Jobs’ success shows reward of capitalism

Freedom New Mexico Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs, who died of cancer this week at the young age of 56, is being remembered across the globe as a great innovator, entrepreneur and visionary whose work has greatly improved the lives of people from all stations of life, in all countries and all professions. We appreciate […]

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Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Around 10 p.m. May 30 officers responded to a residence in the 3000 block of Weston Street for a report of shots fired. A man and woman said they had previously called police because they kept hearing people in their attic. The […]

Police blotter — March 20

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Around 10 p.m. March 12 an officer responded to a restaurant in the 3000 block of North Prince Street for a theft of services report. A manager said a group of five men had eaten, ordering more than $180 in food and […]

Police blotter — Nov. 7

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Around 8 p.m. Oct. 22 an officer responded to a residence in the 700 block of Seventh Street for a report of child abuse. Social workers told officers they needed officers present for a home visit. The officer noted there were four […]

Five constitutional amendments on ballot

Kevin Wilson Five constitutional amendments are up on the November ballot. Unless specifically noted in the text of the amendment, changes are effective immediately. Arguments are suggested by the state’s Legislative Council Service staff. Amendment No. 1: The proposal is to create an exemption of the state’s anti-donation clause, which bars government entities from giving […]

Entitlement will cause downfall

By Tibor Machan: Freedom New Mexico columnist Is this stuff with Greece and, soon, with Portugal, Spain and Italy, and the rest of us all that surprising? Has it not been clear for ages that when people draw their support from a common pool, the resources will soon vanish? Aristotle already noted this phenomenon when […]

Police blotter — March 25

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 8 a.m. March 6 an officer responded to a parking lot in the 3900 block of North Prince Street for a report of a man falling. The caller told the officer he saw a man fall, then get into a vehicle. […]

Credit reform penalizing responsible

Freedom New Mexico We noted in August the unintended consequences in the wake of Washington’s reform legislation to protect consumers from credit card interest rate hikes and penalties. Congress had restricted changes in credit card terms, citing complaints about high rates and penalty fees. Even before the first wave of new regulations went into effect, […]

Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Around 11 p.m. July 3 an officer responded to the 200 block of Pinon for a criminal damage report. A man said fireworks damaged the windshield on his parked vehicle. The officer noted the windshield was cracked and scratched and there were […]

5/12 police blotter

CNJ staff Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 6 a.m. April 18 an officer responded to a residence in the 1000 block of Janeway for a criminal damage report. A man said his mailbox had been blown up. The officer noted the back of the mailbox had […]

4/15/09 Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 9 a.m. April 2 an officer responded to a school in the 400 block of Davis Street for a forgery report. A school administrator said a parent of a fifth grader had turned in three doctors notes to the nurse but […]

State legislature adjourns

The New Mexican What passed (Bills already signed by Gov. Bill Richardson have been noted.): * Death penalty:

March 1, 2009 Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 3 a.m. Feb. 14 an officer responded to a residence in the 800 block of Stanton for a report of a fight. While standing at the front door, the officer noted blood smeared on the walls and all over the floor. […]

Feb. 22, 2009 Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 10 p.m. Feb. 6 an officer responded to a residence in the 2000 block of Country Meadows for a report of criminal damage. A man said he was driving north on Norris Street when someone in a southbound vehicle threw an […]

Feb. 17, 2009 Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 9 a.m. Jan. 31 officers responded to a crash in the area of Courtland Circle and Grayson streets. A vehicle left the roadway, crashed into a concrete wall on Courtland Circle, a brick wall and then struck the front door of […]

Jan. 11, 2009 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 8 p.m. Dec. 31 an officer responded to an alley in the 500 block of Heaslet for a public affray call. As officers arrived, they saw a man sitting on top of a woman with her hands pinned to the ground. […]

Sept. 23, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 10 p.m. Sept. 14 an officer responded to a home at an undisclosed address for a shooting. The officer noted on his arrival a male was holding a towel around the ankle of a 21-year-old woman. The man said he was […]

Sept. 12, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 2 p.m. Sept. 3 an officer responded to a residence in the 700 block of Axtell Street for a domestic dispute. A woman said when she came home and woke her husband, he went into a rage, breaking furniture and hitting […]

Aug. 10, 2008 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 9 p.m. Aug. 1 an officer responded to the 200 block of 11th Street for a report of a man cursing at people. The officer found a 52-year-old man sitting in a chair in his yard wearing only boxers and drinking […]

Rep. Pearce against hasty troop withdrawal

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Freedom New Mexico: Karl Terry U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce, R-N.M., made a campaign stop Tuesday in Portales. Pearce is seeking the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Pete Domenici. By Karl Terry: Freedom New Mexico Republican U.S. Senate candidate Steve Pearce said as a veteran he understands the challenges the country faces from terrorists and […]