Letters to the editor: U.S. manufacturing industry gone

U.S. manufacturing industry gone My tennis shoes were looking a little raggedy, so I went shopping over the tax-free weekend. My main criteria was that my new shoes be made in the USA and not fluorescent purple or pink (actually just a plain ol’ white pair of tennis shoes). I went to numerous stores, but […]

March 8, 2009 On the shelf

The following books are available for checkout at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: Hope Chest, Plain and Fancy, A Sister’s Secret and A Sister’s Test by Wanda Brunstetter were given by Maria Inman in memory of Sara Denise Shell. These novels center on the Amish community and the lives of modern-day women caught between two cultures […]

Police 10-codes dying language

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Radio communication by police and emergency workers has traditionally been done through a number coded system, known as 10-codes. (Staff photo: Sharna Johnson) By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer An almost 70-year-old unique American language will be laid to rest as law enforcement works to homogenize communications in an age of disaster preparedness. Earlier this […]

Hahn , Thelma

Thelma Hahn Services: Have been held. Thelma Hazel Hahn, 83, of Roswell, died Tuesday, June 21, 2005, at her home. She was born on March 8, 1922, in Forrest, to John and Josie Walker Yeates. She married Kenneth Hahn on Nov. 11, 1939, in Clovis. She moved to Roswell in 2003. She was a teacher […]

Martinez , Alcario de Jesus

Alcario de Jesus Martinez Services: Have been held. Alcario de Jesus Martinez, 52, of Plain City, Utah, died Thursday, Aug. 5, 2004, in Plain City. A rosary is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Friday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Community in Clovis. Arrangements are by Aarons Mortuary of Ogden, Utah.

Hahn, Kenneth Leon

Kenneth Leon Hahn Services: Have been held. Kenneth Leon Hahn, 84, of Roswell, died Sunday, July 11, 2004, at Mission Arch Care Center in Roswell. He was born February 16, 1920 to Luther and Elver Perry Hahn in Portales, New Mexico. He married Hazel Yeates on November 11, 1939 in Clovis. He was in the […]

Richest memories are growing up poor

By Don McAlavy Jim “Mac” McDonald of Clovis plays a round of golf almost daily. He’s 84. He says golf keeps him fit. Twenty-three years ago, I wrote a column about his grandpa, Moses B. McDonald, the accepted leader at the little settlement at Plain, which is a few miles west of Grady. Plain is […]