Weddings — Oct. 17

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Sharpe-Bales Stacie L. Sharpe of Lawtey, Fla., and Aaron A. Bales of Portales were married Oct. 10, 2010, at Arch Baptist Church in Portales. The bride is the daughter of Robbin Pollock of Lawtey and Robert Sharpe of Athens, Ohio. The groom is the son of Wesley and Janice Bales of Portales. The maid of […]

Honors —

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Cline Cline [image#1, align=right, size=medium] Aaron Cline, a 2008 graduate of Portales High School, is at the U.S. Navy Training Center in Great Lakes, Ill. We are so proud of you. — Submitted by Floyd, Mary and Chris Cline

Air traffic controllers critical to runways

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Cannon Connections photo: Argen Duncan Master Sgt. Scott Underbrink, left, prepares Senior Airman Aaron Otero-Bunker to take over ground control in the Cannon Air Force Base air traffic control tower. Six people man the tower at a time. By Argen Duncan: Cannon Connections Senior Airman Aaron Otero-Bunker spends his work days with five other people […]

Bonds breaks HR record

The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO – Barry Bonds hit No. 756 to the deepest part of the ballpark Tuesday night, and hammered home the point: Like him or not, legitimate or not, he is baseball’s new home run king. Bonds broke Hank Aaron’s storied record in the fifth inning, hitting a 3-2 pitch from Washington’s […]

171 Cannon Airmen selected for staff sergeant

27th Fighter Wing Public Affairs staff report The following Cannon Airmen were selected for promotion to the rank of staff sergeant: 27th Aeromedical Dental Squadron Quianna Enang Erica Faria Carrie Powell Amy M. Seaton 27th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Eric Atkins Christopher Barnes Marvin Burton Erving. Camacho Chad Candiff Jonathan Cartwright Robert De La Rosa James […]

Authenticity still important to some

By Leonard Pitts: Syndicated Columnist I can understand why people throw things at Barry Bonds. No baseball aficionado am I, but even I’ve heard folks over the years say the San Francisco Giants slugger was to nice as Eva Longoria is to butt-ugly. Indeed, Bonds was reputed to be a jerk of such antisocial magnificence […]

Lockwood honor roll

Names of some honor-roll students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. Third Grade A: Itzel Cobos, Dexter Delgado, Karimah Hulett, Aaron Martinez, Jason Mirabal, Devin Mitchell, Eric Palaia, Dylan Smith, Lynzie Starrit, Bejia Stroud A/B: Marybel Bonney, Elizabeth Gardea, Ryan Glover, Aurayana Gonzalez, Juan Gutierrez, Kehshauna Jones, Francisco Lopez, Steve Lopez, John […]

2/4 Lockwood honor roll

Third Grade A Honor Roll: Auryana Gonzales, Karimah Hulett (EL), Steve Lopez, Aaron Martinez, Georgia Mefford, Adrienne Meza, Heather Pastirchak, Dylan Smith; Lynzie Starritt, Bejia Stroud (EL), Landon Williams A/B Honor Roll: Marybel Bonney, Estrella Gomez, Devin Mitchell Fourth Grade A Honor Roll: Gabrielle Acuna, Tanner Banister, Gabriela Chavira, Briana Gomez, Adelina Jacobs, Megan Marez, […]

Honor Roll: Lockwood Elementary School

CNJ Staff Lockwood Elementary School Third grade: A Honor Roll- Karimah Hulett, Starr Gomez, Auryana Gonzales, Ryan Glover, Steve Lopez, Aaron Martinez, Jason Mirabal, Georgia Mefford, Heather Pastirchak, Dyllan Smith, Lynzie Starritt, Beija Stroud, Landon Williams. Third grade: A/B Honor Roll – Marybel Bonney, Xavier Cervantes, Robert Guerra, Adrienne Meza. Fourth Grade: A Honor Roll […]

