Cats wary of Hobbs’ Turner

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer The Clovis High boys believe they’re ready for tonight’s rematch against rival Hobbs in the finals of the District 4-5A tournament at Rock Staubus Gym. Hobbs edged the Wildcats 96-94 in overtime at home last week in the regular-season finale for both teams, but Clovis (16-8) had already clinched […]

Hobbs edges Wildcats in overtime

CNJ staff HOBBS — Senior Austin Turner scored 33 points and hit six counsecutive free throws in the final minute of overtime, lifting Hobbs past Clovis High 96-94 in the District 4-5A and regular-season finale for both teams Friday night. Despite the loss, the Wildcats (16-8, 3-1 district) were already assured of the regular-season title. […]

Wanda P. (Polly) Turner

Mrs. Wanda P. (Polly) Turner, 83, of Elida, died Thursday, Dec. 8, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales She was born July 28, 1922, near Louis, Okla., to Ruth S. (Cox) and William P. Jones. She married V. L. Kellogg in September 1942. She moved to Portales in the mid-1960s and worked as […]

Eck, Ala

Ala Eck, 91, of Portales died Monday, Nov. 14, 2005, at her residence. She was born March 4, 1914, in Amarillo to Zeddie and J.B. Turner. She attended school in Portales. She married Delos E. Eck in November 1929. The couple worked together they lived and worked in West Texas and eastern New Mexico for […]

Paine, Turner L.

Turner L. Paine, 88, of Clovis, died Sunday, Nov. 13, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born Sept. 6, 1917, in Nocona, Texas to Freddie Lee and Cora Hancock Paine. He married Bonnie Jean Kepley Dec. 22, 1939, in Bovina, Texas. He was a longtime resident of Farwell before moving to Clovis […]

Honor Roll: Choices

Choices Tenth Grade Honor Roll: Patrick A. Gallegos, Sommer D. Morales, Alysha D. Ramos, Dustin D. Rush, Patrick Trujillo Eleventh Grade Honor Roll: Frank Acuna, Jennifer L. Aragon, Laura Armendaris, Shantal J. Baca, Gabriel Chacon, Cory J. Collier, Jonathan M. Cortez, Britney Ewers, Tiffany N. Harrell, Nathan A. Lewis, Krystal Loera, Adam Lopez, Diego Lopez, […]

Hayes, Delores

Delores Turner Hayes, 48, of Portales, died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2005, in Roswell. She is survived by her husband, Walt Hayes; a daughter, Carmen Cimino (and husband, Jeremy) of Jacksonville, N.C.; a son, Nathan Rivers of Jacksonville, N.C.; a granddaughter, Mackenzie Jean Cimino of Jacksonville, N.C.; three sisters, Charlene Cameron (Duncan) of Macon, Ga., Betty […]

Quay wavers on pipeline project

By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES —The Ute Water pipeline project is in danger of losing another partner. Quay County Manager Terry Turner on Wednesday said the county more than likely will opt out of the project. Turner said county commissioners have been discussing the exit of the project. “Quay County has seen a decline […]

Fox, Tom

Tom Fox Services: Have been held. Mr. Tom Fox, 84, of Cleburne, Texas, died Thursday, February 3, 2005, at his residence. He was born Jan. 17, 1921, in Graham, Okla., to Mattie and Harburn R. Fox. He attended school in Eric, Okla. He entered the U.S. Army and served in the medical corps during World […]

Hammond Jr., Lee

Lee Ross Hammond Jr., 85, of Clovis, died Friday, Jan. 28, 2005, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. He was born on June 10, 1919, in Clovis, to Lee and Grace Hammond. He was raised on the Lee Hammond ranch in Curry County. He attended school at Field and graduated from Clovis High School. He […]