Education feature: Geography buff

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CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo Marshall Middle School seventh-grader Patrick Merrill’s love of history and geography is taking him to the state-level of the National Geography Bee. By Liliana Castillo: CNJ staff writer Being the son of a military family, Patrick Merrill learned quickly the best way he could prepare for the family’s next move […]

Merrill, Kathy

Kathy June Merrill, 53, of Clovis, died Sunday, April 9, 2006, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. Born June 28, 1952, in Clovis to Hollie Bruce and Joyce James Merrill, she graduated in 1969 from West Mesa High School in Albuquerque. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Clovis. She was preceded in […]

Supreme Court heading toward divisive territory

Freedom Newspapers The U.S. Supreme Court is moving from a period when it has been handling some of the easier cases on its docket, resulting in a surprising number of unanimous decisions, to handling more controversial decisions that will almost surely split the high court. One case decided last week led newly installed Chief Justice […]

GOP should use control to limit government

Freedom Newspapers I t depends on other factors whether Republicans retaining control of Congress is, on balance, a benefit or detriment to liberty. Congressional Republicans tend to resist foolish spending and regulatory schemes proposed by Democratic presidents. They roll over or up the ante when Republican presidents propose foolish spending and regulatory schemes. Steve Moore, […]

Logan, Cecilia

Cecilia Logan Services: No services will be held. Cecelia May Logan, 66, of Clovis, died Monday, July 19, 2004, at Laural Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. She was born on April 30, 1938, in Queens, N.Y., to William J. and Lucienne A. Clements Fontaine. She worked as a sales clerk in a hardware store in Idaho […]

Broyles, Verda

Verda Broyles Services: Have been held. Mrs. Verda Broyles, 100, of Clovis, a homemaker, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2003, at her home. She was born July 11, 1903, in Fox, Ark., to John and Martha Kendall Branscum. She became a Christian at 16. She married Roy Edgar Broyles Sept. 3, 1922, in Mozart, Ark. In […]