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Friendship Rebekah Lodge Friendship Rebekah Lodge met Tuesday at the IOOF Hall with Vice Grand Earl Scott presiding. During the meeting Wanda Scott was elected representative with Evelyn Calder as alternate. They will represent the Lodge at the Rebekah assembly in Farmington in September Vicky Howard will be lodge deputy. The Rebekahs will be having […]

Media heroes defend open government

Freedom New Mexico The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees our freedoms of speech, religion, the press, assembly and to take grievances to government officials. It’s the No. 1 item in our Bill of Rights, and in priority, in the minds of many Americans. And yet, Texas’ State Board of Education on Thursday voted […]

Meetings watch: City public works

The Clovis Public Works Committee meets 8:30 a.m. Wednesday in the City Hall assembly room. Agenda items include: • Roadway prioritization. City Engineer Justin Howalt said at a previous city commission meeting that 14 roadways needing improvements will be prioritized in preparation for seeking money to complete the projects. • Discussion of access management. • […]

Nov. 23, 2008 Club Notes

Friendship Rebekah Lodge Friendship Rebekah Lodge met Nov. 11 at the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Hall. During the business meeting following the supper the assembly President Leona Eubanks was introduced and presented her program for the year. Eubanks was installed president at the assembly in Las Cruces in September. She lives in Lovington and […]

Religion Digest: Church event open to all area youth

The Church of God is hosting a free Summer Youth Blast July 20-21 with food and special speakers. Services July 20 will be 6-8 p.m. at the church at 307 N. Lea St. Activities July 21 will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Ned Houk Park where a live band will perform. All local […]

Dale, Lora

Lora Dale, 87, of Muleshoe died Wednesday, May 31, 2006, at Muleshoe Area Medical Center. Born Oct. 20, 1918, in Eric, Okla., she married Roland Deweet Dale in Eric on Feb. 13, 1937. She and her family moved from Eric to the Muleshoe community on Jan. 1, 1949. She was a homemaker and a member […]

Gay, Jimmy

Jimmy V. Gay, 75, died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2006, at Farwell Convalescent Center. He was born to Reba Leona Raburn and Bonnie Britt Gay on July 27, 1930 in Bovina. He was preceded in death by his mother, father and a multitude of friends He is survived by a son, Jimmy R. Gay (and wife, […]

Merged schools may not be as effective

CNJ Readers I am pleased to have my daughter in her third year at Lincoln Jackson Arts Academy. I support the arts-infused education provided by LJAA and would be glad to see that same education provided to any interested child. That said, I’m concerned about the proposed merger with Bella Vista Elementary. First, LJAA has […]

Youth minister acquitted of charges

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Erwin Estoque, who was found innocent of having sexual contact with a 13-year-old female, feels his life will never be the same. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer Erwin Estoque’s life as a youth music minister and college student changed dramatically after his arrest. He was accused of having sexual contact […]

Fenton, Leonard

Leonard Fenton Services: Have been held. Leonard Fenton, 78, died Saturday, March 13, 2004, at Covenant Lakeside Medical Center in Lubbock. Services will be officiated by the Rev. Jim Maxwell at Trinity Life Center, formerly the First Assembly of God Church. Burial will be in Portales Cemetery. Arrangements are by Wheeler Mortuary of Portales.