In Tribute: Contractor built homes, work ethic

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer Don Killough raised his family the same way he built houses — a good foundation, some independence and strict parameters. Killough’s children remembered the Clovis building contractor as a loving, supportive father who valued a strong work ethic and could be seen in church whenever its doors were open. […]

Grinde , Mary

Mary Grinde Services: Have been held. Mary K. Grinde, 84, of Clovis, died Monday, June 20, 2005, at her home. She was born on April 5, 1921, in Gotebo, Okla., to Ernest J. and Nannie Dee Bland Killough. She married H.F. “Rip” Grinde on Jan. 19, 1945, in Clovis. She was a legal secretary for […]

Black shares PGA experience

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Ronnie Black of Lovington helps Jimmy Joe Robinson of Clovis with his golf game Saturday during a lesson at the Clovis Municipal Golf Course. Black was at the course to give lessons. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer As he walked to a bench adjacent to the driving range, Ronnie Black […]

Knight, H. Edwin

H. Edwin Knight Services: Have been held. Mr. H. Edwin Knight, 80, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2004, at All Care Assisted Living in Clovis. He was born on Aug. 23, 1924, in Jones County, Iowa, to Harold and Rachel Daily Knight. He attended school in Jones and Lynn counties and graduated from Coggon […]

Residents know how to spend the holiday

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Kamron Canchola, 5, of Clovis, takes a swing at a junk car during a car bash Sunday at the Smoke on the Water celebration at Greene Acres Park. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Darrell Todd Maurina: CNJ Staff Writer Whether relaxing with friends, visiting out-of-state relatives, working in public safety jobs, or working to keep […]

Broome, Beth

Beth Broome Services: Have been held Mrs. Beth N. Broome, 80, of Clovis, a retired teacher, died Tuesday, June 3, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born Aug. 12, 1922, in Glenville, Ga., to Lee Roy and Mary Harvey Nelson. She married Frank Broome Dec. 24, 1942, in Rossville, Ga. She taught second […]