Intersection clogs frustrate drivers

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CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson More than 16,000 drivers pass through the intersection of Commerce and Prince streets in an average day, according to the city’s traffic division. Traffic often bottlenecks as vehicles turn north onto Prince Street, though motorists are cautioned against blocking the intersection. Kevin Wilson Bernice Ragland and her husband Loyd were […]

County commission schedules meeting to discuss investment concerns

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer County commissioners have questions about a $2.3 million investment made by Curry County Treasurer Bernice Baker and have scheduled a special meeting Wednesday to examine the fund’s performance. A report compiled in December shows the investment with fund manager Macquarie Allegiance Capital lost money in its first three months […]

Commissioners will not appoint replacement treasurer

CNJ staff The Curry County Commission has decided not to appoint a treasurer following the resignation of Rhonda Bookout, according to a press release. Deputy County Treasurer Bernice Baker, who has been overseeing the treasurer’s office since Bookout’s resignation, will continue to manage the office until a new treasurer is elected and takes over in […]

County treasurer candidate profile: Bernice Baker

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Courtesty photo Bernice Baker is a candidate for Curry County Treasurer. Editor’s note: The Clovis News Journal asked Curry County treasurer candidates to answer the following questions in 300 words or less. The answers were edited for spelling and style. The primary is June 3. Bernice Baker Party affiliation: Republican Age: 59 Occupation: Chief deputy […]

Anniversaries – Pennington

Bill and Bernice Pennington of Farwell will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Tuesday. The couple were married July 25, 1946, in Portales. They have two children, four grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Both are retired.

Neely, Bernice

Bernice Neely, 77, of Clovis died Wednesday, May 10, 2006, at Laurel Plains Healthcare. Arrangements will be announced by Steed-Todd Funeral Home.

Teeters, Bernice

Bernice Teeters, 88, of Clovis, died March 12, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. Born Dec. 17, 1917, in Girard, Ill., to Frank and Flossie Stewart, she married Norm Teeters in October 1942 in Chicago. She lived in the Chicago area until moving to Clovis in 1969. She was active with the Colonial […]

Coslett, Hugh

Hugh Coslett Services: 2 p.m. Wednesday at Wheeler Mortuary Chapel in Portales. Mr. Hugh Coslett, 92, of Portales, died Sunday, Jan. 23, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. He was born on Aug. 7, 1912, in Okmulgee, Okla., to Ollie and John Coslett. He grew up in Oklahoma. He moved to Tucumcari and […]

Melton, Bernice

Bernice Melton Services: Have been held. Mrs. Bernice Dodson Melton, 89, of Portales, died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Sept. 28, 1914, in Checotah, Okla., to Maggie and William Dodson. She graduated from high school in Durant, Okla., where she was active in the National […]

Earwood, Bernice

Bernice Earwood Services: Have been held. Mrs. Bernice Earwood, 90, of Portales, died Monday, May 31, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Oct. 17, 1913, in Gainesville, Texas, to Mae and Luther Cross. In the 1920s her parents homesteaded near Causey. She married R.V. Earwood on March 30, 1930, […]