Residents ask questions on proposed rate hike

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ Staff Writer Eric Wuest said he’s resigned that water rates will go up. He said he attended a public meeting put together by New Mexico American Water to learn about what he can do to conserve water for his car wash operation. But Wuest asked New Mexico American Water officials Monday […]

Local Grease Monkey robbed

CNJ staff The manager of the Grease Monkey, an auto oil and lube shop, was robbed and cut by a man wielding a knife on Monday night, police said. Clovis police arrested and booked one suspect, a 15-year-old juvenile male. He’s at the Curry County Juvenile Detention Center facing charges of robbery, aggravated assault, aggravated […]

Hummers have happy home

By Michelle Seeber Gardener delights in turning Clovis yard into a colorful paradise. Hummingbirds love Betty Dunlap’s yard. They swarm to her gardens of hibiscus flowers and honeysuckle plants. “I put out about 20 hummingbird feeders a year,” Dunlap said. Dunlap, 69, is one of 15 members that make up the Encanto Garden Club in […]

Car wash living with conservation measures

By Darrell Todd Maurina Requests to restrict water use in Clovis won’t be a major burden to at least one car wash, according to Washpointe owner and manager Eric Wuest. “It may affect us some, but we already recycle our water,” Wuest said. “It’s not like it all goes down the drain.” Wuest showed a […]