It’s Their Business: Tropical Shaved Ice

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Name: Tropical Shaved Ice Location: 624 W. 21st St. What they do: They sell shaved ice snow cones and ice cream bars. There are 50 syrup flavors and 12 types of ice cream bars offered. Who’s in charge: Morgan Duval Employees: Five How long in business: Two years Hours: 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday […]

July 8, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 2 a.m. June 29 an officer in the area of 21st and Thornton Streets observed a vehicle running a red light. The vehicle traveled at a high rate of speed to a parking lot on W. 21st Street and stopped. When […]

June 22, 2008 Engagements

Pyle/Field C.C. and Patty Pyle of Melrose announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Lacey Pyle of Clovis, to Michael J. Field of Clovis. He is the son of Cheryl Field of Williamstown, N.J., and Joseph Field of Keyser, W.Va. The couple will exchange vows at 5 p.m. June 28, 2008, at the […]

It’s Their Business: G.W. Clothing

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Name: G.W. Clothing Location: 108 E. 21st St. What they do: They are a boutique that sells women’s clothing and accessories. Who’s in charge: Gizelle Ward Employees: Three How long in business: Eleven years Hours: Monday through Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Contact: 760-1237 It’s Their Business is compiled by CNJ staff writer […]

April 15, 2008 It’s Their Business

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Name: Audibel Hearing Aid Center Location: 520 W. 21st St. What they do: They sell, test fit and repair hearing aids. Who’s in charge: Caroline Carrasco Employees: Two How long in business: 15 years Hours: Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Contact: 769-8119. It’s their business is compiled by CNJ administrative assistant […]

21st-century car complicates drive

By Grant McGee: Local columnist When it comes to vehicles, The Lady of the House and I are solidly in the 20th century. Her car is from 1989 and while I prefer to ride a bicycle, I do have a 1978 Volkswagen in the driveway we call “The Flying Potato.” So when we planned our […]

Something to do on January 4

This could be a good day to go for a brisk walk around Greene Acres Park at 21st and Main Streets. Don’t forget to bring bread to feed the ducks.

Cleanup crew tackles graffiti

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Lee Conlin, with the city of Clovis Environmental Response Team, paints a wall Wednesday that was tagged with graffiti. Conlin and his team remove graffiti once a week from city and private property at no cost to property owners. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer There’s a cover-up going on […]

Religion Digest: Church holding animal blessing

There will be a blessing of the animals at 4 p.m. on Saturday at the Trinity Lutheran Church located at 1705 W. 21st St. The blessing will be hosted by Pastor Margot Thompson of Trinity United Methodist Church and Father Ben Wright of St. James Episcopal Church. All animals are asked to be caged, leashed […]

AUg. 3, 2007 Religion Briefs

Church holding rummage sale Trinity United Methodist Church at 1320 W. 21st St. will hold its annual rummage sale from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the church’s multi-purpose room. Most of the proceeds will be used to benefit local mission projects, according to church representatives. Information: 762-3115.

Cameras replace traffic loops

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CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle By Tony Gutierrez: CNJ staff writer What it is: A computerized control system that uses sensor cameras to control traffic at intersections. How it works: The light stays green on the main throughway until vehicles approach from side streets. When vehicles from the side streets approach, the light turns green […]

Letters to the Editor: Turning on 21st Street ongoing problem

This is concerning Keith Forbes’ letter published May 31. I agree with him and say “amen” to his opinion on the traffic problems on 21st and Ross streets. I’ve lived on Ross and 21st for several years and have seen the accidents and the problems created by drivers turning into Walgreen’s from the turning lane […]

List: Vacation Bible schools

The following church-sponsored vacation Bible schools will be held over the summer: Central Baptist Church —2501 N. Norris, June 18-22, 8:30 a.m.-noon, Avalanche Ranch, grades K-6. Church of Christ —1521 Pile, June 18-22, 9-11 a.m., Can You Dig It?, ages 4-adult Faith Christian Family Church — 3401 N. Norris, June 14-15, 5:30-8:30 p.m., June 16, […]

Ministers combine talents at 21st Street Church of Christ

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Lupe Naceanceno, left, Larry Tittle, center, and Scott Rektenwald minister at 21st Street Church of Christ. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Tonya Fennell: CNJ staff writer Three ministers. One mission. The 21st Street Church of Christ is taking a new approach to pastoring by utilizing the unique skills of three ministers instead of relying […]

Feb. 14, 1981

Two Sable antelopes were the newest arrivals at Hillcrest Park Zoo. The yearling males’ horns were expected to grow as long as 60 inches. … Ten teams were preparing to participate in the 31st annual Curry County Men’s 42 League Tournament. Clovis’ Grady Tucker was timekeeper for the dominoes competition. … Spec’s Appeal at 814 […]

December 2006 Business Licenses

The following business licenses were obtained from the city of Clovis in December: • Link Enterprizes Type: Internet Wholesale Owner: Gary Skinner and Beverly Gowing Location: 2916 Harrison Ave. • Lambda Theta Phi Type: Nursery/garden center Owner: Diego Espinoza Location: Seventh and Prince • Philos Media Corp Type: Consultant Owner: Brian Cook Location: 4013 Eagle […]

Local Roundup: Prince Street contruction begins

By CNJ Staff Construction of a median divider on Prince Street between Commerce Way and 21st Street will begin at 6 a.m. today, according to a state Department of Transportation press release. Prince Street traffic will be restricted to the outside lane in each direction during the construction, the release said. Left turns will also […]

Two die in car accident

CNJ staff Two young women were killed in a car accident in Clovis on New Year’s Eve, according to a press release from the Clovis Police Department. Keri Bechthold, 19, of Portales, and Ashley Welch, 21, of Estancia, died Sunday near W. 21st St. after the vehicle they were in collided with a fence, according […]

Christmas trees auctioned for charity

By CNJ staff Eleven fully decorated Christmas trees are being auctioned off to benefit cancer research. Bidding for the silent auction, which is being held at the Master’s Centre, 810 E. 21st St., closes at noon today. All proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life event. The 11 Douglas firs were decorated […]

Prince Street construction starts

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CNJ Staff Photo: Andy DeLisleThe intersection of North Prince and 21st streets fills with water after heavy showers on Saturday afternoon. An underground drainage system is being extended from 21st Street north more than 800 feet. What: North Prince Street construction project Why: Storm sewer improvement When: Monday to Aug. 31 depending on weather delays […]