Wright, Byron

Byron O’Lester Wright, 82, of Fort Sumner, died Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Nov. 17, 1923, in Blythe, Calif., to John Bryson Wright and the former Ora Mae Peavey. He attended school in Opland, Texas, before moving with his parents to Fort Sumner during his […]

2/4 Bella Vista honor roll

Third grade A Honor Roll: Denicia Aragon, Lendel Brown, Mariah Chavez, Marquese Gaither: Delicia Garcia, Anthony Gutierrez, Sarita Martinez, Deja Robinson, Josh Rodriguez, Jaime Sierra. A/B Honor Roll: Devyn Alvarado, R.J. Alvarado, Angel Anaya, Whitney Anderson, Teddy Bargas, Kenny Castillo, Shianne Diaz, Terry Hill, Janae Horton, Tiarah Light, Gabriella Loniewski, Vidal Morales, Candace Oborny, Aaliyah […]

Holiday shopping business slightly off

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Clint and Debbie Anding of Monroe, La., browse the booths Friday at Cydney’s Main Street Antiques.owntown Clovis. The Andings are were visiting family in Portales. (Staff photo: Erick Kluth) By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer The parking lot at North Plains Mall was nowhere near filled to capacity Friday. Inside, the mall was sparsely populated […]

Montano, Andruw

Andruw Montano, 11-day-old infant, died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2005 at the University Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born Aug. 19, 2005, in Clovis to Delilah Zamora and T. J. Montano. Survivors include his parents, Delilah and T. J.; two sisters, Daejriana and Deandre Haney of Portales; three aunts, Chris Ontiveros of Portales, Tina Moore […]

Burroughs, Juanita

Juanita Burroughs Services: Have been held. Juanita Block Burroughs, 80, of Alvarado, Texas, died Sunday, Oct. 3, 2004, at Alvarado Meadows Nursing Facility. She was born on Aug. 12, 1924, in DeQueen, Ark., to Walter and Floreine Block. She was raised in Clovis and moved to Alvarado two years ago to be close to her […]

Alvarado, Samuel B.

SAMUEL ALVARADO Service: Have been held. Samuel B. Alvarado, 61, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2003, in Farwell. He was born on March 14, 1942, in Durango, Mexico. He married Angela Rodriguez on March 22, 1999, in Muleshoe. He moved to Muleshoe in 1978 from Del Rio, Texas, and for the last two years he was […]

OSHA probes silo death

By Darrell Todd Maurina The general manager of AGP Grain Marketing’s elevator operations in Texas said the man who died Thursday in a Farwell grain elevator perished in wheat only 8 to 12 feet deep. Ben Brandvik said much of his time over the last few days has been spent trying to make sure employees […]

Muleshoe man found dead at bottom of grain silo

By Darrell Todd Maurina A Muleshoe man died Thursday morning at a Farwell grain elevator owned by AGP Grain Marketing, according to Farwell police. Samuel Alvarado appears to have fallen into a grain silo and died as a result of suffocation, said Farwell Police Chief Robert Achterberg. “We received a 911 call approximately 10:35 a.m. […]