Cannon personnel made honorary citizens

By 27th SOW Public Affairs A mayoral proclamation designating Cannon Air Force Base as Lubbock, Texas’ “hometown military installation” was presented to Col. Wesley Norris, 27th Special Operations Maintenance Group commander, at the monthly meeting of the Lubbock Lions Club on April 5. The proclamation further declared all U.S. Air Force personnel stationed at Cannon […]

CHS grad battling cancer receives honorary doctorate

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Courtesy photo Virginia Lee, 24, was awarded an honorary Ph.D. in molecular plant science by Washington State University Dec. 13. Lee, a Clovis native, is battling terminal cancer. Sharna Johnson Virginia Lee’s outlook is simple — people were put on earth to help. “If we’re not here to help others what are we here for?” […]

Clovis resident honored as honorary firefighter

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Brooke Hankins of Clovis embraces Clovis Fire Chief Ray Westerman after she was named an honorary fire fighter Saturday at the Department’s Station 1. By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer The Clovis Fire Department made their biggest fan an honorary firefighter Saturday. Clovis resident Brooke Hankins, 20, suffers from an […]

Honorary chairs say fear of the unknown toughest part of cancer

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Minutes after regaining consciousness, one thought ran through Russell Muffley’s head — had his surgery been successful? The answer he had been hoping for wasn’t what he heard. “It was the lowest point. I waited and waited and waited for the doctor to come in and then he did. […]

Eastern to award veteran honorary degree

By Mike Linn: CNJ news editor PORTALES — It was a few moments spent reading a book to a 4-year-old boy, but it changed Portales resident Kenneth Hubbard’s outlook on life. His uncle, an administrator of the Portales Children’s Home, was reading to the boy when the young Hubbard stopped by for a visit. “My […]

Green, Hildrige

Hildrige Green Jr. Services: Have been held. Hildrige Green Jr., 77, of Roswell died Friday, Feb. 27, 2004, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center in Roswell. He was born on Sept. 16, 1927, in Marlin, Texas, to Hildrige and Evelyn Kato Green. He moved to Clovis in 1955 and then to Roswell in 1988. He […]

Hahn, Wayne

Wayne Hahn Services:Have been held. Mr. Wayne Hahn, 79, of Portales, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2003, at his home. He was born on July 7, 1924, in Portales, to Elver and Alvin Hahn. He was a lifelong resident of Portales. He married Louise Barber on June 24, 1944, in Lubbock. They operated their dairy farm […]