Thompson, Edith

EDITH THOMPSON Services: Have been held. Mrs. Edith Wyatt Thompson, 92, of Amarillo, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2003, at Crown of Texas Hospice in Amarillo. She was born on May 2, 1911, in Roscoe, Texas, to Noah W. and Mary Elizabeth Wyatt. In 1927 she moved from Oklahoma to south of Friona, where she attended […]

Tapia, Salomon

SALOMON TAPIA Services: Have been held. Salomon A. Tapia, 77, of El Paso, Texas, died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2003, in El Paso. He was born on July 5, 1926, in La Masa de los Cobs, to Jose Isabel and Rufina Aragon Tapia. He was raised in Moriarty where he attended school. He married Eloisa Gallegos […]

Depperman, Carol

CAROL DEPPERMAN Services: Have been held. Carol Lavon Kemp Depperman, 68, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2003, at her home. She was born on Sept. 4, 1935, in Muleshoe to Walter A. and Grace Fish Kemp. Her family moved to Portales where she graduated from high school in 1953. She married Warren Bell Depperman […]

Crownover, Helen

HELEN CROWNOVER Services: Have been held. Helen Joyce Crownover, 79, of Fort Sumner, died Monday, Oct. 7, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on July 20, 1924, in Fort Sumner to Walter and Stella O’Neal Wright. She was raised and attended schools in Fort Sumner. She married E. J. Crownover […]

Udall wows ‘em at Mesa

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U.S. Rep. Tom Udall congratulates the students at Mesa Elementary Tuesday for receiving a blue ribbon award for physical fitness five years in a row. CNJ photo: Loretta Kos By Darrell Todd Maurina “Cool, awesome, and neat. … It shows we are having fun and making a difference.” The three words summed up the reaction […]

County funds will go to city for cheese plant

By Jack King Curry County Commissioners approved a request from the Clovis Industrial Development Corporation Tuesday to transfer $300,000 from the county’s environmental fund to the city of Clovis to help pay for a wastewater treatment system for the Southwest Cheese plant. But they said the money will not be transferred until other types of […]

Shooting spree suspects snagged

By Darrell Todd Maurina Clovis police say a Crime Stoppers tip gave them the information they needed to arrest seven suspects in connection with a string of window-shooting incidents that began Nov. 11. Four suspects are juveniles and their names were not immediately released. Detective Keith Bessette said Brian Quintana, Raymond Wells, and Darrel Garcia, […]

Mom wants good holiday memories for her son

Eric Butler Most kids don’t remember their first Christmas. Or do they? After moving to the area from Texas eight months ago, Annie (not her real name) isn’t sure of the answer to that question. But if her year-old son does retain memories, she wants them to be good ones. Annie, a single mother, actually […]

Police Blotter 12/3

Samplings of recent calls received by Clovis-area law enforcement officers, according to reports: A city sanitation truck driver called police about 10:45 a.m. Nov. 25 to report that he had struck and severed a gas line in the alley between Prince and Lea streets south of Piersal Street. The driver said he had moved over […]

Lasiter, Tim “Patch”

TIM LASITER Services: Have been held. Mr. Tim “Patch” Lasiter, 33, of Clovis, a water technician, died Nov. 30, 2003, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on April 14, 1970, in Roswell, to Tim and Debbie Proctor Lasiter. He was a resident of Texico, where he graduated from high school in 1988. […]