Program organizers hope to prevent gangs through art

By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer A local non-profit group has plans to help prevent gangs in Clovis and Portales through art. Artists of America of New Mexico is working to launch a new afterschool and weekend program called Windows on the World, which will target middle school and high school age youth who are […]

Local agents feel Dow rise a good omen

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ Staff Writer Local agents are suggesting investors stand pat and enjoy the ride after the Dow Jones Industrial average closed Thursday at a record high for a third straight day. Dean Turvaville of Edward Jones Investments in Clovis said the Dow’s gains are the rewards for investors who put faith in […]

Barris, Rena N.

Rena N. Barris, 91, of Clovis, died Saturday, April 30, 2005, at Laurel Plains Healthcare in Clovis. She was born on Dec. 30, 1913, in Chillicothe, Texas, to Stephen and Lourittie Holden Richardson. Her family homesteaded in Greer. She married Glen Barris on June 25, 1930, in Clovis. She was a nurse for various doctors […]

Jones, Lottie

Lottie Jones Service: Have been held. Lottie Jones, 96, a homemaker, died Friday, Dec. 26, 2003, at her home at the Buena Vista Retirement Center in Clovis.  She was born Nov. 25, 1907, in Hardin County, Tenn., to Ludlow and Bertha Sisson Barris. She married Jesse VanBuran Jones on Oct. 11, 1924, in Oklahoma. A […]

Group plans 9/11 observance

By Darrell Todd Maurina The Clovis chapter of a national fraternal organization will welcome chapters from across New Mexico on Sept. 11 for a ceremony observing the second anniversary of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center and Pentagon. At 9:30 a.m., the Woodmen of the World Lodge 41 will conduct a flag presentation […]

Davis, Ruby

Ruby Davis Services: Have been held. Mrs. Ruby A. Davis, 91, of Scottsdale, Ariz., died Wednesday, May 23, 2003. She was born Feb. 17, 1912, in Checota, Okla., to James “Lucky” Etchinson and Rebecca Jane Norris. She and her husband were longtime residents of Clovis and Ranchvale. She was preceded in death by her husband, […]