Preacher father and four preacher sons

By Curtis K. Shelburne: CNJ columnist People are sometimes surprised when they learn that I am not only a minister, I am the son of a minister and the brother of three ministers. You should have been at the wedding when my widower father in his eighties married a slightly older but wonderful woman. There […]

Dec. 14, 2008 Anniversaries

Griggs Garland and Sue Griggs of Tucumcari will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Tuesday. The couple was married Dec. 16, 1948, in Clovis. They have five children, 19 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren. He is retired from the U.S Postal Service. She is a retired homemaker and retired daycare provider. Fitz Rex and Charlene Fitz […]

11/30 Anniversaries

Donahey Bobby Jack and Donna Lea Castle-Donahey of Texico will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary today. The couple was married Nov. 30, 1968, in Clovis. They have two children and the grandchildren. He is a farmer. She is a retired banker.

Nov. 9 Anniversaries

Gossett Leroy Gossett and Janice Jester Gossett of Temple, Texas will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.,CST, Sunday at Immanuel Baptist Church in Temple, Texas. The couple was married Nov. 8, 1958, in the home of Rev. T.J. Gamble. They have three children and six grandchildren. He retired from the […]

Oct. 19, 2008 Anniversaries

Richards Marion and Mary Jo Richards of Texico are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 25, 2008, at Leal’s Restaurant, 2115 N. Prince St. R.L. Richards, Lecil Richards, Damon Richards and Quata Casaday are hosting the luncheon. The couple was married Oct. 26, 1948, in Fame, Okla. They have […]

Sept. 14, 2008 Anniversaries

Heller Christian and Regina Heller of Clovis will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary on Sept. 17, 2008, at their home. The celebration will be hosted by the couple. They couple was married Sept. 17, 1978, at Fort Polk, La. The have three children and seven grandchildren. He is a reverend. She is a caretaker. Invitations […]

July 13, 2008 Library Books

Books available for checkout at the library include: The Front by Patricia Cornwell features homicide detective Win Garano who is sent by District Attorney Monique Lamont to re-open a cold case murder of a British citizen in 1962, a crime that is also being investigated by a detective from New Scotland Yard. A Simple Wedding: […]

It’s Their Business: Zip Printing

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Name: Zip Printing Location: 901 Mitchell What they do: They provide business and personal printing services, some of which include creating graphics, business letterheads, invoices and wedding announcements. They also have copy, fax and notary service. Who’s in charge: Joe Wood How long in business: 21 years Employees: Five Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m […]

Aisle getting steeper

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CNJ Staff Photo: Tony Bullocks Lisa Pellegrino, left, event manager for the Clovis Civic Center, goes over wedding plans Thursday with Sasha Guhrke and Jason Zaikowski of Clovis. The couple are planning for a July wedding at the Civic Center. By Keely McDowell: CNJ Staff Writer With the economy putting a strain on spending money, […]

May 4, 2008 Engagements

Fearon-Rogers Mel Fearon of Halton, Australia, announces the engagement and approaching marriage of her daughter, Briana Fearon, of Sydney, Australia, to Billy Rogers, of Hong Kong. He is the son of Tom and Bev Colvin of Clovis. A wedding date has not been set. The bride elect is a graduate of the Sydney Institute of […]

Saiz 50th anniversary

Nazario and Tommie Saiz of Clovis will observe their 50th wedding anniversary March 18. A celebration will be held at a later date. The couple was married March 18, 1958, in Vaughn at St. Mary’s Church. They have eight children, 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. They are both retired.

Dec. 30, 2007 Anniversaries

Howard Marvin and Velmeta Howard of Clovis will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Jan. 1, 2008. The couple was married Jan. 1, 1948. They have four children, eight grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. He is a retired jeweler. She is a retired LPN. Hughes George C. and Ruth Ann Hughes of Lubbock, […]

Nov. 18 Anniversary

Milton, Stevens Royce Milton and Carol Sue Stevens of Clovis celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 3 at St. James Episcopal Parish Hall in Clovis. The reception was hosted by their children and grandchildren. The couple was married Nov. 7, 1957, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Slaton, Texas. He is retired from the Air […]

Nov. 4 Anniversaries

Graham Jake and Tommie Graham of Clovis celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 3, 2007, at the Clovis Civic Center. The celebration was hosted by their family. The couple was married Nov. 27, 1957, in Clovis. They have two children and three grandchildren. He is retired from civil service at Cannon Air Force Base. She […]

Dresses can be special more than once

By Helena Rodriguez: Local columnist Cost of prom dress, $150. Gas to Lubbock to shop for prom dress, $25. Jewelry, $25. Hair, $42. Nails, $30. Prom ticket, $20. Junior class dues, $30. Cost of memories: Priceless. Can’t put a price on memories. But if I could, about $322 sounds right to me. Return on investment: […]

Mexican weddings loaded with tradition

By Helena Rodriguez: Freedom Newspapers There’s nothing like a wedding dance to remind your family what a bad dancer you are. But when I was with familia at my sister Becky’s recent wedding, I was like, “What the heck?” I just had to dance “La Marcha,” which no Mexican wedding would be complete without. Then […]

Ring worth more than weight in gold

By Grant McGee: Local columnist Have you ever lost something that means a lot to you? Remember that sudden jolt you feel when you realize it’s gone? That’s what I felt as The Lady of the House and I sat in a Clovis eatery and she said, “Where’s your wedding ring?” My wedding ring, this […]

Wedding really reunion in disguise

By Helena Rodriguez: Freedom Newspapers I thought it was going to take another funeral to get our familia together again, but low and behold, my sister’s wedding in Vegas this weekend is becoming an unplanned Rodriguez-Madrid family reunion. My sister Becky and her fiancée, Billy, are tying the knot in Vegas this weekend — Las […]

Anniversaries

Whitfield Billy N. and Billie R. Whitfield of Clovis celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Sept. 3, 2006, at the First United Methodist Church. The celebration was hosted by their children. The couple were married on Aug. 31, 1956, in Portales. They have five children and six granchildren. He is the owner and operator of […]

McCasland-Layton Wedding

Carli Jordan McCasland of Clovis and Lance Eric Layton of Sudan, Texas, were joined in marriage June 24, 2006, at the home of Layne and Shelly Norris. Pastor Jerry Kendall performend the outdoor wedding. The bride is the daughter of Lisa Jo and Ellis McCasland of Clovis. She is the granddaughter of Bob and Barbara […]