Holiday scams can hurt good intentions

Bob Huber: CNJ columnist The fun-filled holiday season begins this week unless you’re a Scrooge who would rather dump a jar of molasses in the Salvation Army kettle outside Wal-Mart. You probably developed that attitude because you didn’t get a Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas when you were a kid or a Shirley Temple […]

Denver City blanks Portales

1126940388-web-phs-fb-9_17_05.jpg

Portales junior Eric Segovia runs off tackle while trying to break free from Denver City defensive back Jeremy Flores in Friday’s game at Greyhound Stadium. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers BLACKWATER DRAW — Both coaches predicted Friday’s Denver City-Portales game would be a game determined by field position. The first […]

Great Lakes Aviation extending service

CNJ staff Great Lakes Aviation is set to extend its passenger service in the region next month, city officials say. Starting June 5, Great Lakes will add service from Clovis to Amarillo, and a flight from Amarillo to Denver. Currently commercial service is only available to Albuquerque, said airport director Steve Summers. Summers said the […]

Nance, John

John Nance Services: have been held. John B. Nance, 79, of Farwell, Texas, died Monday, March 28, 2005, at Muleshoe Area Medical Center. He was born on Feb. 17, 1926, in Jarrell, Texas, to Will and Helen Nance. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Velma Nance; and six brothers, Hanslee, Oleary, […]

Good holiday deed gone bad in Denver

By Bob Huber An independent survey this week showed that hidden in the dusty catacombs of my files are dozens of juicy Christmas stories I experienced as a young, insolvent reporter. But only one stands out as a reminder of how innocent I was in those days. (Some biased reports claim I was stupid.) That […]

Clayton, Maureen L.

Maureen L. Clayton Services: Have been held. Maureen L. Clayton, 89, formerly of Clovis, died Sunday, Aug. 29, 2004, in Denver, Colo. She was born on June 14, 1915, in Mount Vernon, Texas, to Hayden and Viola Dozier Bryant. She married Ollie Clayton in 1940, and they raised five children during his Air Force career. […]

Clovis steer sells for $91,000

Reporter’s Notebook Zane Drager, 19, of Clovis recently sold in Denver, Colo., a grand champion steer for $91,000. He sold the animal at the National Western Stock Show’s Auction of Junior Livestock Champions. Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House bought the steer. “It’s gone,” Drager said Tuesday. “He’s already been slaughtered.” Drager said he was […]

Valentines Day 1986 brings laughs, memories

By Michelle Seeber PORTALES — Tom and Sandy Simenson of Portales have celebrated 15 Valentine’s Day anniversaries since their marriage on Nov. 19, 1988, in Denver. The Valentine’s Day they remember most, though, was in 1986, when they lived at Windsor Gardens in Denver before they got married. “It was a Roarin’ ‘20s party,” Tom, […]

Runyan, Keith R.

Keith Randal Runyan Services: Have been held. Mr. Keith Randal Runyan, 73, of Clovis, a retired carpenter, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, at his home. He was born on Feb. 3, 1930, in McAlister to Roscoe and May Dodson Runyan. He was raised in McAlister. He had lived in Denver until he retired in 1994 […]

Q&A: Rajan K. Mirchandani, M.D.

Rajan K. Mirchandani, M.D., 46, will be opening a private practice in Clovis in January. Q: Where do you presently work? A: I’ve been working in the Urgent Care Center at Plains Regional Medical Center for the last 2 1/2 years. Q: What brought you to the Clovis area? A: Dr. William Gaspar and I […]