Torres-Aragon Engagement

Mary L. Daigneault of Dexter and Felix V. Torres of Roswell announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Theresa A. Torres of Dexter, to Benjamin E. Aragon of Clovis. He is the son of Arlene D. Aragon and Ben Aragon Jr., both of Clovis. The couple will exchange vows during a private ceremony […]

5/21 Honors

Greig Elizabeth Anne Greig of Clovis earned her bachelor of science degree in human nutrition and bachelor of arts degree in Spanish from Kansas State University. She was elected to membership in Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest honor society, according to a news release from the university. Hatla Erika Kathleen Hatla of Clovis received […]

8-28 Lifestyles

Engagements Collins/Rollins David and Becky Collins of Friona, Texas, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Sara Katherine Collins, of Amarillo, to Jonathan Rollins, of Amarillo, son of Dale and Carolyn Rollins of Amarillo. The couple will exchange vows at 7 p.m. (CDT) Sept. 30, 2005, at First Presbyterian Church in Amarillo. The […]

Club Notes Et. Al.

HONORS Farwell High A Honor Roll Amanda Barnes, Jon Beaubien, Samuel Billingsley, Danielle Cargile, Micah Christian, Shelby Christian, Yvonne Favila, Melissa Howard, Jourdan Kirkland, and Lindsey Mullin. B Honor Roll Matthew Barnes, Lauren Beaubien, Daniel Cantu, Logan Carpenter, Dalton Cockerham, Selene Delgado, Miriam Delgado, Sarah Herington, Brett Howard, Amanda Martin, Talethia Nolte, Dan Patterson, Trisha […]

Superintendent candidate profiles

Compiled by CNJ staff writer David Irvin David Briseno is principal at La Casita Elementary. He is also federal programs director for the district, where he oversees a little more than $3 million in federal grants per year for the schools. He has spent his entire career — 23 years — in Clovis schools with […]

County narrows manager search to four

By David Irvin: CNJ staff writer Curry County has narrowed its list of candidates for county manager to four. Candidates being considered to succeed Geneva Cooper when she retires in December are: • Roosevelt County Administrator Charlene Hardin; • Capt. Chris L. Pacheco of the national guard; • Curry County special projects coordinator and purchasing […]

New CCC program offers alternative path to classroom


Nancy Jobe, left, and Victor Lopez, listen to instructor Rhonda Roberts during a Clovis Community College class designed to help students earn their teacher certification. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Ryan Lengerich: CNJ staff writer Nancy Jobe has a bachelor’s degree and a love for children, but the traditional path to the classroom doesn’t make […]


Eastern New Mexico University Fourty-three students from the Clovis area are among the 346 graduation candidates at Eastern New Mexico University this spring. They are Amelia Fernandez Armenta, bachelor of fine arts in art with distinction, Vicki Babilonia, bachelor of business administration in marketing and business administration, Sarah Danyelle Barger, bachelor of science in political […]

Honor rolls

National Honor Roll The following local high school students have been inducted into the Spring 2003 National Honor Roll: Bovina High School: DiAnna Mendoza. Clovis High School: Latara Fells, Blanca Flores, Natasha Hawkins, Christen Kos, Matthew Loewen, Christopher Maher, Carli McCasland, Whitney Shaw, Breanne Smith, Randy Stapp, William Stephenson, Adrianna Torres and Zachary Watters. Clovis […]

Richardson, G.E.

G.E. Richardson Services: Have been held. Rev. G. E. (Gene) Richardson, 73, died Sunday, Aug. 31, 2003, at his home in Logan. Rev. Richardson was born June 25, 1930, in Okmulge, Okla. He married Clara Jo Winfrey on Aug. 28, 1949. He served 44 years as an ordained minister of the United Methodist Church, serving […]

658 students graduate

By Janet Bresenham Friday night saw the 17th commencement convocation ceremony for Clovis Community College, where 253 graduates were presented with associates’ degrees or certificates of completion. Beth DeFoor, CCC director of marketing and public relations, said that since the college now includes fall and spring graduates in one ceremony each May, the group of […]