Real cowboys carry telltale scars

By Glenda Price: State columnist If you see a couple of fellows walking down the road, both wearing cowboy-type garb, how will you know which one is the for-real cowboy? Here are a few hints: The real cowboy will be bow-legged and will limp a bit. As he gets closer, you notice one arm seems […]

Traveling memorial

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CNJ staff photo: Sharna Johnson Patriot Guard rider Cruz “Cruzzer” Garcia from Albuquerque takes a photo Thursday for a group of National Guard soldiers in front of the truck that caries the Vietnam Memorial Wall replica. More than 100 motorcycles, police, fire and military personnel gathered at Cooks Truck Stop in Clovis Thursday afternoon to […]

Reporter’s Notebook: Kindness keeps couple going

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Courtesy photo By Tony Gutierrez: CNJ staff writer BROTHERS-IN-LAW Woody Wood and Larry Herring tease each other that they are now related by blood. Wood, 73, of Clovis lost a kidney to cancer and Herring, of Michigan, donated his when Wood’s remaining kidney began to fail. Wood continues to face health issues, including having had […]

4/7 Public record

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records from March 29 through Wednesday: • Joel Parrish Smiley, 19, to Blair Erica Bouchard, 18, both of Clovis. • Leroy Andrew Lucero Jr., 32, to Corey Jean Short, 22, both of Clovis. • Joseph Wayne Wright, 34, to Dee Dee Jo Hill, 35, both of Clovis. […]

Weaver, May

May Weaver, 93, of Clovis died Friday, March 24, 2006, at Farwell Convalescent Center in Farwell. She was born Jan. 12, 1913, in Weston, Mo., to John and Florence Lober. Her family homesteaded in Vaughn in 1907. Before she was born, the family traveled back to Weston, Mo. She grew up and graduated from school […]

Williams, Venediza “Bennie” “Dee”

Venediza Maria “Bennie” “Dee” Williams, 82, of Clovis, died Monday, Feb. 27, 2006, at her home. She was born July 9, 1923, to Juanita Montoya and Isaac Castillo in Dawson. She married Jerry Williams. She was a motel manager in California and homemaker. Family members said she loved her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren and her […]

Two killed in train, truck collision

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Freedom Newspapers: Andy Jackson Deputies from the Parmer County Sheriff’s Office investigate the scene of a deadly crash between a semi-tractor truck and a train Friday afternoon a mile north of Bovina. Andy Jackson: Freedom Newspapers BOVINA — The driver and passenger in a truck died Friday afternoon after the vehicle collided with a Burlington […]

Arnold, Dee

Dee Arnold, 49, of Lazbuddie, Texas, died Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2005, in Amarillo. He was born July 23, 1956, in Tulia, Texas, to Walter and Gail Arnold. He worked as a cowboy for feedlots and ranches throughout Texas, Kansas, New Mexico and Oklahoma. He married Pat Heckman of Claude, Texas, on Nov. 24, 1973. He […]

Goddard, Barbara

Barbara Goddard Services: Have been held. Barbara Mae Goddard, 66, of Chandler, Texas, died Friday, March 25, 2005, at her home. She was born on Feb. 1, 1939, in Anson, Texas, to Holbert and Blanche Wallace Shirley. She was a member of the Baptist Church. She was employed as a manager in the fish market […]

King, Weldon Olen

Weldon Olen King Services: Have been held. Weldon Olen King, 74, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2005, at his home in Clovis. He was born on July 21, 1930, in Peister, Texas, to Olen and Beatrice Hill King. He married Wilda Wiggins on May 24, 1955, in San Antonio. He has been the owner […]

Hill, Dorothy Lofton

Dorothy Lofton Hill Services: Have been held. Dorothy Lofton Hill, 76, of Wichita, Kan., died Sunday, June 27, 2004. She was born on Nov. 12, 1927, in Hollene. She was raised in Clovis and graduated from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, Ark., with a degree in recreational education. She was preceded in death […]

Brown, Dee

Dee Brown Services: Have been held. Dee Brown, 90, of Muleshoe, died Tuesday, April 20, 2004, at Muleshoe Area Medical Center. He was born on Oct. 26, 1913, in McMinn County, Tenn. He married Dorothy Harris on Aug. 15, 1937, in Clovis. He had lived in the Muleshoe area since 1930 moving from Vernon, Texas. […]