Historians run into trouble with historical feud

Don McAlavy: local columnist Haney Tate of Ranchvale was one of my best friends. He was a dyed-in-the-wool Democrat and I was a smart-aleck Republican, yet we didn’t let politics get in the way of our historian jobs. Many times he would jump in and do my newspaper column when I was away from Clovis. […]

Cannon loss would tear apart families, friendships

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Curtis Roberts of Clovis, right, talks with his mother Nelda Roberts at Mainline bowling alley in Clovis. Some residents are dismayed by the possibility of losing their military friends — and bowling partners. (AP photo: Ben Chrisman) By Anna Macias Aguayo: The Associated Press The thought of losing Cannon Air Force Base tugs at the […]

In Tribute: Auctioneer known for wit

By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer For more than 40 years, Haney Tate was known in the eastern New Mexico farm auction circuit for his dry wit. Tate started auctioning farm equipment about the time World War II was beginning and ran his business, Tate Auction Service, until about 20 years ago. Tate died Feb. […]

Haney, Tommy

Tommy Haney Services: Have been held. Mr. Tommy L. Haney, 64, of Lubbock, died Wednesday, May 5, 2004, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on Feb. 24, 1940. He had lived in Clovis for many years where he worked in music and entertainment and for the Pepsi Cola company. He traveled as […]