Fund established for injured man

CNJ staff A fund has been established to help with medical expenses for a former Clovis man injured in a traffic crash Friday in Midland, Texas. Donations can be made at any branch of the Bank of Clovis to the Christopher Gladwell Fund.

Anniversary — Jan. 8

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Burford Joe and Geraldine Burford of Pleasant Hill will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 15 at the Pleasant Hill Fire Department. The celebration will be hosted by James Burford, Patricia and Bobby Peugh, Kathleen Reese and Nancy and Don Maxie. The couple was married Jan. 10, 1942, in […]

Driver in fatal accident charged

By Eric Butler: Freedom New Mexico The driver of a wrong-way vehicle police say claimed the life of former Portales High three-sport standout Ashleah Richards is facing felony charges. Jimmey Scott Barnhill of Midland, Texas, was indicted Nov. 19 on one count of intoxicated manslaughter for the death of Richards, 21. Police said on Oct. […]

Greyhounds post back-to-back shutouts

CNJ Staff MIDLAND, Texas — On Sunday, the Eastern New Mexico University baseball team needed a near-miracle to pull out a split in season-opening the UT-Permian Basin Classic. Monday’s games? The Greyhounds would like to bottle the formula. Four ENMU pitchers combined to throw two shutouts as the Greyhounds beat New Mexico Highlands 7-0 and […]

May 18, 2008 Engagements

Pamela Dawn Hightower of Hobbs and formerly of Melrose, and Nathan Shawn Curlee of Midland, Texas, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

March 23, 2008 Engagement

Pierce-Whitehead Bill and Peggy Pierce of Midland, Texas, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Leslie Pierce to Clay Whitehead, both of Midland, Texas. He is the son of Joe and Jill Whitehead of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows at 4 p.m. May 17, 2008, at St. Luke’s Methodist Church, in Midland. […]

Hounds excited by signees

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Nathan Uland brings some impressive credentials to the Eastern New Mexico University football program. Uland, one of 20 high school seniors — all from Texas — signed by ENMU coach Mark Ribaudo and his staff on national signing day Wednesday, was the state’s Class 4A Division I […]

Ferguson, James

James Ferguson, 62, of Midland, Texas, died Monday, April 3, 2006, in the Hospice Inpatient Unit at Midland Memorial Hospital. Born Feb. 7, 1944, in Bay City, Mich., to John and Gladys Ferguson, he married Sharon McAlister on Aug. 15, 1964, in Portales. He worked for El Paso Natural Gas for 37 years in various […]

Dixie Guylene Hammit

Dixie Guylene Hammit, 71, of Midland, Texas, died Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006, in Midland, Texas. She was born March 19, 1934, in Arch, to Alma and Guy Sanders. She graduated from Portales High School in 1952. She married Truman Hammit on Jan. 1, 1954. She was employed for a number of years at the American […]

Kincaid, Virginia B.

Virginia Bernice Kincaid, 79, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2006, at her home. She was born Aug. 7, 1926, in Childress, Texas, to Stanley and Willie Trigg McKimmey. She married Thomas Lee Kincaid on Aug. 9, 1958, in Clovis. She was a beautician, and worked in retail sales. She was a member of Jehovah’s […]