Oct. 27, 1971

Craig Ham, a 14-year-old Yucca Junior High student, was the winner of the Clovis News-Journal’s weekly football contest. … A three-bedroom, one-bathroom home located at 1021 W. Seventh St., could be rented for $80 a month. … And Derek Cockrell, a financial planner, was born in Charleston, S.C.

Oct. 13, 1989

A Frigidaire cooktop could be purchased for $149 at McDaniels, 1020 Main. … The Curry County Fair Board discussed the possibility of the new county jail being built on land near the fairgrounds. … “Uncle Buck” was playing at the United Artists Cinema 4 at 2809 Prince. … A one-bedroom apartment at 309 Gayland could […]

Tip results in burglary arrests

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ Staff Writer A loosely formed theft ring that targeted rural homes went too far when they broke into the home of a state police agent and stole his service gun. An anonymous tip to the Curry County Sheriff’s Department that identified a suspect in the July 18 break-in led to 10 […]