In tribute: Christmas baby was crafty lady

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer Carmen Greathouse was an artist on the job, an artist in the kitchen, and an artist in charity. She was also a dedicated mother, family members said. A Portales resident, Greathouse died Sept. 28 at age 76. “She was excellent,” said daughter Tomma Irvine. “She was always there. She […]

Sandoval, Maria del Carmen Marquez

Mrs. Maria del Carmen Marquez Sandoval, 98, of Clovis, died Friday, Jan. 20, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born Feb. 10, 1907, in La Loma, to Onofre and Mariana Griego Marquez. Family members said she loved to dance, was happy for all of her life and dearly loved her family and friends. […]

Kessler , Carmen

Carmen Kessler Services: Have been held. Carmen Renate Jacklin Kessler, 51, of Portland, Maine, died Friday, July 8, 2005, at Southern Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. She was born on Feb. 26, 1954, in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Duane and Anna Jacklin. She graduated from Clovis High School in 1972. She was a beautician for […]

‘Three Wishes’ visiting Clovis

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Senior Casting Producer Traci Green said in June that Grant specifically asked NBC to do a casting call in the area because of her ties to Farwell. (KRT photo: Olivier Douliery) By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer The pilot of NBC’s new show “Three Wishes” features a young girl involved in an horrific accident, a […]

Sanchez, Carmen

Carmen Sanchez Services: Have been held. Mrs. Carmen B. Sanchez, 74, of Clovis, died Saturday, Dec. 18, 2004, in Lubbock. She was born on Dec. 1, 1930, in Tularosa, to Jose and Venancia Brusuelas. She married Henry Sanchez on Sept. 4, 1954, in Tularosa. She was preceded in death by her parents and four brothers, […]

BNSF to provide 35 new jobs in Clovis

By Jack King Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad has received a contract from the state Job Training Incentive Program Board for $350,000 to provide 35 new jobs at its Clovis railyard, said Theresa Varela, program manager of the state’s Job Training Incentive Program. The railroad company applied for and received the contract in November, Varela […]

Vasquez, Carmen

Carmen Vasquez Services: Have been held. Mrs. Carmen Vasquez, 61, of Clovis, a homemaker, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2003, at her home. She was born on March 14, 1942, in Brownsville, Texas, to Eusebio and Aleja Rodriguez Torres. She married Ben Vasquez on Sept. 10, 1959, in Clovis. She was a member of Our Lady […]