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Cleveland Felix and Helen Cleveland of Clovis will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Christmas Day. They were married in Portales in 1951. Felix is president of the Cleve’s Automotive and Properties Corporation. He also enjoys collecting and restoring antique cars. Helen is the financial officer of the corporation and has been involved in many […]

Government has no place to rule on marriage

The unemployment rate in Cleveland County, N.C., hovers just under 12 percent. In North Carolina, the rate is at 10.4 percent. When a major problem affects thousands in North Carolina and Cleveland County, legislators are expected to work for solutions. Instead, ours went looking for another problem. With the state’s economy in peril, legislators decided […]

Top-ranked Storm beats Clovis 49-14

Cole Gautsche threw four touchdowns passes as top-ranked Cleveland beat Clovis 49-14 Friday at Leon Williams Stadium. Clovis (2-2) scored on Jonathan Johnson’s 6-yard run three minutes into the game and Kamal Cass’ 61-yard run in the final two minutes of the fourth. In between, the Storm (4-0) scored seven una TDs, including Romell Jordan’s […]

Friday’s prep football scoreboard — Sept. 16

Area Rio Rancho Cleveland 49, Clovis 14 Fort Sumner 44, McCurdy 16 Class 3A Portales 42, Raton 20 6-man Vaughn 41, Elida 0 Clovis Christian 60, New Mexico School for the Deaf 14 Texas Farwell 30, Tucumcari 15 Dimmitt 34, Bovina 33 New Mexico Albuquerque Academy 49, Bernalillo 3 Artesia 41, Deming 33 Aztec 63, […]

Prep football scoreboard, Sept. 17

Elida 46, Vaughn 18 San Jon 53, Dora 41 Raton 38, Portales 34 Cleveland 28, Clovis 17 Farwell 33, Tucumcari 10 Dimmitt 25, Bovina 18

Loyalty important at work

Karl Terry I think modern society has almost completely lost touch with the concept of loyalty. The most recent example of this was last weekend when basketball superstar LeBron James used free agency to leave the team and fans who had invested seven years in him at Cleveland, taking his talent to a loaded up […]

Arrowood, James

Retired Chief Master Sgt. James William Arrowood, 71, of Cleveland, Tenn., died Sunday, April 16, 2006, in Cleveland. Born in Marble, N.C., he grew up in Murphy, N.C. He served honorably for 30 years in the U.S. Air Force, including serving in Vietnam and numerous duty stations around the world. He was stationed at Cannon […]

Reed, Ann

Ann I. Reed, 77, of Muscatine, Iowa, died Monday, Nov. 21, 2005, at Unity Hospital in Muscatine. She was born July 8, 1928, in Tahoka, Texas, to William Dolf and Mattie Flay Cleveland. She was a homemaker. Family members said she enjoyed clogging, square dancing, listening to gospel and blue grass music, crocheting, cooking, baking […]

Anson, Harry E.

Harry Anson Services: Have been held. Mr. Harry E. Anson, 82, of Clovis, died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on March 18, 1923, in Wichita, Kan., to William and Clara Anson. He moved to Portales in the 1930s and resided in the area since. He married Nadine […]

Public charity against Constitution’s spirit

Walter E. Williams Last week, President Bush promised the nation that the federal government will pay for most of the costs of repairing hurricane-ravaged New Orleans, adding, “There is no way to imagine America without New Orleans, and this great city will rise again.” There’s no question that New Orleans and her sister Gulf Coast […]

Smith, Odetta

Services: Have been held. Mrs. Odetta Smith, 89, of Auburn, Calif., died Friday, March 4, 2005, at Hill Top Manor Rest Home in Auburn, Calif. She was born on May 29, 1915, in Bristow, Okla., to John and Carrie Taylor.  She married Homer Smith on Aug. 20, 1932, in Portales. Family members said she loved […]

Walkin’ … Just for the health of it

Michelle Seeber Mall walkers find the early-morning shelter of North Plains Mall ideal for all-weather exercise. Can walking help you live longer? Winnie Moore, 93, of Clovis, says it can. She “faithfully” walks five days a week at North Plains Mall to maintain low cholesterol and a healthy heart. She said she started walking at […]

Board, Jess

Jess Board Services: Have been held. Jess Board, 62, Cleveland, Texas, died Saturday, Jan. 31, 2004. He was born June 21, 1941, in Clovis. He attended ENMU, then was a carpenter and cowboy. He served in the U.S. Navy. Survivors include his mother, Enola Echols; two daughters, Kari and Casey; a granddaughter, Joise of Cleveland, […]