Bowling alley expected to reopen in December

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Mainline Bowl owner Phil Wood sits Monday in the rubble of his business five months into reconstruction after the March tornado destroyed the building. View a video of Wood talking about the bowling alley at cnjonline.com. By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Mainline Bowl owner Phil Wood walked through a […]

Tomorrow isn’t promised to anyone

By Don McAlavy: Columnist This is a story about a little girl who wanted only a dollhouse for Christmas. The time was 1905. The place was between Clovis and Fort Sumner. The 6-year-old girl was named Anna but called Annie by her mother and father, Tom and Etta Brown. She was the only child of […]

Montoya, Alice Kaye

Alice Kaye Montoya, 59, of Clovis died Wednesday, May 3, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center. Born May 4, 1946, in Nebraska City, Neb., to Herbert and Wilma Leffler Bolte, she had been a Clovis resident for the past 11 years. She served in the U.S. Air Force. She was preceded in death by her parents […]

Peaslee, Wilma F.

Wilma F. Peaslee Services: Have been held. Wilma F. Peaslee, 79, of Phoenix, died Thursday, June 2, 2005, in Phoenix. She was born on Nov. 15, 1926, to Jessie and Callie Miller Rierson. She married Leonard Peaslee in Clovis in 1948. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Coy Fryar. Survivors include […]

Huggins, Alice

Alice Huggins Services: Have been held. Alice Marie Huggins, 63, of Taylorsville, Utah, died Thursday, April 21, 2005, at LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City. She was born May 28, 1941, in Clovis to Ed and Minnie Ramm. Family members said she was a GE Corporate Card Specialist and the biggest NASCAR No. 8 fan […]

Davis, Alice

Services: Have been held. Alice Ruth Davis, 92, of Okmulgee, Okla., died Wednesday, March 9, 2005. She was born on Dec. 31, 1912, in Weatherford, Texas, to William and Karrie Richardson Bulgier. She married Floyd B. Davis in Yuma, Ariz., in January of 1931. She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; two […]

Collins, Bobby

Bobby Collins Services: Have been held. Mr. Bobby Collins, 72, of Clovis, died Saturday, May 15, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on March 16, 1932, in Walnut Ridge, Ark., to Ben and Edith Coy Collins. He married Alice W. Derr on Sept. 14, 1954, in Walnut Ridge, Ark. He […]

Organizations 3/28

Pleasant Hill Woman’s Club The Pleasant Hill Woman’s Club met on March 19 with 10 members present. The program given by Stan Jones, Curry County Extension Agent, was on Xeriscape. (Using limited water.) He showed an informative film, with a question and answer time. The noon luncheon was provided by hostesses, Alice Pierce, Donna Donahey […]

Keever, Alice

Alice Keever Services: Have been held. Alice Ann Gonzales Keever, 74, of Fort Sumner, died Monday, March 15, 2004, at Lovelace Medical Center in Albuquerque. She was born on May 21, 1929, in Hooker, Okla., to Elias and Petra Valdez Gonzales. Her family moved to Los Ojitos, north of Fort Sumner, when she was a […]

Lake, Olive Alice Elliott

Olive Alice Elliott Lake Services: Have been held. Olive Alice Elliott Lake, 88, of Clovis died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2003, while residing at the Retirement Ranch in Clovis. She was born on June 5, 1915, in Osborne County, Kan., to Walter August Elliott and Georgia Ella McNeal Elliott. She was married to George Marvin Lake […]

Martin, O.T.

O.T. Martin Services: No services planned. O.T. Martin, 70, of Carlsbad died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2003, at Carlsbad Medical Center. He was born Oct. 24, 1933, in Clovis. He was raised outside of Clovis in Center, where he attended school and worked on a farm. At the age of 18, he went to work for […]

Copeland, Mary Alice

MARY ALICE COPELAND Services: Have been held. Mary Alice Copeland, 92, of Clovis, a homemaker, died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2003, at her home. She was born on Sept. 10, 1911, in Abilene, Texas, to John Ernest and Willie Wright Griggs. Her early years were spent in Temple, Texas, where she was first introduced to Girl […]

Ackerman, Alice

Alice Ackerman Services: Have been held. Mrs. Alice Ackerman, 87, a former resident of Portales, died Thursday, Aug. 7, 2003, at Copper Queen Community Hospital in Bisbee, Ariz. She was born Nov. 4, 1915, in a farm house near Roosevelt, Okla., to Ida and Clarence Hill. Along with her brothers and sisters, she endured the […]