Golf course purchase to be discussed at city meeting

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CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson Christian Fontanilla, 11, of Clovis, practices his chip shot Monday afternoon at Chaparral Country Club. The city is considering purchasing the club. Kevin Wilson Clay Bracken said it would break his heart if the current Clovis Municipal golf course was to shut down. “I grew up golfing there,” Bracken said. […]

11/24 Student Profile

Brianne Bracken is a senior at the Clovis High School. She is the daughter of Clay and Debbie Bracken. Who is invited to your fantasy dinner party and why? First, Jimmy Fallon from “Saturday Night Live” and Adam Sandler because I think they are both so funny. I would also invite Leonardo DiCaprio because I […]

Lady Cats host Hobbs in district volleyball final

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Junior Jasmine McDonald battles for a ball at the net against Carlsbad. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer En route to a school record 10-match winning streak, the Clovis High volleyball team dispatched rival Hobbs twice. They’ll try to do it again tonight when the Lady Wildcats host the Lady Eagles […]

Charles Bracken, Bruce Hamilton, Juan Vega, Merriman Vise, E.J. Crownover

Sharna Johnson Editor’s note: World War II officially ended Sept. 2, 1945, when the Japanese signed surrender terms. We’re honoring the war’s area veterans over the next several months with these brief profiles. Charles Bracken Date of birth: March 25,1914 Dates of service: 1943-1945 Hometown: Friona Current residence: Clovis Theater or location of service: Alaska […]

Ribble, Maurene

Maurene Ribble Services: Have been held. Mrs. Maurene Ribble, 95, of Portales, died Wednesday, May 14, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born on June 15, 1907, on Vernon, Texas, to “Dick” and R.R. Brooks. She graduated from Vernon High School in 1926 and attended two years at West Texas University. She married […]