to the search returns. Under the “Register of Actions Activity” section of each case, […]

Nov. 3, 2008

HOLLYWOOD–God bless America, and how’s everybody? • ABC’s Monday Night Football will host John McCain and Barack Obama at half-time tonight. They may do a little game analysis. John McCain will call for the bomb and Barack Obama will say the quarterback ought to share his salary with the middle class. • The Hubble Telescope […]

Hounds visit Midwestern State

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Things haven’t gone the way senior free safety Jeremy Hibbler had hoped this season. He’s been a busy man in Eastern New Mexico University’s secondary — Hibbler leads the Lone Star Conference, by a wide margin, in total tackles with 109. Still, the Greyhounds (1-8, 0-5 LSC South) are […]

Zias notch win over Angelo State

CNJ staff SAN ANGELO, Texas — Junior forward Samantha Lawrence scored her 15th goal of the season and seventh match-winner to give the Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer team a 2-1 Lone Star Conference overtime victory over Angelo State on Friday. Lawrence poked the ball away from Rambelles defenders in front of the net […]