Gonzales, Raymond

Raymond Gonzales, 70, of Denver and formerly of Melrose, died Friday, May 26, 2006, in St. Joseph Hospital in Denver. Born Oct. 19, 1935, in LaGarita, he graduated from Melrose High School in 1955. He served in the U.S. Air Force. He retired from the state and county in Denver.  He is survived by his wife, […]

Gonzales, Fred

Fred Gonzales, 84, of El Paso, Texas, died Tuesday, May 23, 2006, in El Paso, Texas. He was born Nov. 17, 1921, to Dimas and Virginia Gonzales in Elida, where he grew up and attended schools. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He married Severiana (Cleo) Contreras in El Paso, where […]

Gonzales, Mary C.

Mary C. Gonzales, 69, of Clovis, died Friday, May 5, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center. Born on May 22, 1936, in Vaughn, she married Alfonso Gonzales on Nov. 13, 1963. She enjoyed her grandchildren, playing bingo and cards, putting together puzzles and crocheting, family members said. She was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe […]

Wolverines advance to semifinals

By Eric Butler: CNJ Correspondent LOS LUNAS — Texico may have only lost four players from last year’s Class 1A championship baseball team, but Wolverines coach Richard Luscombe noted on Wednesday that four replacements got their first good look at state playoff action. Fortunately for Texico (13-7), the team was able to shake off some […]

Gonzales, George

George R. Gonzales, 56, of Clovis died Friday, March 31, 2006. He served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam and received numerous honors. Family members said he enjoyed life and was a great polka dancer. They said he was always able to make others smile with his great sense of humor. He loved jewelry and […]

Clovis mother, child die in accident

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer A week away from her 23rd birthday, Jennifer Olivares was excited about her approaching marriage and hoping to have another child — this one a girl. Olivares and her oldest son, Alejandro “A.J” Lomas Jr., 4, were killed about 8:30 p.m. (CDT) Monday just outside of Muleshoe when the […]

La Casita honor roll

Names of some honor-roll students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. Third Grade A: Denise Garcia, Cristian Gonzales, Destiny Rael, Ramon Rascon, Isaac Sena A/B: Jaquelin Acosta, Miguel Altamirano, Izaiah Aragon, Julio Avina, Juan Carrera, Abraham Castillo, Savanna Garcia, Xavier Gonzales, Veronica Lopez, Maria Navarrete, Hector Ramos, Cynthia Rivas, Brandon Rosas, Joseline […]

Bella Vista honor roll

Names of some honor-roll students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. Third Grade A: Denicia Aragon, Kenny Castillo, Sarita Martinez, Maria Perez, Deja Robinson A/B: Teddy Bargas, Christian Barrazas, Lendel Brown, Shianne Diaz, Marquese Gaither, Delicia Garcia, Gabriella Loniewski, Vidal Morales, Joshua Rodriguez, Joseph Salazar, Israel Sena Fourth Grade A: Ayana Anderson, […]

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 […]

Michael Angel Romero

Michael Angel Romero, infant, died, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born Jan. 19, 2006. He is survived by his mother, Angelica Villarreal of Clovis; his father, Michael Romero of Clovis; grandparents, Elida Gonzales of Clovis, and Roger Romero (and wife, Joann) of Clovis; and great-grandparents, Jessie Gonzales […]

New state police commander feels at home

By Andy Jackson: CNJ staff writer Stationed in Clovis for seven years as a narcotics agent in the 1990s, veteran State Police Officer Daniel Lopez is returning to the area he considers home. Lopez, who got into law enforcement shortly after graduating from Tucumcari High School, will take over Monday as commander of District 9, […]

Longley, Harold

Harold Longley, 67, of Clovis died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center. He was born Sept. 28, 1938, in Claude, Texas, to Jay Allen and Mary Alice Loving Longley. He married Wilma Jean Wilkerson on June 28, 1958, in Tucumcari. He was a self-employed truck driver and member of the Apostolic Truth […]

