Band to honor Sousa

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Freedom New Mexico file photo The Clovis Community Band will perform a concert in John Philip Sousa’s honor tonight at the Lycuem Theater. Freedom New Mexico The Clovis Community Band will cover the stage of the historic Lyceum Theater tonight for the 16th annual John Philip Sousa Concert. John Philip Sousa played a concert on […]

Military feature: Program sends local veteran to visit World War II memorial

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CNJ staff photo: Gabriel Monte Philip Gillespie said he joined the service in World War II to contribute to the war efforts. Gillespie served as a gunner on a Navy dive bomber aircraft where he hunted submarines and provided ground support for Allied Forces in the Philippines. By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Philip Gillespie […]

Adult smokers should be held accountable

By Freedom Newspapers The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out a $79.5 million punitive damage award against tobacco giant Philip Morris to the widow of a longtime smoker. Mayola Williams, whose husband died of lung cancer in 1997 after smoking cigarettes for more than 40 years, still will receive $821,000 in compensatory damages, but […]

Jan. 6, 1967

Winds gusting to 60 mph ripped through Clovis, breaking numerous windows and glass doors downtown. … Carl Scott was pastor at Central Baptist Church, while Herbert Bergstrom was pastor at Parkland Baptist. E. Leonard Gillingham of Kingswood Methodist was president of the Curry County Ministerial Alliance. … Steve Carlson of Clovis was preparing to perform […]

Taylor , R.B.

R.B. Taylor Services: Have been held. R.B. Taylor, 44, of Clovis, died Monday, July 25, 2005, at his home. He was born on July 4, 1961, in Albuquerque, to Joe B. and Nancy Null Taylor. He married Brenda Schilling on July 10, 1982, in Clovis. He was the past owner of Taylor Motors. He worked […]

Public Record 7/18

Compiled from court records from July 10 through July 16: Marriage Licenses – Philip Ash Richards, 22, of Lubbock, to Summer Brooke Savage, 21, of Portales. – Scott Carlos Mendoza, 23, to Brandi Rae Farkas, 24, both of Clovis. – William Leon Bonney, 28, to Natalie Anna Meredith, 28, both of Clovis. – David Adam […]