Loretta Faye Dudley

Mrs. Loretta Faye Dudley, 59, of Clovis died Thursday, Jan. 26, 2006, at her home. She was born Feb. 11, 1946, in Portales to Clemmons and Annie Capps Swann. She was a longtime resident of Clovis, from Portales as a young girl. She was a member of Prince Street Baptist Church and family members said […]

2/4 Marshall honor roll

Seventh Grade Erika Adams, Deanna L. Akens, Kortnee T. Alston, Joshua D. Bizer, Christian M. Boutte, Cacianita G. Bryant, Tayci S. Burnett, Jordan P. Burrow, Jennifer N. Chavez, Mandy R. Chavez, Charlena A. Cooper, Deanna L. Coyle, Erick V. Curtis, Patrice H. Edwards, Sierra L. Ellis, Ashley N. Gabbey, Shauni L. Gendreau, Tasha N. Grassel, […]

Medical care gaps frustrating to vets

By Tom Philpott: Military Update With the Iraq war producing a steady stream of severely wounded service members, the departments of Defense and of Veterans Affairs are struggling with calls to create a “seamless transition” for disabled warriors moving from active duty medical care to long-term veterans’ care. For some war wounded and their families, […]

Mother uses writing to help cope with children’s deaths

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Holly Campbell’s “Rainbows Through the Storm” is about her struggle with faith following the deaths of two children. (Staff photo: Andrew Chavez) By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer Holly Campbell has a welcoming smile and large expressive eyes that reflect her every emotion, including the grief she has carried for the last five years. Campbell, […]

12/27 Business Digest

Graduate employed by Capital Farm Sarah R. Cortese, a 2005 graduate of Texas Christian University, is now employed by Capital Farm Credit in its Mason and Kerrville, Texas, offices, according to a company news release. She is the daughter of Buddy and Mary Ann Cortese of Fort Sumner.

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. […]

Egerton, Sarah

Sarah Egerton Services:Have been held. Mrs. Sarah Jo Egerton, 60, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Aug. 25, 1944, in Fort Sumner, to Cecil and Gertrude Trinkle. She married Jack Egerton on April 14, 1967, in Amarillo. They moved to Clovis in 1985 […]

Walraven, Sarah

Sarah Walraven Services: Have been held. Sarah I. Walraven, 67, of Fort Sumner, died Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2005, at her home. She was born on Jan. 14, 1938, in Fort Sumner, to Thomas Jefferson and Lorena Armentia Hurst Duncan. She was raised and attended school in Fort Sumner and graduated in 1956. She married Jack […]

Chavez , Justiniano

Justiniano Chavez Services: Have been held. Justiniano Horacio “Justin” Chavez, 72, of Clovis, died Wednesday, July 27, 2005, at his home. He was born on July 28, 1932, in Santa Rosa, to Justiniano and Lola Lucero Chavez. He worked on cars doing auto body work and was a deputy sheriff. He was a member of […]

Howe, Sarah

Sarah Howe Services: Have been held. Sarah Timm Howe, 97, of Fort Sumner, died Thursday, April 28, 2005, at Retirement Ranch in Clovis. She was born on Sept. 22, 1907, in Lawton, Okla., to Arthur G. and Dora Moore Wright. When she was 6, her family moved to Fort Sumner in a covered wagon. She […]

Fryar , Leotta Sarah

Leotta Sarah Fryar Services: Have been held. Leotta Sarah Fryar, 91, died Tuesday, March 8, 2005, in Albuquerque. She was born on June 10, 1913, in Bellview, to Wallace and Ethel Hutchins. Family members said she had many hobbies, including gardening, woodworking and quilting. One of her quilts hung in the State Capital in Santa […]

Fryar, Leotta Sarah

Leotta Sarah Fryar Services: Have been held. Leotta Sarah Fryar, 91, died Tuesday, March 8, 2005, in Albuquerque. She was born on June 10, 1913, in Bellview, to Wallace and Ethel Hutchins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Oscar Fryar; a son, Oscar Fryar; a grandson, Bill Montgomery; her parents; four brothers; and […]

Vasquez, Refugio

Refugio Vasquez Services: Have been held. Refugio “Rufus” Vasquez, 60, of Chase, Kan., died Monday, Jan. 24, 2005, at his home in Chase. He was born on May 14, 1944, in Clovis, to Refugio and Candida Gallegos Vasquez. He had been a resident of Chase since 1979 and formerly of Garden City, Kan., and Clovis. […]

Horse rides help special needs children

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Valdemar Ortiz, 10, left, of Portales, pets Peanut at the Mini-blessings Horse Show. Volunteer Gwen Regnier, 15, prepares to lead Peanut on their ride Thursday at the Curry County Fair. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer The Curry County Fairgrounds provided the stage to showcase some of Clovis’ most unlikely horseback […]

Human Existence is resilient, stubborn

By Leonard Pitts, Jr. Wherever we go, a parade follows. It strings out behind us, a march of gangly 10-year-old boys, dusty toddlers clad only in panties, shy girls with watchful eyes, all laughing and reaching and chattering at once. Makes it harder for us to work, for photographer Sarah Glover to frame her pictures, […]

Clovis comedian uses family as material

By Emilie Hornak: CNJ Correspondent Life is kind of funny, especially when you start looking for the moments that really make you laugh. At least that’s how budding Clovis comedian Leticia Zarate sees it. During the past few months, Zarate has taken a long, hard look at her life — at home, at work, among […]

Stone, Howard

Dr. Howard Stone Services: Hav ebeen held. Dr. Howard Lyons Stone, 76, of Denton, Texas, a retired professor of education at Texas Woman’s University, died Sunday, July 13, 2003, in Denton. He was born on Oct. 20, 1926, in Kuling, Kiangsi Province, China, to the Rev. Albert H. and Mabel Lyons Stone. He attended Iolani […]

Rally shows off different kind of hog

By Gary Mitchell Like the fabled Phoenix rising from its own ashes, the Badlands Street Party has the makings of success after its earlier demise, organizers say. “We’re pretty pleased,” said Brent Capshaw, an event organizer. “For something that was belly-up and canceled about six months ago, it’s coming along well, thanks to the effort […]