Rally attracts area bikers

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Kay Stanton of Farwell rides her Honda Goldwing with granddaughter Brinn Reeves of Clovis on back Saturday afternoon at the Badlands Motorcycle Rally at High Plains Harley-Davidson. (Staff photo: John Eisel) By Ryn Gargulinski: CNJ staff writer Biker Don Lenau was visiting Clovis from his home in Muleshoe when the pack of motorcycles outside High […]

Raising the roof of God’s house

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Dianne Nance of Clovis praises the Lord during the First Church of God in Christ annual Youth Crusade Wednesday evening at the church in Clovis. Nance is the youth minister at the church. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Leslie Radford: CNJ staff writer Music and praise spilled into the streets Wednesday night from First Church […]

Tivis, Richard

Richard Tivis Services:Have been held. Richard Tivis, 75, of Lubbock, died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2005. He was born on Feb. 8, 1929, in Muleshoe, to Richard L. and Beatrice Carter Tivis. At the age of 5, he and his family moved to Lubbock, where he attended school and graduated from Lubbock High School in 1947. […]

Krigbaum, Viola

Viola Krigbaum Services: Have been held. Viola Krigbaum, 90, of Fort Sumner, died Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2005, at Laurel Ridge Nursing Home in Clovis. She was born on July 15, 1914 in Lone Wolf, Okla., to Arther McDonald Jones and the former Ellen Millie Jane Allin. She was raised in Lone Wolf and attended school […]

Page, Sherry

Sherry Page Services: Have been held. Mrs. Sherry Page, 53, of Portales, died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2005, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. She was born on Aug. 7, 1951, in Kansas City, Mo., to Virginia and Robert Smith. She grew up in Pomona, Calif., where she attended schools. She then attended Eastern New Mexico […]

Eastern to award veteran honorary degree

By Mike Linn: CNJ news editor PORTALES — It was a few moments spent reading a book to a 4-year-old boy, but it changed Portales resident Kenneth Hubbard’s outlook on life. His uncle, an administrator of the Portales Children’s Home, was reading to the boy when the young Hubbard stopped by for a visit. “My […]

Ferguson, Gladys

Gladys Ferguson Services: Have been held. Gladys Ferguson, 80, of Portales, died Saturday, Oct. 2, 2004, at Odessa Medical Center in Odessa, Texas. She was born on Jan. 3, 1924, in Lorain, Ohio, to Arelia and Charles Zimmerman. She grew up in Lorain. She married John Ferguson on March 26, 1941, in Bay City, Ill. […]

Cannon, Irene

Irene Cannon Services: Have been held. Irene “Murphy” Cannon, 82, of Portales, died Saturday, Sept. 4, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Dec. 22, 1921, in Portales, to Bessie and Luther C. Murphy. She grew up on the Murphy family homestead northwest of Elida. She attended grade school and some […]

King, Jack E.

Jack King Services: Have been held. Mr. Jack E. King, 81, of Portales, died Saturday, May 29, 2004, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. He was born on April 20, 1923, in Clovis, to Gracie Dell and Luther Eber King. His family moved from their home north of Clovis to Cedarvale by covered wagon in […]

Higgins, Mary Louise

Higgins, Mary Louise Services: Have been held. Mary Louise Higgins, Ph.D., 79, of Roanoke, Texas, died Friday, Nov. 7, 2003, at Medical Center of Plano in Plano, Texas. She was born on July 12, 1924, in Cuervo to James Frederick and Anna Demetrious (Waddell) Higgins. She attended New Mexico State University and Oklahoma State University, […]

Wilson, Ruby Joyce Bell

Ruby Joyce Bell Wilson Services: Have been held. Mrs. Ruby Joyce Bell Wilson, 76, of Portales, died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2003, at her home. She was born on May 6, 1927, in Santa Anna, Texas, to Cora Lee and Conrad T. Bell. She was raised in the Rogers community where she attended school. She attended […]

Chitwood, John

John W. Chitwood, 89, of Carlsbad, N.M., died Monday, Nov. 3, 2003, at his home. He was born on Aug. 1, 1914, in Bellview. He attended school in Ruth. He married Joyce Neely on July 6, 1933. In the 1940s he played minor league baseball. He farmed in Broadview until 1956 when he moved to […]

Schlenker, J.R. “Chick”

J.R. “Chick” Schlenker Services: Have been held. Mr. J.R. “Chick” Schlenker, 94, of Portales, died Monday, Oct. 20, 2003, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. He was born on Oct. 24, 1908, in the Rhea community in Parmer County to Amelia and Charles Schlenker. He was the first baby whose birth was recorded in […]

Sena, Edward

EDWARD SENA Services: Have been held. Mr. Edward David Sena, 53, of Santa Rosa, died Sunday, Oct. 12, 2003, at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. He was born on Sept. 21, 1950, in Fort Sumner, to the home of Roman T. and Faviola Gauna Sena. He attended school in Fort Sumner. He worked in auto-body repair […]

Fullerton, T.M.

T.M. Fullerton Services: Have been held. Mr. Thomas Marion “T.M.” Fullerton, 80, of Portales, died Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2003, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. He was born on Oct. 27, 1922, in Rogers, to Lucy and Roy Fullerton. He was raised in and attended schools in Rogers where he was active in basketball and […]

Davis, Mac

Mack Davis Services: Have been held. The Rev. Mack Davis, 86, of Clovis, a pastor, died Monday, May 12, 2003, at Laurel Plains Health Care in Clovis. He was born on Jan. 2, 1917 in Livingston, Texas, to Henry and Gertrude Davis. He attended Conroe Bible College in Conroe, Texas. He served in the U.S. […]

Keeping fit spiritually very important

By Judy Brandon I’m trying something new, and I really enjoy it. The thing is that I have been trying to exercise and the cardio cycling class at the college fits right into my schedule. The teacher is great, the people in the class are friends, and it’s a real uplifting experience. I just got […]