May 2008 Obituaries

The following people with area connections died in May according to obituaries published in the Clovis News Journal. Armijo, Felix Jerry, 55, of Clovis, May 29 Baker, Oleta, 87, of Portales, May 30 Banister III, Sylvester, 58, of Ithaca, Mich., and formerly of Portales, May 14 Beltran, Katie Mae, 73, of Clovis, May 4 Boreing, […]

Lubbock landing

LUBBOCK, Texas — An Air Force T-1 Jayhawk assigned to Laughlin Air Force Base’s (Del Rio, Texas) 86th Flying Training Squadron landed short of the runway near Preston-Smith International Airport in Lubbock, Texas, shortly before 10 p.m. tonight. The pilots were completing a leg of a routine training flight around Lubbock.

Laughlin aircraft lands short of runway

CNJ staff LUBBOCK — Two Air Force captains were taken to a local hospital for observation after they landed their T-1 Jayhawk in a field just short of the runway Wednesday night at Preston-Smith International Airport here last night, according to an Air Force press release. The two are assigned as T-1 instructor pilots with […]

Tech’s Seefeld adjusts to first base

CNJ staff LUBBOCK — Jason Seefeld is enjoying his final season of college baseball at Texas Tech. He only wishes the Red Raiders were doing a little better as a team. Playing first base most of the season after undergoing surgery on his left knee in October, the 2004 Clovis High grad is carrying a […]

Brown captures lone win for ENMU tracksters

CNJ staff LUBBOCK — Sophomore Diedra Brown captured Eastern New Mexico University’s lone event win in Saturday’s Red Raider Relays at Texas Tech, taking women’s javelin competition with a throw of 123 feet, 5 inches. The top finish for the ENMU men came from junior Derek Henio, who placed second in the 10,000 in a […]

April 6, 2008 Engagements

Kern-Whitaker David and Judy Kern of Clovis announce the engagement of their daughter, Barri Kern, to Jeff Whitaker, both of Lubbock. He is the son of Mark and Karen Whitaker of Hobbs. The couple will exchange vows at 3 p.m. May 10, 2008, at Trinity Church in Lubbock. A reception at the church will follow. […]

March 9, 2008 Engagements

Boeshaar-ReedyWilliam and Patricia Boeshaar of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Josephine Boeshaar of Clovis to Richard Reedy of Artesia. He is the son of Dickie and Virginia Reedy of Artesia.The couple will exchange vows at 7 p.m. April 4, 2008, at First Church of the Nazarene.The reception will follow the […]

January 2008 Obituaries list

The following people with local connections died in the month of January, according to obituaries from the Clovis News Journal: Albright, Kenneth O., 76, of Clovis, Jan. 27 Aye, Ernest R., 91, of Clovis, Jan. 27 Banister, Ralph G., 91, of Clovis, Jan. 10 Barreras, Eloisa Josephine, 71, of Clovis, Jan. 8 Barron, Rouel G., […]

Knight steps down as Red Raiders coach

The Associated Press LUBBOCK — Bob Knight resigned Monday as coach at Texas Tech, a stunning midseason move by major college basketball’s winningest men’s coach. His son, Pat, a Red Raiders assistant, will take over the program. It was unclear why Knight stepped down. Chris Cook, a spokesman for athletic director Gerald Myers, confirmed the […]

Jan. 27, 2008 Anniversaries

Fulcher Pete and Tommie Fulcher of Farwell celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Jan. 26, 2008, in Lubbock, Texas. A family dinner was hosted by their children. The couple was married January 25, 1958, in Lubbock, Texas. They have two children and five grandchildren. He is a farmer. She is employed at the Farwell branch of […]

Lubbock Christian bests Hounds

CNJ staff LUBBOCK — Senior forward Bernardo Rocha scored five points in a 9-0 run that helped Lubbock Christian pull away to a 74-60 victory over Eastern New Mexico on Saturday. The 6-foot-9 Rocha shot 6-of-8 from the field and 6-of-7 from the free throw line en route to a game-high 18 points, leading three […]

Dec. 16, 2007 Engagments

Dela Rosa/Dunn Felix and Norma Dela Rosa of Lubbock announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Linda Dela Rosa of Lubbock, to William H. Dunn of San Antonio, Texas. He is the son of Lennis and Rose Ellen Dunn of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows Dec. 22, 2007, at First United Methodist […]

12-7-07 Passing through

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Name: Josh Atkinson Hometown: Lubbock Traveling to: On his way to Lubbock after taking a trip to Albuquerque. Thoughts on Clovis: “I think it’s the best town between Lubbock and Albuquerque.”

Cotton harvest slim

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Bernadino Quisadas of Farwell inspects the gin stamp Wednesday at Farwell Gin Co. Quisadas is removing any debris from the stamp, which can be a fire hazard. By Kevin Wilson Christmastime isn’t quite as white this year as it usually is for West Texas cotton ginners. The holiday season coincides […]

Clovis baby kidnapper gets 20 years

The Associated Press LUBBOCK — A 22-year-old Clovis woman who pleaded guilty to kidnapping a days-old baby from the maternity ward of a Lubbock hospital has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Rayshaun Parson had faced up to life in prison and a $250,000 fine before Friday’s sentencing. She walked out of Covenant Lakeside […]

Lady Chaps roll past Zias in exhibition

CNJ staff LUBBOCK — Lubbock Christian got double-doubles from senior forward Carolyn Manning and junior guard Jordan Hampton and the Lady Chaps rolled to an 86-62 win over Eastern New Mexico University in a women’s exhibition basketball game. The 6-foot-1 Manning finished with 19 points and 12 rebounds while the 5-10 Hampton added 11 points […]

Seefeld to undergo knee surgery

CNJ staff LUBBOCK — Former Clovis High standout Jason Seefeld, projected to be Texas Tech’s starting shortstop next season, is scheduled to undergo surgery today to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee and likely will miss at least the first two months of the 2008 campaign, the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reported on […]

Business Digest: Chamber, tourist officials to visit from Lubbock

The Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce will host 22 Lubbock city, chamber and tourism officials Wednesday. According to Chamber spokesperson Liz Eisenbraun, the visitors are comprised of representatives from the city of Lubbock, the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce and the Conventions and Visitors Bureau. Eisenbraun said the purpose of the visit is to share tourism […]

Man moves for music

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CNJ Staff Photo: Gabriel Monte John Mueller performs Buddy Holly’s song, “That’ll Be the Day” during the Buddy, Roy and Elvis tribute show at the Clovis Civic Center as part of the the Clovis Music Festival. By Tonya Fennell: CNJ Staff Writer The music and legend of Buddy Holly changed Dave Tobin’s life. Tobin, a […]

Sept. 7 Public Record

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records from Aug. 30 through Wednesday: Donald Raymond Scoville, 53, to Julia Charmayne Hood, 48, both of Lubbock Arnoldo Chaparro, 26, to Anilu Rascon, 25, both of Clovis Antonio Corral, 29, to Chloe Terri Goode, 26, both of Clovis Guillermo Mendoza, 46, to Elva Baltazar Lujan, 50, […]