Weddings — Aug. 22

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Shober [image #2, align=right, size=medium] Gianna Marie Rodriguez, of Henderson, Nev., and Ryan Mark Shober, of Clovis, were married July 30, 2010, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Henderson. The bride is the daughter of Richard and Gia Rodriguez of Henderson, Nev. The groom is the son of Rebecca S. Shober and William […]

Reid paces Aggies

HENDERSON, Nev. — Clovis High grad Travis Reid took the Western Athletic Conference individual title and led New Mexico State to a one-stroke team victory over Fresno State in Wednesday’s final round. Reid shot a 54-hole total of 67-73-69 — 209, seven under par, and the Aggies finished at 6-over 870 for the three-day event, […]

Reid alone in lead at WAC championship

CNJ Staff HENDERSON, NEV. — New Mexico State’s Travis Reid, who began the day tied for first, is alone in first after posting a one-over par 73 in the second day of the Western Athletic Conference men’s golf championship. Reid has a two-day total of 140 and holds a two-stroke lead over Fresno State’s Grant […]

Thunderbirds perform Super Bowl flyover

USAF photo: Staff Sgt. Bradley Lail The U.S. Air Force Thunder-birds perform a flyover during the singing of the National Anthem during Super Bowl XLIII on Feb. 1, at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. Air Force News Service NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron Thunderbirds thrilled more […]

Moseley falls to fourth

CNJ staff LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Cassie Moseley of Farwell knocked over a barrel in Tuesday’s sixth round of barrel racing competition in the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo, causing her to drop from first to fourth place. With a five-second penalty, Moseley posted a time of 19.03 seconds on Tuesday. Her overall score with four […]

Moseley holds lead in rodeo finals

CNJ staff LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Cassie Moseley of Farwell holds the overall lead Monday after five of 10 rounds in barrel racing competition of the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo. Moseley won Friday’s second round, placed second in Sunday’s fourth round and fifth in Monday’s fifth round. Her overall time is 69.94 seconds, giving her […]

Baker, Joe

Joe Baker, 50, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2006, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. He was born Dec. 6, 1955, in Anchorage, Alaska, to Anita and William Calvin Baker. He was born into an Army family. They were stationed in Alaska and Germany as well as several locations in the continental U.S. His teen years […]

Gallegos, Vicente

Vicente Gallegos Services: Have been held. Vicente Gallegos, 75, of Clovis, died Monday, July 4, 2005, at Laurel Plains Healthcare in Clovis. He was born on Jan. 16, 1930, in Clovis, to Estella Rivera and Margarito Gallegos. He married Stella Saiz of Anton Chico in 1952. He worked for the Senior Volunteer Program at Laurel […]

Cooper, Rubye L.

Rubye L. Cooper Services: Have been held. Mrs. Rubye L. Cooper, 93, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2005, at Laurel Plains Healthcare in Clovis. She was born on June 29, 1911, in Rosedale, Okla., to Asa Wade and Etta Mable Eaton. She came to Curry County in 1929. She and her husband Edgar farmed […]

Griffin, Calvin D. Jr.

Calvin D. Griffin Jr. Services: Have been held. Mr. Calvin D. Griffin Jr., 19, of Portales, died Sunday, July 25, 2004, in Las Vegas, Nev. He was born on Oct. 10, 1984, in Montebello, Calif., to Raquel Soto and Calvin D. Griffin. He lived in Alhambra, Calif., until 1990, when they moved to Tujunga, Calif. […]

Story, Hettie

Hettie Story Services: Will be held at a later date. Hettie D. Collins Story, 86, of Las Vegas, Nev., died Sunday, July 18, 2004, at the Odyssey Hospice House in Las Vegas. She was born on July 11, 1918, in Floydada, Texas, to Shedrick Neubern and Rebecca Ann Gill Ewing. Family members said she was […]

McKee, Bessie L.

Bessie L. McKee Services: No services held. Bessie L. McKee, 95, of Clovis died Monday, July 19, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born July 14, 1909, in Oregon. She married Ken McKee on Dec. 28, 1959, in Reno, Nev. She was a bookkeeper and a member of Moose Lodge in […]

Buban, Stanley

Stanley Buban Services: Private services will be held. Stanley Buban, 87, of Las Vegas, Nev., died Sunday, July 25, 2004. She was born on March 26, 1917, in Lehigh, Mont. He was a retired welder. He was a World War II veteran and had lived in Las Vegas for five years. Prior to moving he […]

Terrell, Iris J.

Iris J. Terrell Services: None will be held. Iris J. Terrell, 89, of Wichita, Kan., died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2004, in Wichita. She was born on May 25, 1914, in Elida, to Louis and Pearl Laughlin. She was preceded in death by her husband, J. Lewis Terrell. Survivors include a daughter, Barbara Lyle of Wichita; […]

Stratton, Norm

Norm Stratton Services: Have been held. Norm Stratton, 70, of Clovis, died Saturday, Dec. 27, 2003, at his home. He was born on Aug. 20, 1933, in Tucumcari, to Jewell and Winnie Davis Stratton. He married Suzie Reagan on Aug. 7, 1955, in Tucumcari. They moved to Clovis in 1969. He graduated from New Mexico […]

Brizendine, Jesse

Jesse Brizendine Services: Have been held. Mr. Jesse Brizendine, 90, of Clovis, died Oct. 27, 2003, at All Care Assisted Living in Clovis. He was born on June 23, 1913, in Clovis, to Barnie and Eula Edwards Brizendine. He was raised and married in Clovis before moving west to Phoenix, Los Angeles, and Bakersfield, Calif., […]

Wiggins, Almaretta

Almaretta Wiggins Services: Have been held. Mrs. Almaretta “Retty” Growdon Wiggins, 94, of Gardnerville, Nev., formerly of Ranchvale, died Dec. 14, 2002, at Barton Memorial Hospital in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. She was born on Sept. 17, 1908, in Oronogo, Mo., to Frank L. and Maude Weathers Growdon. As an infant her family moved by […]

Lewis, Billy

Billy Lewis Services: Have been held. Mr. Billy Larry Lewis, 40, of San Diego, died Sunday, May 4, 2003, in San Diego. He was born on April 12, 1963, in Clovis, to Billy Lewis and Minnie Ransom. He lived in Clovis until 2002 and then in Las Vegas, Nev., and San Diego. He did clerical […]

Gibson, Pius

Pius Gibson Services: No services are planned. Mr. Pius Olney Gibson III, 45, of Portales, died Wednesday, June 25, 2003, at his home. He was born July 3, 1957, in Daytona Beach, Fla., to Dolores and Pius Olney Gibson Jr. He grew up in Jackson, Miss. He was a 1975 graduate of Forrest Hill High […]