Anniversaries — June 6

Nance John and Teresa Nance of Causey will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 6, 2010, at Causey Community Building. The celebration will be hosted by their children. The couple was married June 5, 1960, in Lingo. They have four children, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He is a retired farmer. She is a […]

Carlsbad science teacher selected in national top 10 group of science and math teachers

Carlsbad High School science teacher Raymond Nance has been selected to be one of 10 science and math teachers in the nation for the inaugural Society for Science & the Public (SSP) Fellows Program.

Representative selected for Accion New Mexico

By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers Accion New Mexico will soon have a new representative in southeast New Mexico whose mission is to help entrepreneurs and small-business owners who want to expand in the Portales and Clovis area. Pamela Nance was selected as the regional outreach coordinator for the Accion New Mexico, a non-profit organization that […]

9/9 Religion Digest

Bishop being honored with birthday ball The bishop at First Church of God in Christ has many blessings to celebrate at the upcoming Evening Ball his congregation has planned for him. Bishop W.C. Green is being honored with the special event to celebrate his 75th birthday. Dianne Nance, first administrator at the church, said he […]

Hatten, Leo

Leo Hatten Services: Have been held. Leo Albert Hatten, 85, of El Paso, Texas, formerly of Portales, died Tuesday, July 19, 2005, at an El Paso nursing home. He was born on Nov. 2, 1919, in Eastland, Texas, to Joe and Carrie Hunter Clyatt Hatten. He married Reda Wray Clark on Dec. 8, 1945, in […]

Nance, John

John Nance Services: have been held. John B. Nance, 79, of Farwell, Texas, died Monday, March 28, 2005, at Muleshoe Area Medical Center. He was born on Feb. 17, 1926, in Jarrell, Texas, to Will and Helen Nance. He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Velma Nance; and six brothers, Hanslee, Oleary, […]

Black man wins fight to rename hill

By Mike Linn: CNJ News Editor PORTALES — This is the story of a group of black men who fought for their lives, and one black man who fought for their honor. It’s about soldiers who sought shelter, and a Portales man in search of a colorless society. It’s about a 50-foot hill near the […]

Ex-CHS point guard to play for Southern Colorado

By Dave Wagner Coming off a solid season at Cochise College, a junior college located near Douglas, Ariz., and with another year of eligibility there, former Clovis High point guard Kerwin Nance said he wasn’t looking to go anywhere. That all changed, though, when other colleges came calling. “I wasn’t looking to leave,” said Nance, […]

Oasis State Park the site of a summer of activity

By Mike Linn If you’re a hopeless romantic who likes to gaze at the stars, or a rugged outdoors type with an infatuation for snakes, there may be some fun in the future for you. Oasis State Park officials have a full slate of outdoor and wildlife programs scheduled this summer. “It’s educational as well […]