Police blotter: June 1

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Wednesday 12:39 a.m.: Caller advised there was a small grass fire in the area, near Southland Drive and Mississippi Street. 12:53 a.m.: Caller reported waking up to four juveniles toilet-papering her house, 100 block of Tucker Avenue. 6:06 a.m.: Caller reported a male crouched […]

Accepting Jesus adoption into God’s family

I heard a wonderful true story last week that personifies for each of us the words in Romans 8:15: "The Spirit you received does not make you slaves, so that you live in fear again; rather, the Spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship. And by him we cry, 'Abba, Father.'" The young […]

Amos: thumper learns about god s ways Amos: Thumper learns about God’s ways

Editor's note: Amos is a churchmouse, who types by hopping on the computer keyboard, but he can't operate the capital shift keys, and he shuns punctuation marks – except dashes and hyphens. boss i don t know if people folks like you ever have any problems like this but we have a noisy loud-mouthed preacher […]

Freedom is God’s precious gift to us

I am writing this column on a beautiful and calm morning. It's a holiday, and I'm planning to be seriously involved in doing almost nothing serious today. I've watered the fresh concrete in my driveway, trying to help it cure slowly and hoping to get it to grow. So far, that's worked. I'm sitting on […]

Press release: Jury delivers guilty verdicts in Wal-Mart stabbing

Clovis, NM – Ninth Judicial District Attorney Matthew Chandler announced today that Guadalupe Murillo, age 32, was found guilty by a Curry County jury of two counts of felony Aggravated Battery with a Deadly Weapon and one misdemeanor count of Unlawful Possession of a Switchblade. On August 14, 2010, at approximately 7:30 pm, Carlos Lopez […]

No arrests in Clovis shooting incident

No arrests have been made and no suspects identified after neighbors reported multiple gunshots fired at a Southwest Clovis home on Wednesday night. CMI photo: Gabriel Monte Police surround a house on the 1100 block of Dusk Street Wednesday night. Neighbors reported multiple gunshots fired at a Southwest Clovis home. Police made no arrests after […]

Two Wildcats earn baseball honors

Clovis junior Tyler Greene was a second-team selection as an outfielder and pitcher on the Class 5A all-state baseball team selected by state coaches. Junior third baseman Joe Shelley also earned honorable mention for the Wildcats. Carlsbad shortstop-pitcher Jared Meek was named player of the year. New Mexico High School Coaches Association All-state baseball teams […]

Fishing report – May 30

This fishing report, provided by Bill Dunn and the Department of Game and Fish, has been generated from the best information available from area officers and anglers. Conditions encountered after the report is compiled may differ, as stream, lake and weather conditions alter fish and angler activities. Northeast Cabresto Lake: The lake and campground closed […]

Education column: Students shine at gifted showcase

Just before school was out, Zia Elementary held a special event: the 2011-2012 "Gifted Showcase, Learning On Display — A Museum Experience," held in Zia's atrium and nearby classrooms. Facilitated by Rene Hedemann, special education gifted and talented teacher at Zia, the event showcased the work of Hedemann's third- through sixth-grade gifted students. Just more […]

Ticket feature: Oasis State Park hosting annual concert

Oasis State Park is getting set for its seventh annual Old Tyme Music Concert. Courtesy photo The Triple L Band will be part of a benefit concert 7 p.m. Saturday at Oasis State Park. The event, a collaboration of the park and Friends of Oasis, is scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday at the park. The […]