Gonzales, Aaron

Aaron Gonzales Services:Have been held. Mr. Aaron Steven Gonzales, 23, of Clovis, died July 24, 2005, in Curry County. He was born Feb. 8, 1982, in Clayton to Gilbert and Sharon Gonzales. He married Bethany DeFoor on Aug. 3, 2002, in Clayton. He graduated from Clayton High School in 2000. He had been a resident […]

Firefigther’s death stuns department

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By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer Colleagues described 23-year-old Clovis firefighter Aaron Gonzales as a respected co-worker with a great sense of humor. A three-year member of the department, Gonzales was killed early Sunday morning in a two-vehicle accident just north of Clovis. “Aaron was always happy, always had a smile on his face, and […]

Lenhart, Dorothy M.

Dorothy M. Lenhart Have been held. Dorothy M. Lenhart, 83, of Colorado Springs, Colo. died on Friday, May 27, 2005, at the Pikes Peak Hospice Residence. She was born April 30, 1922, in Alamogordo, to the late Earl Spencer and Inez Priscilla (Newsom) Callens. She married James Kenneth Lenhart on Jan. 4, 1944. She was […]

Jones, Daphnee

Daphnee Jones Services: Have been held. Daphnee Jane Jones, 52, of Clovis, died Friday, May 6, 2005, in Lubbock. She was born on Oct. 16, 1952, in Abilene, Texas, to Robert Jack and Betty Jane Roberson Barrington. She married Michael E. Jones on June 8, 1969, in Midland, Texas. She was an office manager and […]

LaRue, Aaron

Aaron LaRue Services: Have been held. Mr. Aaron LaRue, 17, of Clovis, died Sunday, Oct. 31, 2004, near Dora. He was born on Jan. 18, 1987, in Portales, to Donna and Larry LaRue. He has lived in the Arch community for the past 10 years. He attended school in Portales until high school. He was […]

Two area teens killed in truck crash

By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer Two area teenagers died and three more were seriously injured around midnight Sunday as they drove through an open field at a high rate of speed south of Portales, officials said. A New Mexico State Police news release said the pickup in which the teens were traveling crossed Roosevelt […]

Many readers behind Bonds if steroid free

Project: Reader Reaction Going into Wednesday’s games, Barry Bonds needed one home run to tie Willie Mays for third on the all-time list and 97 home runs to pass Hank Aaron as the greatest home run hitter ever. A recent Project: Reader Reaction question asked “Are you rooting for him?” Some responses: “If his record […]

Weekend prep baseball linescores

CNJ STAFF Friday Clovis “C” 13, Floyd 3 Floyd 210 00 — 3 5 2 Clovis 503 42 — 14 11 0 W — Marez. LOB — Floyd 3, Clovis 8. 2B — Clovis, Jared Kizer. Leading hitters — Clovis, Theodore Marez 3-for-3, 5 RBIs; Jack Bowers 4-for-4, Conner Best 3-for-3, 4 RBIs. Pitching — […]

Perone, Aaron C.

AARON C. PERONE Services: Have been held. Aaron C. Perone, 29, died Saturday, Nov. 8, 2003, in a Lubbock hospital. Mr. Perone was born May 21, 1974, at Grand Forks Air Force Base in North Dakota. He spent a large portion of his youth in Oklahoma City, Okla., graduating from Edmond High School. After high […]

Aaron Watson to perform Saturday

Freedom Newspapers When Aaron Watson sings “Shut Up and Dance,” it may not sound very mannerly, but it is being listened to, according to concert promoters. “Shut Up and Dance” is the hit single for the up-and-coming Texas Country singer, who is slated to play Saturday night at Bash Riprock’s, 2419 Main St., in Lubbock. […]

Emergency delivery

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Jessica Taylor delivered son Aidan at her home in June, with the help of husband, Aaron, who was being coached by Clovis 911 dispatcher Carolyn Aragon. Photo by Darrell Todd Maurina. By Darrell Todd Maurina When Airman 1st Class Aaron Taylor went into the Air Force on June 19, 2002, he knew he might have […]