Hard-working fathers commended

Russell Anglin is the managing editor for the Quay County Sun. His most recent column focused his stepdad’s role in his life.

Religion feature: Westminster Presbyterian’s first female pastor leading congregation

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Courtesy photo Cristabelle Russell is the new pastor at Clovis’ Westminster Presbyterian Church and the first woman to lead the near 50-year-old congregation. Sharna Johnson Not only has a new pastor taken the pulpit at Westminster Presbyterian Church, Cristabelle Russell is the first woman to lead the congregation in its near 50-year Clovis history. Beginning […]

Ag feature: Chile niche crop in area

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Roosevelt County farmer Rick Ledbetter walks through his chile crop on Thursday. By Argen Duncan: Freedom New Mexico Chile is a hot commodity this time of year, but little grows in Roosevelt and Curry counties. Tim Russell, manager of Russell’s Supersave grocery in Portales, said his fresh green chile sales run from late August to […]

Funeral director has broad involvement with local sports

By Don McAlavy: Local columnist No, Nicholas Mufli is not a common name in Clovis. But the name Muffley is know all over Clovis and respected. The history and story of Russell L. Muffley is one to remember. The history of his ancestor goes back to 1737, but … this is Russell’s history. Russell L. […]

Jan. 18, 2008 Library Books

The following books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: Old Bear by Kevin Henkes was given by Dr. and Mrs. Ben Russell in memory of Lois McCready. Old bear hibernates in the winter, dreaming about his life as a cub in the outdoors in this gentle tale about the changing seasons of life. Hello, […]

March 9, 2008 Honors

JohnsonKyle Russell Johnson of Clovis was named to the Texas A&M University honor roll for the fall 2007 semester, according to a school news release.

Something to do on January 9, 2008

Among new DVD releases this week is the movie “3:10 to Yuma” starring Russell Crowe and Christian Bale.

Financing food getting trickier

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CNJ Staff Photo Illustration: Liliana Castillo By Karl Terry: Freedom New Mexico This morning, your bowl of cereal and milk probably cost you 49 cents. Last year, it was 44 cents. By next year, it could be 56 cents. It’s enough to make you cry in your cornflakes. The forces behind the rise in food […]

Fresh(man) start

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CNJ Staff Photo: Tony Bullocks Leigh Morris, an instructional coach at Clovis High School Freshman Campus, shows off the new school logo in the gym Tuesday morning. By Gabriel Monte: Freedom Newspapers Nothing much of the old school building will resemble Gattis Junior High School, save for some memorabilia displayed in the school’s lobby. Gone […]

June 14, 1968

Clovis Jaycees had new officers, including Tom Wade, president, Russell Weems, outgoing president, and Wally Pace, external vice-president. … Der Wienerschnitzel claimed to offer “the best Cokes in town.” Its combination meal featured a hot dog, French fries and Coke for 43 cents. … Bill Ferris was performing at the Gold Lantern Lounge, 905 Main.

March 7, 1984

Clovis’ newest city commissioners were James. B. Moss, James R. Dickenson, Jay Michael Johnson and Patrick C. Sandoval. Russell Muffley beat nine other candidates for the municipal judgeship. The March 6 election brought out 4,128 voters. … A Rotan, Texas, woman won the “name the cup contest” sponsored by Clovis-based Allsup’s convenience stores. She selected […]

Abdill Club Notes

The Greathouse clans held a 50th reunion at the Memorial Building in Portales July 9. There were three clans represented with 70 people attending. Following visitation and a potluck dinner, the business meeting was called to order by President Dan Greathouse. This year’s reunion was dedicated to Delores Greathouse, Robert Dunn, Renee Hull and George […]

June 4, 2006 Honors

The following Clovis Community College students graduated May 12. Associate of arts Rachel Gama, Philippa Holmes, Raquel Sierra Soto, Dolores Gumm, Linda Robles, Dominque Corsey, Maria Alfaro, Jessica Allison, Steven Anderson, Sierra Bard, Summer Black, Terry Brigham, Felecia Cantwell, Mary Drake, Stacy Frederick, Crystal Garcia, Bonnie Gillespie, Jorde Hamilton, Michelle Hughes, Alissa Jones, Elizabeth Ledezma, […]

Gonzales, George

George R. Gonzales, 56, of Clovis died Friday, March 31, 2006. He served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam and received numerous honors. Family members said he enjoyed life and was a great polka dancer. They said he was always able to make others smile with his great sense of humor. He loved jewelry and […]

Donaghe, Betty

Betty Donaghe, 79, of Clovis, died Saturday, March 18, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. Born Jan. 26, 1927, in Oswalt, Okla., to Floy and Laura Cross, she had been a lifelong Clovis resident. She cooked at the restaurant in the Mainline Bowl bowling alley for many years. She loved to sew and […]

Russell, Glenda

Glenda Maxcine Cook Russell, 84, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2006, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born July 19, 1921, in Electra, to Sam and Addie Cook. She was raised and educated in Portales with four brothers and three sisters. She married John Wayne Russell on Jan. 6, 1941, and was […]

2-11 Local roundup

CNJ staff ENMU spring enrollment highest in 12 years Eastern New Mexico University’s 2006 spring semester enrollment is at its highest point in 12 years, according to a university press release. The current enrollment is 3, 722. That’s up from 3,692 in 2005 and 3,491 in 2004. ENMU media relations director Wendel Sloan said one […]

Lady Cats notch win on road

CNJ staff AMARILLO — The Clovis girls went to Amarillo and got a win, but they had to fight for every point. Close from the tipoff, the Lady Wildcats endured a tough defensive effort from Amarillo High before coming away with a 33-31 win. “It seemed like every possession was a battle,” Clovis coach Miles […]

Scrapbooking experiencing comeback

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Kymberly Helton, 17, works on a page for her pageant scrapbook at her home in Clovis. The scrapbook includes pictures from the New Mexico Teen Pageant in which Helton competed in October. By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer She saves candy wrappers and movie stubs. She is ever searching for odd-shaped, colorful paper and cute […]

Russell, Richard “Rick”

Richard “Rick” Russell, 46, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2005, at his home in Clovis. He was born Sept. 20, 1959, in Clovis to James R. and Jessie L. Russell. He was of the Baptist Faith. He worked as a diesel mechanic and owned “Russell’s Truck Repair.” Family members said he enjoyed hunting, fishing, […]