Private drainage options explored

By Jean Verlich: CNJ news editor The Clovis City Commission has given a private land owner another 30-day reprieve on a decision to build a drainage ditch on his property that may require eminent domain. Commissioners voted at their meeting Thursday to table action after they heard from a licensed civil engineer who spoke on […]

Eminent domain issue tabled

By Andy Jackson: CNJ staff writer The Clovis City Commission on Thursday tabled a vote to purchase land from a private landowner that would have allowed the city to build a drainage ditch. Commissioners will wait 90 days before they decide whether to purchase 1.13 acres of Griego’s property and replace a fence for $22,750, […]

City considering eminent domain purchase

By Andy Jackson: CNJ staff writer City of Clovis officials want to build a drainage ditch on Daniel Griego’s property. But the life-long Clovis resident said he doesn’t want to sell. Today the City Commission will discuss purchasing the property anyway under the power of eminent domain. The city proposes a 30-foot drainage ditch be […]

Crenshaw, Bill

Bill Crenshaw, 90, of Taiban died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006, at the Farwell Convalescent Home. He was born June 28, 1915, in Melrose to William J. Crenshaw and the former Retta Moss. He was raised south of Melrose and attended schools at Melrose and Floyd, where he graduated. He married Mildred Alice Wright on Aug. […]

Griego, Carolina

Carolina L. Griego, 93, of Fort Sumner, died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center following an illness. She was born May 18, 1912, in Canada, Colo., to Albaro Lopez and Ruperta Sandoval. She attended school at Alamo. She married Susano Griego on Sept. 4, 1929, in Santa Rosa. They ranched northeast of […]

Griego, Kate

Kate Griego, 80, of Clovis, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2006, following an extended illness in Clovis. She was born Aug. 15, 1925, in Sambinoso. She had made her home in Clovis for many years due to health reasons. She was a member of the Guadalupe Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, […]

Sena, Carlos T.

Carlos T. Sena, 88, of Fort Sumner, died Monday, Nov. 28, 2005, at Laurel Skies Nursing Home in Albuquerque. He was born Aug. 29, 1917, in Fort Sumner to Jose C. Sena and Estefanita Trujillo. He married Christine Casaus on April 17, 1937, in Santa Rosa. He was a carpenter and served in the U.S. […]

Remembering World War II

Dan True - Veteran

Freedom Newspapers: Sharna Johnson Clovis resident Dan True served as an Army tech sergeant in World War II. He was deployed to Europe and the Philippines as part of his three-year stint. Marlena Hartz: CNJ Staff Writer An American flag hangs year-round outside Lt. Col. Judy Griego’s childhood home. The man who hung it is […]

12/9 Public Record

The following marriages licenses were compiled from court records from Nov. 30 through Dec. 7: • Jody Reyes, 29, to Angelia Crestina Montes, 27, both of Portales • John David Diaz, 21, to Josephine Villalovos, 21, both of Clovis • Eric Todd Howard, 42, to Sarah Allyce Sambrano, 29, both of Clovis • Miguel Ramirez-Ordaz, […]

11/29 Business Digest

United Way taking applications soon The United Way of Eastern New Mexico will soon begin to accept applications requesting donor funds to serve area families and individuals. According to the charitable organization, distributing donor funds is the most important function they perform. The funds will eventually serve local families, individuals or children in four priority […]