Dodge announces re-election plans

CNJ staff Democrat George Dodge of Santa Rosa plans to run for re-election for District 63 in the state House of Representatives. The district includes Curry, Roosevelt, De Baca and Guadalupe counties. He has held the position since 2011. “It has been an honor and privilege to serve my constituents the last two years and […]

Debt panel takes aim at military

Tom Philpott Military members and retirees have more financial darts to dodge after a second bipartisan task force on reducing the nation’s debt unveiled a different set of cost-cutting recommendations on Wednesday. The Debt Reduction Task Force, co-chaired by former Republican Sen. Pete Domenici and economist Alice Rivlin, takes sharper aim at the military community […]

Dodge takes District 63 House seat

Kevin Wilson New Mexico’s 63rd House District will stay in the hands of a Santa Rosa businessman. George Dodge Jr. claimed the victory Tuesday night. He will replace Santa Rosa Mayor Joe Campos, who gave up the seat in an unsuccessful bid for lieutenant governor. A Democrat, Dodge won with 2,623 votes to 2,193 for […]

Santa Rosa’s George Dodge Jr. grabs District 63 nomination

CNJ staff Santa Rosa’s George Dodge Jr. grabbed the Democratic nomination for State Representative, District 63 from Clovis’ Jose Griego with a wide lead. Claiming 78 percent of the votes in 96 percent of the precincts, retired educator Dodge will go on to face Republican Melinda Russ from Fort Sumner in the November general election. […]

Press Release: Dodge announces for Campos seat

On Nov. 24 businessman, retired educator and veteran George Dodge Jr. announced his intention to seek the Democratic nomination for New Mexico House of Representatives District 63. The seat is currently held by Representative Jose Campos, who is seeking the Democratic nomination of Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico. As owner of two businesses in Santa […]

Tractor trailer, vehicle collide

CNJ staff A three-car accident Wednesday morning a mile west of Texico on U.S. 60/70/84 backed up traffic for around three hours, State Police Officer Ramon Borjas said. The crash occurred around 6:30 a.m., Borjas said. There were no serious injuries, he said. Borjas said a 30-year-old Clovis man was driving westbound in a Dodge […]

Parkview honor roll

Names of some honor-roll students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. Third Grade A: Rubie Alarcon, Bianca Campos, Patricia Gauna, Dannelle Kirven, James Kitzhaber, Crystal Lujan, Ja-Bre Molett, Christopher Sandoval,Yvonne Sisneros, Bianca Soto, Justin Vistine A/B: Bryanna Bradley, Duncan Earwood, Charlie Dodge, Odalys Esquivel, Monica Gonzalez, Eva Marin, Vanessa Miranda, Courtney Romans, […]

2/17 Public record

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records from Feb. 9, 2006 through Wednesday: • Joe Franklin Sena, 32, to Regina Marie Chavez, 32, both of Clovis • Edilberto Gonzalez, 22, to Kayleigh Elizabeth King, 19, both of Clovis • Valentine Chavez IV, 22, to Brandie Angel Cordova, 21, both of Clovis • Luke […]

2/4 Parkview honor roll

Third Grade A Honor Roll: Rubie Alarcon, Bianca Campos, Patricia Guna, Dannelle Kirven, Crystal Lujan, Christopher Sandoval, Veronica Serna, Yvonne Sisneros, Brittany Stewart, Justin Vistine A/B Honor Roll: Nathaniel Alexander; James Baca, Bryanna Bradley, Charlie Dodge, Odalys Esquivel, Angelina Hernandez, Sheresa Kirven, James Kitzhaber, Vanessa Miranda, Ja-Bre Molett, Courtney Romans, Bianca Soto, Destiny Torres 4th […]

Honor Roll: Parkview Elementary School

CNJ Staff Parkview Elementary School Third Grade: A Honor Roll- Rubie Alarcon, Bianca Campos, Odalys Esquivel, Dannelle Kirven, Sheresa Kirven. James Kitzhaber, Crystal Lujan, Ja-Bre Molett, Courtney Romans, Christopher Sandoval, Yvonne Sisneros, Brittany Stewart, Justin Vistine. Third Grade: A/B Honor Roll – Matthew Alvarado, Amanda Andrade, Bryanna Bradley, Charlie Dodge, Patricia Gauna, Monica Gonzales, Angelina […]

Dodge, Rita A.

Mrs. Rita Armijo Dodge, 73, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born Aug. 17, 1932, in Clovis to Juan and Margaret Armijo. She married Miguel Dodge on Feb. 1, 1964, in Clovis. Family members said she loved playing Bingo, jigsaw and word-search puzzles, shopping, watching Spanish […]

Texico school to update P.E. curriculum

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer The days of dodge ball at Texico Elementary School are done. The game wasn’t doing enough to increase health awareness and fitness among students. One of the first people to notice was school nurse Karen Stevenson, R.N. During annual check-ups, the nurse saw more and more students suffering from […]

Grief is strange and powerful

Grief is a strange thing. In its acute form it’s like a growling and potentially vicious dog. It’s far too loud and dangerous to ignore, and so you deal with it head-on. But then, about the time you begin to feel that you’re dealing pretty well with grief (and you probably are), the wretched cur, […]

Public Record, 8-22-04

Compiled from court records from Aug. 12 through Aug. 18 Marriage Licenses James Reese, III, 25, of Hinesville, Ga., and Elizabeth Marie Landers, 18, of Clovis. Daniel William Fazio, 19, of Holbrook, N.Y., and Yachira Marie Ostolaza, 19, of Oxford, Ala. David Ray Bock, Jr., 25, and Shelly Lynn Carroll, 22, both of Clovis. Duane […]

Estrada, Victor

Victor Estrada Services: Have been held. Mr. Victor Eric Montoya Estrada, 19, of Clovis, a carpenter, died Monday, July 26, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on April 3, 1985, in Clovis, to Tommy Montoya and Victoria Estrada. Family members said he loved basketball, football, and camping. He was preceded […]

‘Dodgeball’ a painful pleasure

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers In a cheesy “how-to” film reel on dodgeball, in the movie called “Dodgeball,” viewers are taught the five Ds of dodgeball — Dodge, Duck, Dip, Dive — and Dodge. After about 90 minutes, it’s evident that the fifth “D” in the weekend’s top movie should stand for dumb. Still, “Dodgeball” […]

Anglin, Catherine

Catherine Anglin Services: Have been held. Catherine Anglin, 90, of Amarillo, died Monday, May 17, 2004, at County Club Nursing Home in Amarillo. She was born on Nov. 25, 1913, in Paducah, Texas, to Willie and Maggie Thomas. She married Waddell Anglin. She was a homemaker. Family members said she loved activities, crafts, cooking and […]