Engagements — Aug. 22

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Bailey-Johnson Brittany Bailey and Justin Johnson, of Portales, will be married Sept. 4, 2010, in Pagosa Springs, Colo. The prospective bride is the daughter of Hank and Sheila Bailey of Broadview. The prospective groom is the son of Scott and Laura Johnson of Raton. The prospective bride works for Sunland Peanuts and graduated from Grady […]

Honors — Aug. 15

Garica [image #1, align=right, size=medium] Air Force Airman Erica E. Garcia, daughter of Elvia Garcia of Portales, graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and […]

Engagements — Aug. 15

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Alonzo- Reyes [image #1, align=right, size=medium] Elizabeth Ann Alonzo and Daniel D. Reyes of Clovis will be married Nov. 6, 2010, at the Rose Garden Pavillion in Clovis. The prospective bride is the daughter of the late Ronald Coffey and Josefina Alonzo-Coffey of Bovina. The prospective groom is the son of Laura and Richard Lucero […]

Weddings — Aug. 8

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Crosby Joanna Pierce of Portales and Blake Crosby of Beardtown, Ill., were married July 18, 2010, in Allenspark, Colo. Rev. Mike Michelon performed the outdoor wedding. The bride is the daughter of Robert and Madeline Pierce of Portales. Her grandparents are deceased. The groom is the son of Rita A. Crosby of Beardstown. His grandmother […]

June 7 Honors

Brittni D. Jimenez of Clovis and Robert Waters III of Clovis recently graduated from Garden City Community College

Spiritual vision directs religious path

By Judy Brandon: CNJ columnist This is graduation season. Children we have known through the years are now graduating seniors and leaving home. I remember what an exciting time that was. When I graduated from high school, I felt the uncertainty and the excitement. In my 18-year-old mind, I felt that could “rock” the world. […]

Bingaman chairs hearing of New Mexican for top Bureau of Reclamation job

U.S. Senator Jeff Bingaman today presided over the confirmation hearing of New Mexican Michael L. Connor, who was nominated by President Obama to lead the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR). Connor graduated from Las Cruces High School and earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from New Mexico State University.

March 22, 2009 Honors

Sharp Air Force Airman Ryan C. Sharp graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Tonya Points of Clovis. The airman is a 2006 graduate of Clovis High School.

First Person: Dancer teaches at former home

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Cricket Hamar Keller dances several kinds of dance, including ballet. Cricket Hamar Keller is a dancer who graduated from the University of California Las Angeles in May. After graduation, Keller, 29, didn’t miss a beat in her rounds of teaching at Los Angeles dance studios and making a trip home […]

Museum showcases Petty, rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Buddy Holly is one of the featured photos on a mural at the Norman and Vi Petty Rock ‘n’ Roll Museum, located on the lower level of the Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce. The museum will have its grand opening Saturday. By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent Norman Petty is known […]

Aug. 10, 2008 Honors

Clovis Community College The following students graduated from Clovis Community College this summer. Associate’s degree of applied science: Jessica Daneille Teston, Priscilla Ann Sepulveda-Murray, Jennifer Marie Atchley, Carmen L. Acosta, Cassie Renee Alderson, Shelli Marie Beevers, Cami Marie Burney, Christine Marie Coyle, Vicki Ann Duarte, Tasha Renee Harvey, Kari Sue Hunt, Lisa Marie Mackey, Christopher […]

Aug. 3, 2008 Honors

The following students from Clovis graduated in the 2008 spring and summer semesters: Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell • Beau D. Herman, program certificate, special topics • Lisa D. Johnson, associate of science, occupational therapy assistant • Jennifer J. Kimberly, occupational therapy assistant University of Wyoming • Daniel Klaas Alderse Baes, bachelor of science degree University […]

May 18, 2008 Graduation announcement

Rosalinda (Garza) Hollars, formerly of Clovis, graduated May 3 Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Ariz., with a bachelor’s of science degree. She majored in public safety administration with an emphasis in criminal justice and graduated with a 4.0 grade-point average, receiving university honors.

Jan. 16, 2008 Military Digest

By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant Davidson Air Force Airman Eldrin P. Davidson has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Davidson is the son of Drake Davidson of Clovis. Holt Air Force Airman Travis M. Holt has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San […]

Military Digest: Stratton

Stratton Air Force Airman 1st Class Chrystal R. Stratton has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Stratton is the daughter of Michael Woodward of Clovis. The airman graduated in 2002 from Clovis High School, and received an associate degree in 2004 from Clovis Community College. Military Digest is […]

Nov. 28, 2007 Military Digest

By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant Shawger Army Sgt. Richard E. Shawger has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is the son of Michael Shawger of Ashville, Ohio, and Terrie Shawger of Clovis. Shawger graduated in 2001 from Teays Valley High School in Ashville. He received a bachelor’s degree in […]

Military Digest: Lucio

Lucio Army Pvt. Luis A. Lucio has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He is the son of Seliciano and Dora Lucio of Clovis. Lucio is a 2006 graduate of Portales High School. Davis Air Force Airman Harley E. Davis has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, […]

Military Digest: Easterlin

Air Force Airman Dominique A. Easterlin has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Teresa Slocum of Clovis. Easterlin is a 2005 graduate of Clovis High School. Ordonez Army Pfc. Hilario Ordonez has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. He […]

Oct. 16 Military Digest

By Dianna Hernandez: CNJ administrative assistant Tyler Army National Guard Pfc. Thomas L. Tyler has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. Tyler is a 2006 graduate of Clovis High School. Gemma Army National Guard Pfc. Chris Gemma has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. He […]

Oct. 10 Military Digest

Olivas Army National Guard Pvt. Manuel Olivas has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla. He is the nephew of Michael Pena of Portales. Olivas is a 2003 graduate of Portales High. Hernandez Army Pvt. Xavier Hernandez has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. He is […]