Curry County 4-H hands out awards

CNJ staff The 2006 Curry County 4-H Awards were presented Sunday at the Extension Building at the Curry County Fairgrounds. 2006 Project Awards Winners Achievement Lynnae Allen, Melrose Mandy Rush, Grady Makenzee Starbuck, Clovis Kirsty Forrest, Clovis Agriculture Lynnae Allen, Melrose Avery Jones, Grady Mandy Rush, Grady. Trenton Jones, Grady Baking Makenzee Starbuck, Clovis Lynnae […]

In Tribute: Former teacher ran a saloon, loved to ski

by David Irvin He taught a middle-school social studies class, later ran a saloon and loved to take his family water and snow skiing. His daughter said she was the first person in Clovis to ride a skateboard — thanks to her father, handyman James Cicero Avery. A North Carolina native, Avery was hired by […]

Avery, James C.

James Cicero Avery Services: 11 a.m. (EDT) Tuesday at Christ Chapel First Presbyterian Church in Greeneville, Tenn. James Cicero Avery, 84, of Greeneville, Tenn., a retail business owner and manager, died Saturday, Aug. 28, 2004, at his home. He was born on Jan. 23, 1920, in Dover, N.C. He served in the U.S. Navy from […]

Hitt, Opal

Opal Hitt Services: Have been held. Mrs. Opal Hitt, 96, of Portales, died Sunday, June 1, 2003, at Prairie Acres Nursing Home in Friona. She was born on March 9, 1907, in the Rogers and Dora communities, to Luna and Ethel Pruett. She attended school at Long’s and Dora. She married James “Sid” Hitt on […]