Vet refurbishes medical equipment

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Freedom New Mexico: Thomas Garcia James Freeman is a veteran who collects medical equipment, repairs it and distributes it to the disabled. By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico James Freeman calls it his “Aid to the Disabled Program.” “James originally started the program to collect medical equipment for disabled veterans,” said Keith Barker acting exalted […]

Pets lend helping hand at some workplaces

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Sara Olivarez works with two dogs on her desk Monday afternoon. She said Jasmine, right, and Veronica are a good addition to the office. (Staff photo: Sharna Johnson) By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer The furry and feathered fixtures found at two local businesses create a pleasant environment for employees. Veronica and Jasmine, two Japanese […]

Richardson, Wanda

Wanda Mae Richardson, 72, of Tehachapi, Calif., died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2006. She was born July 15, 1933, in Radon, Okla., to Charles and Lily Barker. She was preceded in death by her husband Arval Richardson. She is survived by a brother, Virgil Barker (and wife, Hazel) of Fresno, Calif.; a stepson, J.T. Richardson of […]

Wildcats’ d-line faces another challenge

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Clovis senior defensive end Chris Finch is second on the team in tackles. (CNJ staff photo: Chris Finch) By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer Clovis senior defensive end Chris Finch has a simple technique for motivating the Wildcats defensive line. “Just keep screaming,” said the 6-foot-5, 250-pound Finch. “That seems to work. Keep getting them […]

Hendershot, Gena

Gena Hendershot Services: Have been held. Gena G. Hendershot 35, of Cheyenne, Wyo., died Saturday, March 5, 2005. She was born on May 13, 1969, in Clovis. She was a member of Lighthouse Baptist Church and worked in the toy department at Walmart. Family members said she was an avid outdooorsman and loved life in […]

Clovis determined not to overlook Matadors

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Clovis High School senior Elliott Hita drops back on defense during practice Thursday at the high school. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth By Rick White: CNJ managing editor Overconfidence shouldn’t be a problem this week for the Clovis Wildcats even though they’re playing a Sandia team with two wins and more sophomore starters than seniors. […]