Education column: Cameo aims to connect with parents

It seems that Thanksgiving brings to mind families more than most holidays. Being together as families is not always easy, but it is important. Cameo Elementary is connecting with families big-time these days. Not only are parents welcome, Cameo is actively seeking their involvement. As principal, Tony Igo, shared: “We know the more that parents […]

Our people: Call of the wild

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Liliana Castillo: Freedom New Mexico Tony Gennaro, 76, continues to enjoy nature and wildlife. Bio Name: Tony Gennaro Birthday: March 18, 1934 Hometown: Raton Profession: Desert biologist, writer

Late author meshed different worlds

By Clyde Davis: CNJ columnist The recent loss of author Tony

Musical thriller comes to New Mexico

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Courtesy photo Sweeney Todd will premiere at the Spencer Theater in Alto on Sept. 18. Freedom New Mexico The Spencer Theater brings Broadway to the mountains. The first show of the season is Sweeney Todd, a 2006 Tony Winning musical thriller about a barber who robs and kills his wealthy customers. Set in London, the […]

Assistant city manager hot topic

Does Clovis need an assistant city manager? Mayor Gayla Brumfield talks about the issue with Clovis News Journal videographer Tony Bullocks.

In search of answers

Videographer Tony Bullocks has started a new feature in which he seeks answers to citizen concerns.

Tony Campolo brings message to Portales

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Courtesy Photo The Rev. Tony Campolo travels across the country speaking about the need for Christians to be more involved in finding solutions to social justice issues. By Janet Bresenham: Freedom New Mexico Stirring people to action when it comes to social justice issues such as poverty, hunger and disease motivates the Rev. Tony Campolo […]

‘Sopranos’ fans left fuming

By Tony Gutierrez: CNJ staff writer Many fans of the critically acclaimed HBO series, “The Sopranos,” felt they were left hanging by Sunday night’s final episode. “I was like, ‘That’s it?’” said Tammy Batchelor, 42, senior manager of Clovis’ Hollywood Video. “Literally, I spent money on HBO for two years for that.” After a blood […]

Blair gracefully pulls back from power

By Freedom Newspapers British Prime Minister Tony Blair, after weeks of speculation and leaks about when exactly it would come, has announced he is stepping down as leader of the Labor Party and therefore as prime minister — as of June 27. As the longest-serving prime minister besides Margaret Thatcher in recent British history, he […]

Records: Suspect, victim exchanged gunfire

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer A homicide suspect arrested Tuesday and the Clovis man he is charged with killing last week exchanged gunfire, according to court records. Tony Martinez, 51, was arrested early Tuesday morning at a Lamesa, Texas, hotel, according to Clovis police. He is charged with shooting and killing Hugo Ochoa, 32, […]

Suspect’s cousin says portrayal unfair

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer The cousin of a suspect wanted by police in connection with a homicide Wednesday feels his relative is being unfairly portrayed. Javier Martinez believes his cousin Tony Martinez must have been acting in self-defense if he shot and killed Hugo Ochoa, 32, as police allege. Ochoa was found dead […]

Police ID shooting suspect

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Police tape remains on the fence at 410 Rencher, site of a deadly shooting Wednesday night. (Staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer An arrest warrant has been issued for a suspect in connection with the Wednesday night shooting death of a 32-year-old Clovis man. Anthony “Tony” Martinez, 51, of Clovis is […]

DeFoor, Clyde L.

Retired barber Clyde L. DeFoor, 72, of Clovis died Saturday, Oct. 8, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center. He was born Jan. 16, 1933, in Clovis to John “Pop” and Daisy Loving DeFoor. He married Wanda Lois Banister on Sept. 9, 1951, in Clovis. In 1952, he joined the Navy and became a 3rd class […]

Gallegos, Teresa

Teresa Gallegos Services: Have been held. Teresa Gallegos, 51 of Clovis, died Saturday, Jan. 22, 2005, at Laurel Plains Healthcare in Clovis. She was born on July 27, 1953, in San Francisco, to Catarino and Stella Garza. She was a homemaker and of the Catholic faith. She was preceded in death by her parents; a […]

Parker, Tony

Tony Parker Services: Have been held. Tony Parker, 31, of Clovis, died Saturday, Aug. 21, 2004, in Clovis. He was born on March 1, 1973, in Clovis, to Jessie Parker and Rosa Lee Harris. He attended Lincoln-Jackson Elementary, Marshall Junior High, and graduated from Clovis High School in 1992. He married Bettina Jones, of Groesbeck, […]

Sena, Tony

Tony Sena Services: Will be held at a later date. Tony Sena, 53, of El Sagundo, Calif, died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, in Marina Del Ray, Calif. He was born on June 12, 1951, in Clovis, to Raymond and Susie Sena. Family members said he had a heart for people and used his talent to […]

Man shot dead near apartment complex

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Clovis Police Officer Timothy Marshall stands in the doorway as detectives seach for evidence at Clovis Apartments at the scene of Saturday’s homicide. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer A 31-year-old Clovis man died early Saturday morning after suffering several gunshot wounds, police said. Officials said Tony Parker was shot about […]

Villanueva, Pedro

Pedro Villanueva Services: Have been held. Mr. Pedro Olando (Pete) Villanueva, 48, of Portales, died Thursday evening, June 10, 2004, at Laurel Plains Healthcare Center in Clovis. He was born on Nov. 22, 1955, in Villanueva to Mella and Alfonso Villanueva. The Villanueva family moved to Portales in 1959. Pete attended the Portales schools and […]

Parham, Eulan “Tony”

Eulan Anson “Tony” Parham Services: Have been held. Eulan Anson “Tony” Parham, 89, of Lazbuddie, Texas, died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2004, at Friona. He was born March 25, 1914, in Comanche County, Texas. He married Minnie Mayfield on Dec. 26, 1935, in Anson, Texas. She preceded him in death in 2001. He moved to the […]

Farkas promoted to production manager

CNJ Staff Former Clovis News Journal news editor Tony Farkas is now the production manager of the printing and mailroom operations for Freedom Newspapers of New Mexico. His promotion was announced this week by Ray Sullivan, FNNM publisher. He began his new duties last fall. Farkas said, “I made the switch from editorial to production […]