All calm this New Year’s eve

By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer New Year’s eve was relatively calm and quiet compared to previous years, according to local law enforcement officials. There were no major accidents or crimes reported in the area. Strong police presence in Clovis and check points along area roads may have helped reduce the number of alcohol-related traffic […]

Police plan road blocks

By CNJ staff Local law enforcement will increase drunken driving patrols through new year’s celebration, law officials said. Clovis Police Chief Bill Carey said his force will have increased patrols and DWI checkpoints in the city beginning about 10 p.m. He expects one checkpoint to be on South Prince Street. At checkpoints, police will funnel […]

Fort Sumner course a unique golfing experience

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Course owner Carl Vick tracks his putt on sixth green last month as Rufus Stewart and the rest of the “Alligators” look on. CNJ photo by Rick White. By Rick White FORT SUMNER — Carl Vick muscles his tee into the hardened ground, addresses the ball, and smacks a shot toward a red flag off […]

News mixed for CHS at state

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Clovis High senior Charles Purdy earned a fifth-place finish in shot put on Thursday in Class 5A state track competition at Albuquerque with a throw of 52 feet, 3 1/2 inches. Photo by Rick White STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS ALBUQUERQUE — The good news is the Clovis Lady Wildcats qualified first in the 400- and […]

Marshall, Shirley

Shirley Marshall Services: Have been held. Mrs. Shirley Mae Marshall, 71, of De Baca County, died Tuesday, June 10, 2003, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center in Roswell. She was born on March 7, 1932, in Fort Sumner, to Thomas Shirley and Myrtle Mae Patterson Conwell. She attended Fort Sumner public schools. She married Hubert […]