Unbeaten WT outlasts Hounds in overtime 52-51

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ENMU Jason Tezeno (4) leaps over West Texas A&M defender Don Hooks as heads towards the end zone during Saturday’s clash at Kimbrough Memorial Stadium in Canyon, Texas. (Amarillo Globe-News: Robin O’Shaughnessy) By Jesse Wolfersberger: CNJ staff writer CANYON, Texas — The numbers were staggering — 1,183 yards of offense, 103 points, 14 touchdowns — […]

Former Hell’s Angel now preaches Gospel

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The First Church of the Nazarene will be host to an ex-Hell’s Angel for a four day revival beginning Sunday. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer Jerry McGee was previously a Harley-Davidson riding member of the Hell’s Angels who sold narcotics to support his own addiction. These days McGee is an […]

America best place to live

Debra Whittington: Religion columnist Although the date on the calendar is past the Fourth of July, the spirit of the holiday needs to be with us each and every day of the year. We live in the greatest country on Earth and yet take it for granted. I pray that all had a wonderful holiday […]

McDonald, Verna Bell

b>Verna Bell McDonald Services: Have been held. Verna Bell McDonald, 78, died Sunday, June 5, 2005, at Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas, Nev. She was born Aug. 25, 1926, in Quanah, Texas. She had worked the past 15 years with small children, and enjoyed being a grandmother. She was a resident of Portales for 52 […]

Clovis student sees future in forensics

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer It began as bonding time — a chance for a single mother to spend time with her teenage daughter. But now it has blossomed into a potential career. In July, Gattis Junior High School graduate Amanda Leslie will spend 10 days at Boston’s Bentley College, studying forensics, an interest […]

Fooling around longtime spring tradition

By Jim Lee: Guest Columnist Since we survived Friday’s April Fools’ pranks, it’s time to look forward to the spring rebirth in our annual cycle. By the way, the first day of spring (two weeks ago today) and April Fools’ Day have much in common. April Fools’ Day, or All Fools’ Day, began in France […]

view from under the pew: belling the cat

Gary Mitchell: CNJ columnist Editor’s note: Amos is a church mouse, who types by hopping on the computer keyboard keys, but he can’t operate the capital shift, and he shuns punctuation marks – except dashes and hyphens. belling the cat marcellus the mangy ungodly cat has been running amuck here boss terrorizing little mice hamsters […]

MLK banquet honors students

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Angie Green, left, and Yvette Kaufman-Bell visit with each other during the 2005 Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Breakfast on Saturday at Clovis High School. Kaufman-Bell was the guest speaker at this year’s breakfast. (CNJ staff: Eric Kluth) By Ryan Lengerich: CNJ staff writer D.J. Grayson Sr. was in sixth grade when he first heard […]

Letters to the Editor: Bell ringers need enthusiasm, spirit

This last month my husband and I have had a lot of discussions about the Salvation Army bell ringers. I am not sure the weather had a lot to do with the fact that the donations were down. I honestly think it had to do with the people who were supposed to be doing this […]

Wade, Birdie

Birdie Wade Services: Have been held. Birdie Wade, 98, of Snyder, Texas, died Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2004, in Snyder. She was born on Feb. 18, 1906, in Snyder. She married Clarence Wade on Dec. 15, 1930, in Curry County. She was a member of the First Baptist Church and the Order of Eastern Star. She […]

12/19 Anniversary, Birth and Honors

Anniversary Bell Jerry and Marcia Bell will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Dec. 26, 2004. The couple was married in Farwell on Dec. 26, 1954. Jerry is a farmer and Marcia is a homemaker. They have three children, Jady Bell (Shelley), Jack Bell (Kim), and Jill Denton (Jace). They have six grandchildren, Eric, Ashley, […]

CCC wins lawsuit

By Mike Linn: CNJ news editor A Roosevelt County jury has acquitted Clovis Community College of allegations of discrimination filed against the college by a former administrator. Laura Jane Flores, a former Portales resident and former dean of instruction at CCC, filed a lawsuit against the college and CCC President Beverlee McClure claiming she was […]

Ethical standards enforcement rests with the voters

Freedom Newspapers How one views the ethics controversy swirling around House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, a Texas Republican, greatly depends on one’s visceral reaction to the man himself. He’s one of those polarizing figures people either love or hate. But emotions shouldn’t cloud our judgment about what this case is all about. We have no […]

Anniversary, Birth and Birthday

Anniversary Bell Marvin and Lena Bell of Clovis will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 7, 2004 at the Advent Christian Church, 2101 E. 21st St. The couple was married on Nov. 7, 1944 in Farwell. They have three children, Robert Bell, Judy Stone and James Bell; 10 […]

Bell, Tommy O.

Tommy O. Bell Services: Will be held at a later date. Tommy O’Neal Bell, 68, of Lake Sumner, died Tuesday, July 13, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Aug. 15, 1935, in Portales, to George Clark and Freda Olive Blevins Bell. He was raised in Arch and attended school […]

Conover, Emogene

Emogene Conover Services: Have been held. Mrs. Emogene L. Conover, 79, of Clovis, died Friday, June 11, 2004, at Retirement Ranch in Clovis. She was born on Aug. 31, 1924, in Dade County, Mo., to Ora Lee and Stella Potts Hamby. The family moved to Clovis in 1926 for her father’s health and she remained […]

War monument to honor Clovis heroes

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Four pillars honoring Curry County residents known to have died in war will be unveiled at 11 a.m. Monday at Clovis-Carver Public Library. (CNJ staff photo Eric Kluth) By Darrell Todd Maurina In most years, Clovis veterans gather at a local cemetery for Memorial Day services honoring deceased veterans. This year will be different, as […]

Davis, Carleton

Carleton Davis Service: Have been held. Carleton Davis, 87, of Clovis died Friday, March 12, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center. He was born on Sept. 3, 1916 in Leavenworth, Kan., to Ira and Grace Davis. The family moved to Clovis in 1923. Family members said he supported himself by selling shoes and hopped a […]

Discrimination lawsuit against CCC settled

By Mike Linn A Clovis woman who filed a federal lawsuit alleging discrimination against Clovis Community College has received an out-of-court settlement. The settlement provides $24,000 to Angelina Baca-Rodriguez, said CCC attorney Steve Bell. But CCC officials remain firm in their position that discrimination never occurred. Bell said CCC officials did not want to settle […]

Bell, Derrell

Derrell Bell Service: Will be held at a later date. Derrell Walter Bell, 69, of Clovis, died Wednesday, March 10, 2004, at his home. He was born on July 1, 1934, in Arkansas, to Clarence Luthern and Ora Inez Bell. He was a lifetime resident of Clovis and a retired Engineer at AT&SF Railroad. He […]