Oct. 27, 1971

Craig Ham, a 14-year-old Yucca Junior High student, was the winner of the Clovis News-Journal’s weekly football contest. … A three-bedroom, one-bathroom home located at 1021 W. Seventh St., could be rented for $80 a month. … And Derek Cockrell, a financial planner, was born in Charleston, S.C.

Standoff ends with arrest

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A standoff that began Thursday afternoon at a house near The Restaurant at Fox Run ended at 4 a.m. Friday. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Ryn Gargulinski: CNJ staff writer Pastor Richard Masterson Jr. said his prayers were answered early Friday morning when a 14-hour standoff near The Restaurant at Fox Run ended without […]

Standoff at Fox Run stretches into night

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City, county and state police surround the house on the property at The Restaurant at Fox Run Thursday on Llano Estacado. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By David Irvin: CNJ Staff writer Curry County Sheriff Roger Hatcher said late Thursday night police planned to be patient with an armed female subject who barricaded herself inside a […]

Restaurant owner claims inspector targeting his business

By Jack King A Curry County restaurant owner has charged that over-regulation and a “vendetta” by a state electrical inspector forced him to close his restaurant in December. But city and state officials said questions were raised about whether the restauranteur — Will Cockrell, owner of The Restaurant at Fox Run — followed proper, even […]

United Way raises $365,000

By Darrell Todd Maurina Curry County United Way officials distributed awards totaling nearly $265,000 to 16 local agencies Thursday night, and said the group may soon be merging with its smaller sister United Way in Roosevelt County. “As we all know, it all comes down to donors, and donors have been incredibly generous this year,” […]