Nothing to fear …

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CNJ Illustration: Cortney Graham By CNJ Staff Area residents who suffer from paraskavedekatriaphobia may want to stay inside today, avoiding ladders and black cats. Today is Friday the 13th, and that’s the technical name for fearing this day. Pairing Friday and 13 are considered bad luck in English- and Portuguese-speaking countries around the globe, according […]

Police Blotter 8-10

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Around 3:30 p.m. Friday, an officer met with a man at the police department who said he had been battered by an employee at a bank in the 200 block of Main Street. The man said he was asked to step into […]

Police Blotter 7/9

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Around midnight June 27 an officer was dispatched to the 1100 block of Calhoun Street in reference to an assault. A male juvenile told the officer he had been jumped by two suspects who knocked him down and took his wallet containing […]

6/11 Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Around 12 p.m. June 2, an officer responded to the 200 block of Wrangler to take a burglary report. A real estate agent said she was selling the house for an out-of-town owner. She said she had discovered someone had entered the […]

5/28 Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Around 4 p.m. May 18, an officer responded to a home in the 300 block of North Walnut regarding a marijuana pipe found on the porch of a vacant house. The officer said in his report he logged the item into evidence […]

5/23 Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: At 8:30 a.m. May 16, an officer called to Clovis High took a report about students making and detonating an explosive device. A teacher told the officer he was away from his class when he heard an explosion and returned to see […]

5/5 Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: An officer called to the 1400 block of Oak Street at 8:30 p.m. Monday advised a person bitten by a stray cat to seek medical attention. The cat was taken to the animal shelter for a 10-day quarantine. • • • Officers […]

Vet profile — Teresa Storholt Weeks

CNJ staff Teresa Storholt Weeks Date of birth: Dec. 15, 1936 Dates of service: 1957 to 1960; reserves 1979-1996 Hometown: Denver Conflict: Persian Gulf War Branch: U.S. Air Force, New Mexico Air National Guard Rank: Technical sergeant Unit and specialty: Administration Lives in: Clovis In her words: Weeks spent her military career in administration, handling […]

Richard M. Flint

Richard M. Flint Date of birth: Nov. 17, 1932 Dates of service: 1950 to 1971 Hometown: San Jon Conflict: Korean War Branch: Air Force Rank: Master sergeant Unit and specialty: Aircraft mechanic, armament and crew chief Lives in: San Jon In his words: After completing training to work on jets, Flint spent time in Europe, […]

James “Jim” Joiner

James “Jim” Joiner Date of birth: June 28, 1920 Dates of service: 1945 to 1946 Hometown: Clovis Theater and location of service: Pacific, Korea Branch: Army Rank: Private First Class Unit and specialty: 57th anti-aircraft artillery and special service; sign painter Lives in: Clovis Veterans organizations: American Legion, Post 25 Jim Joiner spent most of […]