Morris, Therese

Therese Morris Services:Have been held. Therese A. Morris, 57, of Clovis, died Saturday, Oct. 16, 2004, at her home. She was born on Sept. 27, 1947, in Fremont, Ohio, to George and Anna Becker. She came to New Mexico in 1972 where she worked for Tucumcari Public Schools for several years before moving to Clovis […]

City seeing significant increase in gas drive-offs in recent months

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Clovis has seen a rise in gas thefts in recent months, with 10 already this month and 42 in the month of May. CNJ photo illustration by Eric Kluth By Mike Linn: CNJ NEWS EDITOR As the sun sets on Friday and Saturday nights, Claud Washburn keeps his eyes peeled for gas smugglers. The assistant […]

Military families want flags for veterans’ graves

By Darrell Todd Maurina: CNJ staff writer Leon Morris wants to hear from local relatives of United States military veterans. Two local veterans’ groups, Veterans of Foreign Wars Posts 3280 and 3015, coordinate the annual Memorial Day placement of American flags on the graves of Curry County veterans. However, Morris said members of local veterans’ […]

Chairman and president of American Heritage Bank resigns

By Jack King: CNJ staff writer Joel Burdell has resigned as both chairman and president of American Heritage Bank, the bank’s board of directors said Wednesday. Gordon Morris, interim president and acting chairman of the bank, said Burdell and the board came to a mutual agreement about his resignation April 8. “For months, they’ve been […]

Sunday’s letter on Bush missed key facts

By R.L. Render I wish to respond to the guest column by Michele Morris that appeared in the Clovis News Journal on Sunday. She begins by expressing concern for the American casualties. This is followed by the allegation that “President Bush was not honest with military families or the rest of the country” about the […]

Morris, Louise

Louise Morris Services: Have been held. Mrs. Louise Morris, 82, of Roswell, died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2004, at her home. She was born on July 3, 1921, in Erath County, Texas, to W.M. and Ola Hogg Deatherage. Her family moved to Lamesa, Texas by wagon when she was a baby. After the death of her […]

Morris, Arthur C. “Art”

Services: Have been held. Arthur C. “Art” Morris, 83, of Clovis, died Sunday, Nov. 30, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center. He was born on June 21, 1920, in Larkinsville, Ala., to Mabel and Arthur Morris, Sr. He grew up in Larkinsville, surrounded by grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins. He moved to Clovis in 1936 […]

Vandals shooting out car windows in Clovis

By Darrell Todd Maurina Someone enjoys shooting out car windows in Clovis, according to Clovis police. Capt. Leon Morris of the Clovis Police Department said Curry County Crime Stoppers has offered a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for shooting at 45 cars between […]

Emergency management agency to set up exercise

By Darrell Todd Maurina In the event of a major hazardous materials disaster, would local police, fire and medical officials be able to work together? Officials met in a series of three meetings this week, Monday through Wednesday, to set up a tabletop exercise to test this question. Organized as the Curry County Local Emergency […]

Club notes 11/9

Open Pairs Wednesday Morning Session Nov. 5 Section A 1 Maxine Coffey – Meredith Morris, Clovis 2 Norma Orwin – Jerry Beck, Clovis 3/4 Oleta Thornton – John Rollinson, Clovis 3/4 Lura Rundell, Farwell; Ashok Bhakta, Clovis

Clovis police say Halloween not a problem

By Darrell Todd Maurina Clovis police say Halloween hasn’t been a major cause of trouble in Clovis in past years, and they hope this year’s holiday also will be quiet. Unlike in other communities where crime erupts on Oct. 31, in Clovis aggressive patrolling by police officers usually succeeds in limiting crime to petty vandalism, […]

Committee votes pay raise for city dispatchers

By Darrell Todd Maurina The Clovis Public Safety Committee voted Tuesday morning to recommend the city raise pay for dispatchers, but took no action on a petition signed by about 800 residents asking for several steps to help retain police officers, including increased pay. Several on the committee rebuked police for organizing the petition. “I […]

ENMU Prof learns to fight fraud

Studied to become a fraud examiner Gary Mitchell PORTALES — Four years ago, Certified Public Accountant Dr. Don Morris, an associate professor of accounting at Eastern New Mexico University, had never even thought about being a fraud examiner. Now he is certified in the field. Morris, 57, recently completed the requirements and examination qualifying him […]

Johnson, A.W.

A.W. Johnson Services: Have been held. A.W. Johnson, 73, of Whitesboro, Texas, died Tuesday, June 24, 2003, at his home. He was born July 11, 1929, in Petersburg, Texas, to Raymond and Viola Byrd Johnson. He moved to Clovis in 1962. As a carpenter, he built homes from 1960 until 1964. He opened Johnson Wholesale […]

Crow causes power outage

By Jack king A crow caught in equipment in at Xcel Energy substation west of Clovis caused the substation to shut down Thursday, depriving 2,400 homes and businesses of power for a brief period, a company spokesman said. Xcel spokesman Bill Crenshaw said safety equipment at the substation stopped the flow of energy from the […]

Sena, Gwen

Gwen Sena Services: Have been held. Mrs. Mary Gwendolyn Sena, 45, of Amherst, Texas, died Saturday, April 27, 2003, at her home. She was born on July 23, 1957, in Roswell, to Myron Eugene and Melbalene Ruth Benton Morris. She graduated from Fort Sumner High School. She worked as a medical records clerk in a […]