Governor optimistic about cooperation during session

By Steve Terrell: The Santa Fe New Mexican Many legislative sessions in recent years have been known for the stormy, sometimes rancorous relationship between Gov. Bill Richardson and lawmakers, mainly those in the state Senate. On the threshold of Richardson’s last regular session — his second term expires on Dec. 31 and he legally can’t […]

1-17 Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports:

Letter to the Editor: Voters must get economy on track

Regarding a recent letter about the free market, government regulation and job creation: There are laws already on the books that regulate banks and markets. Government regulators fail to enforce them. More odious laws and regulations are not the answer to holding regulators accountable for enforcing the current laws. Greed was the major factor with […]

Free Internet access customer drawing card

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Electra Charles, 19, of Clovis, surfs the Web on Monday at Java Loft. Charles said she comes to Java Loft two to three times a week. By Jenna DeWitt: CNJ staff writer Restaurants offering free Internet have been popping in recent years, but in 2010 they will be as common […]

Aug. 14 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Around noon July 30 an officer responded to lobby of the police department for a report of embezzlement. A woman said an employee at her Main Street business had taken money from the store. The woman said two customers brought her canceled […]

8-9 Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports:

Lake Erie park site of many joyful memories

By Clyde Davis: Local columnist Presque Isle State Park, which occupies the peninsula jutting from Pennsylvania out into Lake Erie, shallowest of the Great Lakes, is the site of many solid and joyful memories for me. The memories begin at about the age of four, and the most recent were formed a couple of weeks […]

Farmers: Recent rain not enough

By Argen Duncan: PNT senior writer Recent rains have helped crops in Roosevelt and Curry counties, but farms and ranches still need more, producers said. Allen Deen, who dryland farms southeast of Floyd, said his family is planting hay grazer and milo. “We’re just marginal on our moisture, but we’re kind of running out of […]

Farmers hope for more rain

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PNT photo: Argen Duncan A truck waits at the intersection of First and Main streets during Tuesday’s storm. Despite rainfall Tuesday night and over the weekend, farmers and ranchers still need more moisture. By Argen Duncan: Freedom New Mexico Tuesday’s rain helped area farms and ranches, but didn’t solve the problem of the year’s dryness. […]

May 27 police blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 7 a.m. May 5 an officer responded to a residence in the 100 block of Park in reference to arson. A man said his mother’s vehicle was set on fire sometime during the night when someone threw a burning rag in […]

May 26, 2009 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports:

Bad judgment or Christian charity? CCS boss under fire

Freedom New Mexico Clovis Christian Schools Superintendent Steven Schultze has made some questionable decisions in recent weeks. First, he allowed a suspected child rapist to live in his home with two young children. Then, after the suspect was arrested and mistakenly released by law officers in Missouri, Schultze continued his association with the man. He […]

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 […]

Dora native takes first in 19 and under roping

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Courtesy photo Jesse Clark of Dora jumps off of his horse to tie up a calf during the Joe’s Boot Shop Calf Roping Colt Cluck Memorial last Saturday in Clovis. Clark won first place in the second round in the 19 and under age group. By Clarence Plank: Freedom New Mexico Dora native Jesse Clark […]

Police blotter — April 9

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 1 p.m. March 25 an officer responded to a business in the 2000 block of Mabry Drive for a fraud report. An employee at a senior care facility said one of her clients was being defrauded by her son. The woman […]

March 29, 2009 Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports:

3/11 Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About noon Feb. 22 an officer responded to a school in the 400 block of Lockwood Drive for a burglary report. An administrator said a teacher had discovered a window open in her classroom, a computer was stolen and someone had written […]

March 4, 2009 blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 11 p.m. Feb. 15 officers responded to a residence in the 1300 block of Rencher for a report fugitive sighting. A caller said jail escapee Edward Salas was possibly in the residence. The resident gave officers permission to search the residence. […]

Feb. 19, 2009 Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 5 p.m. Feb. 2 an officer responded to a residence in the 1300 block of east 14th Street for a report of a public affray. A woman said her former boyfriend came to her home to get their child’s toothbrush, argued […]

Feb. 10 Police Blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 9 a.m. Jan 27 an officer responded to a school in the 1400 block of Cameo Street for a report of possible narcotics. A school administrator said a female student smelled of marijuana. The officer searched the girl’s coat pockets and […]