Melrose elects new mayor

By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer Melrose elected a new mayor Tuesday and raised gross receipts taxes. Tuck Monk with 97 votes was elected mayor by a 19-vote margin over his opponent Donald Harrell. Monk succeeds Lance Pyle, who elected not to seek re-election. “I don’t see any changes when I take office,” Monk said. […]

April 5, 2009 Engagements

Mitchell-White Lynda Mitchell of Tyler, Texas announces the engagement and approaching marriage of her daughter, Rebekah Ann Mitchell of Portales to Weston J. White of Portales, son of Calvin and Lynda White of Grady. The couple will exchange vows at 5 p.m. May 23, 2009, at the First Baptist Church in Portales. A reception will […]

2008 Curry County Fair results

4-H Project Economics and General Project Division Animal Science Exhibit about a livestock animal project Novice 1. Kyla Myers 2. Taylor McSchooler Senior 1. Amber Harrell 2. Shay Lea Workbook or county record book about a livestock project Novice 1. Mackenzee Starbuck Senior 1. Skylar Starbuck 2. Molly Rush 3. Amber Harrell The normal animal […]

Retiring Vice Wing commander reflects on past, looks to the future

Airman 1st Class Thomas Trower After being affiliated with the Air Force for more than 29 years, Col. Jeffrey P. Harrell, former 27th Fighter Wing vice commander, bid farewell to his final assignment at Cannon. Colonel Harrell’s official retirement ceremony was held at 1 p.m. June 30 at The Landing. Colonel Harrell received his Bachelor […]

Allison, Geraldine

Services: Have been held. Geraldine “Gerry” Allison, 85, of Clovis, died Thursday, March 10, 2005, at her home. She was born on Aug. 10, 1919, in Dalhart, Texas, to Robert Spencer Harrell and Annis Louisa Seward. She married J. R. Allison on June 2, 1940, in Portales. She was a legal secretary, wife, mother, homemaker, […]

Kelly, Fern

Fern Kelly Services: Have been held. Fern Kelly, 92, of Clovis, died Saturday, Nov. 27, 2004, in Clovis. She was born on Feb. 17, 1917, in Tyrone, Okla., to Mr. and Mrs. R.S. Harrell. She lived in the tri-state area of Oklahoma, New Mexico and Texas all her life. She was preceded in death by […]

12/12 Anniversaries, Weddings, Engagements and Births

Anniversaries Kelso Max and Jean Kelso of Clovis will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 12, 2004. The couple was married Dec. 12, 1954 in Clovis. Other than for a short period when Max completed his Navy duty in California, the couple has lived in Clovis. They have two children, six grandchildren and four […]

Major deployment postpones Cannon Appreciation Day

CNJ staff About 350 Cannon Air Force Base personnel on Friday will deploy to Nevada for three weeks of training exercises, the largest deployment so far this year. Col. Jeff Harrell, 27th Fighter Wing vice commander, said pilots and support personnel from the 522nd and 524th Fighter Squadron will be participating in the “Red Flag” […]

Labadie, Kaitlyn

Kaitlyn Labadie Services: Have been held. Miss Kaitlyn Denae Labadie, infant, of Clovis, died Monday, July 14, 2003, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born on July 12, 2003, in Clovis, to Arek Labadie and Brandi Steele. She is survived by her parents; maternal grandfather, John Steele of Weatherford, Texas; maternal grandparents, Lana […]