March 8, 2009 Public Record

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records from Feb. 26 through Wednesday: • Jose P. Dominguez, 39, to Rosalinda Avilez Medina, 33, both of Clovis • Frank Chavez, 55, to Mary Guerrero Bridges, 58, both of Hereford, Texas • Leslie Ray French, 44, to Marla Dawn Curtis, 38, both of Clovis • Cameron […]

2-27 Public Record

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records from February 19 through Wednesday: • Leonard Clark, 83, to Unia Alene McClelland, 60, both of Clovis • Paul Cletis Windham, 37, to Donna Kay Frost, 45, both of Clovis • Lavodrick Hogues, 22, of Clovis, to Jolynn Michelle Sena, 27, of Amarillo • Delane Lee […]

Feb. 20, 2009 Public Record

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records from Feb. 12 through Wednesday: • Joshua Bryant Bumgarner, 21, to Sarah Marie Brady, 19, both of Clovis • Matthew David Larra, 21, to Cindy Quezada, 20, both of Amarillo • Steven David Chambers, 47, to Norma Jean Furgason, 51, both of Clovis • Joshua Michael […]

Feb. 13, 2009 Public Record

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records from February 5 through Wednesday: • Matthew Gregory Speed, 25, to Jill Ann Docherty, 24, both of Clovis • Alfred Ray Robbs Jr., 24, to Frances Joanne Cortez, 17, both of Clovis • Robert Lee Ramos, 20, to Christina Kay Ciancio, 21, both of Clovis • […]

Marriage no place for big government

By Tibor Machan : Syndicated Columnist The charge that George W. Bush is merely trying to kowtow to his base with his promotion of a constitutional ban on gay marriage sounds plausible enough, but that’s really not the crucial issue. Never mind his motives. Whether the idea is sound is what counts. Should the Constitution […]

8/19 Public Record

The following marriages licenses were compiled from court records from Aug. 10 through Aug. 17: • Brian Andrew Taylor, 30, to Kristi Ray Mick, 28, both of Clovis • Kody Allen Underwood, 20, to Mandy Rae Luther, 21, of Clovis • Steven Patrick Eiduk, 26, to Dawn Marie Southern, 30, both of Clovis • Salvador […]

How can I really find happiness? By not chasing it.

Curtis K. Shelburne I’m thankful for the Brits! When the last star twinkles its last twinkle on this world’s last night, if the United States still stands, the English will still be standing right beside us as our most trusted and time-tested friends. I believe that. But I can’t help but remind you that back […]

A ministry of marriage comes to Clovis

By Darrell Todd Maurina Building strong marriages is a priority for Russell and Marni Hawkins, who both come from homes where their parents divorced. To help avoid the same fate after they married more than seven years ago, the two joined what was then known as “Marriage Ministries International.” They became volunteer leaders in a […]

Why all the fuss about gay marriages?

Tibor Machan Canada is now recognizing gay marriages, and many in America think it is embarrassing that our country is lagging behind. Well, just wait a minute. When gay marriages are not being recognized it isn’t just that one is opposed to them. There can be full acceptance of such marriages while still resisting them, […]