In Tribute

by David Irvin Former teacher became mayor She was a longtime school teacher, faithful volunteer in the Methodist church, and for 4 1/2 years in the late 1960s, mayor of a small town in the Texas Panhandle. Isabelle “Izzie” Perkins died Sept. 21 at Bridges Retirement Manor in Clovis. She was 102. “She was like […]

Lady Cats fall in opener

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Clovis sophomore Britni Montague, left, and senior Laura Wood attempt to block a shot during Tuesday’s match against Frenship at Rock Staubus Gymnasium. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. By Dave Wagner With an almost all-new team, Clovis High opened its volleyball season on Tuesday night against a Texas opponent with nine matches already under its […]

CHS’ Perkins gears for Junior Olympics nationals

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Kim Perkins works on her starts in the 400 hurdles this week as she practices for Junior Olympics national competition in Eugene, Ore. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner Kim Perkins didn’t know she’d be working so hard in track this summer. Perkins, who will be a junior this fall at Clovis High, finished […]

Lady Raiders win 13th straight

The Associated Press SAN DIEGO — Jia Perkins had 20 points, and second-ranked Texas Tech scored on 14 straight first-half possessions in a 95-47 victory Tuesday night over San Diego in the championship game of the Surf-N-Slam Classic. The victory enabled Texas Tech (13-0) to extend its school record for consecutive wins to begin a […]

Births for 10/19

Byrd Jerry and Laurie Byrd of Clovis are the parents of a 6-pound girl born on Sept. 9, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. Her name is Emily Dawn Byrd. Her grandparents are Don and Sheryl Reid and Karl and Barbara Kos, all of Clovis, and Ed and Sue Byrd of Abilene, Texas. […]