Local Roundup: Officers conduction DWI Super Blitz

By CNJ STAFF State law enforcement officers will be increasing efforts against drunken driving over the holidays, according to a press release from the New Mexico Department of Transportation. Through Dec. 3, officers in five counties will conduct a Super Blitz with a focus on getting drunken drivers off the road with increase patrols, sobriety […]

2/15 Local roundup

Transportation dept. launches DWI blitz The New Mexico Department of Transportation launched a February Super Blitz on Friday, which consists of more DWI checkpoints, increased law enforcement and a pumped up media campaign throughout the state, according to a release from the NMDOT. NMDOT encourages New Mexicans to program the Drunk Buster Hotline into cell […]

Area team wins national youth softball title

By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers sports writer It’s not the Clovis-Portales Speed’s fault there were only three teams in the 12-and-under division of the USSSA youth slow-pitch recreational national tournament last weekend in Moore, Okla. The Speed took care of its business, sweeping four games in double-round-robin play and then routing the Moore-based Angels 18-7 […]

Clovis teams fare well at USSSA state

By Dave Wagner Clovis Sparks coach Steve Gulley said his team wasn’t concerned when it lost to the Alamogordo Jokers in Sunday’s 16-and-under winners bracket finals of the USSSA girls state slow-pitch tournament on Sunday at Guy Leeder Complex. The Sparks came back with three consecutive wins, including 7-2 and 8-2 verdicts over the Jokers, […]

New Year brings about ‘Super Blitz’

Cops and Courts 12/28 The Clovis police department is part of the national “You drink, you drive, you lose” crackdown on drunk driving. Clovis police will conduct DWI “Super Blitz” checkpoints until Jan. 4, with the goals of educating drivers, checking for seat belt use and drunk drivers. According to a department press release, last […]