Birthday —

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Mullins Ethel Mullins, left, of Portales, celebrated her birthday Wednesday with all of her sister bowlers. She is a young 95-year-old!! She is the Matriarch of the Wednesday Morning Coffee League. For 37 years, Ethel has been admired and loved by all of her sister bowlers. Laquita Terry, right, of Clovis, is one of Ethel’s […]

Congressional candidates spar over taxes, immigration

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CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson Sam Donaldson, left, moderates Saturday’s 3rd Congressional District debate from the studios of KENW at Eastern New Mexico University between Tom Mullins, center, and incumbent Ben Ray Lujan. Kevin Wilson Under the heat of lights from the television studios of KENW, Ben Ray Lujan and challenger Tom Mullins put heat […]

Pearce, Mullins win GOP congressional primaries

By Tim Korte: The Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE — Steve Pearce will get a chance to win back his old job as a U.S. representative, defeating a little-known Republican primary challenger in the 2nd Congressional District race. Pearce, a three-term former congressman, defeated Roswell-area farmer Cliff Pirtle in Tuesday’s GOP primary. Pearce said campaigning across the […]

ENMU linebackers expect solid year

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Junior Tony Johnson, left and senior Jeremy Mullins listen to assistant coach Todd Wallis Thursday on the first day of Eastern New Mexico University football practice. (CNJ staff photo: Tony Bullocks) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Jeremy Mullins and Tony Johnson were part of an Eastern New Mexico University defense which struggled […]

Musick, Nell

Nell Musick, 93, of Portales, died Wednesday, March 8, 2006, at her home. She was born Nov. 19, 1912, in Inez to Laura and Tom Mullins. A 1930 graduate of Rogers High School, she married Bill Musick on March 14, 1932, in Inez. She and her husband farmed and ranched in Rogers and Dora until […]

2/19 Birthdays

Page-Mullins Ethel Page-Mullins of Portales will celebrate her 90th birthday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 26 at Golden Acres community room in Portales. The celebration will be hosted by her family. Page-Mullins was born Feb. 22, 1916 in Topaz, Texas. She is a long-time resident of Roosevelt County, having lived in the Richland […]

Quay cowboy lived entertaining life

By Don McAlavy: CNJ columnist Burl “Booger” Mullins, father of Mennell Mullins of Clovis, was a trainer of horses. He taught them to do tricks that included jumping over cars. Back around 1934, Booger appeared as an American Indian on his horse in Tucumcari, and was photographed by Gene Autry’s film crew, as an “End […]

Winters, Tommy

Tommy Winters Services: Have been held. Tommy Dale Winters, 73, of Longmont, Colo., formerly of Curry County, died Sunday, June 19, 2005, at her home. She was born on Aug. 30, 1931, in Curry County, to Thomas Taylor and Helen Palmateer Mullins. She graduated from Eastern New Mexico University with a bachelors of arts in […]

Public Record 4/2

Compiled from court records from March 25 through March 31 Marriage Licenses Juan Frederico Montano, 35, of Clovis, and Mary Lou Stinson, 36, of Snyder, Texas Forest Malcom Lesly, 39, and Teri Lee Myers, 42, both of Texico Michael Jonathon Turvey, 19, of Clovis, and Tamara Naomi Box, 17, of Texico Bobby Ray Lopez, 30, […]

Musical Clovis man led interesting life

Don McAlavy Mennell Mullins was born in Clovis, but was raised in the country by his folks Burrell and Levata Tinney Mullins. In August, I had the pleasure of interviewing him about his musical history. Most people won’t recall he was a musician, as they probably remember him running his Mennell Furniture Auction business on […]