3/5 Police blotter

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: At 2 p.m. Monday a 40-year-old Clovis woman told police she received harassing phone calls from an unidentified person Feb. 1 and Feb. 2 at her work and home on the 800 block of Yucca Avenue. The woman told police she knows […]

Griffin, Jim

Jim Griffin Services: Have been held. Mr. Jim Griffin, 61, of Odessa, Texas, died Wednesday, May 11, 2005, in Logan. He was born July 16, 1943, in Clovis, to Nettie Lou and Roy J. Griffin. He grew up in Portales. He married Norma Faye Luce on Aug. 11, 1959. He made his home in Portales […]

Clovis man struck, killed while walking

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A hat sits in the road as Clovis Police officers investigate the scene at the corner of Thornton and 10th Streets in Clovis where a pedestrian was killed Friday evening. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) CNJ staff A Clovis man was killed by a vehicle Friday evening at the intersection of 10th and Thornton streets. […]

Curry County election day precincts

CNJ STAFF REPORTS Early voting at the Curry County Courthouse has ended. Precincts 1-37 and voting locations in Curry County for the Nov. 2 election are as follows: 1. Broadview Fire Department, 3868 SR 209 2. Pleasant Hill Fire Department, 304 SR 77 3. Ranchvale Elementary, 1606 SR 311 4. Melrose City Hall, 105 E. […]

No-nonsense ode to prep football in Texas

by Craig Outhier, Guest Columnist If you thought Texans were nuts anyway, wait until you get a load of “Friday Night Lights,” director Peter Berg’s no-nonsense ode to prep football in America’s most pigskin-crazy state. Based on Buzz Bissinger’s best-selling nonfiction book, Berg’s movie chronicles the 1988 Permian High School football season in the economically […]

Thornton, Jimmie Haril

Jimmie Haril Thornton Services: Have been held Jimmie Haril Thornton, 72, of Kirtland, died Thursday, July 8, 2004, at San Juan Regional Medical Center. He was born on Oct. 20, 1931, in Liberty, Texas, to Paul Franklin and Eva Lena Thornton. He was a lifetime member of VFW Post 2182, the DAV, the Star in […]

July 11, 2004

TODAY AARP/55 ALIVE Driver Safety Program — Clovis Community College, Room 103, preregistration is necessary. Cost is $10 per person made payable to AARP/55 Alive; for pre-registration call Carolyn Tabor 742-2384. Next class scheduled for July 20 and 21. 8 a.m.-noon. Senior Community Service Employment Program — Job opportunities to Senior citizens 55 and older. […]

Clinical Pastoral Education could expand horizons

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Shirley Rollinson, a chaplain, talks about the Clinical Pastoral Education program at the nurses station at the medical unit Thursday at Plains Regional Medical Center. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth. By Darrell Todd Maurina: CNJ staff writer Plains Regional Medical Center is offering an intensive training program to assist local pastors in doing hospital ministry. […]

Police Blotter 12/5

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Two vehicles sustained moderate damage and one driver was transported to Plains Regional Medical Center with injuries following a Nov. 26 crash about 5:30 p.m. near the corner of Thornton and 21st Street. The driver of a 1988 Chevy Suburban said she […]

Police Blotter 11/10

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: About 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, police received a report of a crash on the corner of Thornton and Purdue streets. The 29-year-old male driver of a GMC pickup said he was northbound on Thornton when he hit the rear end of a Toyota […]

Police report of July 4 fatality

Editor’s note: The following is from a report filed by Clovis Police Officer Rodney Wallace. In the report, Wallace details events prior to Friday’s car crash that killed Bobbie Lynn Beaman Sandoval, who was attending a Fourth of July family gathering. On Friday 07-04-03 about 2141 hours I was patrolling in the area of 21st […]