Friends say accident victims were ‘careful’

By Darrell Todd Maurina Members of the motorcycle club to which Timothy “Patch” Lasiter and Johnnie “Dutch” Vankleeck belonged said they couldn’t believe the two were killed in an early Sunday morning crash. Both belonged to different chapters of the “Brotherhood of 74” motorcycle club, named for a type of Harley-Davidson motorcycle. Lasiter was president […]

Train still waiting for move across town

CNJ STAFF The Clovis Rotary Club has donated $1,000 to help move an historic steam locomotive to a new home, Clovis Depot Model Train Museum owner Phil Williams said Wednesday. The Rotary Club made the donation at its Nov. 6 meeting. Williams said he needs between $8,000 and $10,000 to move the Atcheson, Topeka and […]

Adams, Dorothy

Dorothy Mabrel Adams, 82, of Clovis, died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2003, at Bridges Retirement Manor in Clovis. She was born Sept. 2, 1921, in Joplin, Mo., to Earl and Mabel Fitz Jerrell Williams. She married William “Bill” Adams on Feb. 15, 1941, in Chickasha, Okla. They came to Clovis in November of 1986. She was […]

Guns n’ more come to the Clovis armory

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Guns line a table as people browse the Clovis Evening Lions Club Gun & Collectible Show Saturday at the National Guard Armory. The show continues Sunday. CNJ photo: Eric Kluthe Armory. By Darrell Todd Maurina It’s been many years since the Lions brought a gun and collectibles show to Clovis, but organizers said the weekend […]

Organizations – Club Notes 10/31

Friendship Rebekah Lodge Friendship Rebekah Lodge met Tuesday for its regular meeting. It was the 94th anniversary of the Lodge. Noble Grand Vicky Howard and Chaplain Robbie Wicker served sandwiches, chips and birthday cake. Wanda Scott and Melvin and Serena Goar talked about some of the things that happed at the Rebekah assembly in Deming. […]

Organizations 10/26

Beta Phi Beta Phi members held a monthly business meeting on Oct. 6 with hostesses Mary Ann Vinson and June Patrick. Correspondence was received from Theta Rho chapter of Farwell inviting District 1 to attend the district meeting on Nov. 8. Registration is 9:30 (MST). The philanthropic project for the meeting is to bring canned […]

Setting their sights…

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Kerrie Beevers, of Clovis, takes aim at a Raptor dinosaur target while shooting Friday at the Clovis Bow Hunters Range north of Clovis. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth. By Eric Butler They’re not a bunch of straight arrows. Not all of them anyway. About 50 people make up the Clovis Bowhunters Club, according to president […]

Cannon spouses rely on each other

By Darrell Todd Maurina CANNON AIR FORCE BASE — For most newcomers to Cannon, New Mexico is a long way from home. That means many young spouses of military personnel stationed at Cannon have no family in the area and no friends except those on base. Top that situation off with a deployment or a […]

Club Notes for Week of 10/19

BPO DOES Clovis Drove No. 108 held a regular meeting on Oct. 9 with President Kaye Parrish presiding. The charter was draped in memory of long-time member Marie Reichenborn who recently died. The drove voted to donate $20 to the Pikes Peak Hospice in her memory. Parrish will be representing the drove at the upcoming […]

Tucumcari airshow will go on as planned

Ryan Lengerich TUCUMCARI — The Thunderbirds won’t fly, but the 11th annual Tucumcari Rotary Club Air show will go on as planned from noon to 4 p.m. on Wednesday. A night show will kick off the event, beginning at 7:30 tonight. Officials said the 30-minute event will be visible about anywhere in the city. Organizer […]