Mexican dance company to perform in Clovis

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in a visual fiesta of Mexican culture and folklore with Ballet Folklorico “Quetzalli” de Veracruz on Sunday, May 3 at 4 pm at Marshall Auditorium. This talented dance company performs traditional folkloric dances while musicians play authentic stringed instruments. Sponsored by Clovis Community College and The Citizens Bank of Clovis, this […]

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Pair of printing companies celebrate 80 years in business

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Randy Holland, owner of Holland’s Clovis Office Equipment, talks with Stacey Martin of Clovis Insurance Center about some possible office supplies Monday at Holland’s. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Two local printing companies spawned from Clovis’ first newspaper are 80 years old. Holland’s Clovis Office Equipment Co. and City […]

March 22, 2009 Anniversaries

Creiglow Roy A. Creiglow and Saundra L. Creiglow of Clovis will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at 2 p.m. March 29, 2009, in Kuwait City, Kuwait. The celebration will be hosted by their son Keith Creiglow and his wife, Leah. The couple was married March 29, 1959, in Lancaster, Ohio. They have 5 children, 13 […]

Celebrate St. Patty’s Day in style with Beoga!

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day comes Beoga, a five-piece traditional Celtic band from Ireland as part of the Cultural Arts Series sponsored by Clovis Community College and The Citizens Bank of Clovis. The band’s U.S. tour is made possible in part by Culture Ireland, the Irish State Agency that promotes the best of […]

Celebrate St. Patty’s Day in Style with Beoga

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day comes Beoga, a five-piece traditional Celtic band from Ireland as part of the Cultural Arts Series sponsored by Clovis Community College and The Citizens Bank of Clovis. The band’s U.S. tour is made possible in part by Culture Ireland, the Irish State Agency that promotes the best of […]

Lincoln remains most influential of past presidents

Today we celebrate the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth. He is the most widely honored president, certainly by Americans, and probably throughout the world. Despite everything that has been written about him, Lincoln remains a mystery. He was a quintessential politician: He would keep his word until it was expedient not to. He would […]

Sept. 14, 2008 Anniversaries

Heller Christian and Regina Heller of Clovis will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary on Sept. 17, 2008, at their home. The celebration will be hosted by the couple. They couple was married Sept. 17, 1978, at Fort Polk, La. The have three children and seven grandchildren. He is a reverend. She is a caretaker. Invitations […]

Residents celebrate Labor Day

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CNJ staff photo: Sharna Johnson Emily Justus, 7, swings a catfish she caught out into the water Monday morning. Justus said she caught two other fish but let them go because they were too small. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer In 1882 the “workingmen’s holiday” was first celebrated in the U.S. and now, 126 […]

State parks celebrate anniversary

By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico A hot dog dinner and star party will be held Saturday at Oasis State Park to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the New Mexico State Parks Service. Oasis has been a part of the New Mexico State Parks Service for 47 years, according to park manager Jim Whary. Hot […]

Area McDonald’s helping celebrate anniversary

By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico More than 7,500 families have stayed at the Ronald McDonald House of Amarillo since its opening in 1983, including several hundred from Clovis and Portales, according to House Executive Director Jan Reid. Several local McDonald’s will help the Amarillo chapter of the global charity celebrate its 25th anniversary on […]

July 20, 2008 Anniversaries

Dunsworth Kenneth and Geraldine Dunsworth, of Portales, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2008 at University Baptist Church, in Portales. The celebration will be hosted by Paul Dunsworth and Jerry and Leanna Dunsworth. The couple was married

Lighting up the sky

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Freedom New Mexico: Liliana Castillo Penny White holds her sparkler in the wind as her mother, Carrie White, sits nearby on a blanket, handing out sparklers to any child who wanted one Friday at Greene Acres Park before the fireworks display. By Liliana Castillo and Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writers Boats filled the lake, music […]

June 22, 2008 Anniversaries

Jacobs Jerry and Dixie Jacobs of Melrose will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 29 at the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall in Melrose. The celebration will be hosted by their four children. The couple was married June 29, 1958, in Newport, Ark. The have eight grandchildren. He […]

Zia students celebrate Arbor Day

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Fourth-graders Heather Yen, from left, Destannee Vongsaphay and Anthony Mejia clap after the City of Clovis Parks and Recreation department planted a tree in Zia Elementary’s playground in celebration of Arbor Day. By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer “Bad,” 56 fourth-grade voices raised in unison to answer a New Mexico […]

April 6, 2008 Birthdays

Sasser Duffy A. Sasser of Clovis will celebrate his 90th birthday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. April 12 at Parkland Baptist Church Fellowship Center, 921 Parkland Drive. The celebration will be hosted by Duffy II and Chela Sasser, James Sasser and Dick and Nancye Gressett. Mr. Sasser was born April 9, 1918,

Tucumcari set to celebrate

Here’s a more upbeat item for the guy who e-mailed to ask about “all the good, the bad and the ugly about living in Tucumcari.”

3-26 Happy Birthday

The following people celebrate birthdays today:• Ernesto Apodaca• Serena Claire• Gerald D. Cortese• Snowman Devenport• Lynette Nosim• Payte Parker• Mauricio Urioste

March 22

The following people celebrate birthdays today:• Terry Crossland• Tabatha Gallegos• Marina Sullivan

March 21

The following people celebrate birthdays today:• Gilbert Baca• Barry Brewer• Anthony Duran• Elizabeth Eilenstine• Madison Farmer• Andrea Flowers• Areana Flowers• Josh Gallegos• Steve Gutierrez• Noah Lovett• Michael Montano• Linda Yeast