Livestock sale nets $286,000

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CNJ staff photo: Kevin Wilson Tell Runyan of Clovis’ Future Farmers of America chapter puts his grand champion steer on display to open Friday’s junior livestock sale at the Curry County Events Center. The steer sold for $5,000. Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer With Tell Runyan and his steer projected on the big screen, auctioneer […]

FFA students start fundraiser

Freedom New Mexico Area agriculture programs and Future Farmers of America chapters are beginning their fundraising with fruit and meat sales. Clovis FFA advisor Mark Runyan said the sales start this week and go through Nov. 18. Programs in Melrose, Grady, Texico, Clovis and Portales will be selling the products. All area FFA programs collect […]

Fruit sale not part of FFA

CNJ Staff Residents should beware of fruit sales by persons claiming to be Future Farmers of America students from area schools. Mark Runyan, who oversees FFA at Clovis High School, said his office has received reports of fruit sales to residents in the last month. The person is claiming to be with FFA and told […]

Father, son die in head-on collision

By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer Two pickup trucks collided head-on Monday morning near Saint Vrain on U.S. 60/84, leaving two dead and sending two to the hospital with serious injuries, according to a press release from the New Mexico State Police. Russell Dwain Downey, 48, and his son, Levi Downey, 19, both of House, […]

Runyan, Keith R.

Keith Randal Runyan Services: Have been held. Mr. Keith Randal Runyan, 73, of Clovis, a retired carpenter, died Saturday, Jan. 10, 2004, at his home. He was born on Feb. 3, 1930, in McAlister to Roscoe and May Dodson Runyan. He was raised in McAlister. He had lived in Denver until he retired in 1994 […]

House helps state students

By Michelle Seeber House may be a small community in eastern New Mexico, but it has a school that draws students from all across the state. The school, known as The Learning Center at House High School, is for students who, for a variety of reasons, are unable to attend high school on a regular […]