First person: Rodeo queen

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CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson Britni Montague, a 2007 Clovis High graduate, is the reigning Pioneer Days Rodeo Queen. She graduated this spring from the University of New Mexico with a degree in chemical engineering. Clovis native Britni Montague, 22, reigns as this year’s Pioneer Days Rodeo Queen. A basketball and volleyball player at Clovis […]

Lady Cats down Roswell High in 4

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Clovis High setter Britni Montague (9) blocks an attack by Roswell High’s Anika Jones during Thursday’s match at Rock Staubus Gym. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer For a time, Roswell High’s Kimberly Ingram threatened to take over Thursday’s match against Clovis High. The 5-foot-9 senior outside hitter had eight […]

4-2 Marshall Honor Roll

Names of some honor-roll students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. Seventh Grade Kortnee T. Alston, Joshua D. Bizer, Christian M. Boutte, Cacianita G. Bryant, Tayci S. Burnett, Jennifer N. Chavez, Mandy R. Chavez, Charlena A. Cooper, Deanna L. Coyle, Erick V. Curtis, Patrice H. Edwards, Sierra L. Ellis, Shauni L. Gendreau, […]

2/4 Marshall honor roll

Seventh Grade Erika Adams, Deanna L. Akens, Kortnee T. Alston, Joshua D. Bizer, Christian M. Boutte, Cacianita G. Bryant, Tayci S. Burnett, Jordan P. Burrow, Jennifer N. Chavez, Mandy R. Chavez, Charlena A. Cooper, Deanna L. Coyle, Erick V. Curtis, Patrice H. Edwards, Sierra L. Ellis, Ashley N. Gabbey, Shauni L. Gendreau, Tasha N. Grassel, […]

CHS struggles in Las Cruces tourney

CNJ staff LAS CRUCES — When starting setter Tarah Sweet went down with a back injury during round robin play, she took the Lady Wildcats chances of winning the Sweet Sixteen tournament with her. “We just didn’t play well without her,” Clovis coach Darrel Ray said. The Lady Cats went 1-5 in round robin play, […]

Reporter’s notebook: Clovis junior visits Washington for medical forum

Clovis High School junior Britni Montague gained insight to a possible career in medicine recently during a 10-day forum in Washington, D.C. Taking part in the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine, Montague was introduced to concepts in public health, medical ethics and general practice. “I listened to speakers and watched a triple bypass,” Montague […]

Ferguson, Ray

Ray Ferguson Services: Have been held. Ray Ferguson, 70, of Portales, died Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2005, at his home in Portales. He was born on Jan. 3, 1935, in Portales, to Louella and Ernest L. Ferguson. He worked for a time with his dad in the family well-service business. Later he began driving trucks and […]

Porter, Dalton

Dalton Porter Services: Have been held. Dalton Ray Porter, 58, of Midland, Texas, died on Friday, Aug. 20, 2004. He was born on June 17, 1946, in Crowell, Texas, to Alford Pinkney Porter and Eura Nonnie Odell. He was raised in Portales. He was a member of University Baptist Church of Portales. He was a […]

Montague, Gid

Gid Montague Services: Have been held. Gid Montague, 93, of Tulia, Texas, died Monday, May 17, 2004, in Swisher Memorial Hospital in Tulia, Texas. He was born on Oct. 8, 1910, in Silverton, Texas. He married Edna Middleton on April 9, 1929. They moved to Portales in 1932, where he farmed and had a dairy […]