Mudfests seem more prevalent, uglier

by Ned Cantwell Key questions heading into the final days of a grueling, exasperating political campaign season: Is there a single New Mexican who will not be glad when this is all over? Yes, executives of the state’s television stations who are gleefully lining their pockets with political dollars. The TV attack onslaught is so […]

Isom, J.C.

J.C. Isom Services: Have been held. J.C. Isom, 89, of Clovis died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004, at Laural Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. He was born on Dec. 19, 1914, in Willow, Okla., to Claude and Annie Miller Isom. He married Bertha Tate on April 13, 1940, in Oklahoma. He was a carman for the Atchison, […]

Rogers, Fern

Fern Rogers Services: Private family services will be held at a later date. Mrs. Fern Rogers, 77, of Clovis, a secretary, died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2004, at her home. She was born on July 17, 1927, in Cimarron, Kan., to John and Thelma Naylor Petty. Family members said her time was spent with her beloved […]

DA challenger outspending incumbent

By Darrell Todd Maurina Matt Chandler has raised nearly $4,200 more than incumbent Brett Carter in the campaign for district attorney, according to campaign finance records filed Thursday evening State law requires candidates to file campaign finance reports on May 10 and May 27. Through Tuesday, Chandler had raised $29,007.84 and spent $25,696.03; Carter had […]

Thomas, Barbara

Barbara Thomas Services: Have been held. Mrs. Barbara E. Thomas, 85, of Clovis, died Monday, April 12, 2004, at the Retirement Ranch in Clovis. She was born on Dec. 8, 1918, near Farmersville, Texas, to Walter Roy and Dora Lawrence Johnson. She graduated from Farmersville High School in 1936. She married Dumas T. Thomas on […]

Walls, Kent

Kent Aaros Walls, 83, of Clovis, died Tuesday, March 23, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Sept. 30, 1920, in Clarendon, Texas, to Chaston C. and Johnnie May Morgan Walls. He was a resident of the Clovis and Portales area most of his life. He was in the U.S. […]

Free flights, new drug give Clovis man hope

Reporter’s Notebook Gary Flintom of Clovis, who was diagnosed Jan. 15 with pancreatic cancer, is being treated in San Antonio, Texas, with a new experimental drug that can shrink tumors 70 to 80 percent, he said Friday. His wife, Shyla, said Rubeticin is the name of the new drug. Gary said he is only the […]

Hatch, Gary

GARY HATCH Services: Have been held. Mr. Gary Hatch, 54, of Portales, died Friday, Nov. 21, 2003, near Roswell. He was born on Jan. 11, 1949, in Portales, to Frantelle and Gordon Hatch. He grew up in Portales and graduated from Portales High School in 1967. He went on to attend classes at both Eastern […]

Walls, Lola

Lola Fern Walls, 81, of Clovis, died Friday, Oct. 17, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Feb. 19, 1922, in Clovis, to Wilburn and Eula Mae Mickey Faris. She married Kent Aaros Walls on March 8, 1938, in Portales. She was a resident of Clovis for most of her […]

Jackson, Gary

Gary Jackson Services: Have been held. Mr. Gary Robert Jackson, 51, of Midland, Texas, formerly of Clovis, died Friday, Sept. 19, 2003, in Midland. He was born October 14, 1951, in Carlsbad, to Phil and Ann Jackson. He graduated from New Mexico Military Institute High School and went on to junior college there before attending […]