County approves budget, balks on jail costs

By Tonya Garner: CNJ Staff Writer The Curry County Commission approved the $8,890,000 final operating budget for 2006-2007 at Tuesday’s meeting. According to Curry County Finance Director Mark Lansford, two-thirds of the budget is allocated for the Sheriff’s Department and Curry County Adult and Juvenile Detention Centers. Lansford said the money is used for employee […]

Women’s unit concerned about overcrowding at jail

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CNJ Staff Photo: Tony BullocksDetention Officer Richard Glaucoe of Clovis waits for entry to the Adult Detention Center Thursday afternoon. Inmates say overcrowding is causing many problems at the facility. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ Staff Writer Overcrowding in the women’s unit at the Curry County jail has led to supply shortages, but jail administrator Leslie […]