Raids yield drug charges

Freedom New Mexico Three Roosevelt County residents face felony drug charges from two recent raids in Portales by city police, the Roosevelt County Sheriff and the Region 5 Drug Task Force. Tamara Davis, 28, of Portales, was arrested Thursday, accused of distributing marijuana from her home in the 500 block of E. 1st Street, according […]

Program helps steer DWI defenders straight

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Curry County DWI Probation Officer Steve Hawkins looks over the files of his active caseload that includes 237 DWI offenders. (Staff photo: Tony Bullocks) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer His message is carried on a sheet of loose-leaf paper, ripped from a notebook, its edges torn. “Thank you,” it reads, in small, cursive letters, […]

Burchett, Tinnie

Tinnie L. Burchett, 90, of Farwell died Sunday, April 2, 2006, at Farwell Convalescent Center. Born May 12, 1915, in Field to James and Mint Roles Gibbs, she married John F. Burchett. She farmed with her husband at Grier for many years. She moved to Clovis in 1962. She was a member of Ranchvale Baptist […]

Price, Blanche

Blanche Price, 75, of Portales, died Saturday, March 18, 2006, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. Born Oct. 22, 1930, in Floyd, to Virgie and Moses B. Hawkins, she was a 1948 Floyd High School graduate. While she was still in high school, she was a school bus driver. After graduating from high school, she […]

Hawkins, Betty

Betty Hawkins, 83, of Clovis, died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2006, in Plano, Texas. She was born Nov. 8, 1922, at Maple Farm, Kingman County, Kan., to John and Olive Hargett Maple. She graduated from Belmont Kansas High School and Harding College in Searcy, Ark. She married Robert “Bob” Hawkins Aug. 5, 1945, at Maple Farm. […]

Hawkins, William

William A. Hawkins Services: Have been held. Mr. William A. “Willie” Hawkins, 84, of Portales, died Thursday, March 17, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. He was born on July 29, 1920, in Ardmore, Okla., to Eula Pearl and George Washington Hawkins. He attended college in Portales. After about a year he went […]

Egg-roll sale helps Red Cross meet goal

By Tova Fruchtman: CNJ staff writer After a month of cooking, selling and delivering more than 2,500 egg rolls, Clara Hawkins donated $2,225 to the Red Cross Zia chapter Monday for the tsunami relief fund. With her donation, the Clovis-based Red Cross Zia chapter has raised more than $10,000 as of Monday to aid victims […]

Zias softball starts season 1-4

Freedom Newspapers SAN ANGELO, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University won its first game in bracket play on Friday night by beating Colorado State-Pueblo 7-3, but lost twice on Saturday to finish a season-opening 1-4 weekend in the Angelo State Classic softball tournament. The Zias dropped pool-play matches to University of Science & Arts of […]

Changing the world: Texico students raise money for tsunami victims

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Texico fourth-grader D.J. Griego donated more than $5 to a penny drive Tuesday at the school started to help tsunami victims. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Ryan Lengerich: CNJ staff writer Mega-Hollywood stars grabbed the spotlight Saturday night with a telethon to benefit survivors of the tsunami that ravaged southern Asia. But locally — with […]

Hawkins, Frances M.

Frances M. Hawkins Services: Have been held. Frances M. Hawkins, 79, of Bovina, died Tuesday, June 8, 2004, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born on Nov. 17, 1924, in Kado, Okla. She married Lloyd Gober on Dec. 19, 1946, in New Mexico. She married Erith Hawkins in 1995, in New Mexico. She […]

A ministry of marriage comes to Clovis

By Darrell Todd Maurina Building strong marriages is a priority for Russell and Marni Hawkins, who both come from homes where their parents divorced. To help avoid the same fate after they married more than seven years ago, the two joined what was then known as “Marriage Ministries International.” They became volunteer leaders in a […]

Hawkins, Robert “Bob”

Services: Have been held. Mr. Robert “Bob” Hawkins, of Clovis, a retired Church of Christ minister, died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Feb. 28, 1924, in Lexington, Ky., to Robert B. and Rena Moore Hawkins. He graduated from Harding University in 1945. He married Betty […]