Business digest — Dec. 13

Mother, daughter honored for book A Clovis mother-daughter team was recently honored with the national Benjamin Franklin Award for children’s books. Liz and Stephanie Eisenbraun’s book design project, “Baking with Friends,” was cited for originality in interior design by the Independent Book Publisher’s Association. Liz Eisenbraun has worked with numerous local clients, including Taco Box […]

Births — July 10

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Arredondo Joseph Robert Arredondo was born June 20, 2011, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis to Amanda and Ben Arredondo of Portales. He weighed 5 pounds, 11 ounces. He has two brothers, Benjamin Jacob Arredondo, 3, and Samuel Josiah Arredondo, 1. Grandparents are Jacob and Elly Marez of Portales and Sherman Tipton of Jal.

Clovis street has historical military significance

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USAF courtesy photo In 1997, a commemorative stamp was dedicated to Benjamin O. Davis Sr., (1877-1970) the first African-American general. By Greg Allen: 27th SOW Public Affairs Benjamin Davis is a small street in Clovis, and where it makes a hard curve, is a street sign that seem confusing. It appears to intersect with itself. […]

Checkpoints only further police state

Freedom New Mexico Benjamin Franklin either originated or borrowed these words: “Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.” Franklin wasn’t talking specifically about sobriety checkpoints, but his words apply. New Mexico Department of Public Safety is conducting a “100 Days and Nights of Summer […]

Soldier father, Airman son change military with selfless service

In 1997, a commemorative stamp was dedicated to Benjamin O. Davis Sr., the first African-American general. Greg Allen Benjamin Davis Drive is a small street in Clovis that is named after two very large men who helped change conditions for African-American servicemembers in the American military and perceptions by the American public. Benjamin O. Davis […]

Soldier father, Airman son change military with selfless service

Greg Allen 27th Fighter Wing Public Affairs Benjamin Davis Drive is a small street in Clovis, a small town in itself. But it’s named after two very large men who helped change conditions for black servicemembers in the American military and perceptions by the American public. Benjamin O. Davis Sr. was born July 1, 1877 […]

William Troy White

William Troy White, 90, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2005, at his home in Clovis. He was born July 24, 1915, to Benjamin Harrison and Amer Lee White in Spiro, Okla. He married Leona Lockwood Dec. 23, 1939, in Santa Paula, Calif. He worked in the oil fields and was a driller, foreman, and […]

Hardisty Jr. , Benjamin T.

Benjamin Thomas Hardisty Jr. Services: Have been held. Benjamin Thomas “Benny” Hardisty Jr., 80, of Clovis died Wednesday, May 11, 2005, at Retirement Ranch in Clovis. He was born Sept. 22, 1924, to Benjamin Thomas and Dolly Preuit Hardisty in Lamesa, Texas. He married Nadine Scroggins on Sept. 16, 1955, in Portales. He was a […]

Jones, Pheobia

Pheobia Jones Services: Have been held. Pheobia Grace Jones, 77, of Clovis, died Friday, April 1, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born on May 15, 1927, in Lorena, Texas, to Benjamin Franklin and Bessie Mae Cooper. She graduated from A.J. Moore High School in Waco, Texas, in 1942. She graduated from […]

Corsey, Benjamin W. “Mickey” Sr.

Benjamin W. “Mickey” Corsey Sr. Services: Have been held. Benjamin W. “Mickey” Corsey Sr., 71, of Clovis, died Monday, Aug. 23, 2004, at the V.A. Medical Center in Amarillo. He was born on Sept. 5, 1932, in Woodbury, N.J., to William Washington and Idella Elizabeth Gibson Corsey. He married Mary Ann Harth on July 8, […]

Cordova, Benjamin

Benjamin Cordova Services: Have been held. Mr. Benjamin Cordova, 76, of Clovis died Saturday, July 17, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born June 27, 1928, in Sombrio to Carlos and Estefanita Baca Cordova. He married Guadalupe Montano on September 27, 1948, in Greeley, Colo. He worked for the Santa Fe […]

Pritchett, Benjamin Jr.

BENJAMIN PRITCHETT JR. Services: Have been held. Benjamin Franklin Pritchett Jr., 81, of Mineral Wells, Texas, a retired principal and teacher, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2003, at a Mineral Wells hospital. He was born on Feb. 27, 1922, in Phoenix to Benjamin F. Sr. and Cora Lea Brandon Pritchett. He married Christine Ferguson on Nov. […]

Bedford, Ira

Ira Bedford Services: Have been held. Mr. Ira Paul Bedford, 80, of Sacramento, Calif., died Monday, Aug. 25, 2003, at St. Francis Hospital in Shakopee, Minn. He was born on Aug. 18, 1923, in Weeletka, Okla., to Benjamin Franklin and Nancy Anthony Bedford. He married Mary Helen Thomas on Dec. 1, 1946. He worked as […]