Steelman recaptured

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Steelman’s vehicle was rammed by a sheriff’s deputy vehicle to force him to a stop. Liliana Castillo Curry County Detention Center absconder Justin Steelman, 32, was recaptured after leading police on a high speed chase today from Clovis to Farwell, according to Undersheriff Wesley Waller. The Curry County sheriff’s office […]

Engagement

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Holguin-Olguin Valentin and Michelle Holguin of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Nichole A. Holguin of Clovis, to Justin Lee Olguin of Clovis, son of Bobby and the late Elfida Olguin of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows noon Aug. 7, 2010, at Sacred Heart Parish. The reception will be at […]

Talks under way to build nature trail at Goodwin Lake

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Goodwin Lake was named for longtime planning and zoning committee member Betty Jane Goodwin. By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer When Justin Howalt was asked why Goodwin Lake was an ideal spot for a nature trail, he let a laugh slip out.And then Clovis’ city engineer said, “You haven’t been there, have you?”Clovis city officials, […]

Barbecue can be healthy

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Freedom New Mexico: Liliana Castillo Wendell Blair cooks all of the meat for his family’s meals on the grill. “We eat together as a family a lot,” Blair said. “It’s what we do.” LiLi Castillo Justin Johnson said it doesn’t take much to change a backyard barbecue into a healthy meal. “Instead of using hamburger […]

Honor Rolls continued

Yucca Junior High Cont. Christopher M. Potocki, Kelsey A. Poulin, Monica Y. Sanchez, Chris D. Sharp, Daniel A. Smith, Garrett C. Smith, Jill E. Southard, Brice J. Stacy, Megan L. Sundquist, Jared A. Swenson, Michelle V. Tijerina, Emilee G. Tipton, James M. Townsend, Michael C. Villa, Madeline R. Whitmore, Joshua D. Wickham, Randi N. Wood, […]

Two die in county road crash

CNJ Staff Two children died late Saturday afternoon in an two-vehicle accident along the intersection of Curry County Road 10 and Curry County Road G, according to the Curry County Sheriff’s Office. Joe Gutierrez, 33, of Clovis, was driving a 1996 Chevy Lumina. In the front seat of the car were Gutierrez, Jennifer Montiel and […]

Zia honor roll

Names of some honor-roll students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. Third Grade A: Zachary Burrell, Baylee Dlouhy, Price Drake, Devinne Fallis, Levi Grim, Daisa Hastings, Luke Hisel, Cheyenne Kent, Derik Kuykendall, Matthew Lanier, Nicole Lautenslager, Coleton Parks, Alleigh Perry, Justin Rucker, Breanna Smith, Caylie Smith, Aarica Winn A/B: Halle Brown, Leslie […]

Derrick, Billy

Billy Lloyd Derrick, 62, of Portales died Sunday, Feb. 5, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center. He was born to Frank and Ina V. Belyeu-Derrick on Jan. 15, 1944, in Roswell. He married Sarah Lee Derrick on May 18, 1963. She died in 1978. Family members said he was a true cowboy. His profession included […]

1/29 Clovis High Honor Roll

Tenth Grade Danielle I. Adams. Tyler L. Albracht. Alicia K. Archangel. Emily C. Aulson. Kanisha L. Beachum. Aleck M. Beaulieu. Tyler Berry. Christopher M. Boyce. Aaron D. Boydstun. Sarah M. Brady. Kelsey E. Britt. Victoria Bryant. John A. Burns. Jack O. Carpenter. Gamaliel Carrera. Nathan A. Carver. Dominique D. Chairez. Lauren Chase. Anny Chen. Mark […]

Honor Roll: Yucca Jr. High

CNJ Staff Yucca Junior High School Seventh Grade Honor Roll: Rosstin Ahmadian, Jonathan Amaya, Zachary B. Anderson, Raymond L. Beachum, Ii, Quinton S. Beaulieu, Corbin R. Best, Joshua D. Biggs, Hannah D. Bocox, Britney D. Boersma, Whitney M. Boersma, Bethany Bonner, Christopher R. Boulanger, Bria S. Bradford, Dalton S. Britt, Taylor Brooks, Bree A. Burger, […]

Hardin, R.B.

R.B. (Junior) Hardin Jr., 75, Portales died Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. He was born Dec. 26, 1929, in Pleasant Hill to Minnie and R.B. Hardin. He graduated from Portales High School in 1948. He married Nell Burns on April 8, 1950, in Portales. For several years starting in […]

Pinkert, Beverly

Beverly Pinkert Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Portales. Beverly Pinkert, 67, of Portales, died Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2005, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. She was born March 24, 1938 in Pendleton, Ore., to Annabelle and Harvey Exum. Pinkert grew up in Oregon, and graduated from Athena High School. She married […]

Chavez , Justiniano

Justiniano Chavez Services: Have been held. Justiniano Horacio “Justin” Chavez, 72, of Clovis, died Wednesday, July 27, 2005, at his home. He was born on July 28, 1932, in Santa Rosa, to Justiniano and Lola Lucero Chavez. He worked on cars doing auto body work and was a deputy sheriff. He was a member of […]

Letters to the editor: Morality doesn’t stop at the party line

I am one of those heathen Democrats that a couple of your readers have spoken of recently. You know who we are … we “solicit support from homosexuals, and advocate same-sex marriages.” We are “anti-war demonstrators” and “Hollywood and news-media liberals.” PUUUUHHHLEASE! When did Republicans corner the market on morality and decency? Why do Republicans […]

9/17/04 Public Record

Compiled from court records from Sept. 9 through Sept. 15 Marriage Licenses Tommy Jack James, 44, of Lubbock, and Sherry Re Beka Airhart, 40, of Ropesville, Texas. Michael P. Vesco, 39, and Bernadette Yvonne Cardenas, 38, both of Clovis. Joe Ruben Romero, 34, and Nancy Rose Duran, 26, both of Clovis. James Willis Johnson Jr., […]

Kube never did anything half-hearted

J.D. Chandler-Autrey, Guest Columnist I was all the way in Palm Harbor, Fla., having just survived Hurricane Frances, when my little brother from Clovis called me and told me the horrible news about Spencer Kube. It is the single most devastating experience I have ever gone through in my life. For someone to say that […]

Texico routs Hobbs JV

CNJ staff TEXICO — Chris Phillips rushed for 136 yards and three touchdowns as defending Class 1A state champion opened its season Thursday by whipping the Hobbs junior varsity 62-0. Justin Garrison and Braden Vaughan added two touchdowns each for the Wolverines, who exploded for 29 points in the second quarter en route to a […]

Clark, Cheryl K.

Cheryl K. Clark Services: Have been held. Cheryl K. Clark, 51, of North Pole, Alaska, died Friday, July 2, 2004. She was born on Oct. 22, 1952, in Wadena, Minn., to Andrew and Betty Knight. Family members said she was known for her deep passion for her yard and gardens. At Eielson Air Force Base […]

Wildcat chooses different route

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Justin Pinckney averaged 20.2 points and 3.1 assists at Clovis High this season. CNJ file photo. By Rick White They share the same last name but a much different game when it comes to basketball. Armed with a silky smooth jump shot, recent Clovis High grad Justin Pinckney signed a letter of intent last week […]

Now-and-then: Ex-Texico standout settling in at Sul Ross

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Justin Stewart (left) helped Texico reach the state semifinals in 2000. Courtesy photo. By Dave Wagner Editor’s note: This is a perdiodic feature on former area athletes and where they are now. Since helping the Texico boys basketball team reach the Class 2A state semifinals in 2000, Justin Steward has gone through some ups and […]