29th Cowboy Camp starting Wednesday

CNJ staff The 29th annual Mesa Redondo Cowboy Camp Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday through Saturday, June 24. The event will be held in the pavilion area of Ned Houk Park, which is located eight miles north of Clovis on Highway 209. The family event is a Christian camping experience for all ages. According to […]

6/11 Court dispositions

The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the Ninth Judicial District Court: • Robert Sena, 41, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance and is ordered to serve three years imprisonment and pay all fines and fees. He will receive credit for one year, seven months and 12 days. • […]

Children first point in drug, gang prevention

By Doug Bowman: Guest columnist I am a lifelong, third-generation resident of Clovis and Curry County. I have been married to Peggy Kelley for eight years. Peggy is also a lifelong resident of Curry County. We have a little boy, Logan, who is 3 years old. We are proud members of the First Baptist Church […]

Proactive law enforcement key for office

By Matt Murray: Guest columnist Thanks to all of you for the kindness that you’ve shown me and others involved in the “Matt Murray for sheriff” campaign. In 1976, as a 19-year-old, I was sworn in as a police officer by one of my heroes; his name was Clovis Police Chief Nelson Worley. It was […]

Church serving free breakfast to children

CNJ Staff Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church is serving free breakfast and lunch to children 18 and younger Monday through Friday today through Aug. 4. Fifteen sites serve lunch, including one in Texico, and nine will also serve breakfast. The nine sites serving breakfast and lunch are: • 801 Housing Center, Norris Street and […]

Meeks, Clarence “Slim”

Clarence “Slim” M. Meeks , 88, Farwell died Thursday, April 6, 2006, at Farwell Convalescent Center. He was born April 4, 1918, in Farwell, Texas to Edward H. and Nannie Avo Meeks. He graduated from Oklahoma Lane High School in 1935. He spent five years in World War II in the 3rd Armored Division of […]

Volunteering

The City of Clovis is currently seeking volunteers to serve on the Ned Houk Park Board. The purpose of the Ned Houk Park Board is to make recommendations to the Clovis City Commission regarding the 3,400 acre park located approximately 7 miles north of Clovis. This board meets in the evening once a quarter. The […]

3/19 Court dispositions

The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the 9th Judicial District Court: • Brenda Marie Green, 44, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance, is adjudged to be a habitual offender, and is ordered to serve four years imprisonment and pay all fines and fees. She will receive credit for three years, one […]

Ford, Jeanette

Jeanette Ford, 64, of Farwell died Wednesday, March 8, 2006, at Covenant Medical Center, Lubbock. She was born Oct. 22, 1941, in Clovis to Tom and Kate Atchley Lindop. She grew up in the Oklahoma Lane community and graduated from Farwell High School. She married Barthell Ford Dec. 23, 1960, in Farwell. After they married […]

3/12 Court dispositions

The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the 9th Judicial District Court: • Mytrice Williams, 34, pleaded guilty to forgery and embezzlement ($2500 to $20,000, two counts), and is ordered to serve three years imprisonment followed by three years supervised probation and pay all fines and fees. The sentence of imprisonment was suspended. • […]

Plan would allow earlier retirement

By Tom Philpott: Military Update Today’s military members serve under the traditional 20-years-or-bust retirement plan, which has been prized by generations of retirees. That plan isn’t going away for the current force. But a new plan might be offered as a voluntary option, promising at least some retirement benefits to many members who don’t expect […]

2/26 Court dispositions

The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the 9th Judicial District Court: • John Clark, 43, pleaded guilty to aggravated battery against a household member, false imprisonment, is adjudged to be a habitual offender, and is ordered to serve one year six months imprisonment and pay all fines and fees. He will receive credit […]

2/12 Court dispositions

The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the 9th Judicial District Court: • Daniel Gutierrez, 31, was found guilty by a jury of kidnapping (first degree), aggravated battery against a household member, aggravated assault against a household member and is ordered to serve 18 years imprisonment followed by three years supervised probation and pay […]

Widener, Glenn

Glenn Widener, 84, of Portales, died Thursday, Dec. 1, 2005, at his home. He was born Aug. 10, 1921, in Mount Ida, Ark., to Ida and Joseph E. Widener. In 1925, the Widener family moved to the Floyd community. He graduated from Floyd High School in 1940. He married Ila Faye Lee on June 26, […]

2/5 Court dispositions

The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the 9th Judicial District Court: • Billy Martin, 51, pleaded guilty to criminal sexual contact of a minor (a child under age 13, four counts) and is ordered to serve three years imprisonment and pay all fines and fees. He will receive credit for two years, three […]

Curry County district court jurors to serve shorter time

By Andy Jackson: CNJ staff writer Judges and lawyers agree justice will be better served now that Curry County jurors serve less time in the 9th Judicial District. The adjustment from three months to one month was made by Curry County District Court Clerk Dianna Hunt because of increased court traffic, and has resulted in […]

1/29 Court dispositions

The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the 9th Judicial District Court: • Tina Louise Le Clear, 38, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and is ordered to serve 18 months imprisonment and pay all fines and fees. She will receive credit for seven months […]

1/15 Court Dispositions

The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the 9th Judicial District Court: • Rafael Garcia-Munoz, 32, pleaded guilty to abandonment or abuse of a child and is ordered to serve three years imprisonment followed by two years less 88 days supervised probation and pay all fines and fees. He will receive credit for three […]

1/8 Court Dispositions

The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the 9th Judicial District Court: • Russel Lasner, 28, pleaded guilty to possession with the intent to distribute a controlled substance and was ordered to serve three years imprisonment and pay all fines and fees. He will receive credit for one year and 16 days against his […]

12/25 Court Dispositions

The following criminal dispositions were recently filed in the 9th Judicial District Court: • Leeann Garcia, 26, pleaded guilty to abuse of a child (first offense), and is ordered to serve one year less one day imprisonment followed by one year less one day supervised probation, She will receive credit for one year less one […]