These prehistoric people have been believed to have emigrated across the Bering Strait many, many years ago as they followed migrations of the now extinct mammoth, bison, and early forms of the camel and horse. He did not resist arrest, the chief said. Clovis Interim City Manager Tom Phelps and Clovis Police Chief Douglas Ford confirmed the two deaths at the Clovis-Carver Public Library. Vanessa Aguirre told The Eastern New Mexico News that she was in the library with her son when a man came in and started to shoot into the air. Clovis is the county seat of Curry County, New Mexico, United States. City officials and law enforcement officers held a news conference to say the four people who were injured include two men and two women.
The Clovis library was the site of an August in which 2 people were killed and four wounded. The Clovis-Carver Public Library is located downtown and provides many services. The median age was 33 years. Clovis-Carver Public Library circulation assistants Wanda Walters, left, and Jessica Thron prepare for a book sale at the library in Clovis, N. Fall Orientation will be held on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 10:00 a.
Clovis people are considered to be the ancestors of most of the indigenous cultures of the Americas. In the coming hours and days we will learn more information about this despicable act, but for now I ask all New Mexicans to pray for the victims and their families, and for the entire Clovis community. At that point, Southard started filming as the suspect was put into a police car. It is revised each year to show major projects the City hopes to accomplish within the next five years. For more information please call 575.
He said the person in custody looked like a younger kid, possibly a sophomore in high school. Summers are warm with occasional extreme heat and winters are cool with frequent, extreme cold. Several processing plants exist for these products; in 2004 construction began on the Southwest Cheese Company plant between Clovis and Portales. Clovis had first attracted human beings and then was able to persuade them to remain in this area over 12,000 years ago. Its population was 32,667 at the 2000 census; according to 2010 Census Bureau estimates, the population had risen to 37,775. A local restaurant, Bill's Jumbo Burger at 2113 N Main Street, was also used in the movie. When he went outside, he saw first responders on scene.
Police then swept the building to ensure there were no other threats. There is no place for acts of senseless violence like this in our communities. Aguirre said she did not see anyone get shot, but the shooter was still in the library when she left. One woman could be seen being helped into an ambulance while the call for air ambulances could be heard over police radio traffic. Walters was killed and Thron was injured during a shooting at the library on Monday. During a news conference Tuesday, District Attorney Andrea Reeb said she will seek to prosecute him as an adult. The Office of the Attorney General has offered our assistance to local law enforcement in Clovis and our victim service specialists are currently assisting the Office of the District Attorney.
Police Chief Doug Ford said the gunman was taken into custody, but there was no indication of what may have prompted the violence which began around 4 p. Frederick Dellecker, the three Cannon Air Force Base airmen who died last week in a training accident. The names of the gunman and the victims were not immediately released. Decennial Census As of the census of 2000, there were 32,667 people, 12,458 households, and 8,596 families residing in the city. This 90-minute show features stylishly costumed, fully choreographed performances of both male and female groups backed by a live band. Even big cities, where much national news is created, have a void when it comes to Clovis New Mexico local news. On August 24, 2008, from the Clovis Jail by shimmying up plumbing pipes.
For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88. He asked for prayers for the victims. Their conditions were not immediately known. The Special Events Center holds events such as rodeos, auctions, and concerts. Students showed support for their opinions by standing up for which statement they believed to be true. There is also a mobile program that delivers books to patrons who are homebound. Submit all official transcripts or score reports to the Admissions and Records Office.
Naturally, as informed people, we need to know what is going on at the national and international levels, because those events can have an impact on the local community. Downtown Clovis has three historic movie theaters, including the. The operates a division point and large freight on its at Clovis, with a dispatchers office here monitoring traffic over the. First responders made sure no other shooters were on the premises, and then they tended to the victims. As part of their investigation, police are trying to determine whether the teen told others he was planning the attack, Ford said. Some Clovis New Mexico local news does become national news, if it has a unique quality or event tied to it.
In addition to the agricultural, military and railroading sectors, music has contributed to the economy of Clovis almost since the city originated. The system helped to establish Clovis over a hundred years ago, and for that railroad and its successor continues to be a major hub of operations. It is the principal city of the Clovis , which is part of the larger. The racial makeup of the city was 71. Others showed children moving with police behind the relative safety of a parked van. Known for our great annual events including various professional and youth rodeo events, firework spectaculars, cultural art series performances, Cannon Air Force Base partnership events, the Clovis Music Festival, and hundreds of other great community focused events, parades and celebrations throughout the year — Clovis truly has become a one-stop shop for the southwestern crave of adventure and great spirit.
The library remains closed, and police are seeking warrants as the investigation continues. Agriculture is thus a mainstay of the local economy. The Friends of the Library organization holds biannual used book sales to help raise money for library programs. Many small communities face some of the issues found in larger cities, including a declining economy, increased crime and an out-migration of young people. It is home to Cannon Air Force Base and the nearby community of Portales is home to Eastern New Mexico University. For many, Masters of Soul is the ultimate stroll down memory lane. I threw the table against the door to barricade myself in there.