Women of Bible overcame trouble with faith

Many wonderful women characters are chronicled in the Bible. Many women were strong, were creative and, with faith, overcame very difficult predicaments. One such woman was Jochebed. She is not as well known as Mary and Sarah and Rebekah of the Old Testament. Still her story is amazing. The years had passed. In fact, 400 […]

U.S. too caught up in entitlement

By Glenda Price The time: Early June, 1870 The place: Raton Pass, the segment of the Santa Fe Trail that goes over the mountain from Colorado into New Mexico. The Scene: A group of covered wagons stopped at the bottom of the mountain on the Colorado side. The men are unhitching the teams of horses, […]

Reporter’s Notebook: Clovis High grad writes book on St. Paul’s teachings

Joseph Durepos said his wife’s nudge to keep him awake at church a year ago motivated him to write an inspirational book based on the teachings of St. Paul.

Feb. 1, 2008 Public Record

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records from Jan. 24 through Wednesday: Christopher Aaron Riviers 18, of Clovis to Rachel Ashley Hibbard, 19, of Portales Robert Joseph Gutierrez, 41, to Serenia Morales, 35, both of Clovis Diego Alberto Hernandez, 19, to Blanca Belen Cordero, 20, both of Clovis Timothy Lloyd Greenwalt, 26, to […]

Jan. 18, 2008 Public Record

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records from Jan. 10 through Wednesday: Andrew David Forrest, 22, to Tiffany Iris Douglas, 24, both of Clovis Richard Stephen Nickerson Jr., 61, to Lonnie Jo Johnston, 56, both of Clovis Gordon E. Payne, 41, to Amy J. Davis, 33, both of Clovis Jarret Lee Austin, 39, […]

Movie reminder Christmas isn’t so simple

By Helena Rodriguez: Local columnist Seeing “The Nativity” movie this busy holiday season really helps put this whole Christmas thing into perspective. The greatest story every told didn’t happen in a Hallmark card setting. There was cow poop and all. My daughter Laura and I went to see “The Nativity” last weekend and I felt […]

Oct. 27, 2006 Public Record

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records from Oct. 19 through Wednesday: • James Mark Cleveland, 49, to Victoria Julia Ortiz, 48, both of Clovis. • Brian Amando Hernandez, 24, of Mission, Texas, to Erica Villarreal, 29, of Friona, Texas. • Roberto Martinez, 24, to Thelma Yzaguirre, 31, both of Hereford, Texas. • […]

June 23, 2006 Public Record

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records from June 8 to Wednesday: • Salvador Mendoza, 30, of Whiteface, Texas, to Beatriz G. Trillo, 25, of Texico. • Christopher Joel Mitchell, 18, to Jessica Jo Harris, 17, both of Levelland, Texas. • Jesse Pichardo, 21, to Crystal Ren’Ee Lumanden, 18, both of Clovis. • […]

Jones, Constance E.

Constance Ealy Jones, 95, of Clovis died Tuesday, May 2, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born Feb. 8, 191, in Caldwell County, Texas, to Walter Edward Lawler and Mary Lona Field Lawler. She owned and operated Ealy Furniture for 67 years from 1939 to 2006. She was a member of First Baptist […]

5/16 Business licenses

The following business licenses were obtained from the city of Clovis in April: • Bounce About Rentals Type: Amusement Owner: Harry Smith Location: 1437 CRH • Advanced Environmental Solutions Type: Building Construction Owner: Robert Chavez Location: 2318 Roldan Dr. • A-1 Super Plumber’s LLC. Type: Plumbing Owner: Manuel Guevara Location: 9 Buffalo Rd. • DNA […]

Clovis soldiers do parents proud

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Rudolph Johnson II always figured at least a few of his eight children would follow in his footsteps and join the military. He was right. Rudolph “Rudy” Johnson III, 28, joined the Navy and serves on a submarine now dry-docked in Hawaii undergoing maintenance. April Yolanda Johnson, 26, just […]

Gonzales, George

George R. Gonzales, 56, of Clovis died Friday, March 31, 2006. He served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam and received numerous honors. Family members said he enjoyed life and was a great polka dancer. They said he was always able to make others smile with his great sense of humor. He loved jewelry and […]

Bella Vista honor roll

Names of some honor-roll students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. Third Grade A: Denicia Aragon, Kenny Castillo, Sarita Martinez, Maria Perez, Deja Robinson A/B: Teddy Bargas, Christian Barrazas, Lendel Brown, Shianne Diaz, Marquese Gaither, Delicia Garcia, Gabriella Loniewski, Vidal Morales, Joshua Rodriguez, Joseph Salazar, Israel Sena Fourth Grade A: Ayana Anderson, […]

Sandoval, Ruben

Ruben Sandoval, 70, formerly of Clovis, died Sunday, March 19, 2006, in Las Vegas, N.M. Born May 8, 1935, in Watrous to Gabriel and Ramona Rael Sandoval, he grew up in Clovis and served in the U.S. Army. He worked as a policeman for the city of Clovis, starting as a rookie and working his […]

Griego, Kate

Kate Griego, 80, of Clovis, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2006, following an extended illness in Clovis. She was born Aug. 15, 1925, in Sambinoso. She had made her home in Clovis for many years due to health reasons. She was a member of the Guadalupe Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, […]

Honor Roll: Cameo Elementary School

CNJ Staff Cameo Elementary School,/b> Third Grade: A Honor Roll – Jaquan Franklin, J.J. San Juan, Terence Barella, Fred Schilling. Third Grade: A/B Honor Roll- Mary-Allison Almond, LeAnna Foust, Harlie Galaviz, DesMariah Garcia, Josh Garcia, Esteban Gonzales, Adan Martinez, Kimberly Reid, Estevan Romero, Joshua Torres, Alisia Amaro, Marcello Garza, Roderick Turner, Delino Lewis. Fourth Grade: […]

Weeden, LeRoy

LeRoy Weeden, 82, of Clovis, died Monday, June 13, 2005, at V.A. Medical Center in Amarillo. He was born on Dec. 29, 1922, in Tunika, Miss., to Joseph and Etha Lee Weeden. He served in the U.S. Army during Word War II. He married Estrella Maria Manluluyo on Sept. 19, 1979, in Clovis. He worked […]

McTommoney , Brian

Brian McTommoney Services: Have been held. Brian McTommoney, 56, of Clovis, died Thursday, March 24, 2005, at his home. He was born June 12, 1948, in Philadelphia, to Joseph and Valentine Moore McTommoney. He married Kathleen Macrina on June 19, 1970, in Camden, N.J. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1970 until 1973. […]

Steele, Joseph “Jo Jo”

Joseph “Jo Jo” Steele Services:Have been held. Joseph Grayum “Jo Jo” Steele, 19, of Dunlap, died Friday, March 18, 2005 in an automobile accident in Lincoln County. Mr. Steele was born April 9, 1985 in Roswell to Joe and Karen Steele. He grew up on the family ranch in Dunlap and was a 2003 graduate […]

Chavez, Moses

Moses Chavez Services: Have been held. Mr. Moses Joseph Manuel Chavez, 20, of Clovis, died Monday, Jan. 17, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on March 28, 1984, in Pueblo, Colo., to Ruby Lynn Chavez and Juan Lucero. He has lived in Clovis for 17 years and worked for the […]