Night holiday event showcases zoo

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CNJ staff photo: Benna Sayyed Hillcrest Park Zoo Director Vince Romero, left, shows his daughter Olivia holiday decorations displayed at Hillcrest Park Zoo. The decorations are part of the Christmas Nites at the Zoo event Tuesday through Saturday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Benna Sayyed Donna Wilson is taking her granddaughter to the Hillcrest […]

Club notes — Sept. 18

Altrusa of Clovis Altrusa International of Clovis met for their monthly evening meeting on Sept. 12. Guests attending: Donna Herman, Annie Depre, Gwenda Alexander, and Emily Crowe. Members attending: Kathy Travis, Mary Weigl, Leslie McCloud, Glenda Hileman, Nancy Taylor, Margaret Blazek, Carolyn Muffley, Narcie Tucker, Pat McCollough, and Sylvia Bean. Donna Herman, Altrusa District 10 […]

Montana woman acquires Confederate headstone for great-great grandfather

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Courtesy photo Donna Scott stand next to the unmarked grave of her great-great grandfather Alfred Shelby at the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Thomas Garcia The grave of Civil War veteran Alfred Shelby has been without a headstone 97 years. His great-great granddaughter Donna Scott decided that was long enough. Scott said she recently gained approval […]

Graduations —

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Stanley [image# 1, align=right, size=medium] Stephen Eric Stanley, son of Rick and Donna Stanley of Texico, graduated from Oregon Health Science University with a degree in dentistry, and will practice in Albuquerque. He is a 1999 Texico High School graduate, and a 2003 Eastern New Mexico University graduate. He is pictured with his wife, Jennifer.

Terror from home invasion spree still lingers

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer A small noise startled Donna Foster awake. As she looked around her dark bedroom, she saw the outline of two heads in the doorway and as she realized someone was standing beside with a gun pointed at her head. Quickly the man pulled the covers up and over, holding […]

11/30 Anniversaries

Donahey Bobby Jack and Donna Lea Castle-Donahey of Texico will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today. The couple was married Nov. 30, 1968, in Clovis. They have two children and the grandchildren. He is a farmer. She is a retired banker.

He’s no ‘Big, bad John’

Entertainer Jimmy Dean and his wife Donna recently donated $1 million to Wayland Baptist University’s Second Century Campaign.

Parting ways

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CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle Donna Gomez is the finance director for the Beacon of Light mission. Disciples call her Momma Donna By Tonya Fennell: CNJ staff writer Randy and Donna Gomez have left the Lighthouse Mission after 19 years to start their own drug and rehabilitation program. Randy Gomez said the couple left over […]

Manuel “Mandy” Baros

Manuel “Mandy” Baros, 62, of Clovis, died Friday, Feb. 3, 2006, at his home. He was born Jan. 1, 1944, in Villa Nueva, to Carlos and Eloisa Gonzales Baros. He was a deliveryman for McDaniel’s Furniture store for 26 years. He was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Community Family members said he […]

Walden, Emery

Emery Elva Walden, 94, of Albuquerque, died Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2005, at Lovelace Hospital in Albuquerque. He was born Nov. 10, 1911, in Winters, Texas, to William and Willie Walden. He married Modean Reid on Feb. 29, 1944, in Portales. He moved to Albuquerque from Clovis in 1947. He was a member of Blake Baptist […]

2/12 Weddings

Jackson/Brooks Kelly Jackson and Jeffrey Brooks, both of Albuquerque, were joined in marriage Jan. 7, 2006 at First United Methodist Church in Albuquerque. The Revs. Donna Kay Jackson and David Okerberg performed the double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Dr. Douglas and Rev. Donna Kay Jackson of Edgewood, NM The groom is the […]

Donna Livingston

Donna Livingston Services: Will be held at a later date. Donna Ileene Livingston, 72, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born June 6, 1933, in Chinook, Mont., to John and Florence Yahnke Nick. Family members said she was a homemaker and volunteer. She was preceded […]

Edwards, Donna

Donna Edwards Services:Have been held. Donna Edwards, 49, died August 6, 2005 in Waco, Texas. She was born Oct. 21, 1955 to Cecil “Glen” McDaniel and Juanita Hunt McDaniel in Midland, Texas, and was raised and educated there. Edwards had worked as a bookkeeper for Swartz & Brough, Inc. in Midland before moving to San […]

Serna, Felicitas

Services: Have been held. Felicitas Serna, 80, of Bovina, died Saturday, March 5, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on March 30, 1924, in Donna, Texas, to Gervacio and Isabel Marroquin Olivares. She was a Bovina resident since 1962, moving from Weslaco, Texas. She married Luis Serna Sr. on Dec. […]

Heenan, Donna

Donna Heenan Services: Have been held. Mrs. Donna Marie Heenan, 79, of Clovis, a homemaker, died Saturday, April 24, 2004, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born on Nov. 12, 1924, in Rochester, Minn., to Frank and Matilda Wuerst Rasmussen. She married Noel William Heenan on Dec. 5, 1946, in Coffeyville, Kan. She […]

Couple ‘nails it’ at competition

Reporter’s Notebook For many a backyard handyman, a hammer, a nail and a high-stress situation would mean a sore thumb and the potential loss of a thumbnail. But for Everett and Donna Ewers, it meant a national championship for each of them, followed by trips to New York City and Hollywood to appear on television. […]

Sisson, Donna M. Cooper

Donna M. Cooper Sisson Services: Have been held. Donna M. Cooper Sisson, 60, of Lubbock, died Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2003, in Lubbock. She was born July 21, 1943, in Springfield, Ill., to Roy and Lorraine Alice Garecht. She was raised in Needles, Calif., and had lived in Clovis for 29 years. She married Dan Sisson […]

Foreigners defensive toward Americans

By Tibor Machan When one has contrarian views, it is not always easy to enjoy oneself. I often sit through movies with much to offer, only to find that characters unhesitatingly denounce something I value, such as capitalism, business, or some great feature of American culture. The same fate faces me when I pick up […]