Traveling tunes

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Marshall Junior High students, from left, Adriana Chavez, Sierra Lopez, Ashlee Chadbourne, April Muniz and Kourtney Anthony practice Christmas carols and dances as a part of Joni’s Sandia Carolers. By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer Amid the Santa hat-clad children blustering through “Jingle Bell Rock” stands Joni Anthony, waving her […]

Small class, big opportunity

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CNJ correspondent: Martha Hardwick Grady’s graduating class consists of, from left, Timothy Bagwell, Emily Fury, Anthony Sanders, Aerial Verble, Trenton Whitehead, Jennifer Franklin and Jett Sours. Thoughts and insights by Grady’s graduating seniors based on a written survey: • Most will be going to college • It’s better the war on terrorism is being fought […]

Melrose girls fall to Elida in EPAC finals

By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent TEXICO — With a 5-foot-4 freshman post scoring a team-high 11 points, and nobody else getting over six, scorebook watchers might not believe that Elida actually stood much of a chance at winning the EPAC girls championship game on Saturday night. But, thanks to an extremely off-night for Melrose, the […]

Concerts provide lifetime of memories

By Grant McGee: Local columnist Did you go to The Clovis Music Festival last weekend? That was some event. Rock ’n’ rollers from another time came to our town to play electric music and boogie. Folks I talked to said Thursday and Saturday’s performers gave great shows at the Clovis Civic Center. We went to […]

Roosevelt County ablaze with more than 12 fires Sunday

By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers Lightning strikes caused havoc Sunday, starting more than 12 fires in Roosevelt County that burned more than 24,000 acres, according to local firefighters. There were no injuries or damaged structures reported because of the grass fires that occurred near Elida, Floyd, Arch, Milnesand, Highway and Crossroads. Firefighters from Roosevelt and […]

Parkview honor roll

Names of some honor-roll students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. Third Grade A: Rubie Alarcon, Bianca Campos, Patricia Gauna, Dannelle Kirven, James Kitzhaber, Crystal Lujan, Ja-Bre Molett, Christopher Sandoval,Yvonne Sisneros, Bianca Soto, Justin Vistine A/B: Bryanna Bradley, Duncan Earwood, Charlie Dodge, Odalys Esquivel, Monica Gonzalez, Eva Marin, Vanessa Miranda, Courtney Romans, […]

Sena Jr., George

George J. Sena Jr., 39, of Fort Sumner, died Friday, Feb. 3, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center following a long illness. He was born Oct. 30, 1966, in Fort Sumner to George and Gloria (Maes) Sena. He attended school in Fort Sumner. He suffered from Osteo Malatia and Renal Tubular Acidosis all his life […]

Griego, Carolina

Carolina L. Griego, 93, of Fort Sumner, died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center following an illness. She was born May 18, 1912, in Canada, Colo., to Albaro Lopez and Ruperta Sandoval. She attended school at Alamo. She married Susano Griego on Sept. 4, 1929, in Santa Rosa. They ranched northeast of […]

Herminia Jimenez

Herminia Jimenez, 75, of Clovis, died Saturday, Dec. 3, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born April 2, 1930, in Riviera, Texas, to Pablo and Leonicia Gonzales Suarez. She married Manuel S. Jimenez on Aug. 10, 1951, in Edinburgh, Texas. She was a homemaker and a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic […]

Robert Anthony Ulibarri

Robert Anthony Ulibarri, 48, of Nocona, Texas, died Friday, Nov. 25, 2005, in Nocona, Texas. He was born March 21, 1957, in Clovis to Jose Rafael and Lydia Ulibarri. He was the principle of the Nocona High School. He was preceded in death by his father. Survivors include his mother; wife, Deborah Eileen of Nocona; […]