Teel, George

George Teel Services: Have been held. George Olin Teel, 87, of Hope, died Tuesday, July 6, 2004, in Artesia. He was born on Nov. 21, 1916, in Hope, to George Samuel and Elna Stem Teel. He married Madie F. Reeves on Feb. 12, 1941, in Elk. He was a rancher and member of Hope United […]

Gunn, Harry

Harry Gunn Services: Have been held. Harry L. Gunn, 74, of Portales, died Saturday, June 5, 2004, at his home. He was born on July 22, 1929, in Caddo, Texas, to Wayne and Orleena Gunn. He graduated from Texas Tech University in 1951 with a degree in petroleum geology. He worked as an independent consulting […]

Tuesday’s Hobbs qualifier track results

CNJ STAFF Boys Team standings: 1. Clovis 118; 2. Carlsbad 58; 3. Lovington 57; 4. Loving 51; 5. NMMI 46; 6. Hobbs 42; 7. Artesia 32; 8. Portales 22; 9. Jal 17; 10. Eunice 6. Field events High jump: 1. Gabriel, Portales 5-10; 2. McBee, Lovington 5-7; 3. McBride, Lovington 5-7. Shot put: 1. Caudillo, […]

Cats sweep Artesia to improve to 8-1

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Clovis senior shortstop Jason Seefeld gloves the ball in the hole during the second game of their double header against Artesia Saturday at Bell Park. Seefeld juggled the ball and was late with the throw to first base. Photo by Eric Kluth Rick White Robert Riggins picked up a save even though he was no […]

Miller, Helen E. Mapes

Helen Miller Services: Have been held. Helen E. Mapes Miller, 91, died Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2003, at her home in Roswell. She was born May 13, 1912, in Iowa City, Iowa, to C.M. Fountain and Mabel G. (Miller) Fountain. She moved to Roswell in 1937 from Iowa, and then to Artesia in 1940. On May […]

Farwell man, Artesia woman separated by about 180 miles for nearly 60 years

By Eric Butler When R.C. Davis Jr. of Farwell lost track of his older half-sister in 1945, the nation was fighting wars in Europe and the Pacific Ocean simultaneously and 4-year-old “Junior” — as he was called — was just learning his ABCs. More than a half century later, R.C. realistically knew that June, six […]

Clovis falls into losers bracket

CNJ STAFF LAS VEGAS, N.M. — The Clovis American League All-Stars ran into a tough southpaw on Saturday and fell into the losers bracket of the state 11-12 year-old Little League tournament at Keys Park. Artesia’s J.T. Bean scattered five hits and took advantage of some early scoring by his team in a 5-2 win […]