Honor Roll: Marshall Jr. High School

CNJ Staff Marshall Jr. High School Seventh Grade Honor Roll: Erika Adams, Deanna L. Akens, Kortnee T. Alston, Joshua D. Bizer, Christian M. Boutte, Cacianita G. Bryant, Tayci S. Burnett, Jordan P. Burrow, Bryson M. Campos, Kelsey S. Cash, Meranda I. Chapman, Charlena A. Cooper, Deanna L. Coyle, Erick V. Curtis, Casey Davis, Patrice H. […]

Mendoza, Valentin V.

Valentin V. Mendoza, 74, of Roswell, died Friday, Oct. 14, 2005, at his residence. He was born on Feb. 14, 1932, in Mesilla to Pete Mendoza and Juana Valencia Mendoza. He also lived in Hobbs. He married Esperanza “Hope” Rosales on March 26, 1991, in Roswell. He attended St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and […]

City adopts new standards for metal buildings

By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer The idea is to improve the appearance of Clovis. The means is upsetting to at least one city official. In a Nov. 3 meeting, city commissioners approved the adoption of an ordinance that will mandate the minimum design standards and guidelines for metal buildings. The vote was 7-1. City […]

Prevent incompetents from key posts

Ned Cantwell Katrina caused the country to get off its big butt and stare wide-eyed at our disaster incompetence. JetBlue glued eyes to the TV screen and reminded us the guy in the cockpit is worth the big bucks he takes home. Robert Vigil and Michael Montoya made us pay attention, too. They made us […]

City approves meth law

By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer After three hours of debate, the City Commission passed a methamphetamine ordinance with a 6-2 vote at Thursday’s meeting. The ordinance was previously approved by the Portales City Commission, Roosevelt County Commission and Curry County Commission. Commissioners Randy Crowder and Isidro Garcia voted against the ordinance, which will restrict […]

Task force tackles city’s proposed meth ordinance

By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer A proposed city ordinance that would put cold medicines and other drugs with pseudoephedrine behind the counter at local stores is being inspected and amended by a task force. The point of the ordinance, according to the district attorney, is to make it more difficult for methamphetamine manufacturers to […]

Commission votes to regulate sale of some cold medicines

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer The camera documented the woman’s struggle with methamphetamine addiction. She was 31, youthful and bright-eyed when she was first photographed by police. By the age of 41, she had aged unrecognizably: Her skin creased with wrinkles, her hair thin, her mouth sunken in, her eyes devoid of light. Ninth […]

Armijo, Victor

Victor Armijo Services: Have been held. Mr. Victor Ray Armijo, 52, of Clovis, died Friday, April 15, 2005, Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on Oct. 24, 1952, in Albuquerque. Armijo had been a longtime resident of Clovis, and graduated from Clovis High School in 1971. He excelled in gymnastics and loved to […]

Driver draws stiff sentence

By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer A Clovis man was sentenced to 14 1/2 years in prison Friday for killing a pedestrian in what officials say was an alcohol-related accident. Joe Martinez Jr., 34, pleaded no contest to the charges against him in the fall and was adjudged guilty of homicide by vehicle, leaving the […]

Sandoval, Albert

Albert Sandoval Services: Have been held. Albert S. Sandoval, 77, of Clovis, died Wednesday, March 30, 2005, at his home. He was born on Oct. 16, 1927, in Clovis, to Antonio and Serapia Sandoval. He married Veronica Garcia on May 1, 1952, in Tucumcari. He worked for the Santa Fe Railroad, Joe Stanley, and the […]