Six-word summaries say a lot

By Ned Cantwell: State columnist Six-worders arrived on the scene a few years back. The six-worder brevity grasps a life story or current condition or philosophy. Column readers were invited to offer their own, did so with creativity, and the invitation is repeated. Here is a current crop of mine: She is a Tea Party […]

Nov. 6, 1953

A 425-pound safe belonging to Dr. Michele DeMaio was discovered in a plowed field northeast of Clovis, with $300 in cash missing. … A three-room house at 718 Wallace could be rented for $40 a month. … Boyd’s Brake and Clutch Shop announced a temporary closure so its employees could attend a Hydrovac and power […]

Keslar, Daniel

Daniel Keslar Services: Have been held. Daniel Gene “Danny” Keslar, 43, of Clovis, died Sunday, March 20, 2005, at University Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on Sept. 26, 1961, in Clovis, to Gene and Jewell Keslar. He was a cable technician, and a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Family members said he loved […]

In tribute: Ex-POW becomes doctor

By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer He was a medical doctor who took a personal interest in each of his patients, always strived to make the best of a bad situation, and had a deep love for knowledge and education. That’s how family members described Clovis’ Michele de Maio, who died Nov. 4 from complications […]

de Maio, Dr. Michele

Dr. Michele de Maio Services: Have been held. Dr. Michele de Maio, 89, of Clovis, died Thursday, Nov. 4, 2004, at his home. He was born on Feb. 9, 1915, in Cava dei Tierreni Salerno, Italy, to Isidoro and Concetta Pisappia de Maio. He married Ann Hanes on Dec. 23, 1951, in Carlsbad. He received […]