Senior Happenings 5/2

La Casa De Buena Salud 1120 Cameo Monday: 9:30 a.m. — blood pressure checks; 10 a.m. — HIBAC. Tuesday: 10:30 a.m. — indoor exercise. Wednesday: 10 a.m. — blood sugar checks; 1 p.m. — Bingo; 1:30 p.m. — blood pressure checks. Thursday: 10:30 a.m. — gift walk; noon — potluck luncheon; 1 p.m. — Spanish bingo. […]

Most readers agree on choice for DA

Project: Reader Reaction A recent Project: Reader Reaction question asked for a preference in the district attorney’s race — incumbent Brett Carter or challenger Matt Chandler. Some responses: “Experience is the best teacher. I think that the younger ones are better taught and can and do learn a lot from the past. I know Mr. […]

Organizations 5/2

Delta Kappa Gamma Zeta The Delta Kappa Gamma Zeta chapter met Monday at Clovis-Carver Library for the last meeting of the year. Diana Valdez, state president from Corrales, gave a presentation on the purposes of Delta Kappa Gamma, the recent state convention and her plans for the coming year. She was assisted by Jeannette Vigil, […]

Weddings 5/2 – Roybal

Roybal Mary Ann Sanchez and Chad Roybal of Clovis were joined in marriage on April 25, 2004, in Clovis. The bride is the daughter of Mary Lou Estrada of Clovis. The bridegroom is the son of the late Edna Jaynes and the late Arsenio Roybal. The maid of honor was Georgia Garcia. The best man […]

Nader looking like presidential opponent

Steve Chapman: Syndicated columnist The good news for opponents of the war in Iraq is that President Bush’s challenger has finally called for a rapid American withdrawal. “Every day the U.S. military remains in Iraq,” he said, “we imperil U.S. security, drain our economy, ignore our nation’s domestic needs and prevent democratic self-rule from developing […]

Engagements 5/2 – Williams-Foster

Williams-Foster Rod and Tana Williams of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Bobbi Williams of Clovis, to Brandon Foster of Lazbuddie, Texas, son of D.H. Foster of Lazbuddie. The couple will exchange vows at 6 p.m. on May 22, 2004, at the Texico Baptist Church. The reception will be at Texico […]

Clovis downtown revitilization hires new program manager

By Jack King: CNJ staff writer Julie Charters, a former accountant with the Bechtel Corporation and the wife of a Cannon Air Force Base pilot, has been hired as program manager for the Clovis Downtown Revitalization Program. “After a very extensive search of some great candidates, we decided that Julie was the best fit for […]

CNJ takes top spot at APME awards

WIRE AND CNJ STAFF The Clovis News Journal won top honors in its circulation division Saturday, for the third year in a row, at the New Mexico Associated Press Managing Editors awards banquet. Awards for excellence in news coverage for 2003 are presented in 17 categories and three circulation divisions for newspapers in New Mexico, […]

Burke, Harry

Harry Burke Services: Have been held. Harry D. Burke, 88, died Saturday, May 1, 2004, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. He was born May 16, 1915, in Statesville, N.C., to Jim D. and Flake T. Burke. At age 2 he moved to Portales with his family, and graduated from Portales High School. He married […]

Domenici seeks funding for city 911 dispatching

By Darrell Todd Maurina U.S. Sen. Pete Domenici has asked the federal government to pay $368,000 to the City of Clovis for 911 dispatching, now that Cannon Air Force Base has discontinued its own independent dispatch services. According to Domenici’s office, Cannon ended its own service in 2002, forcing Clovis to provide the same services. […]

Police Blotter 5/2

By Darrell Todd Maurina A 25-year-old airman stationed at Cannon Air Force Base but deployed to Iraq called the Clovis Police Department about 11 p.m. on April 24 to report that his 18-year-old wife had been writing checks on his account. The husband advised that he has revoked the legal documents allowing her to manage […]