Johnson, Joan

Joan Johnson Services: Have been held. Helen Joan Johnson, 61, of Lubbock, formerly of Farwell, died Friday, Feb. 20, 2004, in Lubbock. She was born on July 24, 1942, in Clovis, to Oscar and Dorothy Hubbell. She graduated from high school in Farwell in 1960. She attended West Texas State University for 2 years and […]

Rep. Brian Moore, R-Clayton, aims for minority whip seat

By David Arkin Rep. Brian Moore, R-Clayton, on Friday said he plans to run for the minority floor post in the state House of Representatives. Moore said he thinks it’s time for a change in leadership. “Some people have asked me to take this on,” he said. “I think we need some rural leadership.” Moore’s […]

Moore, Alvin R. Jr.

Alvin R. Moore Jr. Services: Have been held. Mr. Alvin R. Moore Jr., 57, of Melrose, died Saturday, March 6, 2004, at his home. He was born on July 4, 1946, in Portales, to Macie and Alvin R. Moore. He grew up in Portales and graduated from Portales High School in 1964. He served his […]

Walkin’ … Just for the health of it

Michelle Seeber Mall walkers find the early-morning shelter of North Plains Mall ideal for all-weather exercise. Can walking help you live longer? Winnie Moore, 93, of Clovis, says it can. She “faithfully” walks five days a week at North Plains Mall to maintain low cholesterol and a healthy heart. She said she started walking at […]

Moore, Charles “Chuck”

Charles Hughes “Chuck” Moore Services: Have been held. Charles Hughes “Chuck” Moore, 84, of Clovis died Friday, Feb. 6, 2004, at his home. He was born on March 2, 1919, in Yale, Mich., to Joseph Irwin and Margaret Lorrinda (Craig) Moore. He joined the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1943 and was stationed at Clovis […]

Lottery bill hits hang up

By David Arkin A bill that would allow more students to access the Lottery Scholarship may be in trouble. Legislation that would permit students who graduate from high school to sit out a year before going to college and still qualify for the popular Lottery Scholarship may get stuck in committee, according to its sponsor. […]

Seniors may have to lie down for new bed tax

David Arkin A House committee’s move on Sunday that one local lawmaker called “an example of the worst kind of government” could implement an $8.82 fee per occupied bed in nursing homes across New Mexico. The move is projected to raise about $22.5 million in state money. Because of the money the state would raise […]

Moore, Paula S.

Paula Sue Moore Services: Have been held. Paula Sue Moore, 53, of Wetumpka, Ala., executive editor of the Montgomery, Ala. Advertiser, died Thursday, Jan. 29, 2004, at her home. She was born on June 20, 1950, in El Reno, Okla., to Paul and Mary Trapp of Clovis. She was a 1968 graduate of Clovis High School […]

Shipp, Gertrude

Gertrude Shipp Services: Have been held. Gertrude Shipp, 100, of Farwell, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical in Clovis. She was born on March 17, 1903, in the Lubbock area. She married Bart Moore in 1918 in Lubbock. She later married H.A. Shipp in 1955, in Portales. She farmed in the Floyd […]

Capitol Clippings 1/21

By David Arkin And they’re off. Gov. Bill Richardson helped kick off the 30-day legislative session with his State of the State address Tuesday in Santa Fe. The governor touched on a variety of issues during his speech, including DWI legislation, an early childhood education program and cuts to taxes on food and medical services. […]