Cops & courts: Melrose Mayor Hester involved in altercation

Police responded April 16 to a Melrose residence in reference to a fight between the Melrose mayor and a Clovis resident. Melrose mayor Ray Hester struck another man during an altercation at a mutual friend’s house, according to a police report. The police report shows the complainant, Darrell Boney, said he heard yelling in a […]

McClelland, Robert

Robert McClelland Services: Have been held. Mr. Robert Joseph McClelland, 80, a retired auto mechanic from Clovis, died, Monday, May 31, 2004, in his home. He was born Dec. 10, 1923, in Olean, New York, to John and Lula McClelland. Mr. McClelland was preceded in death by his parents; four sisters, Lily Taylor, Estella Worrod, […]

Joiner, Levi

Levi “Red” Joiner, 74, of Clovis died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2003, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis. He was born on June 1, 1929, in Portales, to Levi Floyd and Jewel Elizabeth Sanders Joiner. He was raised in Fort Sumner. He went into the Air Force in 1948. After discharge from the Air Force he […]

Rierson, Don

Don Rierson Services: Have been held. Mr. Don Rierson, 67, of Ruidoso and Ocala, Fla., a retired auto dealer, died Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2003, at his home in Ruidoso. He was born on Aug. 13, 1936, in Clovis, to Frank and Gladys Northcutt Rierson. He lived in Clovis until 1967 when he moved to Plainview, […]

Slain business owner’s daughter remembers J.C. Tucker

Darrell Todd Maurina Jackie Davidson remembers growing up as a young girl in Clovis as her father, J.C. Tucker, began the business now known as Tucker Auto Sales and Tucker Storage. Tucker died Sept. 4 of gunshot wounds at the business he began three decades ago. The Curry County Sheriff’s Office is still seeking suspects […]

Engagements, Sept. 14

Poller-Peck Levan and Victoria Poller of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Tonya Christine Poller of Clovis, to Gregory Forest Peck of Fontana, Calif., son of Gregory and Rebecca Peck of Fontana, Calif. The couple will exchange vows at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2003, at Faith Christian Family Church […]