2/8 Business Digest

Company to become K-Bob’s franchisee A publicly traded company has agreed to become a franchisee in the K-Bob’s restaurants, said Ed Tinsley, president and chief executive officer of K-Bob’s USA. The first K-Bob’s Steakhouse was opened in 1966 in Clovis, according to the company Web site. In return for a long-term $1.5 million loan to […]

Liquor license requests on rise

By David Irvin:CNJ staff writer Clovis’ diners have more opportunity to drink alcoholic beverages with their meals these days. More than half of Clovis’ 12 restaurants licensed to sell beer and wine have received their licenses in the past 18 months, according to the New Mexico Alcohol and Gaming Division. Only three of the city’s […]

Public Record 8/6/04

Compiled from court records from July 29 through Aug. 4 Marriage Licenses Porter Shane Been, 27, and Tracy Evelyn Pyle, 39, both of Muleshoe. Jaime Delgado, 33, and Cynthia Marie Castillo, 18, both of Clovis. William George De Quinzio, 29, and Kymber Renae Taylor, 34, both of Clovis. Daniel Lewis Matthies Jr., 20 of Brownstown, […]

Public Record 5/28

Compiled from court records from May 20 through May 26 Marriage Licenses Stephen Michael Bertrand, 27, of Clovis, and January Gisela Crabb, 23, of Friona, Texas Nathan Garrett Nuttall, 20, and Shayla Raynae Keeling, 21, both of Las Cruces Jesse David Hickland, 20, of Salem, N.Y., and Hillary Gail McMurry, 21, of Clovis Kenneth Tyrone […]

County considers tax hike to compensate for budget deficit

By Jack King: CNJ staff writer Faced with a $1.3 million shortfall in their 2004-2005 budget, Curry County commissioners voted Tuesday to consider increasing county gross receipts taxes by 3/16 of a percent. That’s about 18 cents extra per $100 sale on merchandise. Commissioners said most of the shortfall is the result of growing expenses […]

Public Record 4/2

Compiled from court records from March 25 through March 31 Marriage Licenses Juan Frederico Montano, 35, of Clovis, and Mary Lou Stinson, 36, of Snyder, Texas Forest Malcom Lesly, 39, and Teri Lee Myers, 42, both of Texico Michael Jonathon Turvey, 19, of Clovis, and Tamara Naomi Box, 17, of Texico Bobby Ray Lopez, 30, […]

Public Record 3/12

Compiled from court records from March 4 through 10: Marriage Licenses Ramiro Alfred Castro III, 20, of Fort Bragg, N.C., and Marsha Marie Whitener, 18, of Tucumcari. David Lawrence Hooter, 36, and Rochelle Renae Gibson, 32, both of Clovis. Michael Samuel Harmer, 42, and Cindy Ann Marriott, 38, both of Clovis. Raymond Brandon Sisneros, 25, […]

Clerks: No legal unions for gays

By David Arkin County clerks in eastern New Mexico were surprised by a Sandoval County clerk’s decision to grant gay and lesbian couples marriage licenses. On Friday, Sandoval County Clerk Victoria Dunlap recorded 26 licenses for gay and lesbian couples, which Attorney General Patricia Madrid quickly declared invalid. There were another 40 other couples who […]

Cheaper liquor license brings closer scrutiny

Darrell Todd Maurina Agent Todd Griffin said some people don’t understand why private clubs need to be careful about who they serve. Griffin said the main reason is that the liquor licenses held by most private clubs in New Mexico allow them to operate at a much lower cost and avoid restrictions on how many […]

Race issue in California is irrelevant

Tibor Machan I don’t know what goes through the mind of someone like California Senate leader John Burton when he makes the kind of charge he made the other day, namely that the effort to repeal the state law allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain drivers’ licenses was fueled by racism. “I say the issue is […]