Sept. 14, 2008 Anniversaries

Heller Christian and Regina Heller of Clovis will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary on Sept. 17, 2008, at their home. The celebration will be hosted by the couple. They couple was married Sept. 17, 1978, at Fort Polk, La. The have three children and seven grandchildren. He is a reverend. She is a caretaker. Invitations […]

One vote no on Sunday alcohol sales

Count Clovis’ Christian Heller among those opposed to Sunday alcohol sales at Clovis restaurants. “I am not for prohibition, just some moderate limitation,” he wrote in an e-mail. “Not every person tolerates alcohol in the same manner. Some metabolize it differently. But it still has the same effect on the brain. Six days are plenty.” […]

Prince Lounge closing

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CNJ staff photo: Sharna Johnson Bartender Linda Kelm serves drinks at the Prince Lounge. Owner Kit Pettigrew opened the bar in 1965. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer With money he said he earned gambling, Kit Pettigrew bought one of 12 liquor licenses available in Clovis and opened a bar. More than four decades later, […]

Cab service ceasing operations

CNJ staff Clovis Transportation and Delivery — City Cab has ceased operations. But a competitor is picking up the fares and may soon take over the business. In an e-mail to the Clovis News Journal, City Cab owner Christian K. Heller said, “Constantly increasing costs of daily operations and related expenses have forced me to […]

DWI offender sentenced to three years

By Andy Jackson: CNJ staff writer Christian Heller Jr. was wheeled out of the courthouse, sobbing, before a sentence was handed down Wednesday to the man who made him a paraplegic. Ninth Judicial District Judge Teddy Hartley sentenced Timothy Walton, 46, to the maximum of three years in prison for driving while intoxicated and causing […]

Holiday hardship

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Christian Heller Jr., right, laughs as he visits with his niece Rebecca, 8, at the Hellers’ home Friday in Clovis. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Mike Linn: CNJ staff writer Christian Heller Jr. wheels his way to the living room, a tight grin on his face and a desire to have what most people take […]

Wreck leaves cab driver in critical condition

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Christian Heller, the driver of a Buick station wagon at right, sustained a punctured lung following a wreck Saturday night. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Darrell Todd Maurina: CNJ Staff Writer A Clovis City Cab driver remained in critical condition Monday following a Saturday night crash at a busy intersection. Christian Heller Jr., 24, was […]

Lonely soldier in Iraq seeks pen pals

David Stevens: CNJ Editor A few notes worth sharing: n Jackie Tucker Davidson of Hereford, Texas, is asking the public to help find those responsible for her father’s slaying. J.C. Tucker was killed west of Clovis on Sept. 4, 2003. “I have prayed daily for justice,” she writes. “I am a strong believer in the […]

Public Record 1/16

Compiled from court records from Dec. 23 through Jan. 14 Marriage Licenses Don Curtiss Ellington, 25, and Matilda Ann Madrid, 25, both of Clovis Johnnie Glenn Rucker, 66, of Texico, and Rebecca Ann Grau, 54, of Clovis Richard Earl Soper, 23, and Heidi Kira Tessmer, 19, both of Clovis Christopher Thomas Rabenold, 20, and Lorenza […]