In tribute: Salesman never forgot time in military

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer Alan “Al” Jolly loved people, a clean car and the Dallas Cowboys. But his greatest love was for airmen just finding their way at Cannon Air Force Base. Jolly, a former Cannon airman, Realtor and car sales manager, died Tuesday at Plains Regional Medical Center. He was 79. Born […]

Tough times for dairy farmers

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PNT photo: Argen Duncan Pimpi Trillo (left) and Isabel Vicuna work in the milking parlor at Anderson Dairy near Portales. Due to the current global economic troubles, dairies are struggling with low milk prices. By Argen Duncan: Freedom New Mexico Area dairy farmers, like their counterparts around the nation, are struggling financially due to the […]

District 2 candidate profile: Alan Sumrall

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Courtesty photo Alan Sumrall is a District 2 County Commission candidate. Alan Glen Sumrall Age: 58 Occupation: Farmer/Rancher Previous elected offices: 9 years Curry County Fair Board; 2 terms Grady School Board; elected twice as President of New Mexico Wheat Growers Association; currently Treasurer of Curry County Mounted Patrol What is your long-term vision for […]

Moreno, Alan

Alan Loya Moreno, 1, of Clovis, died Sunday, Nov. 6, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born Feb. 4, 2004, to Delta Lourdes Loya Moreno in Chihuahua, Chihuahua, Mexico. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Augustine Loya Duran. Survivors include his mother, Delta Loya Moreno of Clovis; brother, Jade […]

Stapleton, Mary

Mary Stapleton Services: 10 a.m. (CDT) Wednesday at Resthaven’s Abbey Chapel in Lubbock, Texas. Mary F. Stapleton, 82, of Lubbock died Sunday, Sept. 4, 2005. She was born on Sept. 10, 1922, in Woodson to Patrick and Lela Jernigan. She married Joe R. Stapleton on March 8, 1942, in Lubbock. Joe and Mary owned the […]

Gibson, Ethel

Ethel Gibson Services: Have been held. Mrs. Ethel Gibson, 80, of Clovis died Wednesday, June 29, 2005, at home. She was born June 27, 1925, in Pennsylvania to Homer and Elizabeth Miller Gill. She was a member of Central Baptist Church. She is survived by two sons , Roy Gibson (and, wife Cherie) of North […]

Sudderth, Corbin

Corbin Sudderth Services: Have been held. Corbin Alan Sudderth, 2, of Abilene, Texas, died Friday, June 10, 2005, in a Fort Worth, Texas, hospital. He was born on Dec. 12, 2002, in Abilene, Texas, to Richard Dean Sudderth and Shawna Chick. Survivors are his parents; a brother, Richard Damon Sudderth; two sisters, Megan Chick and […]

Polk , Lucy

Lucy Polk Services: Have been held. Mrs. Lucy O. Polk, 93, of Portales, died Friday, May 6, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born June 17, 1911, in Youngsport, Texas, to Minnie and John Arnold. In 1925, she moved with her family by covered wagon to Post, Texas. Her family then […]

‘Boston Legal’ equals Boston unjust

By Tibor Machan Having been a fan of courtroom dramas since my early childhood — I read 45 Perry Mason novels before I left Hungary at age 14 — I have a hard time denying myself the pleasures of a good legal squabble. So, I have watched TV’s “Law & Order” since it started and […]

Public Record 3/12

Compiled from court records from March 4 through 10: Marriage Licenses Ramiro Alfred Castro III, 20, of Fort Bragg, N.C., and Marsha Marie Whitener, 18, of Tucumcari. David Lawrence Hooter, 36, and Rochelle Renae Gibson, 32, both of Clovis. Michael Samuel Harmer, 42, and Cindy Ann Marriott, 38, both of Clovis. Raymond Brandon Sisneros, 25, […]

Tillman, Craig Alan

Craig Alan Tillman Services: Have been held. Mr. Craig Alan Tillman, 47, of Cedar Crest, formerly of Clovis, died Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2003, at his home. He was born on April 8, 1956. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, I.D. and Lucile Shaw and Berchel and Elda Tillman. Survivors include his parents, […]

Naggs, Bill

BILL ALAN NAGGS Services: Have been held. Bill Alan Naggs, 13, of Clovis died Sunday, Oct. 19, 2003, in his home. He was born Feb. 5, 1990, in Clovis. He attended Faith Christian Family Church and Clovis public schools. Family members said he loved people, watching movies and sports and blessed the lives of everyone […]

Tipps, Garland

Garland Tipps Services: Have been held. Mr. Garland Emory Tipps, Ph.D., 84, of Portales, died Sunday, June 15, 2003, at his home. He was born on March 12, 1919, in Unionville, Tenn., to Floyd and Jonnye Waggoner Tipps. He grew up in Tennessee. He attended Martin College in Pulaski, Tenn. He married Frances Frater on […]

Changing uniforms

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Alan Brockmeier, retired New Mexico State Police captain, talks about his being ordained as a transitional deacon during an interview Wednesday at St. James’ Episcopal Church in Clovis. Photo by Eric Kluth. By Gary Mitchell It was a long time in the making, but Suzanne Brockmeier has seen the realization of a teenage prayer. On […]