Albuquerque Tribune closing down

The Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE — The Albuquerque Tribune, a victim of plunging circulation in the Internet age, will publish its last edition Saturday. Editor Phill Casaus said the newspaper’s 38 editorial employees were told of the decision during a staff meeting Wednesday morning. Casaus said the last three editions will feature stories about The Tribune’s […]

Jan. 13, 2008 Engagement

Casaus/ Dillehay Johnny and Lucy Harris of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Carla Casaus of Clovis to Mark Anthony Dillehay of Clovis, son of Mark Allen Dillehay of Maricopa, Ariz., and Ruby L. Zuniga of Canyon, Texas. The couple will exchange vows at 5 p.m. Feb. 9, 2008, at the […]

In Tribute: Family remembers court clerk’s kindness

By Tony Gutierrez: CNJ staff writer Christine Casaus’ desk at the district court clerk’s office still has socks in the drawer and her jacket on the chair two weeks after she died June 15. Casaus, 52, was a deputy court clerk in the 9th Judicial District Court for 15 years. Family and friends remember her […]

CHS GIRLS BASKETBALL: Coaches downplay rivalry

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Clovis High girls coach Miles Watters doesn’t want to overemphasize the importance of his team’s 7 p.m. District 4-5A opener today against rival Hobbs at Rock Staubus Gym. He’d like his team to look at it as just another game — if that’s possible. “I guess any time Clovis […]

Trujillo, Eduardo

Eduardo B. Trujillo, 90, of De Baca County, died Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2006, at the VA Medical Center in Albuquerque. He was born March 25, 1915, in Santa Rosa to Abel Casaus Trujillo and the former Petrita Bazan. He was raised on the family ranch at Guadalupe, west of Fort Sumner. He attended school at […]

Lady Cats win away from title

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Senior Aimee Hilburn was one of three Lady Wildcats to score in double figures in a 57-33 win over Hobbs in the teams’ first meeting this season. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent Listening to Hobbs girls basketball coach Johnny Casaus, you might be hard pressed to discern that his squad actually […]

Casaus, Eva

Eva Casaus, 85, of Fort Sumner, died Thursday, Jan. 5, 2006, at Arbor Creek Care Center in Albuquerque. She was born June 29, 1920, in Borica, to Enriques and Natividad Garcia. She was raised in Guadalupe County. Family members said she loved to dance, listen to Spanish music and be with her family. She was […]

Maria Casaus

Maria Casaus of Portales died Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2005, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born in Los Ojitos to Felicita and Abram Salazar. She grew up in Puerta de Luna. In 1940, she married Justo Casaus in Santa Rosa. They made their home in Fort Sumner, Sudan, Texas, and Roswell before moving […]

Surprising Lady Eagles host Clovis

By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer It’s not much of a surprise that tonight’s Clovis-Hobbs matchup involves a 20-win team. The surprise is that team is Hobbs. The Lady Wildcats go on the road to face the Lady Eagles at 7:30 p.m. tonight in a game between not only the best teams in District 4-5A, […]

Lucero, Margaret

Margaret Lucero Services: Have been held. Margaret Roybal Lucero, 47, of Fort Sumner, died Thursday, May 5, 2005, at her home. She was born April 25, 1958, in Fort Sumner, to Tiofilo M. and Lucy Sanchez Roybal. She attended school in Fort Sumner. She worked as an office manager at Sears in Roswell and De […]

Lady Cats ground Hobbs

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Clovis junior Brittany Blackmon is double-teamed by Hobbs’ Ebony Ross (22) and Ashley Jackson. Blackmon finished with 12 points, nine rebounds and three blocks. (Staff photo: Rick White) By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer Clovis was out of step on offense most of the night. But it hardly mattered as the top-ranked Lady Wildcats played […]

Zamora, Otilia

Otilia Zamora       Services: Have been held. Otilia Lopez Zamora, 90, of Fort Sumner, died Monday, Nov. 22, 2004 at her home.  She was born Jan. 23, 1914, at Los Ojitos to Gregorio Lopez and Demetria Ronquillo. She attended school at Los Ojitos. She married Herminio (Fermin) Zamora on July 7, 1936, in Puerto De Luna. […]

Gonzales, Lugarda Casaus

Lugarda Casaus Gonzales Services: Have been held. Lugarda C. Gonzales, 97, of Fort Sumner, died Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2004, at her home. She was born on July 21, 1907, in Fort Sumner, to Juan B. and Antonia Sandoval Casaus. She was raised in Fort Sumner where she graduated from high school. She married Pablo Gonzales […]

8/15/04 Weddings

Casaus Gina V. Apodaca of Clovis, and B.J. Casaus of Clovis, were joined in marriage on Aug. 4, 2004, in Las Vegas, Nev. The Rev. G. Graham performed the double ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Ronny L. and Frances Apodaca of Clovis. She is the granddaughter of George Eloy and Estefanita Baca […]

8/8/04 engagements

Apodaca-Casaus Ronny L. and Frances Apodaca of Clovis, announce the engagement of their daughter, Gina V. Apodaca of Clovis, to B.J. Casaus of Clovis, son of Helen Casaus of Clovis and the late Augustine Casaus. The couple will exchange vows in Las Vegas, Nev. The reception will be at 7 p.m. Aug. 14, 2004, in […]

Engagements 8/1/04

Richard and Phyllis Davidson of Clovis announce the engagement of their granddaughter, Amber Norton of Clovis, to Mikael Ouellette of Grandfalls, Canada, son of Marise Desrosiers and Allen Shannon of Grandfalls, Canada. The couple will exchange vows at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 18 Central Christian Church in Clovis. The reception will be the Clovis Inn. […]

Casaus, Edward

Edward Casaus Services: Hve been held. Edward “Eddie” Casaus, 51, of Clovis, died Saturday, April 17, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on June 18, 1952, to John L. and Virginia Trujillo Casaus. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was discharged in 1974. He lived in Clovis, Los […]

Ward, Loren

Loren Ward Services: Have been held. Mr. Loren Ward, 28, of Tyler, Texas, formerly of Portales, died Sunday, May 18, 2003, in East Texas Medical Center in Tyler, Texas. He was born on Sept. 2, 1974, in Portales, to Teresa and James P. Ward. He graduated from Clovis High School in 1993. He served for […]

Gutierrez, Juanita

Juanita Gutierrez Services: Have been held. Mrs. Juanita P. Gutierrez, 95, Saturday, July 12, 2003, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born June 28, 1908, in Tigere, to Virginia and Francisquito Casaus. She spent her early life in Puerta de Luna and Fort Sumner. On Aug. 29, 1936, she married Matias Gutierrez […]