Education digest — Sept. 9

ENMU professor’s art on display Vignettes by artist Mic Muhlbaurer are on display at the Eula Mae Edwards Museum and Gallery. The exhibit “An Autobiographical Series” will run until Oct. 30. Muhlbaurer said the vignettes represent five year increments of time from her birth to age 50. Muhlbauer is a professor of fine arts at […]

Book tribute to woman, history she preserved

By Don McAlavy: Curry historian While working to help establish the outdoor drama theatre near San Jon, I first met Eula Mae Edwards at her Southwestern Artifacts Museum in San Jon. Eula Mae (Smith) Edwards was the only child of Robert and Estella Smith who lived in Quay County for almost 40 years. Her father […]

Eula Mae Edwards Museum and Gallery to feature watercolorist Suzy Powell

Eula Mae Edwards Museum/Gallery will be exhibiting the award-winning work of Suzy Powell, Plains, Texas watercolorist, from November 3 through December 18, 2009. Her art has been featured in North Light Magazine, on covers of Texas Country Register, Oklahoma Festival, Writers Post Journal, and Senior Connection (Chicago, Illinois). Many of Powell’s scenes are sentimental and […]

Betty Blevins watercolors collection featured at Eula Mae Edwards Museum

A wonderful collection of watercolors called “Realism 2009” by Betty Blevins of Lubbock will be on exhibit from May 5 through June 30 in the Eula Mae Edwards Museum/Gallery at Clovis Community College. Blevins states that preserving memories of the past can inspire the present.

Clovis Community College and the Eula Mae Edwards Museum/Gallery present The New Deal: A 75th Anniversary Celebration

The National New Deal Association’s exhibit of New Mexico’s photo-documented New Deal Treasures will be on exhibit during March and April, 2009, in the Eula Mae Edwards Museum/Gallery, Clovis Community College, 417 Schepps Ave.

Year in review: Cannon begins to see growth

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer The 27th Special Operations Wing made steady progress in 2008 of preparing Cannon Air Force Base for more personnel as well as adapting to new methods of warfare. Chief of Public Affairs Capt. Mae-Li Allison said the base has 2,100 military personnel and 560 civilian employees. She said there […]

Bombing range meeting scheduled

CNJ staff The State Land office will hold an open meeting at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Melrose public school regarding the expansion of the Melrose Bombing Range. Retired Brig. Gen. Hanson Scott said the meeting will inform area land owners about the status of the land acquisition for the expansion. Cannon Air Force Base […]

July 2, 2008 Education Digest

Local artist featured at Eula Mae Edwards Gallery The Eula Mae Edwards Museum and Gallery at Clovis Community College will feature local artist Jon Birdsong, according to a press release. The show of watercolors will be on display until Aug. 29, with a public reception held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the […]

Life is too short to skip dessert

By Don McAlvy: Columnist “I, Ann Choate Smith (born in Clovis) had a date for lunch with my lady friends. Mae, a little old ‘blue haired’ lady, about 80 years old, came along with them. “All in all it was a pleasant bunch,” said Ann. “When the menus were presented, we ordered salads, sandwiches, and […]

In tribute — November obituaries

CNJ staff The following list of people died in November, according to obituaries submitted to the CNJ. • Aguilar, Stephen Van “Steve,” 46, Clovis, Nov. 1. • Anderberg, Lucille, 91, Riverside, Calif., and formerly of Elida, Nov. 10. • Aragon, Frances “Panchita,” 76, Clovis, Nov. 14. • Aschbacher, Melvina Jane, 94, Floyd, Nov. 19. • […]

Wyatt, Edna

Edna Josephine Wyatt of Clovis died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2006, at Mesilla Valley Hospice in Las Cruces. She was born Sept. 18, 1918, in Floydada, Texas, to Samuel and Ozena Broyles. She was a lifelong resident of the St. Vrain, Melrose, House and Clovis area. Family members said she was a loving wife, mother and […]

Purselley, Mae

Mae Purselley, 101, of Farwell died Saturday, Jan. 14, at the Farwell Convalescent Center. She was born April 8, 1904, in Hatfield, Ark., to Wilson and Nora Davis. She married C.B. Purselley on March 12, 1922, in Texico. She moved to New Mexico in 1909 with her parents, three sisters, and two brothers. They homesteaded […]

Hodge, Mae D.

Mae Dell Hodge, 82, of Fort Sumner, died Monday, Dec. 19, 2005, at Laurel Ridge Care Center in Clovis following an illness. She was born Dec. 4, 1923, in Springer, to George C. and Lizzie Anderson. She attended school in Springer, Littlefield, Texas, and Fort Sumner. She worked for the Fort Sumner superintendent, at the […]

Wendall Travis Tate

Mr. Wendall Travis Tate, 80, of Clovis, died Sept. 30, 2005 at his home in Clovis. He was born on April 22, 1925, in Clovis to Vernon and Ada Tate. He was the youngest boy of 11 children. He graduated from Ranchvale in 1942. He was selected to attend San Antonio Aviation Cadet Center in […]

7/29 Public Record

Compiled from court records through July 27: Marriage License • Johnny Leo Patubo, 25, to Julie Marie Urban, 19, both of Clovis. • Casey Lee Townsend, 28, to Stephanie Ann Tolle, 26 both of Clovis. • Hugh Edward Robinson II 22, to Geraldine Galendenz, 26, both of Clovis. • Randy Keith Roberts, 53, to Cindy […]

Smelley, Archie

Archie Smelley Services:Have been held. Archie “Short” Smelley, 92, of Clovis, died Saturday, May 28, 2005, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. He was born on May 16, 1913, in Denton County, Texas, to Sylvester Newton and Ider Mae Jackson Smelley. He moved to Clovis from Lubbock in 1955. He owned and operated American Metals […]

Gore, Flora Mae

Flora Mae Gore Services: Have been held. Mrs. Flora Mae Gore, 101, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005, at the Retirement Ranch in Clovis. She was born on May 23, 1903, in Custer County, Okla., to William and Eliza Cannaday Epperly. She attended high school in Camargo, Okla. and finished high school at Southwestern […]

Mayo, Ora Mae

Ora Mae Mayo Services: Have been held. Ora Mae Mayo, 76, of Artesia, died Monday, Feb. 7, 2005, at Artesia General Hospital. She was born on Feb. 6, 1929, in Weaver, Texas, to A.E. and Nannie Young Copeland. On Jan. 23, 1948, she married George Oliver Mayo in Clovis. She came to Artesia in January […]

Landrum, Lola Mae

Lola Mae Landrum Services:Have been held. Mrs. Lola Mae Landrum, 85, of Farwell, Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born on Jan. 6, 1920, in Wise County, Texas, to Lee and Malinda Young Golaway. She was a longtime resident of Farwell and was a member of the Texico Assembly […]

Cook, Eartha Mae

Eartha Mae Cook Services: No services have been planned. Eartha Mae Cook, 91, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2004, at Laural Plains Healthcare in Clovis. She was born on April 14, 1913, in Hearne, Texas, to Will and Victoria McArthur Simpson. She married Augusta Cook on June 24, 1952, in Clovis. She was a […]