Cats roll to win over Cavemen

CNJ staff CARLSBAD — For a couple of minutes, at least, it must have seemed like “here we go again” for the Clovis High boys basketball team. Lowly Carlsbad, which has given the Wildcats trouble on its home floor in the recent past, grabbed a 5-0 lead in the first couple of minutes in Tuesday’s […]

Clovis superintendent believes block schedule costly, ineffective

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer The Clovis Municipal Schools superintendent vowed no Clovis High School teachers would lose their jobs upon return to a traditional, six-period day, a measure she is seriously considering implementing in the next school year. Rhonda Seidenwurm poked holes in the current high school block schedule at Tuesday night’s school […]

Foxes come back to beat Clovis

Freedom Newspapers ARTESIA — The Clovis Wildcats’ weary legs may have gotten the best of them on Friday. Leading through most of the first three quarters, the Cats couldn’t finish off El Paso Jefferson and the Foxes rallied for a 40-36 win in the championship semifinals of the City of Champions Classic. With most of […]

Floyd posts win over Eagles


Cloudcroft’s Brent Wells drags down Fort Sumner running back Richard Canales during Friday’s clash in Fort Sumner. The Bears rallied with the game’s final 21 points to post a 21-18 victory over the host Foxes. (CNJ correspondent: Andrew Chavez) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer When Clovis Christian was able to get something going Friday […]

More abuse reported in Curry County, state

By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer One of the hardest tasks Sherel Whited faces as a social worker is making decisions she knows will change the lives of the parents and children. A social worker supervisor for the Children, Youth and Families Department in Curry County, it’s Whited’s job to initiate steps toward removing a […]

Local bodybuilder earns second place in Texas competition

CNJ STAFF Clovis resident Rob Ward finished second out of nine competitors in the novice lightweight division of the Texas Shredder Classic bodybuilding championship on May 1 in Austin, Texas. The novice lightweight division is for contestants at 156 pounds and below. The 25-year-old Ward, a certified personal trainer at Bodies in Motion in Clovis, […]

Honor rolls 4/11

Disclosure Statement The following student names are listed as their respective schools have submitted them. Names may have been withheld in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Student qualification for Clovis Municipal Schools’ Honor Roll is decided, based on the following criteria: Elementary Schools: Two honor rolls will be created in […]

Dispositions 2/29

Here are recent dispositions recorded in Curry County District Court: Paul Alexander, 23, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance. Judgment deferred 18 months and placed on supervised probation with special conditions of $75 lab fee, alcohol and drug screening and treatment, reporting to probation office within 24 hours, paying $15 monthly probation costs […]

Cats roll past Tascosa for second win


Clovis senior Bud Willis tries to get around Tascosa’s Tony Lance during the fourth quarter of Friday’s game in Amarillo. Photo by Eric Kluth CNJ STAFF AMARILLO — While waiting for several cohorts who are still playing football, the Clovis High boys basketball team is making things look pretty easy so far. Senior Justin Pinckney […]

Court Dispositons 11/2

Here are recent dispositions recorded in Curry County District Court: Tabitha Wilson, 28, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance. Sentencing deferred 18 months and placed on supervised probation for same period with $15 monthly probation costs special conditions of substance abuse counseling and $100 DNA testing. Granted credit for 10 days served and […]