Sandoval ,Frances

Services: have been held. Frances Sandoval, 89, of Clovis, died Friday, Feb. 25, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on June 3, 1915, in Colonias, to Guadalupe U. and Ignacita Chavez Martinez. She married Orlando Sandoval on Feb. 24, 1936, in Clovis. She was a homemaker and a member of […]

2/13 Anniversary, Birthday, Organizations

Anniversary Wall J.L. and Betty Wall of Clovis will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Feb. 19, 2005 at Trinity United Methodist Church. The celebration will be hosted by their children and grandsons. The couple was married on Feb. 13, 1955 in Melrose. They have 3 children, and 5 grandsons. He is a local farmer […]

City accepts storm-water deal

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Chad Lydick, with Lydick engineers, explains the four different solution possibilities to the Clovis City Commission Thursday for storm water drainage retention for Copper Manor #2 in Clovis. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Mike Linn: CNJ news editor The Clovis City Commission on Thursday accepted a fee to manage storm-water drainage for an area […]

Rael, Mary A.

Mary A. Rael Services: Have been held. Mary A. Rael, 92, of Clovis, died Monday, Jan. 17, 2005, at her home in Clovis. She was born on Oct. 10, 1912, in Fort Sumner, to Severo and Olimpia Gallegos Romero. She married Joe G. Rael on June 3, 1929, in Clovis. She was a custodian at […]

Man pleads guilty to vehicular homicide

By: Mike Linn: CNJ news editor A Clovis man pleaded guilty to homicide by vehicle Wednesday in the July 4, 2003, death of a Clovis woman. Joe Martinez, 44, faces up to 17 1/2 years in jail on charges he fled police while intoxicated and ran into and killed 39-year-old Bobbie Lynn Sandoval, court records […]

Taxpayers have the right to know public business

Freedom Newspapers What should have passed as a tragic episode in Texas history has become clouded by speculation and intrigue, thanks in large part to the recalcitrance of a federal bureaucracy. When two Border Patrol agents, Travis Attaway and Jeremy Wilson, died Sept. 19 in a boating accident on the Rio Grande, they seemed destined […]

Vehicular homicide trial delayed

CNJ Staff The jury trial for Joe Martinez Jr., accused of killing Bobby Lynn Sandoval while trying to flee Clovis police on July 4, 2003, has been postponed until Nov. 15. Jury selection was slated to begin Monday in District Judge Stephen Quinn’s courtroom, but defense attorneys for Martinez had the trial continued due to […]

Marez, Freddie J.

Freddie J. Marez Services: Have been held. Freddie J. Marez, 48, of Clovis, died Tuesday, June 22, 2004, at his home. He was born on Jan. 11, 1956, in Clovis, to Liberato and Eloida Saiz Marez. He married Josie Chavez on Dec. 29, 1973, in Clovis. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1973 to […]

Candidates must heed religious principles

Letters to the Editor City Commissioner Robert Sandoval said the church should leave it up to him to make an informed choice in voting for political candidates. (“Catholics split on whether Kerry must follow church teachings,” June 25 CNJ) Sandoval said God gave him a conscience to tell him right from wrong. If he would […]

Sandoval, Joe

Joe Sandoval Services: Have been held. Joe Ines “PePe” Sandoval, 89, of Clovis, died Monday, May 10, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on March 12, 1915, in Watrous, to Gabrael Sandoval and Grace Baca. He married Eloida Marie Saiz on Dec. 23, 1958, in Clovis. He worked for the […]

Forum to give public chance to question attorney candidates

By Ryan Lengerich: CNJ staff writer Eastern New Mexico residents will have their chance to drill two district attorney candidates at a forum on Tuesday. The event will pit 9th Judicial District Attorney Brett Carter against opponent Matt Chandler in a public debate organized by a Clovis Community College student legal group. The event begins […]

Sandoval, Serapia

Serapia Sandoval Services:Have been held. Serapia Sandoval, 93, of Clovis died Monday, March 29, 2004, at Laurel Plains Healthcare in Clovis. She was born on April 13, 1910, in Vaughn, to Thomas and Cruzita Gallegos Sena. She married Antonio Sandoval on Dec. 16, 1926, in Clovis. She worked as a housekeeper. She was a member […]

TV linked to ADD, obesity

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Left to right, Brooklynn Beck, 1, Brayden Beck, 4, and Jayden Kos, 4, all watch “Spongebob Squarepants” Thursday at the Beck home in Clovis. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth. By Mike Linn: CNJ news editor Maja Sandoval has some qualms about allowing her 4-year-old son to gaze into the television set for hours on end. […]

Reporters notebook: Card draw decides election

By luck of the draw, Christopher Maestas is Tucumcari’s newest city commissioner. He defeated incumbent Jimmy Sandoval in a card game. The two drew cards on Thursday to break a tie vote for the city commission seat. Maestas drew a nine of spades, and Sandoval drew a two of spades. Both men received 67 votes […]

Anniversaries 2/29 – Romero, Sandoval

Romero Eddie and Darlene Romero of Clovis celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary on Feb. 24, 2004, with a family celebration. The couple was married on Feb. 24, 1979, in Clovis. They have three children and five grandchildren. He is employed with Nick Griego Construction. She is a housewife. Sandoval Lucio and Mary Ann Sandoval of […]

City commissioner gets heart surgery

CNJ STAFF City Commissioner Robert Sandoval was admitted to the Heart Hospital in Lubbock Monday for an operation on his heart, but is expected to be released today. According to a city of Clovis press release, Sandoval had a 99 percent blockage in his left main heart artery and a stint was inserted to correct […]

Sandoval, William “Willie”

William “Willie” Sandoval Services: Have been held. William “Willie” Sandoval, 68, of Clovis, died Monday, Feb. 9, 2004, at his home. He was born on April 18, 1935, in Clovis, to Antonio and Seripia Sena Sandoval. He was a butcher at the Swift Plant for 20 years. He was a member at Our Lady of […]

Texico wins big, but loses coin flip

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Texico senior Bryce Bailey drives to the basket past Santa Rosa’s Eric Sandoval during the first quarter of Friday’s game in Texico. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner TEXICO — The Texico Wolverines weren’t about to let Santa Rosa guard Eric Sandoval beat them again Friday night. With seniors Mark Peabody and Garett Mayfield […]

Marez, Joe Delfino

Joe Delfino Marez Services: Have been held. Joe Delfino Marez, 83, of Amarillo died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2004, in Amarillo. He was born on Aug. 3, 1920, in Tucumcari. He married Mary Sandoval in 1940 in Clovis. He was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Clovis. He moved to Amarillo in […]

Birthday 2/15

Sandoval Carmelita Sandoval of Clovis celebrated her 97th birthday on Feb. 10, 2004. The celebration was hosted by her children, Virginia (and husband, Manuel) Quintana of Clovis, Rita Romero (Levy) of Albuquerque, Pauline Nino (Benny) of Amarillo, Carmen Rael (Severo) of Clovis, Manuel Sandoval (Tina) of Albuquerque and Trennie Lucero and Lorrie Sandoval, both of […]