Romero, Manuel

Manuel M. Romero, 74, of Fort Sumner died Monday, Jan. 26, 2004, at his home. He was born on June 17, 1929, to Higinio and Ricardita Martinez Romero. He attended school at Fort Sumner. He married Annie Griego on Nov. 17, 1961, in Clovis. He worked as an orderly for Pecos Valley Care Center for […]

February brings major traffic operations

Cops and Courts The Clovis Police Department will conduct intensive traffic enforcement operations during February, according to Capt. Dan Blair. While operations will be conducted throughout the city, Blair said three intersections on North Prince have become particular areas of concern. “The city is growing; we see more traffic problems here,” Blair said. “Within the […]

Griego, Josefita “FeFa”

Josefita “FeFa” Griego Services: Have been held. Josefita “FeFa” Griego, 83, of Clovis died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2004, at her home. She was born Feb. 20, 1920, in Albuquerque to Margarito Estella Gallegos. She came to Clovis in 1932 and married Pedro Griego on Aug. 3, 1936, in Clovis. She was a homemaker and a […]

Alternative punishment for drugs?

By Mike Linn For almost 30 years Terry Hileman described himself as a casual substance abuser, someone who would raise cheers with friends and co-workers in area taverns on the weekends. But two years ago, after the 48-year-old Albuquerque resident was arrested a third time for driving under the influence, he began to re-evaluate his […]

Miller, David

David F. Miller, 78, of Clovis, died Nov. 24, 2003, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Amarillo. He was born May 4, 1925, in Blanchard, Okla., to Lawrence Finise and Mabel Chloene Gay Miller. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as a Seaman 1st Class. He came to Clovis in […]

Program focuses on Latino education

By Darrell Todd Maurina Local school officials expressed interest in bringing a program to Clovis that has been shown to improve education for Hispanics. Ladona Clayton, assistant superintendent of instruction for the Clovis Municipal Schools, introduced three representatives of a program from Albuquerque Tuesday night to a joint meeting of the boards of Clovis Municipal […]

Marino, Tommy

Tommy Marino Services: Have been held. Tommie Marino, 72, of Clovis, died Oct. 31, 2003, at her home in Clovis. She was born March 7, 1931, in Gill, Colo., to Jose and Della Lopez Gallegos. She was a lifetime resident of Clovis. She married Joe D. Marino on Oct. 7, 1951, in Clovis. She worked […]

Crime-spree suspect breaks from custody

By Darrell Todd Maurina A Fort Sumner man accused of a series of armed robberies and carjackings stretching across three counties on Oct. 12 escaped Friday from De Baca County jail authorities. John C. Cates III, 19, didn’t get very far and was caught 10 minutes later walking near city hall still wearing his jail […]

Lujan, Anthony

Anthony D. Lujan, 20, a student at Clovis Community College, died Monday, Nov. 10, 2003, at his home in Clovis. Mr. Lujan was born March 12, 1983, in Clovis to Chris and Mary Griego Lujan. He lived in Clovis eight years before moving to Albuquerque. He returned to Clovis in 2001 after graduating from Highland […]

Foster grandparents … enough love to go around

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Kate Griego, of Clovis, left, a foster grandparent listens as James Bickley Elementary second grader Treshanna Mathis, 7, reads “Clifford The Big Red Dog.” CNJ photo: Eric Kluth By Helena Rodriguez Frances Aragon may not remember all the names of her foster grandchildren, but she loves them all the same. “I forget names and faces, […]