Meetings watch: Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee

The Clovis Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee will meet 5:30 p.m. Monday at Clovis City Hall, 321 Connelly. Agenda items include: Discussion and an action item to recommend an 18-hole disc golf course at Hillcrest Park. A request for laser tag at city parks. An update on animal sculptures at Hillcrest Park Zoo by Patsy […]

Analysis: Bank robbery not so profitable, statistically

If local legacy and national statistics are any indication, bank robbery isn't a wise career choice. Statistics show it's likely you will be caught and sent to prison. You won't get a lot of money. And should you choose to use a weapon and the police or some Charles Bronson/Clint Eastwood make-my-day types show up, […]

What’s happening – March 31

Today Wheatfields 2nd Annual Easter Eggstravaganza — 2 p.m.-4 p.m., 4701 N. Prince St., Clovis. Easter Egg hunt, photos with Easter bunny, food and prizes. Free admission. Information: 762-8700. Monday Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee — 5:30 p.m., 321 Connelly St., Assembly Room. Information: 763-9654. Tuesday LEPC Community Awareness Committee — noon, 320 Connelly, Emergency […]

Police blotter – March 31

Here is a sampling of police, sheriff and fire calls for: Thursday 12:40 a.m.: Caller reported domestic dispute, 1200 block of Merriwether Street. 1:16 a.m.: Caller requested a situation check, Hull and Ninth Street. 2:35 a.m.: Caller reported a domestic dispute, 1200 block of South Lea Street. 2:57 a.m.: Caller requested a welfare check, Echols […]

Road work this week

Area road construction and closure information for this week: Curry County Curry County grading and renovations on Curry Road 13 west of N.M. 268 in Melrose this week. Please be aware of workers and posted speed limit signs. State and Federal Constructors Inc. will be working from Avenue K, half a mile, going west and […]

Egg hunt draws bigger crowd

Jacob Wolftongue rushed across the softball field Saturday morning to gather Easter eggs but slowed down to help a younger and struggling schoolmate. CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Ilianna Scales, 4, of Clovis take part in the 3-5 age group Easter egg hunt Saturday at Guy Leeder Softball Complex. "I liked watching my son help […]

Suspects arrested in triple stabbing

A Clovis teen is dead, two other men are recovering and police arrested two suspects within hours after a party in Clovis erupted into a violent showdown early Saturday at a house near 14th and Reid streets. CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks The home at 14th and Reid where three men were stabbed Saturday when […]

Press release: 17-year-old dead, two injured in Clovis stabbing (Updated)

(From Clovis police) On Saturday, March 30, 2013, at approximately 12:19 AM, the Clovis Police Department responded to the 1300 blk of Reid of street on a report of a large disturbance/public affray. Upon the arrival of the patrol officers, itwas determined three men, ages seventeen, twenty-one and twenty-three, had been victims of a stabbing. […]

Prep baseball linescores – March 29

NMMI Colt Classic At Roswell Championship semifinals Texico 11, Dexter 4 Texico 030 142 1 —11 11 3 Dexter 010 102 0 — 4 7 5 Jaron Hill and Jonah Walls; Dominic Lomeli, Edgar Munoz (5) and Anthony Sandoval. W — Hill. L — Lomeli. Top hitters — Texico: Hill 2-3, 2B, HR, 3 RBIs; […]

Area prep track summary – March 28

Alfalfa Relays At Hagerman Boys Team standings: 1. Capitan 77; 2. Eunice 70; 3. Dexter 50; 4. Fort Sumner 37; 5. Artesia JV 32; 6. Hagerman 31 1/2; 7. Jal 29; 8. Cloudcroft 27 1/2; 9. Loving 25; 10. (tie) Gateway Christian and Hondo 18; 12. Lake Arthur 15; 13. Floyd 14; 14. New Mexico […]