May 7, 1933

Odis Echols, formerly of Clovis, was president of the Plains-Panhandle Singing convention, which included a large portion of West Texas. … Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Joan Crawford and Charles Lindbergh were newsmakers of the day on newspaper society pages. … John Willander’s All-American Circus was headed for Clovis. Admission would be 25 cents. The show grounds […]

TexAnns edge Zias on buzzer-beater

CNJ staff STEPHENVILLE, Texas — For a brief moment, the Eastern New Mexico University women’s basketball team had its first Lone Star Conference South Division victory in sight. Then, just like that, Tarleton State took it away. ENMU senior Heather Brown’s basket gave the Zias a one-point lead with just over six seconds left Saturday […]

Abdill Club Notes

The Greathouse clans held a 50th reunion at the Memorial Building in Portales July 9. There were three clans represented with 70 people attending. Following visitation and a potluck dinner, the business meeting was called to order by President Dan Greathouse. This year’s reunion was dedicated to Delores Greathouse, Robert Dunn, Renee Hull and George […]

TexAnns beat Zias, stay on track for title

CNJ staff STEPHENVILLE, Texas — Junior Katie Crawford led a balanced attack with a game-high 22 points as Tarleton State set up a showdown for the Lone Star Conference South title by beating Eastern New Mexico University 90-62 Thursday on Senior Night. If Tarleton State beats South leader West Texas A&M on Saturday in Canyon […]

TexAnns rout sluggish Zias

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Eastern New Mexico University’s Rosalyn Elliott dives over Tarleton State’s Kimberly Smith during a battle for a loose ball during the first half of Wednesday’s game in Portales. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Guard Katie Crawford led a balanced attack with 14 points and Tarleton State overcame […]

Crawford, Marie

Marie Crawford Services: Have been held. Mrs. Marie Crawford, 64, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2005, at her home. She was born on July 20, 1941, in Ennis, Texas, to Audie and Mildred Palmer. She was preceded in death by her parents. Survivors include her husband, Tommy Crawford of Clovis; two sons, Danny Palmer […]

Companies hope expensive ads pay off in revenue.

CNJ staff and wire reports NEW YORK — There were plenty of tried-and-true techniques used in this year’s Super Bowl ads — talking animals, Clydesdale horses, celebrity cameos. But then came Gladys Knight as a rugby player, an airborne ’72 Impala and a “Mama’s Boy” action figure who was somehow plugging anti-perspirant. Clovis resident Charles […]

Crawford, Lottie

Lottie Crawford Services: Have been held. Lottie “Tootsie” Green Crawford, 87, of Shreveport, La., died Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2004, in Shreveport, La. She was born on Feb. 11, 1917, in Curry County, to Samuel and Willie Green. She retired from Pacific Bell in Los Angeles after 20 years of service. She was a member of […]

Crawford, Eva C.

Eva Conner Crawford Services: Have been held. Eva Conner Crawford, 98, of Clovis, died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Nov. 29, 1905, in Ratcliff, Texas. She married William C. Crawford on Aug. 4, 1923, in Portales. She had been a resident of Clovis for more […]

Crawford, Alfred

Alfred Crawford Services: Have been held. Mr. Alfred Crawford, 93, of Portales died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on July 21, 1910, in Peacock, Texas, in Stonewall County, to Mary Elizabeth and A.A. Crawford. He came to New Mexico on horseback in 1926, picking cotton along […]