2/4 Cameo honor roll

Third Grade A Honor Roll: LeAnna Foust, Adan Martinez, Kimberly Reid, Juan San Juan A/B Honor Roll: Mary Allison Almond, Robert Bruhn, Tamia Carter, Jaquan Franklin, Harlie Galaviz, DesMariah Garcia, Esteban Gonzales, Estevan Romero, Joshua Torres, Justyn Wright, Fred Schilling, Edwin McFatridge, Delino Lewis, Terence Barela, Alisia Amaro Fourth Grade A Honor Roll: Max Rodriquez, […]

2/4 La Casita honor roll

Third Grade A Honor Roll: Abraham Castillo, Garcia, Denise Garcia, Cristian Gonzales, Destiny Rael, Isaac Sena, A/B Honor Roll: Miguel Altamirano, Izaiah Aragon, Julio Avina, Savanna Garcia, Charlie Castillo, Veronica Lopez, Ramon Rascon, Cynthia Rivas, Joseline Torres, Gabriel Vicuna Fourth Grade A Honor Roll: Luie Arguijo, Adrian Chavez, Adriana Romero A/B Honor Roll: Marie Gomez, […]

2/4 Highland honor roll

Third Grade A Honor Roll: John Ainsworth; Sydney Allen; Braden Chancey; Nicole Chapman; Alicia Duran; Dakota Faircloth; Gerald Fritz; Santana Garcia; Logan Hartman; Kevin Mount; Alexus Pelley; Hannah Borden; Danielle Coffey; Katelynn Cupp; Cassidy Downing; Tristan Hancock; Garry Howard; Hanna Langan; Shea Mahan; Hunter Miller; Micah Morris; Alanis Rodriguez; Taylor Sanders; Matthew Valero; Hank Dropps; […]

2/4 Lockwood honor roll

Third Grade A Honor Roll: Auryana Gonzales, Karimah Hulett (EL), Steve Lopez, Aaron Martinez, Georgia Mefford, Adrienne Meza, Heather Pastirchak, Dylan Smith; Lynzie Starritt, Bejia Stroud (EL), Landon Williams A/B Honor Roll: Marybel Bonney, Estrella Gomez, Devin Mitchell Fourth Grade A Honor Roll: Gabrielle Acuna, Tanner Banister, Gabriela Chavira, Briana Gomez, Adelina Jacobs, Megan Marez, […]

2/4 James Bickley honor roll

Third Grade A Honor Roll: Erick Granillo, Ananda Lewis, Taylor Jones, Tyler Rogers, Rynea East A/B Honor Roll: Janell Stroud, Savana Nelson, Rachel Webber-Eichem, Mariah Chavez,Hank Lopes, A’lexus Apodaca, Alejandro Perez, Veronica Lopez. Fourth Grade A Honor Roll: Caitlin Campbell, Emilio Romero, Chase Loomis A/B Honor Roll: Andres Garza, Samantha Lucero, Treyshanna Mathis, Omar Shaikh, […]

Killer given 21 1/2 years

By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent A 23-year-old Clovis man was sentenced Tuesday to 21 1/2 years in prison for his role in an argument over a cigarette lighter that turned deadly. As part of a plea bargain, Mark Madrid pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for shooting and killing Porfirio Gonzales, 52, of Clovis in March […]

Police detective cleared in pedestrian fatality

By Andy Jackson: CNJ staff writer A Clovis police detective involved in a pedestrian fatality while on duty last month has been officially cleared of any wrongdoing, according to a state police report made public last week. Investigators determined the fatal injuries Delores Jacks, 71, received Dec. 12 when struck by a police car being […]

Clovis native deployed to Afghanistan

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer For years, he has prepared and trained as a Special Forces soldier in the Army. While he has traveled extensively and spent months on end away from home, this time is different. For the first time in his career, Gilbert Gonzales will be entering a combat zone. In 1994, […]