Jan. 20, 2008 Library Books

The following books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: The Fun Way to Better Bridge Play by Harry Lampert was given by Jim and Carolyn Shipley in memory of Marge Westfall, mother of Linda Palla. Starting from the basics, this intriguing beginner’s book offers a very pleasant way to learn the world’s most fascinating […]

11-25 Library Books

The following books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: On Good Land: The Autobiography of an Urban Farm by Michael Ableman was given by Jim and Carolyn Shipley in memory of Charles Novotny. The remarkable story of one farm’s struggle for survival focuses on Fairview Gardens, a once-rural farm in a vast checkerboard of […]

Era ending soon for family furniture shop

1177392310-424shipleyfurn.jpg

CNJ Staff photo: Kevin Wilson Ronnie and Venita Brooks have run Shipley Furniture since 1980, when they purchased it from Venita’s parents, Fred and Ruby Shipley. The couple said the store will close within the next few weeks. By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer One day a customer, well past retirement age, entered Shipley Furniture […]

Grady official: It could happen anywhere

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ Staff Writer Grady Schools Superintendent Joel Shipley believes Monday’s report of an attempted abduction of a teenage girl in Grady was an isolated incident. Still, he said it shows small towns aren’t immune to potentially serious crimes. “Grady is a safe, quiet little community, but bad things can happen anywhere. The […]

Club notes: Curry County Republican Women

The Curry County Federated Republican Women met July 11 at the Holiday Inn coffee shop. CCFRW President Carolyn Shipley welcomed 18 guests and members, including new member Shannon Sneed. The treasurer’s report and the May and June meeting minutes were presented and approved. Shipley informed the members no meeting is scheduled in August. Instead, volunteers […]

James “Bud” Shipley, Eugene “Tooter” Fish

Editor’s note: World War II officially ended Sept. 2, 1945, when the Japanese signed surrender terms. We’re honoring the war’s area veterans over the next several months with these brief profiles. James “Bud” Shipley Date of birth: Sept. 4, 1924 Dates of service: 1944 to 1946 Hometown: Clovis Lives in: Clovis Theater and location of […]

LIFESTYLES PAGES 4/3/05

CLUB NOTES: Altrusa International, Inc. Members of Altrusa International, Inc. of Clovis met at Muffley’s Back Door for their regular business meeting March 22. The minutes were read and committee reports given. The slate of officers were read and a motion was made that the slate be approved by acclamation. The officers for next year […]

Shipley, Ruby M.

Ruby Myrel Shipley Services:Have been held. Ruby Myrel Shipley, 83, of Clovis, co-owner of Fred Shipley Furniture, died Sunday, March 28, 2004, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born Jan. 12, 1921, in Snyder, Okla., to Amos and Vera Jasper Louallen. She married Fred Shipley on March 15, 1936, in Olton, Texas. She […]

CCC pres to head up education task force

By Michelle Seeber Dr. Beverlee McClure, president of Clovis Community College, has been named vice chairman of the Governor’s Task Force on Higher Education, Pahl Shipley, a spokesman for Gov. Bill Richardson, said Friday. A news conference announcing the formation of the task force was held Friday afternoon at the Capitol in Santa Fe with […]

Shipley, Donald

Donald Shipley Services: Have been held. Mr. Donald Shipley, 89, of Dimmitt, Texas, a retired service manager, died Sunday, April 27, 2003, at Quality Care Nursing Center in Waco, Texas. He was born on Dec. 20, 1913, in St. Vrain, to John and Nancy Shirley Shipley. He was a resident of Dimmitt since 1977. He […]