April 27, 2008 Cops and Courts

A Clovis woman has been charged with embezzling between $80,000 and $100,000 from a private law firm where she was employed, according to an arrest affidavit filed in Curry County Magistrate Court. Debbie Molina, 33, was arrested April 16 and released on an $1,800 appearance bond, jail officials said. She is charged with 78 counts, […]

Cerda, Richard

Richard Lee Cerda, 33, died Saturday, May 27, 2006 in Clovis. Mr. Cerda was born May 31, 1972 to Richard and Rosalinda Vera Cerda in Amarillo. He married Anna Marie Mares on Dec. 22, 1993 in Clovis. He was an employee of Wilhite Construction, previously employed by Blue Beacon in Amarillo, Texas, where he also […]

Politician stands tall in tale of Clovis history

By Don McAlavy: Curry Historian I don’t believe any other man stood taller in the estimation of Clovis citizens than Bill Duckworth. He was a pharmacist, drug store owner, politician (Lieutenant Governor of New Mexico), state senator for six years, Curry County Commissioner, automobile dealer, farmer, 33 degree Mason, Rotarian who achieved an almost unbelievable […]

10/14 Public Record

The following marriages licenses were compiled from court records from Oct. 5 to Oct. 12: • Richard Allen Moreno, 30, to Kristie Denise McDonald, 34, both of Clovis • Frankie Luis Estrada, 29, to Felicia Sandra Gaillard, 34, both of Clovis • Timothy Ray Headlee, 29, to Elizabeth Ann Dyer, 42, both of Clovis • […]

Molina, David

David Molina Services: Have been held. David G. “Uncle-Tio” Molina, 67, of Nogales, Ariz., died Tuesday, June 14, 2005, at Kindrad Hospital in Tuscon, Ariz. He was born on Dec. 28, 1937, in Clovis, to Frank and Amalia Tenorio Molina. He was a journalist who worked at Clovis News Journal and Nogales International newspaper. He […]

Chavez, Gregoria

Gregoria Chavez Services: Have been held. Gregoria Chavez, 75, of Lubbock died Sunday, March 21, 2004, in Lubbock. She was born on May 25, 1928 in Slaton, Texas, to Frank and Amalia Molina. Family members said she was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was preceded in death by two children, Frank […]

First day always includes hiccups

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Sarah Turk (left) and Stephanie Geraldsen, eighth-graders at Gattis Junior High School, laugh with Principal Manuel Molina over lunch on their first day of school. Photo by Darrell Todd Maurina. By Darrell Todd Maurina Editor’s note: Monday was the first day of school for Clovis public school students. CNJ staff writer Darrell Todd Maurina spent […]