Vehicle crash causes damage at Yucca

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A Clovis firefighter stands at the scene where a pickup truck involved in a two-vehicle accident Sunday night struck a light pole on the north side of the Yucca Junior High School football field. CNJ staff photo: Loretta Kos. By Jack King A two-vehicle collision damaged the fence and part of the football practice field […]

Police Blotter 11/20

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: Police responded about 12:30 p.m. on Nov. 13 to a vehicle theft on the 1300 block of East Grand. Police determined that a furniture truck owned by a Clovis business had been left open while being unloaded and employees heard the truck […]

Portales forum discusses golf course, truck stop

By Tony Parra PORTALES — The development of a truck stop and golf course are two objectives that residents at Thursday’s economic development forum follow-up determined to be important goals for Portales. The truck stop idea was brought up during an economic forum on Oct. 2 because U.S. Highway 70 is now four lanes and […]

Truck hijacking in ’83 was comedy of errors

Don McAlavy The 1983 hijacking of a tractor-trailer truck loaded with 38,550 pounds of meat should have been made into a Hollywood comic-action movie by now. The hijacking of the meat truck in Friona, Texas, was not funny, but the incident became comic when an assorted cast of characters brought the meat truck into Curry […]

Campbell, Henry Jr.

Henry Campbell Jr. Services: Have been held. Mr. Henry M. Campbell Jr., 54, of Mesa, Ariz., truck driver, died Thursday, July 24, 2003, at Del Sol Medical Center in El Paso, Texas. He was born Nov. 27, 1948, in Clovis, to Tracy and Henry Morgan Campbell Sr. He graduated from Clovis High School. He drove […]

Goins, Edward

Edward Goins Services: Have been held. Mr. Edward L. “Eddie” Goins of Carlsbad, a truck driver, died Saturday, June 28, 2003, at Carlsbad Medical Center. He was born on May 19, 1956, in Carlsbad, to Kenneth and Pearl Goins. He was raised in Carlsbad and graduated from Carlsbad Senior High in 1974. He participated in […]

Police blotter 9/17

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: During a Friday afternoon traffic stop at Martin Luther King Boulevard and Aspen Street, a Clovis police officer called dispatch reporting a 23-year-old male driver was giving a name he believed to be false. The officer reported he thought he remembered seeing […]

Cannon service member hurt in car crash

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Clovis traffic officer Mike Harmer surveys the damage to a Honda Civic after it was hit by a tractor-trailer Wednesday afternoon on U.S. Highway 60/70/84. CNJ staff photo: Rick White Darrell Todd Maurina A Cannon Air Force Base airman was flown to a Lubbock hospital on Wednesday afternoon following a crash that shut down traffic […]

Police Blotter 8/8

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: After a two-vehicle crash about 9:45 a.m. on July 30 that slightly injured a 65-year-old Clovis woman, Clovis police cited a 19-year-old Clovis man for following too closely. Police reported that the man was northbound on Prince Street in a GMC pickup […]

Police Blotter 8/3

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: A Clovis woman reported late Tuesday that several items were missing from her home at the 300 block of Axtell. The woman said all of her doors were locked but a window to her bathroom was open. A DVD player, assorted DVD […]