Vet clubs open doors

By Tonya Fennell: CNJ staff writer Airmen, soldiers and sailors, both past and present, will be honored Saturday in commemoration of Veterans Day. Clovis veteran John Montano, who served in the Army National Guard from 1967 through 1999, said activities began Monday and will continue through Saturday. “We’re (Clovis veterans organizations) trying to honor the […]

American wins 10-11 division

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Clovis American won the state District 3 Little League 10-11-year-old division over Roosevelt County on Friday night at Rotary Park. (CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks) By Karl Terry: Freedom Newspapers Clovis American didn’t get much in the way of offense during the 10 and 11-year-old all-star district tournament Friday in Portales, but the squad got […]

South takes third game from North

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South All-Stars Kat Crawley (left) and Kayleigh Montano, both of Mayfield, give a high-five after defeating the North 5-0 in the North/South All-stars softball game on Saturday. (Staff photo: Andy DeLislie) By Eric Butler: CNJ Correspondent The North/South All-Star Softball Series came to a close on Saturday and the South players went home with some […]

Jose Padilla

Jose Padilla, 76, of Portales died Saturday, Nov. 19, 2005, at Laurel Plains Healthcare in Clovis. He was born May 5, 1929, in Ecuandure, Michoacan, Mexico, to Estanislada Ayala and Diego Padilla. He lived a large part of his life in Portales and had been a member of Los Abuelitos Senior Center. Burial is in […]

1/20 Public Record

The following marriages licenses were compiled from court records from Jan. 11 through Wednesday: • Vincent Antonio, 23, to Lee Stella Hutchins, 25, both of Clovis • Jeremy Roger Shonkwiler, 28, to Jennifer Lynn Vigil, 24, both of Clovis • Victor Pules Rojas , 23, to Selena Marie Saiz, 26, both of Clovis • Jesus […]

Montano, Andruw

Andruw Montano, 11-day-old infant, died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2005 at the University Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born Aug. 19, 2005, in Clovis to Delilah Zamora and T. J. Montano. Survivors include his parents, Delilah and T. J.; two sisters, Daejriana and Deandre Haney of Portales; three aunts, Chris Ontiveros of Portales, Tina Moore […]

Montano, Elfigo

Elfigo Montano Services: Have been held. Mr. Elfigo Montano, 56, of Portales, died Friday, Aug. 5, 2005 in Portales. Mr. Montano was born June 21, 1949, in Portales to Rosa and Juan F. Montano. He lived in Portales all of his live. He served in the New Mexico National Guard for several years, and was […]

Clovis team headed for nationals

By John Eisel: CNj sports writer While many of their peers were sleeping off nights of PlayStation2 and television, a group of elementary schools boys were counting off as they put up layups last week at Marshall Junior High School. When they stopped counting, coach David Dawson would add to the total. By the time […]

Maldonado, Ella

Ella Maldonado Services: 2 p.m. Sunday, July 10 at Trinity Baptist Church in Tucumcari. Ella Montano Maldonado, 76, of Glendale, Ariz., died Tuesday, June 14, 2005. She was born on Dec. 23, 1928, in Trementina, to Felipe and Fetilde Valverde Montano. She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Albino Montano and […]

Cannon’s closure would affect budgets of retired military

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Robin Montano, left, granddaughter Lauren Reed and John Montano show their support for Cannon Air Force Base on Saturday outside the Montano’s house. Montano spent 32 years in the Army National Guard. (Staff photo: John Eisel) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer The Montanos call Clovis home. The couple was drawn here largely because of […]