Wednesday morning briefing: A video game, a play and King Kong climbs again

Good morning and welcome to the Freedom New Mexico Wednesday briefing. Video game of the week Fresh from the desk of our own Jenna Zamie, who searches the Internet relentlessly to offer the best selections: Game: Mario Kart 7 Genre: Racing System: 3DS What is it? The newest installment in the fan-favorite Mario Kart franchise […]

July 20, 2008 Engagements

Montoya-Montes Leroy and Emily Montoya announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Angela Montoya, to Daniel Montes, all of Clovis. He is the son of Mario and Anna Montes of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows at 3 p.m. Aug. 9, 2008, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The reception will follow at the […]

Candidate profile: Mario Trujillo

Editor’s note: The Clovis News Journal asked District 64 State Representative candidates to answer the following questions in 300 words or less. The answers were edited for spelling and style. The primary is June 3. Name: Mario Trujillo Age: 62 Occupation: County Clerk Running for: District 64 State Representative Party affiliation: Democrat Elected offices held: […]

Jan. 24, 2008 Mario

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Name: Mario About: Mario is 5-years-old and weighs about 6 pounds. He likes to lick people and is very friendly. He likes to get into tight spaces. So he saw this bucket, jumped in head first, then shimmied his way all around until he was sitting upright. All of the while, never knocking the bucket […]

Montano, Andruw

Andruw Montano, 11-day-old infant, died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2005 at the University Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born Aug. 19, 2005, in Clovis to Delilah Zamora and T. J. Montano. Survivors include his parents, Delilah and T. J.; two sisters, Daejriana and Deandre Haney of Portales; three aunts, Chris Ontiveros of Portales, Tina Moore […]

Lopez , Wilfred

Wilfred Lopez Services: Have been held. Wilfred David “Freddy” Lopez, 40, of Santa Rosa, died Sunday, June 5, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on June 26, 1964, in Clovis, to Leo and Eva Marez Lopez. He was a lifetime resident of Clovis and a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe […]

Urioste, Mario

Mario Urioste Services: Have been held. Mr. Mario Urioste, 51, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2005, at Presbyterian Hospital in Albuquerque. He was born on Jan. 3, 1954, in Clovis, to Severo and Victoriana Urioste. He was one of 12 children. He married Irene Gonzales on July 14, 1973, in Clovis. He graduated from […]

Former Clovis legislator champions education

By Mike Linn: CNJ news editor He was an advocate of education, a man who symbolized strength in the midst of disease, calm in the wind of anxiety, and perseverance in the throes of doubt. Diagnosed with lupus at 18, former state Rep. Mario Urioste spent much of his life battling a disease that broke […]

Garcia, Dathan Ray

Dathan Ray Garcia Services: Have been held. Dathan Garcia, 17, of Tucumcari, died Saturday, Oct. 30, 2004, in Portales. He was born on April 1, 1987, in Clayton, to Danny and Janie Garcia. He was a junior at Logan High School. He was a member of the St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Tucumcari. He was […]

Muleshoe man killed in one-vehicle rollover

By Angela Peacock A Muleshoe man and Bailey County employee was killed Thursday in a one-vehicle rollover involving the work truck he was driving. Mario Melendez, 24, was 13 miles south of Muleshoe driving westbound on FM 746 when his right inside rear tire blew out causing him to lose control and roll the Bailey […]