Honors — June 26

Pearson Seth Pearson of Portales received a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering May 15 from Norwich University, Vermont. Norwich University was founded in 1819 and is a private military college. Anaya Colonial School District Curriculum Supervisor Sergio Anaya, former graduate of Portales High School and Eastern New Mexico University, has been asked by […]

Football still in Portales High grad’s blood

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Courtesy photo Portales native Raul Anaya played two years at quarterback for the New Mexico Razorbacks. He now plays linebacker for the New Mexico Crush. After more than two decades playing football, Portales native Raul Anaya said he’s done after this year. An all-state quarterback and safety at Portales and a two-year starter at linebacker […]

Press release: Southwest Premiere of Bless Me, Ultima Coming To Clovis

New Mexico’s beloved novel, Bless Me, Ultima, by Santa Rosa native and acclaimed Chicano writer, Rudolfo Anaya, comes to the stage at Marshall Auditorium, Saturday, October 23, 7p.m. in its southwest premiere. Adapted by Mr. Anaya in collaboration with Albuquerque’s Vortex Theatre and the National Hispanic Cultural Center, this is the second performance of the […]

Zias rout Wayland Baptist 6-2

Freedom New Mexico Sophomore defender Christie Nylaan scored off a corner kick by junior Kim Anaya in the first minute and the Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer team never looked back on Friday, beating Wayland Baptist 6-2 at the ENMU pitch. Freshman midfielder Andrea Elizondo scored two goals and added an assist for ENMU […]

Aug. 24, 2008 Engagements

Hinze-Anaya Rev. John and Marcia Hinze of Carlsbad announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Alyssa Hinze, to Jason Anaya, both of Clovis. He is the son of Ray and Marcy Anaya of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. Aug. 30, 2008, at Hillcrest Baptist Church, Carlsbad. A reception will […]

Zias, Hounds post wins in soccer

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Once they scored, the Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer team was pretty much assured of winning. Facing a College of the Southwest squad in transition, to say the least, the Zias were locked in a 1-0 dual before scoring three goals in a span of less than two […]

Tumblelievable

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Christian Madden Jr., 2, of Clovis, looks out his window Tuesday to see tumbleweeds piled high blocking the front door of his house. Clovis experienced sustained winds of 38 mph with gusts over 50 mph. (Staff Photo: Andy DeLisle) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Trapped by an ocean of tumbleweeds, little Christian Madden Jr., […]

4-2 Gattis honor roll

Names of some honor-roll students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. Seventh Grade Chautauqua Acy, Felicia E. Aguilar, Leanna S. Aguilar, Anthony D. Anaya, Veronica Anguiano, Taisha Bosque, Gabriel A. Caban, Christopher J. Carr, Juan C. Ceniceros, Andronica C. Chavez, Celina Chavez-Rodriquez, Rebecca C. Davis, Geanna K. Estes, Leonardo R. Facio, Justin […]

Floyd bows to Tucumcari in first round of tourney

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers TUCUMCARI — It started as a pitchers’ duel, with Tucumcari’s Matt Smith and Floyd’s Kyle Kropf each working three scoreless innings. The next three innings just didn’t hold up for the visiting Broncos. Gabriel Anaya pitched two strong innings to pick up the win in relief and had a two-run […]

Anaya, Richard

Richard Leo Anaya , 47, of Clovis, died Monday, Jan. 2, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born Sept. 22, 1958, at Ashiya Air Force Base, Japan, to Raymond and Jenny Anaya. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1979 to 1982 as a boiler technician and served as a golf […]

1/29 Gattis Junior High Honor Roll

Seventh Grade Leanna S, Aguilar, Anthony D, Anaya, Veronica Anguiano, Taisha Bosque, Gabriel A, Caban, Christopher J, Carr, Mercedes A, Chancy, Andronica C, Chavez, Rebecca C, Davis, Leonardo R, Facio, Jaclyn B, Gonzales, Stephen R, Gutierrez, Jacob E, Hall, Amanda L, Ivy, Gabrielle R, Keller, Kevin R, Krum, Brandon A, Landrus, Amy V, Leyva, Kasondra […]

Rattlers beat Foxes in finals

By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent TUCUMCARI — The way Fort Sumner was drilling 3-pointers to start the game, the Foxes seemed poised to bomb Tucumcari into submission in Saturday’s boys finals of the Route 66 Holiday Tournament. The Rattlers countered with a patient offensive attack and a bothersome halfcourt defensive scheme. For the second year […]

Honor Roll: Gattis Jr. High School

CNJ Staff Gattis Jr. High School Seventh Grade Honor Roll: Felicia E. Aguilar, Leanna S. Aguilar, Anthony D. Anaya, Veronica Anguiano, Fernando B. Barron, Christopher M. Bell, Diana M. Bonney, Taisha Bosque, Brandon P. Boydstun, Gabriel A. Caban, Christopher J. Carr, Mercedes A. Chancy, Andronica C. Chavez, Rebecca C. Davis, Tineal A. De La Cruz, […]

Zurzolo, Betty

Betty Gayle Zurzolo, 82, of Clovis, died Saturday, July 23, 2005, at her home. She was born on June 7, 1923, in Clovis, to Jacob “Jake” and Martha Ruth Allsup Abernathy. She married Domenick “Dick” Zurzolo on Aug. 19, 1942, in Clovis. She was a reader for the Social Security Administrator in the Clovis office. […]

In tribute: Former store owner remembered as good-natured

By Leslie Radford: CNJ Staff writer Ray Anaya first met Raymond Sena at the American Legion Post 25 more than 30 years ago. Anaya, who recently became engaged to Sena’s cousin, Barbara, found himself suspended by his shirt collar, being held by Sena. “I was scared at first,” Anaya said. “My feet were dangling under […]

Hernandez, Raymond

Services: have been held. Raymond “Baby Ray” Hernandez, 61, of Clovis, a retired railroad conductor, died Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2005, at Lubbock Heart Hospital. He was born on July 27, 1943, in Clovis, to Raymond and Frances “Kika” Hernandez. Following retirement, he assisted with the operation of Hernandez Tax, Inc. He was a member of […]

Anaya, Frances

Services: have been held. Frances Anaya, 84, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2005, at her home. She was born on May 11, 1920, in Alamo, to Abran and Cesaria Madril Griego. She was a homemaker. She volunteered as a nurse’s aide at the Clovis Memorial Hospital. Family members said she was a rare person who could […]

Anaya, Ruben

Ruben Anaya Services: Have been held. Ruben Michael Anaya, 50, of Clovis, died Sunday, Sept. 19, 2004, in Los Lunas. He was born on May 19, 1954, in Clovis, to Gilbert I. and Virginia Salas Anaya. He was a lifetime resident of Clovis and was a self-employed air conditioning and heating repairman. He was a […]

Clovis woman third West Nile Virus fatality in state

By Mike Linn: CNJ news editor An 82-year-old Curry County woman became the third person in New Mexico to die from West Nile Virus, a condition obtained through bites of infected mosquitos. Officials with the New Mexico Department of Health reported the woman’s death Thursday but were unclear as to when she died. So far […]

American Legion to host state convention

CNJ Staff Roughly 500 members of American Legion posts statewide will be in Clovis today through Sunday for the state’s annual convention. The event will kick off this morning with a golf tournament for American Legion members at the Clovis Municipal Golf Course. American Legion members across the state voted to have Clovis American Legion […]