Promoter tells police he fired shot

By Chelle Delaney: Freedom Newspapers A Los Lunas fight promoter says he fired the shot that killed Tucumcari’s Jason Pacheco on Feb. 1. Jim Burleson, in Tucumcari for the Desert Xtreme martial-arts fight scheduled last week, said he fired his .45-caliber gun after Pacheco and others jumped him on Main Street. Pacheco, 31, was taken […]

Not all cartoons are suitable for children

By Clyde Davis: Local Columnist I’ve always been, and still am, a strong believer that the key to censorship lies in your rights, my rights, as a parent, to turn off the TV set, radio or other offending instrument. I have recently, however, become more aware of some of the challenges facing us. I guess […]

Church Profile: Sandia Baptist Church

Church: Sandia Baptist Church Location: 1100 West Manana Blvd., Clovis. Who’s in charge: Pastor Jason Schwope Services: Sunday • 9:15 a.m. Bible study • 10:30 a.m. Morning worship • 6 p.m. Evening worship • 6 p.m. Small groups in home Wednesday • 6 p.m. Meal • 7 p.m. All age groups meet Good time to […]

Kendrick-Mercer Honors 7/30

Myashia Kendrick-Mercer of Clovis was among 220 graduates of Lubbock Christian University who participated in commencement exercises in May, according to a university news release. She graduated with a Master of Education degree in administration. She is the wife of Jason J. Mercer.

Joining group can help preserve land for future

By Clyde Davis: Local Columnist One of the things my five-year-old grandson Jason likes to do best is explore new outdoor places. Many places are still new to him such as the Blackwater Draw dig site, the stretch of open grassland across from our street or an unexplored corner of Ned Houk Park. At this […]

Spahr, Pauline

b>Pauline Spahr Services: Have been held. Pauline Maria Spahr, 68, of Clovis, died Monday, May 16, 2005, at her home. She was born on Jan. 29, 1937, in Tucumcari, to Benito and Josephine Hurtado. She married Gerald Hadley Spahr Sr. on Sept. 4, 1964, in Clovis. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church […]

ENMU awards cross-country athletes

CNJ staff PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University cross country coach Joel McMullen and assistant Matthew Gordillo have announced winners of the inaugural Mike Boit Award as the program’s runners of the year. Award winners for 2004-05, based on their placings in cross country meets during the fall, were freshman Jason Garcia of Alamogordo for […]

Dudley, William

William Dudley Services: Have been held. William “Bill” Floyd Dudley, 75, of Clovis, died Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Dec. 30, 1929, in Mangum, Okla., to Floyd and Ruby Laceman Dudley. He married Dorothy Winkles on Feb. 24, 1949, in Clovis. He was a appliance […]

Carpenter, Ernest

Ernest Rex Carpenter, 79, Clovis, died Wednesday, July 14, 2004, at his home. He was born on July 22, 1924, in Texico, to John Otis and Mary Inez Carpenter. He was a 4-H leader. He was also a PRCA calf and steer roper and bulldogger. Family members said he loved fishing, hunting and reading about […]

Champion Cats, Carlsbad dominate all-district football team

CNJ staff The Clovis Wildcats used a well-balanced approach to win the District 4-5A title. Juniors John Props, Phillip Williams and a senior-dominated offensive line helped the Wildcats average better than 30 points this season while a defense keyed by a strong front five and a ball-hawking secondary resulted in two shutouts in four district […]