3/26 Weddings

Garcia Sharon Garcia and Gilbert Garcia, both of Clovis, were joined in marriage Jan. 21 at Our Lady of Guadalupe. Father Sotero Sena performed the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Shirley Carroll of Clovis and the late Charles R. Bell of Clovis. The bridegroom is the son of the late Marcelino Garcia and […]

Nicholas, Louise

Louise Nicholas, 92, of Clovis, died Saturday, March 18, 2006 at her home. She was born July 8, 1913, in Graham, Texas to John Henry and Ollie James Lasater. She married Harlon Nicholas on April 13, 1936. They ranched n the Kenna community for more than 50 years.She was a charter member of Kenna Community […]

Bikers use bells to ward off evil spirits

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(CNJ Illustration: Sharna Johnson) By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer Even seasoned motorcycle riders share a superstition, a belief that there are road gremlins who cause mechanical failures and accidents. To ward off “evil road spirits,” bikers dangle bells near the front wheel. The “freedom” or “spirit” bells are steeped in bike lore and tradition. […]

Brown, Jeffrey J.

Jeffrey J. Brown, 57, died Friday, Feb. 3, 2006, in Punta Gorda, Fla., following a lengthy illness. He was born June 1, 1948, in Portales to J.J. and Betty Brown. A 1966 from Portales High graduate, he attended Eastern New Mexico University from 1966 to 1967, and graduated from Texas Tech in Lubbock in 1972 […]

Bell, Maurice “Fud”

Maurice “Fud” Erwin Bell, 93, Clovis died Thursday, Jan. 26, 2006, at the Farwell Convalescent Center. He was born Oct. 30, 1912, in Texico to William Austin and Louisa Minnion Bell. He was raised in Clovis. He married Mary Elizabeth Reed on July 17, 1937, in Farwell. He was a co-owner of Elliott-Bell auto supply, […]

Mother was tough shopper

By Bob Huber: Local Columnist My mother was the epitome of rough, tough Nebraska stinginess, but she always made a special trip to Denver just before Christmas to show me the holiday decorations. On these trips she also bought pigs’ feet. Besides being cheap, they provided hours of winter fun for the family as we […]

Bell, Marvin

Mr. Marvin J. Bell, 78, of Clovis died Monday, Sept. 12, 2005, at Plains Regional Medical Center. He was born March 21, 1927, in Blacktower to Barnett and Hettie (Brownlow) Bell. He married Lena B. Williams Nov. 7, 1944, in Farwell. He Bell served in the U.S. Navy and later worked for the Santa Fe […]

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 […]