Woman sentenced to 24 years for child abuse

CNJ staff A 21-year-old Clovis woman has been sentenced to 24 years in prison for abusing her 6-month-old son. Amanda Fain pleaded guilty to four counts of felony child abuse and was sentenced Thursday, court records show. Fain was arrested in September after police officers were dispatched to her Clovis home for a report of […]

Mom charged with child abuse

Sharna Johnson Police have arrested the 21-year-old mother of a 6-month-old boy hospitalized in Lubbock with life-threatening injuries. Amanda Fain was charged Thursday night with abuse of a child resulting in great bodily harm. She is being held at the Curry County jail on $100,000 cash-only bond, jail officials said. Police responded to Fain’s residence […]

Three arrested for metal theft

Freedom New Mexico Three Clovis residents were arrested this week in unrelated incidents of copper and scrap metal theft, according to a press release from the Curry County Sheriff’s Office. Undersheriff Wesley Waller said the arrests have helped his office gain ground in the battle against scrap metal thefts in the county. “This is helping […]

King, Betty

Betty King Services: Have been held. Betty King, 62, of Clovis died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2004 at her home in Clovis. She was born Oct. 3, 1942 to Alton K. and Omega Roberts May in Floydada, Texas. She married Larry Max King in November of 1967 in Texico. She was a supervisor at Levi Strauss […]

Big Brother’s merger still stalemated

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Jill Dennis, executive director of the Roswell-based agency, answers questions about financial matters involving the contract presented to the Curry/Roosevelt County agency Tuesday. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth. By Ryan Lengerich A two-hour meeting on Tuesday between the local Big Brothers and Big Sisters agency and the Roswell-based agency about a possible merger ended with […]

Clovis Big Brothers, Big Sisters in limbo

By Ryan Lengerich Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Curry and Roosevelt counties has lost its central office in Clovis. The result of an organizational restructuring leaves four staff members and dozens of children at least temporarily in limbo. The Clovis-based agency may face a merger with Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Pecos Valley […]

Cone, Willie

Willie Edna Cone, 95, of Pearland, Texas, a retired railroad employee, died Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2004, in Pearland. She was born on Sept. 3, 1908, in Chockie, Okla., to John and Lula Moore. She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers; three sisters; a son; and a daughter. Survivors include a son, John […]