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


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 […]