Tuesday morning briefing: Election day, video games and a Spruce Goose

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Tuesday briefing. Election day A reminder that today is election day. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Video game of the week Not for the little kids but worth a look. Game: Fable III Genre: Role-playing game System: PC, 360 What is it? […]

Singing class performs in free show for finals

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Freedom New Mexico: Liliana Castillo Sr. Airman Nick Ball will be performing “Those Were the Good Old Days” from Damn Yankees during Clovis Community College’s Broadway-style singing class’ final performance 7 p.m. Tuesday. By Liliana Castillo: Freedom New Mexico Students of a Broadway-style singing class at Clovis Community College are gearing for their final exam. […]

Test waiver allows seniors to graduate

CNJ staff Some Clovis High School Seniors now have an option that allows them to graduate even after failing a state-required exam. Clovis school board members approved Tuesday a waiver request for the New Mexico High School Competency Exam for eight students. Clovis Municipal Schools Superintendent Rhonda Seidenwurm said New Mexico students need to pass […]

Juvenile inmate recaptured during hospital visit

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer A teen who escaped from police custody Saturday by crawling into the ceiling while awaiting medical treatment at Plains Regional Medical Center was recaptured about an hour later with the help of hospital staff, according to police. Alerted to his whereabouts after the youth fell through the ceiling tiles, […]

Sexual assault tests outpace reports

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer July and August saw a rise in sexual assault examinations performed in Curry County, but officials say they don’t match the number of reported criminal cases. There were 13 exams performed by Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners in the two-month period — compared with 12 conducted in the first half […]

3/31 Education Digest

Workshop set for NMTA exam There will be NMTA Basic Skills Workshop on Friday for college students preparing for the New Mexico Teacher Assessment Basic Skills Exam. This one-day study prep is from 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Clovis Community College, room 413. Topics of discussion are: Test taking anxieties, composition and grammar, mathematics […]

Police blotter: May 21

A gas station cashier called police shortly before midnight Saturday to report that a man and woman had tried to shoplift two 30-packs of beer from the store at the 1200 block of West 7th Street. The clerk told police she had walked out to stop the woman from getting into the car and keep […]