Oct. 14 Library Books

The following books are available at the Clovis-Carver Public Library: A 23-volume set of books, five videos and one audiocassette on fishing were given to the library in memory of Olen “Charlie” Gibbs. Covering every aspect of skills, techniques, equipment, bait, species, and cooking of freshwater fish, this series provides a complete angler’s library. The […]

June 9, 1951

John Wilkins, 63, operator of Wilkins Grocery, died after suffering a heart attack at his home at 612 W. 10th. … More than 400 people participated in American Red Cross-Youth Service Organization swimming classes during the week. … Gregory Peck was starring in “Only the Valiant” at the State theater. “They were six and they […]

Clovis High seniors move on

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Seniors bounce a beach ball during the moving of the tassles at Clovis High School graduation ceremonies on Saturday morning. (Staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer A festive crowd gathered Saturday in the Rock Staubus Gymnasium to bid farewell to the Clovis High School class of 2006. In purple gowns and […]

Baird, Peggy

Peggy Baird Services: Have been held. Peggy J. Baird, 78, of Raton, died Wednesday, May 4, 2005. She was born Oct. 23, 1926, in Mount Dora, to Lloyd Joseph and Grace G. Taylor Wilkins. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Richard Gordon Baird. Survivors include a daughter, Donne Hilliard (and […]

Bourne, Woodrow

Woodrow W. Bourne, 91, of Durant, Okla., died Friday, July 2, 2004, at Oakridge Manor Nursing Home in Durant. He was born Oct. 31, 1912, in House to John Alexander and Dorthula (Hampton) Bourne. He married Lillie Jameson on Aug. 31, 1935, in Durant. A former resident of Clovis, Mr. Bourne was a machine operator. […]

Hounds beat Indians, protect division lead

By Dave Wagner PORTALES — Junior guard Kennis Green, scoreless at halftime, lit up Midwestern State for 16 second-half points Thursday night and Eastern New Mexico University pulled away for a 77-67 Lone Star Conference South Division men’s victory over the Indians at Greyhound Arena. Green hit back-to-back, open-court 3-pointers to extend the Hounds’ lead […]

Hunnicutt accepting challenge

CNJ staff WICHITA FALLS, Texas — Jamaal Hunnicutt is starting to accept a preseason challenge by his coach to step up his game. Hunnicutt scored 23 points and grabbed nine rebounds in his latest solid effort as Eastern rallied from an eight-point deficit late in the second half and beat Midwestern State 79-76 on Thursday […]

Bourne, Lillie

Lillie Bourne Services: Have been held. Mrs. Lillie Estell Bourne, 90, of Durant, Okla., a retired school cook, died Saturday, July 12, 2003, in Durant. She was born Jan. 16, 1913, in Cooper, Okla., to William Jasper and Mellie Lytle Jameson. She was a former resident of Clovis. She married Woodrow Wilson Bourne on Aug. […]