City of Clovis Keep Clovis Beautiful Committee agenda

When: 5:30 p.m. Monday, November 16th, 2009 Where: Assembly Room Bert Cabiness City Government Center 321 Connelly Street, Clovis, New Mexico • Call to Order • Approval of agenda • Approval of minutes of September 21st, 2009 Sub-Committee Updates: • Home/Property Beautification, Ms. Riley • Medians Mr. Snipes • Recycling, Mr. Justin Howalt • Education, […]

Meetings Watch: Planning and Zoning Commission

The Clovis City Planning and Zoning Commission met Wednesday at the Bert Cabiness City Government Center. All matters approved will be on the agenda for approval in the June 19 City Commission meeting. • Following debate, commissioners voted 6-0 to recommend rezoning a 15-acre section of Raintree Estates by the intersection of Norris Street and […]

10-28 Weddings

Bain-Garcia Mary E. Bain of Portales and Tomas M. Garcia of Clovis were joined in marriage July 21, 2007, at 801 Hinkle Street in Clovis. The Rev. Eric Mason performed the double ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Edna and Bert Tan Duncan Jr. of Portales. She is the granddaughter of Elsie and […]

Writer remembers past city cashier

By Don McAlavy: Local Columnist Back in 1989 a tribute by CNJ staff writer Todd S. Bergmann was printed in the Clovis News Journal about Bert Cabiness, who they called the city cashier. That tribute has been edited and follows. While most people do not enjoy parting with their money, they enjoyed meeting Bert Cabiness. […]

Connelly, Bert

Bert Connelly Services: Have been held. Bert E. Connelly, 79, of Artesia, died Friday, May 27, 2005, at his home. He was born on July 28, 1925, in Atoka, Okla., to Herbert and Edna Usher Connelly. He married Joyce Byrum. He came to Artesia in March of 2005, from Bent. He was a former resident […]

Baker, Essie

Essie Baker Services: Have been held. Essie Baker, 90, of Portales, died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born Aug. 2, 1914, to Nancy and Chester Lee Dement. She graduated from Portales High School. She married Arlon Baker on Aug. 5, 1933. She raised her children in Portales. […]

Game is symptom of larger problem

Leonard Pitts Jr. I guess I’m obligated to be offended by this new board game. After all, Al Sharpton says I should. And not just Rev. Al, either. Many other people — including NAACP President Kweisi Mfume and radio host Tom Joyner — have pronounced themselves offended by the game. Not that I blame them. […]