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Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Around 3 p.m. Feb. 2 an officer responded to Plains Regional Medical Center for a report of a man with a gunshot wound. The man told the officer he was cleaning his .22 caliber handgun and the safety malfunctioned and the gun […]

Ex-Cannon NCO challenging half-pay for discharged gays

The Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE — The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the government on behalf of a gay former Air Force sergeant denied full separation pay after he was forced out under the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy. Former Air Force Staff Sgt. Richard Collins says he only wants what is given to […]

Smith staunch, active citizen of Clovis

By Don McAlavy: CNJ Columnist I have very little history on C. Roy Smith of Clovis. His full name was Charles Roy Smith. For some reason, he is not in our history books, but he had a good keen sense of what to do with $5,600 in 1934. With two employees, without salary, but with […]

Wymore, Robert

Robert Wymore Services: Have been held. Robert W. Wymore, 46, formerly of Morning Sun, Iowa, died Monday, Oct. 4, 2004, at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. He was born on July 31, 1958, in Seattle, to Edward and Virginia McKelvey Wymore. He graduated from Morning Sun High School in 1976, and enlisted in the […]

Fritzler, Clarence

Clarence Fritzler Services: Have been held. Mr. Clarence F. Fritzler, 81, of Creswell, Ore., formerly of Clovis, died Friday, May 23, 2003. He was born on Dec. 29, 1921, in Bazine, Kan., to Jacob and Mary Lorenz Fritzler. He graduated from Benson High School in Portland, Ore., in 1942. He joined the Navy where he […]