cc riders: Motorcross a family affair

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Stephen Cameron, 13, of Amarillo relaxed before his race Saturday at the Mounted Patrol Arena. Cameron participated in the 12- to 16-year-old 85cc class. (Staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Chelle Delaney: Freedom Newspapers Trailers, RVs, tents and hundreds of motorcycles began covering half of the parking area on Saturday morning at the Curry County Fair. […]

Portales weighing bypass

By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers Members of a steering committee charged with studying the future of Portales transportation agreed to research six alternatives to decide if a bypass would be viable without losing revenue to Portales businesses. Scott Verhines, engineer with GC Engineering of Albuquerque, presented the six alternatives Friday afternoon during a steering committee […]

Fire department acquires mobile medical trailer

By Andy Jackson: CNJ staff writer The Clovis Fire Department has acquired a mobile medical trailer through state grants that will be a valued tool in case of a mass casualty incident such as a bus accident, according to Karen Burns of the CFD. Equipped for triage, or the sorting of patients by the extremity […]

Fire destroys house

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Clovis firefighters work to control a trailer fire Thursday at 1217 Sunrise Blvd. in Clovis. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer A Clovis man is being held at the county jail after claiming he started a fire that gutted one trailer and severely damaged another Thursday afternoon on Sunrise Boulevard, police […]