Cattle Baron founder dies

CNJ staff Jeffrey W. Wilson, chief executive officer and founder of the Cattle Baron Restaurants Inc., of Roswell, died Sunday at Roswell Regional Hospital. He was 57. Cattle Baron Restaurants, Inc. was founded in Portales in 1976. Today there are eight Cattle Baron locations operating throughout New Mexico and Texas, including Roswell, the home of […]

March 7 – Garage sale

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Bob Snipes shows Juana Gonzalez some of the kitchen accessories Friday on the many shelves of his garage sale on Pile Street. Snipes and Gonzalez have been friends for ten years, Gonzalez said, and she always stops by to see what Snipes is selling. Snipes said he has the garage […]

“For Better or Worse, For Richer or Poorer . . .”

By Curtis K. Shelburne: CNJ columnist “For better or worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness and in health . . .” As I write, it was exactly 30 years ago when my father stood before my bride and myself and asked us to verbally assent to those familiar vows. I assume that we both […]

Zamora, Juana “Corina”

Juana “Corina” Turrietta Zamora, 63, a resident of Mountainair and Clovis, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2004, in Mountainair. She was born on May 26, 1940, in Manzano, to Manuel and Cornelia Romero Turrietta. She married Luis Zamora in February 1965 in Vaughn. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Juan Jose Turrietta; […]

Martinez, Juana

Juana Martinez Services: Have been held. Mrs. Juana Martinez, 59, of Portales, died Wednesday, June 25, 2003, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born Jan. 26, 1944, in Toyahvale, Texas, to Gavina and Jose Hernandez. She married Tranquilino A. Martinez on March 17, 1981, in Pecos, Texas. They moved to Portales in 1986. […]