Bradley, Lawrence

Lawrence “Brad” Bradley, 77, of Clovis, died Sunday, Aug. 29, 2004, at his home. He was born on Aug. 28, 1927, in Glen Rose, Texas, to Lawrence Edward and Ima Jean Smith Bradley. He retired from the United States Air Force as a Tech Sergeant in 1972. He was preceded in death by his parents. […]

Muslim message falling on deaf ears

By Leonard Pitts Jr. You could tell he’d had enough. I’m talking about Ibrahim Hooper. If the name is familiar, it’s because Hooper, spokesman for the Washington, D.C.-based Council on American-Islamic Relations, has become the news media’s go-to guy on issues related to Islam and terrorism. This particular morning, he was being interviewed on an […]

How Sweet it is

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Clovis junior running back Tanner Fickling can’t corral a pass in front of defender Elliot Hita during practice Wednesday at the high school. (CNJ photo by Eric Kluth) By Rick White: CNJ sports editor He comes from a long line of Clovis Wildcats. His brother Kane was an all-state Wildcat linebacker in the mid-90s and […]

Clovis native returning in dairy field

By Mike Linn: CNJ news editor Former Lt. Gov. Walter Bradley is coming back to Clovis, and he’s bringing the milk mustache with him. The Clovis native whose experience on dairies came from milking his grandmother’s cow recently accepted a position as director of government and industry relations for Dairy Farmers of America’s Southwest region, […]

Tops in Blue sets America to music

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Sr. Airman Starlett Johnson-Derr (left) and Sr. Airman Stacy Bensing perform a rhythm and blues song during Thursday’s “Tops in Blue” performance at Doc Stewart Park. Made up of Air Force personnel, the band tours all over the world. Photo:Rick White By Eric Butler: CNJ Correspondent The military performers called one routine the “Musicology of […]

Former N.M. Lt. gov. still a part of politics

By David Arkin: CNJ correspondent ALBUQUERQUE — He may not be lieutenant governor anymore, but that doesn’t mean Clovis native Walter Bradley isn’t playing a key role in shaping New Mexico’s future and his political career. Believe it or not, the 57-year-old Bradley, who lost his bid for governor in the 2002 primary, is right […]

Bradley talks politics

David Arkin: CNJ correspondent Former Lt. Gov. Walter Bradley last week responded to a variety of issues and topics during an interview in Albuquerque. Vice President Bill Richardson? “I don’t see it. But it’s a distinct possibility. I don’t think the timing is right for him. That could change though. There are things going on […]

Former Lt. Gov. not interested in heading GOP

David Arkin Clovis native and former New Mexico lieutenant governor Walter Bradley says he would run for the state’s GOP Party leadership post as a “last resort.” The state’s GOP Republican Party has until April 17 to elect a replacement for Sen. Ramsay Gorham, who quit her post last week. She also has announced that […]

Engagements 3/28 – Kirkland-Bradley, Cortese-Autrey

Kirkland-Bradley Duke and Rhonda Kirkland of Farwell announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Andi Kirkland of Farwell, to Lance Bradley of Clovis, son of Walter and Debbie Bradley of Albuquerque. The couple will exchange vows on April 17 at the Terrazza Garden at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, Nev. The reception will […]

CHS weekend tennis results

CNJ STAFF Claire Higgins Invitational Friday, Saturday at Carlsbad Boys Team standings (top 3 finishers): 1. Carlsbad; 2. Silver; 3. Fort Stockton. Clovis results Singles Jared Cole, No. 1 (0-3): L Dustin Ipsom (Andrews) 6-0, 6-1; L Jacob Leyva (Carlsbad JV) 6-2, 6-2; L Matt Helm (Midland Christian) 6-2, 6-2. Justin Brummett, No. 2 (0-3): […]

Engagements 3/21 – Swann-Bullen, Lamm-Elliott, Kirkland-Bradley

Swann-Bullen Stormy and Shelly Swann of Lubbock announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Amanda Swann of Albuquerque, to Matthew Bullen of Grand Junction, Colo., son of Pat and Chrisy Ralston and David and Lyn Bullen, all of Grand Junction. The couple will exchange vows at 7 p.m. on June 11, 2004, at […]

Mosqueda, Imogene

Imogene Mosqueda Services: Will be held at a later date. Imogene Mosqueda, 95, of Knox City, Texas, formerly of Clovis, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2003, in a Knox City nursing home. She was born on July 9, 1908, in Fort Worth, Texas, to Oscar Sterling and Elizabeth Wilkes Smith. She was a homemaker. She was […]

Chambless, Carolyn J.

Carolyn Jane Bradley Chambless Services: Have been held. Carolyn Jane Bradley Chambless, 100, of Friona, formerly of Portales, died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2003, at Prairie Acres Nursing Home in Friona. She was born on Dec. 2, 1903, in Russellville, Ark., to John M. and Emma Wallace Bradley. She spent her early childhood in Arkansas, Oklahoma […]

Game Day

Compiled by CNJ Sports Editor Rick White Game Day Clovis at Mayfield 7:30 p.m. tonight, Las Cruces Sports Stadium 2002 records: Clovis 9-3, Mayfield 12-1 Head coaches: Clovis, Eric Roanhaus, 26th year, 235-81-5; Jim Bradley, 17th year, 154-40-6 Last meeting: Mayfield 14, Clovis 0, 2002 regular-season Basic offense/defense: Clovis, pro-set/50; Mayfield, Power I, 50 double-eagle […]

Painting the town white

By Darrell Todd Maurina As one of Roosevelt County’s oldest communities, Elida has had a long time to build a rich history. It’s also had a long time to accumulate dust and dirt. Beginning this weekend, Elida residents are starting to spruce up their town by painting older buildings, removing junk, and otherwise getting the […]

Elida is painting the town

Darrell Todd Maurina As one of Roosevelt County’s oldest communities, Elida has had a long time to build a rich history. It’s also had a long time to accumulate dust and dirt. Beginning this weekend, Elida residents are starting to spruce up their town by painting older buildings, removing junk, and otherwise getting the town […]

Residents painting the town white

By Mike Linn The peeling and dry-tinged buildings in the middle of Elida will get a face-lift this weekend that would make a Hollywood botox spinster jealous. The hot New Mexico sun, a procession of 19 buildings painted white and a sign reading “Elida, the bright spot of New Mexico” will welcome travelers passing through […]