CCC instructor shares love of glass blowing with students

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Justin Adkins, a 23-year-old, part-time glass-blowing instructor at Clovis Community College, demonstrates his craft Monday afternoon in the entryway to the college. (Staff photo: Sharna Johnson) By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer His eyes are shielded by dark-colored goggles. He’s seated behind the orange-blue flame of his torch. He begins to shape a bubble from […]

Roosevelt County deputy arrested

By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — A Roosevelt County Sheriff’s deputy was arrested Monday following accusations he took a prisoner out of the Roosevelt County Detention Center and had sex with her. Gary Adkins faces a second-degree charge of criminal sexual penetration. Ninth Judicial District Attorney Matt Chandler said Adkins could face a maximum […]

Republicans eager for first lady’s arrival

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Laura Bush will visit Clovis on Wednesday By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer With first lady Laura Bush scheduled to visit Clovis on Wednesday, the local Republicans are ecstatic at the prospect of hearing a top figure in the Bush-Cheney campaign speak at a political rally. Since her visit was announced last week, the Clovis […]

Painter, Ruthie

Ruthie Painter Services: Havbe been held. Mrs. Ruthie Mary Beavers Painter, 56, of Texico, Sunday, Aug. 1, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Feb. 24, 1948, in Clovis. She was a lifelong resident of Texico. Family members said she loved to play cards, talk on the phone, spend time […]

Pack, Lula

Lula Pack Services: Have been held. Lula Mae Pack, 92, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2004, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. She was born on March 12, 1911, in Ninnekah, Okla., to Jessie and Ada Mae Forsyth Ikard. She married Milton Pack on Aug. 28, 1926, in Ninnekah, Okla. She came to Curry […]

Carpenter, Joe

Joe Carpenter Services: Have been held. Mr. Joe Carpenter, 73, of Clovis, a retired wholesaler, died Friday, Aug. 1, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born April 16, 1930, in Farwell, to Lon and Della Johnson Carpenter. He married Glenda Dosher on Nov. 19, 1950, in Texico. He was a Korean […]