Business feature: Assisted living facility in north Clovis remains in limbo

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File photo Wheatfields Senior Living Community, tied into a corporate bankruptcy, is still in limbo more than four years after construction began. By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Tied to the collapse of senior-housing giant Sunwest Management Inc., Wheatfields Assisted Living Community in north Clovis remains a ghost town more than four years after construction […]

County commissioner to run for city post

CNJ staff Dan Stoddard is hoping he can be the second Clovis resident to be a part of both the city and county commissions. Stoddard, an assisted living facility owner, intends to file Tuesday for the open seat in the Clovis City’s Commission’s fourth district. “This community’s been very good to me,” said Stoddard, who […]

Grady seeks assisted living facility

By Tonya Fennell: CNJ staff writer Elmer White has a dream. The 70-year-old Grady resident is developing a plan to construct a 12- to 15-unit senior assisted living facility in the northern Curry County village of about 100. White, whose father homesteaded in Grady in 1907, said the majority of residents in the small farm […]

New care facility opening in Clovis

By Jean Verlich: CNJ new editor A new adult residential care facility will help fill the need for assisted living in Clovis when it opens late next year, according to the project coordinator. Prairie Meadows will be built on Dillon Street next to its sister facility, Retirement Ranch. Four buildings each will house two one-bedroom […]

Assisted living option coming

By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer Area residents seeking an alternative to living alone or residing in a nursing home will soon have another option for assisted living. Bill Giese, owner of Giese Realty Investments, said his company is serving as the “point people” in the development of Wheatfield Senior Living Community. “This is the […]

Carved bear stolen from center

By Kevin Wilson He never said a thing and he never had a name, but his absence has left a mark on the employees and the residents of the Bee Hive assisted living center in Portales. Nearly two weeks ago, a 5-foot-tall wooden bear was stolen from the porch of the house. The bear, a […]

Shiplet, Creao

Creao Shiplet Services: Have been held. Creao Shiplet, 83, of Logan, died Sunday, July 24, 2005, at Autumn Blessings Assisted Living in Logan. She was born on Dec. 28, 1921, in Henryetta, Okla. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Logan. She and her husband owned and operated the LP gas company […]