5/7 Birthdays

Hopper Frances (Carroll) Hopper of Clovis will celebrate her 90th birthday from 2 p.m. to 5p.m. on Saturday at Courthouse Annex in Fort Sumner. The celebration will be hosted by her children, Carlene McLain, Joyce Neagle, Carroll Hopper, Wynell Richards, Phyllis Dobbins, and stepdaughters, Imogene Cheyne and Edna McIntire. Born May 17, 1916, south of […]

10/28 Public Record

The following marriages licenses were compiled from court records from October 19, through October 26, 2005: • Jeffrey James Tackitt II, 25, to Ashleigh Nicole Acosta, both of Clovis • David Margarito Sena, 21, to Stefanie Noel Moncayo, 20, both of Clovis • Lester William Hopper, 76, of Stella, Mo., to Lena Irene Hopper, 78, […]

Free will, responsibility go hand in hand

By Tibor Machan This is something I never thought I’d write — words of appreciation for the last words of a vicious murderer. Yet I believe they are due, even though the man who spoke these words is now dead, executed in Texas for murdering a nurse in the 1980s after being paid $1,500. It […]

Soaring to new heights

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A warning system on Capt. Christina Hooper’s F-16 fighter jet was destroyed by a lightning strike in the first few days of the Iraq war. Courtesy photo. By David Arkin: CNJ CORRESPONDENT Christina Hopper has weathered some storms in her life. One of them — when lightning struck the F-16 fighter jet she was flying […]

Grubelnik , Florence

Florence Mildred “Mickey” Grubelnik, 83, of Raton died Wednesday, April 14, 2004, at Miners’ Colfax Medical Center in Raton. She was born on Nov. 28, 1920, to Ethel Mae and William L. Turner. She was a member of the First Christian Church. Family members said she enjoyed hunting and fishing. She was preceded in death […]