Rains flood county jail

Weekend storms created a stink at the Curry County Detention Center. Administrator Lois Bean said the problems began Friday night and got worse as rains poured and the city’s main sewer line began flooding in the annex of the center. Bean said the inmates simply kept out of the way of the detention center’s maintenance […]

Outhouse creates more of a stink

By Glenda Price: CNJ columnist When Bud showed up at Rip’s homestead for a visit a few (maybe 50) years ago he was impressed by Rip’s neatness. The house had a kitchen and one other room. Houses in those days weren’t built with closets. People put their clothes in armoires or in dressers. Besides, homesteading […]