Luke provided window into Jesus’ early life

Beloved doctors … we all have had them or we all know of them. Any one my age who grew up in Clovis remembers Dr. George Prothro as a beloved doctor. When my sister and I were sick, Dr. Prothro would even make house calls. My mother would feel better about us just knowing Dr. [...]

Nashville gospel group performing in Clovis

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Courtesy photo The Blackwood Legacy from Nashville will perform a free gospel concert Sunday at the First Church of God in Clovis. Freedom New Mexico The Blackwood Legacy will perform a free gospel concert in Clovis Sunday. Coming from Nashville, the Blackwood Legacy features worship musicians Luke and Jake Yates and Rick Price. Price is [...]

Luke AFB dedicates overpass to husband of Clovis native

CNJ staff An overpass was dedicated Friday to Maj. Troy L. Gilbert, who died Nov. 27, 2006, when the plane he was piloting crashed in Iraq, according to 56th Fighter Wing Public Affairs at Luke. Gilbert was killed when his F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed while he was providing close-air support to special operations forces about [...]

F-16 pilot has Clovis ties

FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS The American pilot whose F-16 crashed in Iraq earlier this week has close ties to Clovis. Major Troy L. Gilbert, 34, identified by the Air Force on Wednesday, is the son-in-law of Clovis residents Jay and Judi Gurley, according to longtime family friend Martha Hardwick. Jay Gurley is a former [...]

May, Luke Wesley

Luke Wesley May, 26, of Taiban died Tuesday, May 9, 2006, at Muleshoe Area Medical Center. Born Nov. 25, 1979, in Fort Sumner, he attended school in House. Family members said he loved the outdoors and hunting. He loved being around people and was a good friend to all, they said, and he loved his [...]

Easter offers hope for greater triumph

Freedom Newspapers The Gospel of Luke tells the story in chapter 24: “On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb. They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they entered, they did not find the [...]

Leon W. Luke

Leon W. Luke, 91, died Sunday, Dec. 18, 2005, at his residence in Portales. He was born Dec. 25, 1913, in Melbourne, Fla., to Myrtle and Robert T. Luke. He married Emma E. Clark on April 13, 1940. He volunteered for service in the U.S. Army during World War II and completed officer training school [...]

Luke, Emma E.

Services: Have been held. Mrs. Emma E. Luke, 85, of Portales, died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2003, at her home. She was born on Dec. 9, 1917, on her grandmother’s ranch in Niobrara County, Wyo., on the Cheyenne River. When she was a young child, her family moved to the Denver area. As a teenager, she [...]