Slaying suspect rented hotel room next to victims

Freedom New Mexico A man suspected of killing two Tucumcari men in a hotel was renting the hotel room next door to the two men found fatally shot, according to New Mexico State Police Agent Joshua J. Armijo’s affidavit. Gabriel Baca, 37, and Bobby Gonzales, 57, both of Tucumcari, were found dead on March 24 […]

Renewing vows — Aug. 8

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Bonney Jane and Ronnie Bonney Jr. of Clovis will be renewing their vows at Sacred Heart Church on Aug. 14, 2010, with a reception and dance to follow. The bride is the daughter of Nadine Armijo of Clovis and Eddy Gallegos of Santa Fe. She is the granddaughter of Sereriano and Mary Armijo of Clovis […]

Education digest: Sophomore wins poetry contest

Sophomore wins poetry contest Clovis High School sophomore Savannah Armijo won second place in the state level of the Poetry Out Loud contest. Poetry Out Loud, a project by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Poetry Foundation and state arts agencies, encourages students to learn about poetry through exploration, memorization and performance. Read our […]

Education feature: Clovis High sophomore to compete in poetry recitation

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Clovis High School sophomore Savannah Armijo has loved poetry since she took a child’s poetry class at Clovis Community College in fifth grade. By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer Clovis High School sophomore Savannah Armijo is taking her long-standing love of poetry to the competition arena. Armijo is competing in […]

Clovis man dies after fall from cherry picker

CNJ staff A 54-year-old Clovis man was killed late last month when he fell from a cherry picker. William Armijo died after being transported from the 200 block of Reid Street to the emergency room at Plains Regional Medical Center around 2 p.m. Jan 26, according to a police report. Armijo’s father Zenovio Armijo told […]

ENMU women’s soccer signee profiles

CNJ staff Profiles supplied by the Eastern New Mexico University sports information department of the four recruits the Zias recently signed to national letters of intent: Gerilyn Armijo, 5-2 MF/DLas Cruces H.S., Mesilla Park, N.M.Lettered four years in soccer for coach Alex Reyes at Las Cruces… a member of the New Mexico 5A High School […]

Experience pays off for Clovis fighter

By Eric Butler: CNJ Correspondent After the opening bell for the third round, but before a punch could be thrown, Elijio Sena of Clovis pointedly looked in the direction of his opponent’s corner and laughed. In Mark Martinez’ corner, his trainer had just told his fighter that he “had been here before.” Sena heard something […]

Gomez, Anthony “Antone”

Anthony “Antone” Gomez, 48, died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2005 in his Clovis home. He was born Feb. 5, 1957, in Clovis to Joe and Marie Sisneros Gomez. He was a butcher for Stancell’s grocery store and a member of My Father’s House Church in Clovis. Family members said he loved motorcycle riding. He is preceded […]

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CNJ staff Births Kilian Sean and Amanda Kilian of Urbana, Ill. are the parents of a 7-pound, 6-ounce boy, William Thomas Kilian, who was born on July 7, 2005 at the Carle Hospital in Urbana, Ill. Grandparents are Scott and Joy Kilian of Clovis, and Orin and Pam Whisman of DeLand, Ill. Great-grandparents are Caryl […]

Mendez , Angela

Angela Mendez Services: Have been held. Angela Armijo Mendez, 69, of Clovis, died Tuesday, April 26, 2005, at Laurel Plains Healthcare in Clovis. She was born on Nov. 26, 1935, in Derramero, to C.V. and Luz Villasana Armijo. She married Albert Mendez on Oct. 14, 1955, in Clovis. She was a substitute teacher for Clovis […]

Armijo, Victor

Victor Armijo Services: Have been held. Mr. Victor Ray Armijo, 52, of Clovis, died Friday, April 15, 2005, Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on Oct. 24, 1952, in Albuquerque. Armijo had been a longtime resident of Clovis, and graduated from Clovis High School in 1971. He excelled in gymnastics and loved to […]

Sigala, Esteban

Esteban Sigala Services: Have been held. Esteban Sigala, 20, of Hobbs, died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2005, at the University Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on July 6, 2005, in Denver City, Texas, to Jessie and Diana Sigala. He was a longtime resident of Hobbs and attended school there. Family members said he loved […]

Naylor, Antonia

Antonia Naylor Services: Have been held. Antonia “Toni” Marie Armijo Naylor, 56, of Portales died Wednesday, April 14, 2004, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. She was born on Oct. 16, 1947, in Clovis to Lucrecio and Josie Salazar Armijo. She married John A. Naylor on Nov. 12, 1968, in Roswell. She lived in Clovis […]

Lady Rams look for repeat title in 3A

By Rick White ALBUQUERQUE — Kassandra Richards is determined to make the most of every second she has left in her prep basketball career. Forced to the bench by fouls early in the fourth quarter, the Portales senior had a hard time sitting and watching as Robertson made a determined run. She came out firing […]

Armijo, Antonia D.

ANTONIA ARMIJO Services: Have been held. Mrs. Antonia D. Armijo, 98, of Portales, died Thursday, Oct. 30, 2003, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. She was born on April 12, 1905, in Villanueva, to Leonarda and Santana Duran. A few years after she was born she moved to Puerto de Luna near Santa Rosa. Later […]

Birthdays 11/21

The following people are celebrating their birthday today: n Felix Armijo n Henry Armijo III n Nadine Armijo n Celeste Chaez n Deborah Garcia n Thomas Garcia n Bill McCormack n Jennifer Mascarenas n Diego Mileg n Christine Solano Saturday: n Terry Gonzales n Nicole Lopez n Brayden Daniel Maes n Alysa Rei O’Shea n […]