Births — Dec. 4

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Brandon Malaura Eryn Brandon was born Nov. 18, 2011 to Caleb and Jennifer Brandon of Clovis at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces. Grandparents are Bill and Glenda Johnson of Clovis, and Jim and Marsha Brandon of Clovis. Cliff Brandon is great-grandfather.

Carlsbad edges Clovis 14-13 in district showdown

Raymond Beachum scored on a 38-yard run with a little more than a minute left in the game, but Clovis missed the ensuing extra point and fell to Carlsbad 14-13 Friday in a showdown for the District 4-5A title. Brandon Mendoza threw a pair of touchdown passes in the first quarter to stake Carlsbad (7-3, […]

Muleshoe superintendent’s son helps rescue teen hiker

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Courtesy photo Navy pilot Lt. Brandon Sheets said he trains almost every day for a situation like the rescue he performed Tuesday. Liliana Castillo Lt. Brandon Sheets says he was just doing his job — piloting a helicopter under a bridge, next to a cliff, trying to rescue a child. The Navy pilot and son […]

Jury finds Barela guilty

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CNJ staff photo: Sharna Johnson Brandon Barela reads a PowerPoint slide of comments an eyewitness said he made while he was beating Ron Hittson to death in April. Barela faces life plus 33 years for the murder. By Sharna Johnson Brandon Barela’s facial expression didn’t change as the guilty verdict was read Thursday afternoon. After […]

Police: Hittson beaten to death with rock

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer A witness described seeing his coworker beat a 51-year-old Tucumcari truck driver to death with a rock in the early morning hours Thursday after the two had an argument. Brandon Barela, 24, is being held at the Curry County Adult Detention Center on a $500,000 bond on an open […]

Sept. 11, 2008 Engagements

Melancon-Sehorn Burton Melancon of Albuquerque and LeighAnn Melancon of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Stephanie Melancon, to Nathan Sehorn, both of Clovis. He is the son of George Sehorn and Linda Brandon, both of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, 2008, at Parkland Baptist […]

Education feature: Class ends on a high note

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Jennifer Brandon touches up her makeup in the dressing room backstage at Clovis Community College’s Town Hall before she and her classmates performed their final for a Broadway-style singing class. By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer In the minimal light backstage, Caleb Brandon took his place behind a podium and […]

Man arrested for illicit chatting with a child

On April 18, 2008, Brandon Bennik, (21 years of age), of Portales, was arrested following an investigation by the Curry County Sheriff’s Office into criminal sexual communication with a child.

Feb. 20 – Swim

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Clovis junior Brandon Williams practices his breast stroke during swim team practice at Clovis Aquatic Center. The swim team will participate in the state championships this weekend in Albuquerque.

Feb. 15 – Sharkboy visits Clovis

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Actor Taylor Lautner visited Clovis Friday. An award-winning martial artist, Lautner made an appearance at American Karate Studio’s Children’s Fair at Clovis Civic Center. The studio had students on-hand to show off their karate skills. Dancers from the Clovis Dance Academy also performed. Lautner stands with Brandon Parra, from left, […]

Birthdays 7/11

The following people celebrate birthdays today: • Gina Chavez • Dana Martinez • Brandon Moore • Francesca Sanchez • Kelsi Shough Birthday information must be submitted to KTQM by noon the day preceding the birthday, and on noon Thursday for birthdays on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Fax 769-0197, e-mail ktqm@plateautel.net or mail to P.O. […]

Barry honor roll

Names of some honor-roll students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. Third Grade A: Kiernan Cole, Nichele Hyman, Colton Martin, John Rabang, Dalton Roberts A/B: Ashlee Browning, Blake Capati, Malik Chevry, Johnny Keys, Skylar LeClear, Ariel Lindeman, Bianca Navarro, D’Anna Pleasant, Claire Shetler, Jacob Stackable, Andrew Vannes, Brandon Walston Fourth Grade A: […]

Mesa honor roll

Names of some honor-roll students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. Third Grade A: Jill Casillas, Sam Davis, Julio Garcia, Tanner Geisler, Cydney Lakin, John Massey, Mason Odom, Anna Patterson, Kyle Schwartz, Mackenzie Smith, MacKenzie Taylor, Nellie Toliver, Myca Ward, Courtney Warner, Shaylee Warner, Devon Weselek A/B: Isaiah Forkum, Jordan Holguin, Lauren […]

Palady, Brandon

Brandon Alexander Palady, 19, of Ovilla, Texas, died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2006, in Temple, Texas. He was born Nov. 23, 1986, in Dallas. He was a freshman at Baylor University and a graduate of Midlothian High School. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Eugene and Pauline Palady of Clovis. He is survived by […]

2/3 Public record

The following marriages licenses were compiled from court records from Jan. 25 through Wednesday: • Jerry Dean Morris, 53, to Jamie Heather Frye, 30, both of Amarillo • Michael Anthony Sentell, 41, to Sandra Annette Shaw, 37, both of Clovis • Devin Shae Herrington, 17, to Jenna Marie Farmer, 17, both of Clovis • Tim […]

1/29 Mesa Elementary Honor Roll

Third Grade A Honor Roll: Emily Alley, Jill Casillas, Sam Davis, Julio Garcia, Tanner Geisler, Josh Harris, Robyn Howe, Dalton Kroeger, Taylor Lund, John Massey, Marshall Moore, Mason Odom, Anna Patterson, Josh Pyeatt, Kyle Schwartz, Mackenzie Smith, Aaron Stansell, MacKenzie Taylor, Nellie Toliver, Myca Ward, Courtney Warner, Shaylee Warner, Devon Weselek, Destiny Williams, Siani Winslow […]

Honor Roll: Cameo Elementary School

CNJ Staff Cameo Elementary School,/b> Third Grade: A Honor Roll – Jaquan Franklin, J.J. San Juan, Terence Barella, Fred Schilling. Third Grade: A/B Honor Roll- Mary-Allison Almond, LeAnna Foust, Harlie Galaviz, DesMariah Garcia, Josh Garcia, Esteban Gonzales, Adan Martinez, Kimberly Reid, Estevan Romero, Joshua Torres, Alisia Amaro, Marcello Garza, Roderick Turner, Delino Lewis. Fourth Grade: […]

Green, Brandon D.

Mr. Brandon Dale Green, 31, of Portales, died Sunday, Oct. 2, 2005, at his home in Portales. He was born Jan. 11, 1974, in Amarillo to Gary and Roxanna Green. He came to live with his grandmother in 1987. Family members said he loved fishing, talking on the phone with friends and collecting knives. He […]

ENMU’s backup QBs get chance

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — With projected starter Michael Benton away for personal reasons, everybody else in the Eastern New Mexico University quarterback chain moved up a notch for Saturday’s intrasquad scrimmage at the ENMU practice field. That meant redshirt freshman Brandon Dominguez got significant work with the No. 1 unit. “I […]

Marney, Michael

Michael Marney Services: Have been held.  Mr. Michael Alexander Marney, 43, of Clovis, died Tuesday, May 24, 2005, in Belen. He was born on Sept. 15, 1961, in Brandon, Suffolk County, England. He lived in Lubbock most of his life and moved to Clovis six months ago.   He was preceded in death by his […]