Hoop movie filmed in area makes debut

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Former Farwell High School basketball standout Hailey Grimes was one of several area residents to land a role in the movie. (CNJ file photo) By Eric Butler: CNJ correspondent “Believe In Me” has hit the big screen. The movie, primarily filmed in Clovis and Portales in the fall of 2004, debuted Tuesday at the Santa […]

Ford, Barbara

Barbara Ford, 68 of Portales, died Sept. 23, 2005 at the Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born Feb. 28, 1937 in New York, N.Y. to Julia and Harry MacNeil. She graduated from Highland High School in Albuquerque. She attended Texas Women’s University and the University of New Mexico, where she graduated with […]

In tribute: Former store owner remembered as good-natured

By Leslie Radford: CNJ Staff writer Ray Anaya first met Raymond Sena at the American Legion Post 25 more than 30 years ago. Anaya, who recently became engaged to Sena’s cousin, Barbara, found himself suspended by his shirt collar, being held by Sena. “I was scared at first,” Anaya said. “My feet were dangling under […]

Johnny Castillo

Services: Have been held. Johnny Castillo, 40, of Clovis, died Saturday, April 30, 2005, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. He was born on July 5, 1964, in Muleshoe, to Fidencio and Catarina Castillo. He married Barbara Vargas on July 29, 1994, in Bovina. He was a laborer at Excel. Family members said he enjoyed […]

Goddard, Barbara

Barbara Goddard Services: Have been held. Barbara Mae Goddard, 66, of Chandler, Texas, died Friday, March 25, 2005, at her home. She was born on Feb. 1, 1939, in Anson, Texas, to Holbert and Blanche Wallace Shirley. She was a member of the Baptist Church. She was employed as a manager in the fish market […]

Polk , Gladys

Services: Have been held. Gladys Stella Northcutt Polk, 97, of Clovis, died Sunday, March 13, 2005 at her home. She was born May 20, 1907, in Hermleigh, Texas, to John Henry and Lola Wesley Northcutt. She came to this area in a covered wagon and her family homesteaded in the Bellview area. She was a […]

Evans, Barbara

Barbara Evans Services: Have been held. Mrs. Barbara “Polly” Evans, 71, of Portales, died Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on April 15, 1933, in Portales, to Ellen and William F. Marcus. She grew up in Floyd and graduated from Portales High School. She moved to Utah […]

Prayer, pride help family get through sons’ service

By Tony Parra: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Four American flags wave proudly outside the Isaacs family home just west of Portales. One represents the family’s love of country. The others represent three sons: Corey, Toby and Eric Isaacs, who have all recently completed military obligations in Iraq. All three are scheduled to be home for […]

Fuller, Barbara

Barbara Fuller Services: No local services are planned Barbara Ann Fuller, 71, of Fort Sumner, died Tuesday, May 4, 2004, at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock. She was born on Sept. 20, 1932, in McAdo, Texas, to George W. and Julia Beatrice Boren Shaw. She was raised in Fort Sumner where she graduated from high […]

Thomas, Barbara

Barbara Thomas Services: Have been held. Mrs. Barbara E. Thomas, 85, of Clovis, died Monday, April 12, 2004, at the Retirement Ranch in Clovis. She was born on Dec. 8, 1918, near Farmersville, Texas, to Walter Roy and Dora Lawrence Johnson. She graduated from Farmersville High School in 1936. She married Dumas T. Thomas on […]