From the editor’s desk: We’ve got answers

So what do you want to know? Malinda Montgomery will find an answer. Montgomery, a Clovis native and one of our newspapers’ copy editors, will next week begin a new periodic feature in which she answers readers’ questions on local topics. Some of the questions may be trivial: • How many No. 1 records came […]

Construction manager hired for Gidding project

Staff report A remodeling project for 417 Gidding Street is one step closer to starting. Last week, the Curry County Commission approved a recommendation to hire SDV Construction of Albuquerque as construction manager. County Manager Lance Pyle said Tuesday the project is still in need of architectural services. Proposals for these services will be accepted […]

Tax-free weekend begins Friday

Staff report New Mexico’s tax-free weekend will begin Friday and conclude Sunday. Qualifying items can be bought tax free during that period. Such items include clothing or shoes priced at less than $100 per unit; the qualifying price limit on electronic items such as computers, laptops and tablets is $1,000. During the New Mexico Gross […]

Police blotter — July 30

Clovis police, sheriff, and fire call logs: Caller reported: Monday • 12:52 a.m.: Injured subject, 800 block of East 21st Street • 1:06 a.m.: Injured subject, Plaza and Thornton streets. • 2:04 a.m.: Domestic in progress, 2100 block of Chapparal Avenue. • 2:24 a.m.: Disturbing the peace, 1200 block of Gidding Street. • 2:46 a.m.: […]

What’s happening — July 30

Today Toddler Time — 10 a.m., Clovis-Carver Library. Information: 575-769-7840. Thursday High Plains Patriots meeting — 7 p.m., Master’s Center, Conference Room, 810 E. 21st St. Information: 575-749-2955. Friday LGMC — 8:30 a.m., City Hall, Assembly Room. Information: 575-769-7828 Saturday Plains Regional Medical Center Auxiliary Fashion Show & Tea — 2 p.m., Central Christian Church, […]

Business feature: Survey seeks business environment info

Staff photo: Joshua Lucero
The Clovis Industrial Development Corporation will be conducting a survey of 40 local businesses in conjunction with CMM Enterprises as part of its Business Retention and Expansion Strategies Program. The survey is intended to identify and address the needs of Clovis businesses.

By Joshua Lucero Staff writer jlucero@cnjonline.com A survey being conducted by the Clovis Industrial Development Corporation aims to retain and aid local businesses. The survey is part of the CIDC’s Business Retention and Expansion Strategies Program to determine the needs of local businesses. Gene Hendrick, an economic development specialist with CIDC, said the survey, which […]

More hungry, fewer donations contribute to empty shelves

Staff photo: Joshua Lucero
Mida Cadene, inventory and receiving clerk at the Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico, prepares canned food to be checked for expiration dates before distribution last Tuesday morning. A rise in demand and a shortage of donations has lead to empty shelves in the food bank’s warehouse.

By Joshua Lucero Staff writer jlucero@cnjonline.com A rise in the number of hungry families and a lack of donations have contributed to the empty shelves at the Food Bank of Eastern New Mexico, according to Interim Executive Director Daniel Blea. Blea said, “It’s a mixture of both. The big thing we need is donations, whether […]

Business licenses — July 29

The following business licenses were obtained from the City of Clovis for the month of June: Name: Liberty Apparel Type: Clothing Owner: Lindsay Matthews Location: 1912 Fairway Terrace Name: Vision Security Type: Alarm systems Owner: Rob Harris Location: 508 W 800 N Name: N/A Type: Dumpster only Owner: Ray Gerzon Location: 309 Main St. Name: […]

I’m so Clovis …

Combination of the pictures lower in article

Editor’s note: Picking on a recent popular Facebook meme, we asked readers to reply to “I’m so Clovis…” and to send along any old photos. Here are their responses. Ethel Mae Byrd-Perkins: I’m so Clovis I remember Roden-Smith and Woolworth on Main Street…or is that old! Christy Corn:  I’m so Clovis I remember going to […]

Police blotter — July 29

Clovis police, sheriff, and fire call logs: Caller reported: Friday • 12:07 a.m.: Driving on suspension/revocation, Waneta and 21st Street. • 2:38 a.m.: Possession of drug paraphernalia, 2900 block of Harrison Avenue. • 4:18 a.m.: Criminal sexual contact, 2000 block of Stone Place. • 8:27 a.m.: Burglary (residence), 700 block of Gidding Street. • 8:42 […]