Time capsule opening

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer What: The contents of a time capsule buried in 1957 will be revealed. The event is part of a year-long celebration of Clovis’ 100th anniversary. When: 2 p.m. today Where: The time capsule was buried in front of what was then the Clovis City Hall and what is now […]

Grady church celebrating 100th

CNJ staff Grady United Methodist Church will celebrate its 100th anniversary Sunday morning. Sign-in and greeting will begin at 8:30 a.m. with services at 9 a.m. A food fellowship will follow in the kitchen area. Church officials encourage attendees to bring pictures and stories to be shared during the informal service. The small church began […]

Melrose residents reminisce at annual Old-timers’ Day

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Peggy Pruitt-Laney-Fletcher, of Midland, Texas, takes a picture of her family name, Pruitt, in a brick Saturday during the Old Timers’ Day celebration at Baxter Memorial Park in Melrose. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer Buddy Hepler said his family settled in Melrose in 1898, seven years before the village became […]

Farwell burying centennial time capsule

By Leslie Radford: CNJ Staff writer FARWELL — A container the size of an oil barrel will harbor a time capsule to commemorate the community’s 100th anniversary. The time capsule will be buried in the city park July 30 during Border Town Days, an annual event hosted by Farwell and Texico. A 100th edition of […]