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 […]

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 […]

Weddings — June 27

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Montiel [image #2, align= right, size= medium] Hannah Montiel of Portales and John A. Montiel of Portales were joined in marriage May 23, 2010 at The Memorial Building. The Rev. Brad Morgan performed the wedding ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Cynthia and Mike Etchepareborde of Portales. She is the granddaughter of Elvin T. […]

Clovis honors Martin Luther King Jr.

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CNJ staff photo: Sharna Johnson Marchers walk from Potter Park in southwest Clovis to Clovis Christian School at Eighth and Hinkle streets Monday morning in memory of Martin Luther King Jr. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ Staff Writer Roger Groom’s voice bellowed, echoing from the rafters, as he recited Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous speech in […]

Feb. 22, 2009 Engagements

Cherry-Ware Floyd Cherry of Texico announces the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Mikayla Brianne Cherry of Texico to Justin Lyn Ware of Farwell. He is the son of Pat and Donna Ware of Farwell. The couple will exchange vows April 18 at 4 p.m. (CST) at Hamlin Memorial United Methodist Church in Farwell. […]

Feb. 8, 2009: Engagements

Southern-Encinias Max Baca and Judy Southern, both of Portales, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Amanda LeAnn Southern to Phillip Ray Encinias, both of Clovis. He is the son of Rubel and Judith Encinias of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows March 7, 2009 at 200 E. 7th in Portales. A reception […]

May 4, 2008 Weddings

Cole-Mosier Caley Cole of Portales and Todd Mosier of Portales were joined in marriage April 26, 2008, at the home of Gayle and Sharon Cissell in Portales.John Scott Aubuchont performed the double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Claude and Jacque Cole of Portales. She is the granddaughter of Bill and Janie Cole of […]

March 9, 2008 Engagements

Boeshaar-ReedyWilliam and Patricia Boeshaar of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Josephine Boeshaar of Clovis to Richard Reedy of Artesia. He is the son of Dickie and Virginia Reedy of Artesia.The couple will exchange vows at 7 p.m. April 4, 2008, at First Church of the Nazarene.The reception will follow the […]

Dec. 16, 2007 Wedding

Jones/DeGroot Kristine E. Jones of Clovis and Samuel J. DeGroot of Clovis were joined in marriage Oct. 27, 2007, at Bishop’s Lodge Resort and Spa in Santa Fe. The Rev. Scott Cory performed the double ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Debra Graves of Los Alamos and the late Allan Graves. She is […]

9-23 Weddings

Watley-Igo Janae Watley of Gruver, Texas, and Kyle Igo of Whiteface, Texas, were joined in marriage June 2, 2007, at Gruver United Methodist Church. The Rev. Clifton Igo, grandfather of the groom, performed the Christian ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Andy and Sheila Watley of Gruver. She is the granddaughter of Joy Van […]

Sept. 9 Engagement

Jones/DeGroot Debra Graves of Los Alamos announces the engagement and approaching marriage of her daughter Kristine E. Jones of Portales to Samuel J. DeGroot of Portales. The bride-elect is the daughter of the late Alan Graves. The prospective groom is the son of Mitch and Susan DeGroot of Portales. The couple will exchange vows at […]

8-19 Engagements

Ridling-Lasiter James and Cassie Ridling of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Joy Ridling of Clovis, to Chad Lasiter of Texico. He is the son of Tim and Debbie Lasiter of Texico. The couple will exchange vows at 5 p.m. Aug. 25, 2007, at Sandia Baptist Church. The bride-elect is a […]

Mexican weddings loaded with tradition

By Helena Rodriguez: Freedom Newspapers There’s nothing like a wedding dance to remind your family what a bad dancer you are. But when I was with familia at my sister Becky’s recent wedding, I was like, “What the heck?” I just had to dance “La Marcha,” which no Mexican wedding would be complete without. Then […]

Bollinger-Foster Engagement

Darrel and Brenda Bollinger of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jalaina Bollinger, to Brandon Foster of Clovis. He is the son of D.H. Foster of Lazbuddie, Texas, and Kathy and Ray VanCleve of Tijeras. The bride-elect is a 2000 graduate of Grady High School and a 2006 graduate of Texas […]

Rosado-Martin Marriage

Dr. Carlene Rosado and Lt. Wesley Martin were joined in marriage on May 6, 2006, at the Barksdale Air Force Base Chapel in Shreveport, La. The bride is the daughter of Lt. Col. Forrest and Arlene Carper of Shreveport, formerly of Clovis. The groom is the son of Shelby S. Martin of Buena Vista, Va., […]

July 2, 2006 Engagements

Delgado/Hernandez Craig and Ina Carey of Texico announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kelly Delgado of Clovis, to Hector Hernandez of Muleshoe. He is the son of Margarito and Lala Hernandez. The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. on July 15 at the Spanish Baptist Church in Muleshoe. The reception will […]

4/30 Engagements

Pitts/Jesko John and Sally Pitts of League City, Texas, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Karen Pitts, of League City to Jason Jesko of Webster, Texas. He is the son of Larry Jesko and Dixie Jesko of Lazbuddie, Texas. The couple will exchange vows at 6:30 p.m. on July 1at St. Mary […]

Merrick, Neoma

Neoma Lucille Settle Merrick, 89, of Clovis, died Sunday, March 19, 2006, at the Retirement Ranch in Clovis. Born July 4, 1916, in Driftwood, Okla., to Lizzie and Bert Settle, she earned a bachelor of science degree in education from Northwestern State College in Alva, Okla. Orville Gore Stephenson on Dec. 23, 1937. She taught […]

3-12 Wedding

Chancy/Foskey Stephni Chancy and Addison Foskey, both of Clovis, were married Jan. 26 at the Little Church of the West in Las Vegas, Nev. The double-ring ceremony was performed in the presence of 22 close family members. The bride is the daughter of Kim and Charlie Roberts and Steve and Michele Chancy, all of Clovis. […]

2/19 Weddings, engagements

Tidwell/Bishop Kelli Tidwell and Greg Bishop, both of Albuquerque, were joined in marriage on July 2, 2005, in a private garden ceremony. Stuart Coleman performed the double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Calvin Tidwell of and Becky Tidwell of Clovis. She is the granddaughter of Arno and Margaret Massey of Clovis and Audrey […]