de Gonzalez, Maria

Maria de Gonzalez Services: Have been held. Maria Guadalupe S. de Gonzalez, 92. of Clovis, died Monday, April 11, 2005, at the Retirement Ranch in Clovis. She was born on Feb. 26, 1913, in Cerralvo Nuevo Leon, Mexico, to Matilde and Crisanta Villareal Salazar. She married Adan Gonzalez on Sept. 16, 1934, in Cerralvo, Nuevo […]

Evans, Robert

Robert Evans Services: Have been held. Robert Eldon “Bob” Evans, 72, of Kenna, died Tuesday, April 12, 2005, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center in Roswell. He was born on Dec. 15, 1932, in Conemaugh, Pa., to Rose and Charles Evans. He joined the Army at age 16 and during his 21-year military career, he […]

Richardson, Sherry

Sherry Ann Richardson, 48, of Clovis, died Sunday, April 10, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born Sept. 2, 1956, in Clovis, to Walter C. and Dorothy Ward Powers. She worked at the Portales News Tribute and was a member of Sacred Heart Church. She is survived by her mother, Dorothy […]

Mares , Joan

Joan Evelyn “Joy” Groce Mares, 71, of Clovis, died Saturday, April 9, 2005, at Laurel Plains Healthcare in Clovis. She was born June 4, 1933, in New York City to John Gavy and Evelyn Stanley Robertson Richardson. She was a Matel Toy Factory Floor Lady Supervisor Trainer. She was preceded in death by her parents. […]

Kehr, Maureen

Maureen Kehr Services: Have been held. Maureen Elaine Sullivan Kehr, 63, died Sunday, April 10, 2005, in Pueblo, Colo. She was born June 9, 1941, in Pueblo. Family members said she enjoyed working for Spanish Peaks Mental Health Center and was blessed to have wonderful colleagues. She was preceded in death by her son, Joey […]

Flint, A.F. Frankie

A.F. Frankie Flint Services: Have been held. A.F. Frankie Flint Sr., 96, of Tucumcari, died Saturday April 9, 2005, at his residence. He was born May 17, 1908, in Bard to Martenia and Edna Flint. He lived in the Bard community most of his life before moving to Tucumcari five years ago. He was a […]

Elfers, Dollie

Dollie Opal Elfers, 94, of Clovis died Friday, April 8, 2005, at the Retirement Ranch. She was born on July 12, 1910, in Stith, Texas, to John Henry and Annie Lizza Stewart Berry. She married Alva Ford Elfers on Oct. 12, 1942. Family members said the greatest joys in her life were her children, grandchildren […]

Williams, Jimmy

Jimmy Williams Services: Have been held. The Rev. Jimmie “Jim” Williams, 63, of Earth, Texas, died Sunday, April 10, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on Sept. 27, 1941, in Flagstaff, Ariz., to John Wesley and Frankie Williams. He married Sharon L. L’Heureux on April 23, 1976. He moved to Earth, […]

Curnutt, Loretta

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Ms. Loretta Curnutt, 62, of Clovis, died Saturday, April 30, 2005, at Laurel Plains Healthcare Center. She was born Sept. 13, 1942, in Dimmitt, Texas to L.J. and Hattie Ragland Stapp. She had been a long-time resident of Clovis. For many years she worked for the New Mexico Human Resources Department. She was a member […]

Defense wants officer managing change

By Tom Philpott The Defense Department has asked Congress for authority to test new promotion, pay and retirement policies on four small communities of officers, the results of which could lead to a “revolution” in officer career management, said David S. C. Chu, the Pentagon’s top manpower official. The officer management experiments would involve all […]

Many great truths people should know

By Bob Huber It’s May again, time to gather ye the first gay blossoms of the greater stitchwort and go a-Maying. But if you’re into less strenuous activities, just give thanks you got through another winter. By and large, that can be a heady sensation. That said, let’s today delve into the human psyche before […]

Family relief: Bill would provide job assistance for military families

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Bethany Hiller pulls weeds in the front yard of her home Friday at Cannon Air Force Base. Doing yard work, checking the oil and jump starting cars are some of the things Hiller has had to do since her husband was deployed. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer It was a […]

Police say car in fatal crash stolen

CNJ staff The vehicle involved in a fatal accident north of Clovis on Saturday morning was reported stolen less than two hours earlier by a city resident, state police officials say. The accident, which claimed the life of Adam Romero, 15, happened at about 3:20 a.m. Saturday on County Road M. The driver of the […]

Roping becoming young man’s sport

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Clint Cooper went head-to-head with world champion Monty Lewis in roping contest Sunday at the Curry County Mounted Patrol Arena. By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer Plenty of the cowboys at Sunday’s calf-roping event at the Mounted Patrol Arena were less than a quarter-century old. According to old hands and young ones alike, that’s the […]

Parmer leads Texico girls to second-place finish

CNJ STAFF CLAYTON — Senior sprinter Amber Parmer led Texico to a second-place finished Saturday at the District 6-2A girls track meet. Santa Rosa outlasted Texico 151 to 147 1/2 in the team race. Parmer won the 100 (13.38), 200 (27.1) and 400 meters (1:03.81) and the long jump (15-2). She also ran the anchor […]

Cibola completes sweep of Lady Cats

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Clovis sophomore Anjelica Serna turns the double play in the seventh inning Saturday at Lady Wildcat Softball Complex against Cibola. Clovis lost, 6-3. (Staff photo: John Eisel) By John Eisel Clovis first baseman Sonia Chavez nailed a liner off Cibola pitcher Jessica Rieger in the bottom of the fifth inning of Saturday’s game. The ball […]

Cats roll to team titles in Carlsbad

CNJ STAFF CARLSBAD — The Clovis boys and girls teams came up with convincing wins Friday at the Cavern City Classic. Clovis senior Phillip Williams picked up three wins as the Wildcats finished with 147 points. Carlsbad was second with 127. The Lady Wildcats won five of eight running events plus two relays while racking […]

Cats capture first district baseball win

CNJ STAFF ALBUQUERQUE — Behind senior John Props’ complete-game pitching performance, Clovis beat Cibola 8-5 in the second game of a Saturday doubleheader to pick up its first District 4-5A win. The Cougars had taken the first two games of the series on Friday and Saturday morning, 12-2 and 11-8, respectively. “It’s kind of nice […]