Robinson Jr., Alex

Alex Robinson Jr., 75, of Rickman, Tenn., died Tuesday, April 4, 2006, in Livingston Regional Hospital of cancer. He was born Sept. 13, 1930, in Jamestown, Tenn. He joined the Air Force in 1951. He was stationed in Clovis where he met and later married Pearl Mitchell on June 22, 1954, at House. He also […]

Choices honor roll

Names of some honor-roll students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. 10th Grade Eugene A. Anaya, Keshia S. Holmes, Marina Lopez, Vanessa Lopez, Amy Jo P. Mckenna, Alysha D. Ramos, Kirstie B. Rayburn, Steven M. Robinson, Trynesse T. Robinson, Dustin D. Rush, Krystal N. Sepeda, Chase M. Sloniker, Manuel Vigil 11th Grade […]

Portales brother pleads guilty

By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — A Portales man was sentenced Monday to 18 years in prison for his role in the 2004 death of Amber Robinson of Portales. Ninth Judicial District Judge Stephen Quinn sentenced Clifford “Bubba” Baca, 21, after Baca pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and tampering with evidence. A week-long trial […]

Sci-fi lectureship honors Portales Legend

By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Portales will be the center of the science-fiction world Thursday when experts join local science-fiction writing legend Jack Williamson of Portales for the 30th annual Williamson Lectureship. “I enjoy the variety of people who have different points of views,” Rick Hauptmann of Portales said. Hauptmann, a friend of […]

Robinson, L.C.

L.C. Robinson, 89, of Clovis, died Monday, Dec. 5, 2005, in Kannapolis, N.C. She was born on Aug. 26, 1916, in Coolidge, Texas, to Eddie and Minnie Page Johnson. She married Robert Robinson in 1939 in Coolidge. She worked in housekeeping for the Civil Service at Cannon Air Force Base and was a member of […]

Clovis Christian posts win over Cardinals

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Clovis Christian’s Ryan Boatman drives past Amarillo Ascension’s Tyler Bixler during the second half of Tuesday’s game Tuesday in Clovis. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer The Clovis Christian Eagles beat Amarillo Ascension on Tuesday and impressed Cardinals coach Kyle Johnson in the process. “Clovis (Christian) plays real well together; […]

Fair prmotes healthy aging

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Karen Kennedy, a nutrition educator with the Curry County Extension Service, explains the food pyramid Wednesday during the New Mexico Senior Olympics Trek to Healthy Fitness at Clovis Community College. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer A group of silver-haired senior citizens filled a classroom at Clovis Community College, while another […]

Surgeon rejoins military to save lives

By Tom Philpott: Military Update Before he returned to active duty last year, Army Reserve Maj. Donald W. Robinson was a civilian trauma surgeon at Cooper Hospital in Camden, N.J., a city so violent it’s known as the “murder capital” of America. Nothing Robinson saw in Camden, however, came close to the horrors he and […]

Earl Robinson

Editor’s note: World War II officially ended Sept. 2, 1945, when the Japanese signed surrender terms. We’re honoring the war’s area veterans over the next several months with these brief profiles. Earl Robinson Date of birth: Oct. 9, 1925 Dates of service: 1944 to 1946 Hometown: Melrose Lives in: Clovis Theater and location of service: […]

Brown, Jacqueline “Jackie”

Jacqueline “Jackie” Brown, 75, of Clovis, died Sept. 23, 2005, in Lubbock, Texas. She was born July 8, 1930, in Ennis, Texas to J.D. and Anna Collins.  She was an active member of Bethlehem Baptist Church, a historian of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 117, a member of the N.A.A.C.P and A.A.R.P. won medals and […]