Business licenses

CNJ staff The following business licenses were obtained from the city of Clovis in February: • K2 Powerwash Type: Janitorial service Owner: Keith Kiser Location: 216 Diamondhead • VL Flags.com Type: General Merchandise Owner: Vernon Thorn Location: 6505 E. Central No. 243, Wichita, Kan. • Signart of New Mexico Type: Signs Owner: Daniel Jones Location: […]

Rosa Chavez

Rosa Chavez, 74, of Clovis died Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born May 30, 1931, in Santa Rosa to Sotero and Louisa Valencia Chavez. She married Cristobal Chavez on Nov. 4, 1950, in Santa Rosa. She was a homemaker and a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. […]

Linda De La Rosa

Linda De La Rosa, 52, of Portales, died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center. She was born Feb. 19, 1953, in Artesia. She graduated from Artesia High School. She spent the majority of her life as a homemaker. Family members said she enjoyed crocheting, embroidery, sewing, crafts and making rosaries. She was […]

Errol Keith Pruitt

Errol Keith Pruitt, 74, of Santa Rosa, died Sunday, Dec. 11, 2005, in Hobbs. He was born Aug. 12, 1931, in Melrose, to Pat and Thelma Beavers Pruitt. He married Rosetta Bennett on Dec. 24, 1952. He owned and operated Pruitt Construction Co. and the Rambling Rose RV Park in Santa Rosa. He was a […]

PREP ROUNDUP: Foxes hold off Santa Rosa

CNJ staff Thursday Game of the night Brent Williamson hit a 3-pointer with less than two minutes to put Fort Sumner up by seven points and the Foxes held off Santa Rosa 60-57 at home in a non-district boys game. Jeremy Guana scored 18 points and Stephen Gallegos added 12 as Fort Sumner (18-3) won […]

Santa Rosa downs Lady Buffs in semifinals

By Eric Butler: Freedom Newspapers SANTA ROSA — Patient ball-control on offense and hard-nosed, ball-hawking on defense was the formula Melrose hoped would lead to victory on Friday. In the semifinals of the Lady Lion Classic in Santa Rosa, scores of 6-4 after one quarter and 17-10 after another were firm indications that the Lady […]

Lopez, Joyce “Flaca”

Joyce “Flaca” Lopez, 44, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born June 3, 1961, to Charles and Joyce Brann Lamphear in Gloversville, N.Y. She married Leo Lopez Nov. 29, 1981, in Speculator, N.Y. She worked as a cook. She was preceded in death by her […]

Paublin R. Romero

Paublin R. Romero, 65, of Milagro died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2005 at his residence. He was born Aug, 8, 1939, in Pastura to Paublin and Cleotilde Armijo Romero. He was raised in Pastura and Milagro. He married Emma Martinez on Sept. 26, 1959, in Santa Rosa. He worked as a ranch hand. He was a […]

Texico captures district volleyball title

By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent TEXICO — After more than a week layoff, the Texico volleyball team got back to business on Saturday and took care of business by winning the District 6-2A championship at home. Texico swept Santa Rosa 27-25, 25-7, 27-25 to host a regional round this weekend. The Lady Wolverines will play […]

Civil rights icon leaves nation lasting legacy

CNJ Editorial Sooner or later in the 1950s, a crisis was bound to occur over legalized, state-enforced racial segregation. The policy was inconsistent with the ideals of individual liberty on which the country was founded, the experience of World War II had created cracks that were bound to widen in the edifice of racial segregation, […]