Texico man dies of electrocution

CNJ staff A 44-year-old Texico man was electrocuted Sunday afternoon in Farwell while cleaning water out of a basement at a residence on Highway 292, police said. Rocky Horton died at the scene, according to Farwell Police Chief Scott Burton. Burton said police and paramedics tried to resuscitate the victim for 35 minutes using CPR […]

Jacquetta D. Burton

Jacquetta D. Burton, 92, of Phillipsburg, Kan., died Saturday, Oct. 29, 2005 at her residence. She was born Oct. 31, 1912 to Ira and Alma (Stutesman) Lee in Kewanee, Ill. She married Dale Burton Jan. 28, 1936 in Hoisington, Kan. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband. She is survived by […]

Burton, Laura L.

Laura L. Burton Laura L. Burton, 79, of Santa Fe, died Wednesday, June 29, 2005, at her home. She was born on Oct. 27, 1925, in Fort Sumner. She grew up in Norton, and worked at J.C. Penney’s and retired from the gas company of New Mexico after 17 years of services. She was preceded […]

Paschke, Helen

Helen Paschke Services: Have been held. Helen Paschke, 80, died Saturday, May 28, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born Aug. 19, 1924, to Lucy Mae and Grover Burton, in Spencer, N.C. Paschke graduated from high school in 1941 in Spencer, N.C. She went attended Catawba College in Salisbury, N.C., for […]

Cops bust duo

By Darrell Todd Maurina It won’t shut down the flow of methamphetamine to Clovis, but police say a Monday evening drug bust at a Clovis truck stop will put a significant dent in the availability of meth on Clovis streets. Shane Burton, 30, and Russell Lasner, 26, both of Clovis, are in the Curry County […]

Burton, Mable

Mable Burton Services: Have been held. Mrs. Mable V. Burton, 94, of Albuquerque, a housewife, died Friday, May 9, 2003, in Albuquerque. She was born on July 5, 1908, in Shawnee, Okla. She was a resident of Clovis for more than 50 years. She married Nick Burton on June 21, 1931, in Clovis. She was […]