Clovis man gets 13 years for child molestation

CNJ staff A 24-year-old Clovis man was sentenced to 13 years imprisonment for child molestation, according to the district attorney’s office.Nathaniel Allen Steward pleaded guilty Thursday to charges of criminal sexual penetration of a minor and two counts of criminal sexual contact of a minor, court records show.According to a press release from the district […]

Food & fun Juneteenth commemorates end of slavery in the United States.


David Hall of Clovis grills ribs at the Juneteenth celebration at Potter Park on Saturday. Hall arrived at 7 a.m. to help set up the event. (Staff photo: Andy DeLislie) By Kevin Wilson : CNJ staff writer Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. For the […]

Williams, Rosie

Rosie Williams Services: Have been held. Mrs. Rosie Lee Williams, 92, of Texico, died Monday, Oct. 25, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on July 18, 1912, in Henderson, Texas to B. and Delia Berkley. She liked to cook and enjoyed going to church and spending time with her family […]

Now-and-then: Ex-Texico standout settling in at Sul Ross


Justin Stewart (left) helped Texico reach the state semifinals in 2000. Courtesy photo. By Dave Wagner Editor’s note: This is a perdiodic feature on former area athletes and where they are now. Since helping the Texico boys basketball team reach the Class 2A state semifinals in 2000, Justin Steward has gone through some ups and […]

Shiplet, William Todd

William Todd Shiplet Services: Have been held. William Todd Shiplet, 37, of Midland, Texas, died Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2003. He was born on Dec. 22, 1965, in Hobbs, to Sandra and Bill Shiplet. He moved with his family to Midland in 1971. He graduated from Midland High School in 1984. He was best known for […]