Holiday mailing deadlines

Deadlines For Dec. 25 delivery Domestic U.S. Postal Service • Parcel Post: Dec. 16 • First Class letters, cards: Dec. 21 • Priority mail: Dec. 21 • Express mail: Dec. 23

Pizza delivery driver robbed Sunday

CNJ staff Clovis police are investigating the Sunday night robbery of a pizza delivery driver. Around 10:30 p.m. police received a report a female delivery driver was robbed at gunpoint when she went to the area of 13th and West streets to deliver a pizza order. According to a police report, the 19-year-old delivery driver […]

Communities join for Pony Express mail delivery

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Freedom New Mexico: Karl Terry Steven Lopez, of Rogers, rests his horse Lightning in front the Pep Post Office Saturday after bringing the mail crosscountry from Rogers. Lopez said the ride was rough but the hardest part of the day was catching the horse that morning. By Karl Terry: Freedom New Mexico Despite heat, dust […]

Delivery meeting has kids starstruck

By Don McAlvay: CNJ columnist “My dad,” said Phil Reiser, formerly of Clovis, now of Albuquerque, “would really have enjoyed passing this story on! “Back in 1956 or ’57 one Sunday afternoon my dad (George W. Reiser Sr.) got a phone call from the Railway Express Agent down at the Santa Fe Railroad depot. “Back […]

Sept. 30, 1924

Mrs. J.T. Stalker and Mrs. W.A. Havener went to the State Federation of Women’s Clubs meeting held in Las Cruces. … A.J. O’Rourke was appointed treasurer of Curry County, taking the place of Jas A. Curry, who had resigned. … Taylor’s Grocery, located at 204 W. Grand, offered delivery service.

Feb. 8, 1956

One week after a blizzard forced closure of its runway, Clovis Air Force Base was expecting the arrival of two new snow plows. … Stanley Pawol was offering free pickup and delivery of prescription medicine. The phone number was 3451. … Clovis residents were warned that city officials were preparing a list of those delinquent […]

Paper delivery delayed

Friday’s storm has prevented delivery of some newspapers and delayed others. Newspaper officials said delivery was continuing late this morning, but some carriers’ vehicles have been disabled because of the icy road conditions. Efforts will continue throughout the day.

Plan for unified medical care rejected

By Tom Philpott: MIlitary Update Air Force opposition has scuttled Army and Navy plans to merge the three services’ large medical bureaucracies, led now by three surgeons general, into a single Unified Medical Command. Deputy Defense Secretary Gordon England decided this month not to endorse such a major streamlining of the military health care system […]

Pizza delivery man robbed at gun point

By CNJ staff A Clovis pizza delivery man held up at gun point about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday by a masked man handed over a $65 pizza order and $50, according to police reports. The 22-year-old Pizza Hut delivery driver told police when he arrived at an apartment building at 1021 North Martin Luther King Jr. […]

Proper postage aids delivery for holidays

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Worried that your Christmas presents won’t make it for the holiday? Here are some postal guidelines that may help: Mail options: — Express Mail: This option guarantees overnight delivery to most areas, but in some areas, expect mail to arrive within two days. — Priority Mail: Mail should arrive […]