Jose Padilla case not good model for liberty lovers

Freedom Newspapers T he Bush administration continues to defend, in the case of Jose Padilla, a legal theory more suited to an absolute monarchy or dictatorship than to a society operating under the rule of law. Continuing to maintain such a stance materially weakens the case that the current struggle with terrorists is one between […]

Montanez , Manuel

Manuel Montanez Services: Have been held. Manuel Ruiz Montanez, 78, of Clovis, died Thursday, May 12, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born June 17, 1926, in Chin, Chiu, Mexico, to Hermenijildo and Marcela Ruiz Montanez. He married Maria Francisca Villareal 46 years ago in Muleshoe. He was a farm laborer […]

Salas , Jose

Jose Salas Services: Have been held. Jose Guadalupe “Grampy” Salas, 77, of Clovis, died Saturday, April 23, 2005, at his home. He was born on Nov. 15, 1927, in Anton Chico, to Isidoro and Antonia Aragon Salas. He married Alice Sena on June 12, 1951, in Clovis. He served in the U.S. Army during World […]

Chavez, Jose

Jose Chavez Services: Have been held. Jose Horacio Chavez, 68, of Clovis, died Thursday, March 31, 2005, at Lubbock Heart Hospital. He was born on Sept. 20, 1936, in Santa Rosa, to Jose Lino and Estella Chavez. He married Celina Gonzalez on Sept. 19, 1953, in Clovis. He worked as a custodian for Gattis and […]

Salaz, Feliz

Feliz Salaz Services: Have been held. Feliz Salaz, 82, of Portales, died Wednesday, March 23, 2005, at her home. She was born on Nov. 25, 1922, in Chaperito, to Juanita and Miguel Lucero. She married Ernesto Salaz on Dec. 8, 1945, in Chaperito. They made their home in Trementina, until 1947 when they moved to […]

Sierra, Jose

Jose Sierra Services: Have been held. Jose Eduardo Sierra, 51, of Portales, died Friday, Dec. 31, 2004, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on Oct. 13, 1953, in Guadalupe la Rueba Durango, Mexico. This summer he moved from Portales to Clovis to live with his daughter. He moved to Muleshoe in 1971. […]

Garcia, Jose

Jose Garcia Services: Have been held. Jose Luis “Shorty” Garcia, 46, of Muleshoe, died Sunday, Dec. 12, 2004, in Lubbock. He was born on Oct. 24, 1958, in Rio Verde, S.L.P., Mexico. He lived in Muleshoe for the past 30 years, was a member of the Assemblia de Dios Church in Muleshoe, and worked as […]

Perez, Jose Alejandro

Jose Alejandro Perez Services: Have been held. Jose Alejandro “Alex” Perez, 3, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2004, in Roswell. He was born on Jan. 27, 2001, in El Paso, Texas, to Jose Maria Perez-Aguilera and Irma Elsa Jimenez. He came to Clovis in 2002 and he attended Our Lady of Guadalupe. He was […]

Eylicio, Nora

Nora Eylicio Services: Have been held. Nora Eylicio, 70, of Clovis, died Sunday, Oct. 3, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on April 13, 1934, in Valencia County, to Jose and Nicolasa Flores. Family members said she was a homemaker, a loving mother and grandmother. She was a long-time resident […]

Barela, Jose

Jose Barela Services: Have been held. Jose Mere Barela, 76, of Clovis, died Sunday, June 13, 2004, in Lubbock. He was born on Dec. 10, 1927, in Newkirk. He married Florence Murillo in 1948 in Clovis. He served in the Army during World War II and received the Purple Heart and the Medal of Honor. […]

Tarango, Francisco

Francisco Tarango Services: Have been held. Mr. Francisco Tarango, 79, of Portales, died Tuesday, May 4, 2004, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on Dec. 27, 1924, in Chihuahua, Mexico, to Felicitas and Juan Tarango. He grew up in Chihuahua where he attended school. He married Maria Rodriguez on Aug. 4, 1953, […]

Fort Sumner man charged in wife’s death

By Ryan Lengerich: CNJ staff writer A Fort Sumner man was charged Friday with an open count of murder in the death of his wife, then attempted suicide while in police custody, an official with the New Mexico State Police said. Jose Garcia, 48, is being held at the Quay County Detention Center in Tucumcari […]

Olivas, Jose

Jose Olivas Services:Have been held. Mr. Jose J. Olivas, 63, of Portales, died Monday, May 17, 2004, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. He was born on Sept. 26, 1940, in Chihuahua, Mexico, to Elfonsa and Jesus Olivas. He came to the United States when he was 16. He lived in a number of different […]

Lopez, José “Gorillo”

José Manuel “Gorillo” Lopez, 51, of Clovis, died Monday, April 19, 2004, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on Nov. 13, 1952, in Clovis, to Leonardo Martinez and Irene Lopez. He was raised by Juanita and Antonio Lopez. He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Alfonso Lopez, Pete Sandoval, Leo […]

Sisneros, Jose “Joe” F.

Jose “Joe” F. Sisneros Services: Have been held. Jose “Joe” F. Sisneros, 53, of Clovis died Monday, Feb. 9, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Aug. 21, 1950, in Vaughn to Napoleon and Josefita Luna Sisneros. He worked at ENMRSH with wood working and yard maintenance. He was a […]

Births 2/29 – Borjas

Borjas Jose and Jodi Borjas of Clovis, are the parents of a 7-pound, 3-ounce girl, Kaydynce Rose Borjas, born on Feb. 7, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. Her grandparents are Jose G. Borjas, Diane Borjas and Joe Wilson. Her great-grandparents are Richard Gross and Rose Gross.

Salaz, Juan B.

Salaz, Juan B. Services: Have been held. Juan B. Salaz, 84, of Portales, died Friday, Nov. 7, 2003, at the Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. He was born June 6, 1919, in Corazon to Margarita and Jose Salaz. Mr. Salaz grew up in the Las Vegas, N.M., area and graduated from Highlands University as […]

Martinez, Joaquin

Joaquin Martinez Services: Have been held Joaquin Martinez, 71, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born Aug. 15, 1932, in Mosquero to Frank and Barbarita Martinez. He worked as a ranch hand most of his life and came to Clovis three months before his death. Mr. Martinez […]

Garcia, Guadalupe

Guadalupe Garcia Services: Have been held. Mr. Guadalupe Arenas Garcia, 84, of Andrews, Texas, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2003, at the Home Hospice House in Odessa, Texas. He was born on Feb. 24, 1919, in Charco, Texas. He married Ester Garcia in 1963, in Andrews. He was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic […]

Villanes, Adele

Adele Villanes Services: Have been held. Mrs. Adele “Checho” Villanes, 50, of Clovis, a homemaker, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Oct. 29, 1952, in Carlsbad. She had been a resident of Clovis the past five years, moving to Clovis from Carlsbad where she lived […]