Student profile: Tanner Fickling

Tanner Fickling is a senior at the Clovis High School. He is the son of Mark and Lisa Fickling. What’s your idea of a perfect day? Fly fishing in beaver ponds while it is pouring rain. What’s so great about your favorite sport? Football: Running out on Leon Williams Stadium on a Friday night in […]

Education feature: Good grades come with rewards

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer In local schools, it’s raining candy, stickers, popcorn, bicycles and lower insurance rates. These are just a few rewards students are being given these days for excelling in the classroom. Students 25 years or younger who maintain a grade-point average of 3.0 or higher are eligible to receive lower […]

Gilbert, Gladys

Gladys Gilbert, 92, of Portales, died Sunday, Jan. 8, 2006, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born Dec. 8, 1913, in Marietta, Okla., to Theora and Charles R. Tanner. On July 3, 1940, in Reno, Nev., she married William Gilbert. The couple was able to remain in their own home until very […]

Clovis buries Las Cruces with fast start

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer If the Clovis High defense had a complaint Friday night — and, mind you, it’s not a major one — it was that the Wildcats’ offense was scoring a little too fast. Nose tackle Randy Cerda was only half-serious when he broached the subject. The Cats needed just six […]

Robert Dunn

Mr. Robert C. Dunn, 81, of Portales died Monday, Sept. 19, 2005, at the Farwell Convalescent Center. He was born June 7, 1924 ,in Roby, Texas, to Ada and Walter C. Dunn He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, W.D. “Dude” Dunn, W.T. “Tam” Dunn and Louis Dunn; two sisters, Violet Harris […]

War Scrapbook

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Freedom Newspapers: Kevin Wilson Dave Tanner holds a binder of materials relating to his great-uncle, Leo Eminger, Friday, at the Memorial Building in Portales. Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers Leo Eminger of Upton has been presumed dead since Sept. 24, 1942. Over the last year-and-a-half, Dave Tanner has dedicated every minute he can spare to make […]