Police mum on IDs

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Area law enforcement blocked off the intersections surrounding West 9th Street and South Avenue A Friday in Portales. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers Odis and Doris Newman have been missing since Wednesday and they are the owners of a Portales residence and vehicle that were burned on Thursday. But law-enforcement […]

Former Lady Wildcats contributing as frosh

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Monique Walker, right, is third on the team in kills for South Carolina State while Jessica Hohn is starting for Newman University in Wichita, Kan. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) Eric Butler, CNJ correspondent Two former Clovis High volleyball players are making a seamless transition from prep ball to collegiate competition as freshman. Monique Walker is […]

Newman, Beatrice

Beatrice Newman Services: Have been held. Beatrice “Bea” Newman, 89, of Clovis died March 10, 2004 at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born on July 8, 1914, in Floyd to Luther Lloyd and Hettie Makamson Wharton. She graduated from Floyd High School. She married Robert Newman on Feb. 5, 1925, in Portales. They […]

City civic center plan continues

By Jack King The Clovis civic center steering committee will report its progress in developing plans for a civic center July 17 to the City Commission. Mayor David Lansford, a committee member, said the group will ask the commission to approve building the civic center on a 27-acre site on the corner of Schepps Boulevard […]

Best quotes long forgotten

By David Stevens One of the all-time great movies was released 40 years ago this week. “Hud,” starring Paul Newman, Melvyn Douglas and Patricia Neal, was filmed in Claude, Texas, just east of Amarillo, about two hours from Clovis. The black-and-white Western classic was nominated for seven Academy Awards and won three of them. It […]