E-books available at library

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Tonjia Rolan Library patrons who own electronic readers can now check out a selection of e-books from Clovis-Carver Public Library. Library director Margaret Hinchee said the new library service, New Mexico library-to-go, began in November 2011 and offers an assortment of books from Clovis, Portales, Estancia, Taos and Angel Fire libraries. “It’s a step we […]

Births — Dec. 19

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Denton Kayleigh Grace Denton was born Oct. 23, 2010, to Eric Denton of Clovis and Michelle Naughton of Dublin, Ireland, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces. Grandparents are Jill and Jace Denton of Clovis and Mary and Peter Naughton of Dublin, Ireland. Great-grandparents are Jerry and Maroy Bell […]

Birthdays — Oct. 10

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Long Margaret “Maggie” Long was given a surprise 98th birthday party on Sept. 19. It was hosted by her daughter, Patsy Welsh. Friends and relatives attended the card party.

Blight battle: Proposed ordinances met strong resistance

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CNJ staff photo: Sharna Johnson County Commissioner Frank Blackburn said a proposed county ordinance will focus on health and safety. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Margaret Dindinger was embarrassed by property infested with weeds, junk cars and falling-down buildings. So in February 2008, the Clovis native gathered 70 signatures on a petition asking Curry […]

School scanning fingers, not ID cards

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CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks Head librarian Marla Layman checks out a book from a student Friday at Clovis High School using the biometric scanner. Layman said that the scanner is faster, more efficient, and allows for increased accuracy. By Liliana Castillo: CNJ Staff Writer Margaret Fritz was surprised when her 16-year-old daughter Lucinda came […]

June 16, 1958

A Clovis man was fined $300 by Police Judge John W. Manning for possession of 31 pints of wine. The charge was possession of intoxicating beverages for the purpose of sale. … Col. and Mrs. Arlie J. Blood won the first Cannon Air Force Base Scotch Foursome golf tournament at Cannon. The couple won a […]

May 6, 1974

Fire swept through the Ward Brothers Tractor Co. on the Grady highway north of Clovis. One man was injured. Damage was estimated at more than $50,000. … Margaret’s Figure Salon at 1521 N. Prince was promoting “good health and good looks.” … M*A*S*H was among the most popular television shows. Clovis TV Center, 10th and […]

Birth

Archuleta Jordyn Cecilia Archuleta was born Feb. 20, 2007, to Jeremy and Dayna Archuleta of Clovis at Plains Regional Medical Center. She has one brother, Charlie Greene, 15. Grandparents are Cecilia Yandell of Clovis and Charles and Margaret Hamilton of Muleshoe. Great-grandparents are Procopio and Tillie Archuleta of Clovis.

Jones, Margaret “Peggy”

Margaret “Peggy” Jones, 88, of Clovis died Saturday, May 27, 2006, at her home. She was born Dec. 21, 1917, to Frederick and Edith Greaves in Buxton, England. She married Eddie Jones and moved to Post, Texas, in 1946. They moved to Clovis in 1947 and operated House of Color Paint Store until his death […]

Ulibarri, Marcella

Marcella Eva Ulibarri, 76, of Clovis died Friday, April 21, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center. Born June 17, 1929, in San Ignacio to Juan Pablo and Annie Madrid, she married Orlando Ulibarri on Aug. 18, 1952, in Santa Rosa. She had been a Clovis resident since 1966, when she moved from Santa Rosa. She […]

Margaret Landrum

Margaret Landrum, 85, of Farwell, died Sunday, Feb. 19, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born April 1, 1920, in Romney, Texas, to Samuel Patrick and Maud Downer McSwain. She married Jesse F. Landrum on Dec. 3, 1941, in Plainview, Texas. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Farwell. […]

Fascination with nuns may be ‘nunsense’

By Helena Rodriguez: Local Columnist I know of at least one person more organized than me when it comes to Christmas: Sister Margaret. I received my first Christmas card for the season from Sister Margaret the week right after Thanksgiving. I immediately pictured Sister Margaret, who in spite of her small frame and kind face, […]

Dodge, Rita A.

Mrs. Rita Armijo Dodge, 73, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born Aug. 17, 1932, in Clovis to Juan and Margaret Armijo. She married Miguel Dodge on Feb. 1, 1964, in Clovis. Family members said she loved playing Bingo, jigsaw and word-search puzzles, shopping, watching Spanish […]

Lindstedt, Margaret

Mrs. Margaret Lindstedt, 52, died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2005, at Laurel Plains Healthcare in Clovis. She was born Oct. 19, 1952, in McAlester, Okla. to Billie Imogene and Ray Goddard. She grew up in McAlester, Okla. and Portales. She worked as manager for Allsup’s for many years, for College Cleaners and The Blue Gem in […]

Wilson, Margaret

Margaret Wilson Services: Have been held. Margaret Ann Wilson, 81, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2005, at her home. She was born on Feb. 15, 1924, in Clovis, to Joe and Cora Fay Haltom Scroggins. She married Leo Wilson on Dec. 4, 1941, in Smackover, Ark. She was a homemaker and of the Baptist […]

McKenna, Edward Jr.

Edward McKenna Jr. Services: Have been held. Edward James McKenna Jr., 82, of Clovis, died Thursday, Aug. 4, 2005, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. He was born on Sept. 5, 1922, in Baltimore, to Edward J. Sr. and Margaret Legg McKenna. He married Philamean M. Talbott on May 30, 1947, in Baltimore. He retired […]

Miller, Margaret

Margaret Miller Services:Have been held. Mrs. Margaret Evelyn Miller, 84, of Clovis, died Saturday, July 23, 2005, at her home. She was born on April 9, 1921, in McQueen, Okla., to Vernon and Lillie Wise. She married Carrol D. Miller on March 5, 1940, in Clovis. During World War II she moved to California and […]

Lucero, Margaret

Margaret Lucero Services: Have been held. Margaret Roybal Lucero, 47, of Fort Sumner, died Thursday, May 5, 2005, at her home. She was born April 25, 1958, in Fort Sumner, to Tiofilo M. and Lucy Sanchez Roybal. She attended school in Fort Sumner. She worked as an office manager at Sears in Roswell and De […]

Raposa, Helen

Helen Raposa Services: Have been held. Helen Raposa, 45, of Clovis, died Tuesday, April 26, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Aug. 23, 1959, in Vaughn, to Noah M. and Alice Montoya Rael. She was raised in Vaughn and Clovis. She attended school in Clovis. She married Ronald Raposa […]

Webb, Margaret

Margaret Webb Services: Have been held. Margaret L. Webb, 75, of Portales, died Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2004, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born on Oct. 22, 1928, in Tahoka, Texas, to Margarel and Arther W. Reagan. She grew up in the Tahoka, Texas, area. She graduated from high school in 1946 […]