Curry County Cats set to begin first season

Dave Wagner Clovis is getting ready for football in February. The first-year Curry County Cats, members of the semipro New Mexico Premier Football League, are slated to open an eight-game season on Feb. 19 against the Albuquerque Crush, the defending league champions. Mike Muscato, Mike Thomas and Julian Rubio III, all Clovis High alumni, have […]

Feb. 28, 2008

Clovis’ last mayoral election, 2004, saw three candidates. David Lansford defeated Steve Muscato and Raymond Atchley. Lansford won every polling place and picked up 73 percent of the vote. — Clovis City Hall records

UFO incident resurfaces : Researcher says he has photo of mysterious lights near Cannon.

By Marlena Hartz : CNJ staff writer Thirty years after UFOs were reportedly sighted hovering over Clovis skies, another photograph of the event has surfaced. A UFO researcher said this week he has a photo — albeit fuzzy — of a tubular shaped craft that danced above Clovis on Jan. 21, 1976. Canadian resident Brian […]

Play Inc. concerns raised

By John Eisel Coaches and parents of athletes are concerned Play Inc. isn’t following its bylaws, properly monitoring its finances, and suffers from a general lack of organization. Officials said they do what they can for the 3,000 to 4,000 Clovis-area residents Play Inc. serves in its youth and adult sports leagues. Volunteers are the […]

Participation below par for Hoopla 3-on-3 event


David Everett of Cook’s Cafe drives to the basket on KnicAbockers Josh Pena on Saturday in the Hoopla 3-on-3 tournament at Hillcrest Park. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner From a bottom line standpoint, this weekend’s third annual Clovis “Hoopla 3 on 3 Streetball” basketball tournament at Hillcrest Park didn’t do as well as […]

Mayor returned to office

By Darrell Todd Maurina Incumbent Mayor David Lansford sailed to an easy victory Tuesday night as Clovis voters returned him to office with the highest margin he’s received in three elections. Lansford won with 73 percent of votes cast over two competitors — Stephen Muscato with 15 percent and Raymond Atchley with 11 percent. Lansford […]

Three candidates vie for mayor: Raymond Atchley, Stephen Muscato and the incumbent, David Lansford

By Glen Seeber Raymond Atchley Age: 49 Employment: Desk clerk, Clovis Inn Contact: 742-1149 ( Political experience: Sought election to city commission four years ago and two years ago, defeated both times. Stephen Muscato Age: 48 Employment: Executive director, Play Inc. Contact: 760-7338 ( Political experience: Previously served on city commission; lost re-election bid four […]