Bees make havoc for businesses

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ Staff Writer In 1964, long before high school junior Lewis Hightower had decided to choose pest control as a career, he read an article in Time magazine about “killer bees” that escaped a laboratory in Brazil. He kept up with the news over the years, reading estimates that this species, known [...]

Oct. 6, 2006 Public Record

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records from Sept. 28 through Wednesday: • Benito Allen Chavez, 28, of Santa Rosa to Elizabeth Hope Wimbush, 21, of Clovis. • Jason Paul Beams, 27, to Cassandra Elizabeth Hyre, 23, both of Clovis. • Dejacka E B Stapleton, 33, to Renee Gutierrez, 31, both of Clovis. [...]

Two die in county road crash

CNJ Staff Two children died late Saturday afternoon in an two-vehicle accident along the intersection of Curry County Road 10 and Curry County Road G, according to the Curry County Sheriff’s Office. Joe Gutierrez, 33, of Clovis, was driving a 1996 Chevy Lumina. In the front seat of the car were Gutierrez, Jennifer Montiel and [...]

USSSA state softball: Playing for love of the game

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The Ultamitts’ Dee Dee Gutierrez puts the tag on the Zandi Queener during Saturday’s Class E game in the USSSA women’s state slow-pitch tournament at Spencer Field. (CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer In the 15 or so years since she organized the team, Othena Smith has yet to see [...]

Trujillo Jr., Tommy

Tommy Lee Trujillo Jr., 69, of Clovis died Sunday, May 14, 2006, at his home. Born June 11, 1936, to Tom and Paula Sandoval Trujillo in Clovis, he married Helen Garcia on Nov. 10, 1954, in Clovis. He was a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service. He served in the New Mexico National Guard [...]

Martinez, Albina “Albinita”

Albina “Albinita” Martinez, 86, of Clovis, died Sunday, May 7, 2006, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare. She was born Oct. 24, 1919, in Sombrillo to Sotero and Carmelita Cordova Sisneros. She was a homemaker, a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church and La Casa Senior Center. She was preceded in death by her parents; three [...]

Cameo honor roll

Names of some honor-roll students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. Third Grade A: Terence Barela, Jaquan Franklin, Delino Lewis, Kimberly Reid, Fred Schilling A/B: Mary Allison Almond, Alisia Amaro, Robert Bruhn, Tamia Carter, LeAnna Foust, Harlie Galaviz, DesMariah Garcia, Josh Garcia, Jonathan Garcia, Marcello Garza, Andrew Hernandez, Adan Martinez, Estevan Romero, [...]

Gutierrez, Cruz A.

Cruz Andres Gutierrez, 30, of Albuquerque, died Friday, Nov. 25, 2005, in Clovis. He was born Oct. 26, 1975, to Joe Gutierrez and Gloria “Jean” Chavez in Clovis. He was a data base administrator for the Albuquerque Public Schools and a student at T.V.I. Family members said he enjoyed fishing, camping, computers and music. He [...]

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, [...]

1/5 Local Roundup

Clovis man sentenced to 18 years in prison A 30-year-old Clovis man was sentenced Wednesday to 18 years in prison for kidnapping, battery and assault, according to a news release from the district attorney’s office. Daniel Gutierrez was found guilty of the charges in an August jury trial. He must serve 85 percent of the [...]