Torres, Angel

Angel Kaiden Torres, infant, of Clovis, died Monday, Jan. 16, 2006, at Plains Regional Medical Center. Survivors include his mother, Sonya Aragon; father, Joseph Torres; a sister, Keirra; a brother, Jayden; maternal grandparents, Anastacio and Mary Helen Urioste; paternal grandparent, Corine Gallegos; four uncles, Hiame, Anthony, Gene and Andrew; six aunts, Mary Helen, Diana, Suzy, […]

Moreno, Alan

Alan Loya Moreno, 1, of Clovis, died Sunday, Nov. 6, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born Feb. 4, 2004, to Delta Lourdes Loya Moreno in Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Augustine Loya Duran. Survivors include his mother, Delta Loya Moreno of Clovis; brother, Jade […]

Suspects to face grand jury

CNJ Staff District Attorney Matt Chandler said Monday the four suspects charged with murder in connection with last month’s shooting death of a 10-year-old Clovis boy are scheduled to appear before a grand jury on Friday. Orlando Salas, 15, Demetrio Salas, 19, and Edward Salas, 21, are being held at Curry County detention facilities on […]

Margaret Torres

Mrs. Margaret Torres, 85, of Portales, died Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born Jan. 28, 1920, in New Kirk to Teofila and Juan B. Aragon. She grew up in New Kirk, lived in Tucumcari, in Clovis, and moved to Portales in 1961. She was preceded in death […]

Homicide suspect being held in isolation

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Edward Salas, 21, was arraigned on a murder charge Monday in connection with the shooting death of 10-year-old Carlos Perez. Due to the seriousness of the crime, Salas was advised by Magistrate Judge Richard Hollis to enter no plea until consulting with an attorney. Carlos Perez was shot in […]

No new arrests in connection with shooting

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers No new arrests have been made or charges filed in connection with Thursday morning’s fatal shooting of 10-year-old Carlos Perez of Clovis. Noe Torres, 26, one of two men charged with murder in connection with Perez’ death, was still at large late Saturday, according to police. Torres and Edward Salas, […]

Pair charged with murder

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer Testimony from two juvenile females led to Friday’s arrest of Edward Salas, 21, for the slaying of a 10-year-old Clovis boy, officials said. Police also issued an arrest warrant for Noe Torres, 26, who is also charged with murder in connection with Thursday’s shooting death of Carlos Perez. Torres […]

Torres, Johnny

Services: Have been held. Mr. Johnny Ray Torres, 38, of Farwell, died Friday, March 4, 2005, in Lariat, Texas. He was born on Oct. 12, 1966, in Clovis. He lived in Texico and Farwell all his life. He graduated from Texico High School in 1983 and was employed by Farwell Grain and Inspection Co. He […]

Lariat death being investigated

CNJ staff The work-related death of a grain inspector Friday in Lariat is being investigated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, a company official said. Johnny Torres, 38, of Farwell was killed when he slipped and fell under a train, according to Bill Prince, owner of Farwell Grain and Inspection. Torres worked for the […]

Alfaro, Antonia

Antonia S. Alfaro, 67, of Muleshoe, died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2005, in Lubbock. She was born on Aug. 17, 1937, in Castolon, Texas. She married Manuel Alfaro Sr. in Mexico on Oct. 18, 1971. She has lived in Muleshoe since 1975 after moving from Amherst, Texas. She attended the Roca De Salvacion Nazareno Church in […]

Najera, Maria

Maria Najera Services Have been held. Maria De La Luz Torres-Najera, 52, of Hobbs, formerly of Clovis, died Sunday, Nov. 7, 2004, in Lubbock.   She was born on Dec. 31, 1952 in Durango, Mexico, to Domingo and Martina Torres. She was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Hobbs. Family members said […]

Torres, George

George Torres Services: Have been held. George “Billy” Torres Jr., 53, of Clovis, died Sunday, Aug. 8, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born Nov. 5, 1950, in Sinton, Texas, to George Sr. and Susie Herrera Torres. He married Lilly Marmolejo on April 10, 1973, in Loresa, Texas. He worked in […]

Clovis sophomore 5A all-state

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Clovis sophomore Aime Hilburn was second on the team in scoring and assists and third in rebounding. CNJ photo by Eric Kluth. The Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE — Brio Rode’s footprints are all over the Rio Rancho girls basketball program. The senior who seemingly has played a decades-worth of games for the Rams has had a […]

Padilla, Felipe

Felipe Abenicio Padilla, 94, of Clovis died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born Aug. 23, 1909, in Cuervo “Conant,” N.M., to Vences Lado and Cirilia Padilla. He married Leanor Maez on Oct. 11, 1937, in Santa Rosa. They came to Clovis in 1944, and he worked as […]

Public Record 1/16

Compiled from court records from Dec. 23 through Jan. 14 Marriage Licenses Don Curtiss Ellington, 25, and Matilda Ann Madrid, 25, both of Clovis Johnnie Glenn Rucker, 66, of Texico, and Rebecca Ann Grau, 54, of Clovis Richard Earl Soper, 23, and Heidi Kira Tessmer, 19, both of Clovis Christopher Thomas Rabenold, 20, and Lorenza […]

Vasquez, Carmen

Carmen Vasquez Services: Have been held. Mrs. Carmen Vasquez, 61, of Clovis, a homemaker, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2003, at her home. She was born on March 14, 1942, in Brownsville, Texas, to Eusebio and Aleja Rodriguez Torres. She married Ben Vasquez on Sept. 10, 1959, in Clovis. She was a member of Our Lady […]