American Amanda Knox to be freed

The Associated Press PERUGIA, Italy — An Italian appeals court threw out Amanda Knox’s murder conviction Monday and ordered the young American freed after nearly four years in prison for the death of her British roommate. Knox collapsed in tears after the verdict overturning her 2009 conviction was read out. Her co-defendant, Italian Raffaele Sollecito, […]

Mom charged with child abuse

Sharna Johnson Police have arrested the 21-year-old mother of a 6-month-old boy hospitalized in Lubbock with life-threatening injuries. Amanda Fain was charged Thursday night with abuse of a child resulting in great bodily harm. She is being held at the Curry County jail on $100,000 cash-only bond, jail officials said. Police responded to Fain’s residence […]

Freshmen get feel for ENMU at Dawg Days

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Freedom New Mexico: Kevin Wilson Eastern New Mexico University senior Brian Campbell gives freshman nursing student Taryn Robertson Marissa Hyde a package of complimentary items Saturday afternoon at the college’s Dawg Days freshman orientation session. Robertson will be attending classes at ENMU and Clovis Community College. Kevin Wilson Amanda Straub wasn’t expecting the “Woo” when […]

Births — Aug. 8

Potter Brogan Wade Potter was born July 21, 2010, to Jason and Amanda Potter of Shallowater, Texas, at Covenant Lakeside in Lubbock. He weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces. Grandparents are Don and Linda Essary of Floyd; and Tom and Claryce Gainer of Levelland.

Software glitch delays GI payments

By Tom Philpott: CNJ columnist Amanda Collier started college last August armed with a certificate of eligibility to use Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits that her dad, a Coast Guardsman of 22 years, had earned and transferred to her. Next week Amanda will take final exams for her first semester at the University of Central Oklahoma. […]

TV show contestant has Clovis ties

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Courtesy photo Amanda Rantuccio, a TV show contestant on “The Bachelor: London Calling,” lived in Clovis while her dad was stationed at Cannon Air Force Base. Amanda Rantuccio, one of the three final finalists on “The Bachelor: London Calling,” was born in Clovis. She is a 27-year-old account executive who lives in Orlando, Fla. She […]

Amanda R. takes a beating

A message from “Terminator Brilliant” appears on The Bachelor TV show’s Web site suggesting Clovis-born Amanda R. will not be a winner:

Amanda R. hanging on

In case you missed “The Bachelor” on Monday night, Amanda R. received a rose and still has a chance to win the romance game.

4-2 Clovis High honor roll

Names of some honor-roll students may not be listed due to parents’ privacy concerns. 10th Grade Danielle I. Adams, Victoria M. Adams, Tyler L. Albracht, Jesus O. Anchondo, Alicia K. Archangel, Emily C. Aulson, Ricky G. Bardwell, Jr, Kanisha L. Beachum, Aleck M. Beaulieu, Tyler Berry, Sean T. Blossom, Amy D. Bocox, Olivia D. Boutte, […]

2/26 Honors

Three Clovis area students were named to the dean’s lists at Eastern New Mexico University in Roswell for the fall 2005 semester. The students are Amanda M. Fogerson, Tammy M. Green and Mary J. Scroggins.

1/29 Clovis High Honor Roll

Tenth Grade Danielle I. Adams. Tyler L. Albracht. Alicia K. Archangel. Emily C. Aulson. Kanisha L. Beachum. Aleck M. Beaulieu. Tyler Berry. Christopher M. Boyce. Aaron D. Boydstun. Sarah M. Brady. Kelsey E. Britt. Victoria Bryant. John A. Burns. Jack O. Carpenter. Gamaliel Carrera. Nathan A. Carver. Dominique D. Chairez. Lauren Chase. Anny Chen. Mark […]

1/6 Public Record

The following marriage licenses were compiled from court records from Dec. 29 through Jan. 4: • Aaron Joe Sellers, 36, of Clovis to Dena Lorin Gisomo, 35, of Lubbock • Terry William Batchelor, 44, to Tammy Dawn Batchelor, 40, both of Clovis • Tony Lee Hutchins, 25, to Dalyna Kay Wood, 19, both of Clovis […]

Honor Roll: Clovis High School

CNJ Staff Clovis High School Tenth Grade Honor Roll: Danielle I. Adams, Tyler L. Albracht, Alicia K. Archangel, Emily C. Aulson, Jimmie D. Bailey, Iii, Casandra Barela, Kanisha L. Beachum, Blake Beard, Aleck M. Beaulieu, Tyler Berry, Amy D. Bocox, Christopher M. Boyce, Aaron D. Boydstun, Sarah M. Brady, Kayla B. Breedlove, John Bright, Kelsey […]

At what age is it good to have children?

by Helena Rodriguez The miniature rubber duckie on the soap dish in my shower always reminds me of Amanda. Dear, sweet Amanda. But here lately, I see the rubber duckie and all I can think is, “Amanda is pregnant! Amanda is pregnant!” Amanda was my daughter Laura’s best friend when we lived in Abilene, Texas. […]

Clovis police officer, local pastor die in crash

By Mike Linn: CNJ news editor A Clovis police officer and a Methodist pastor — a husband and wife remembered for their love of God and outgoing personalities — died together shortly after 9 p.m. Wednesday night in a motorcycle accident five miles west of Cannon Air Force Base. Boden Garrison, 35, and wife Amanda, […]

Support Relay For Life

By Clyde Davis Perhaps you have not noticed the purple and white signs and emblems popping up all over town. The tasks and distractions of daily life can pull our attention away from the things that are just a part of our environment, and it isn’t always easy to pay attention to them. On the […]

Honor Rolls 4/18

Clovis Christian School First grade: Jordan Brown, Zachary Cody, Kirstin Doll, Gary Fly, Cody Hughes, John Jacoby, Erin Kearney, David Petty, Jack Roberts, Kyle Sundvall, Matthew Suniga, McKenzee Thatcher, Jonah Tuls, Courtney Vander Dussen and Micayla Yoesting. Second grade: Jacob Adkins, Kasey Cooper, Alison Ebel, Valerie King, Aaron Massey, Kendall Naceanceno, Ben Stambaugh, Michael Swearingen, […]

Public Record 2/6

Compiled from court records from Jan. 29 through Feb. 4. Marriage Licenses James Reese III, 25, and Elizabeth Marie Landers, 18, both of Clovis. Robert Louis Messier, 38, and Donna Mary Jouett, 46, both of Clovis. Randy Richard Lopez, 46, and Angela Ann Lopez, 45, both of Clovis. Randall Thomas Hill, 45, and Laurie Ann […]

von Colln, Amanda

Amanda von Colln Services: Have been held. Mrs. Amanda von Colln, 98, of Clovis, died Thursday, July 17, 2003, in Clovis. She was born July 26, 1904 in Brake, Germany, to Heinrich and Martha Ihmels. She arrived in America in October of 1928. She married Gerhard von Colln on Nov. 29, 1929, in Sterling, Ill. […]

Tenorio, Amanda

Amanda Tenorio Services: Have been held. Ms. Amanda Caroline Hope Tenorio, 21, of Moriarty, a student, died Wednesday, July 16, 2003, near Clovis. She was born Feb. 18, 1982, in Albuquerque, to Virginia Encinias and Gerald Tenorio. She graduated from Moriarty High School in 2001. She was a student at Eastern New Mexico University. She […]