Missing Indian head tops oddities

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By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer When a 73-year-old artifact goes missing, someone usually has to take the blame. Former City Manager Ray Mondragon learned that lesson well in 2004 after one of the Indian head artifacts atop Hotel Clovis disappeared in the summer. “Personally, I did not feel that I was deserving (of the […]

Police blotter: 12-19-04

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Police were dispatched Wednesday to the 300 block of West Manana Boulevard in response to a two-car accident. A car struck a parked truck. A resident said the truck wasn’t his, but a friend had dropped it off to show someone. While […]

Man dedicates life to finding lost soldiers

By Tom Philpott: Military Update HONOLULU — James Coyle, intelligence research director for the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command at Hickam Air Force Base here, has spent most of his professional life investigating the whereabouts of hundreds of Americans lost in service to nation. His commitment to that quest has not flagged in 18 years, he […]

Government must clean up its nuclear act

Freedom Newspapers Whether it’s merely an “accounting discrepancy” or something more troubling, the news that more nuclear data is apparently missing from an Energy Department regional office in Albuquerque — revealed after the discovery that several computer disks with sensitive data were missing from the top-secret section of the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New […]

Business Digest 4/20

Chamber seeks development grant Clovis-Curry County Chamber officials hope to land a grant that will allow them to open a business incubator to help grow local businesses, directors learned at their monthly meeting Wednesday. Chase Gentry, executive director of the Clovis Industrial Development Corp., said the chamber has been allocated $275,000 from the state legislature, […]

Police Blotter 4/4

About 11 a.m. Wednesday, agents of the Region 5 Drug Task Force converged on a home at the 500 block of Tennessee with an arrest warrant. A woman drove away from the home in a green Dodge truck as officers approached, and officers stopped the vehicle on the grounds that they believed the woman was […]

Police Blotter 1/25

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Three Clovis high school teachers called police on July 12 and 13 regarding several possible theft incidents. One teacher called regarding money missing from her office which is located in her classroom and reported that a variety of small bills and several […]

Turkey dog missing

Reporter’s Notebook Has anybody seen George? He’s about 6 years old, weighs about 70 pounds and loves people. George doesn’t speak the language. He grew up around Incirlik Air Force Base in Adana, Turkey. He’s been missing about two weeks. He jumped out of a back yard near the 1600 block of Sheldon Street and […]

Police Blotter 7/24

Samplings of recent calls received by the Clovis Police Department, according to police reports: A Clovis woman getting ready to leave for a job interview at about 2 p.m. Friday forgot some items she needed for the interview, left her car running while she went into her apartment at the 1000 block of MLK to […]

Police log

Samplings of recent calls received by the Clovis Police Department, according to police reports: Clovis police responded Wednesday afternoon to the 200 block of Olive to take a report of missing jewelry. According to police reports, two women’s diamond rings, a man’s diamond ring, and a silver jewelry box worth a total of $4,600 were […]