In tribute: Former detective loved challenge

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Courtesy photo Bill Bollinger was a former Clovis police detective and city commissioner. By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer When Bill Bollinger saw something he liked — a case to solve, a piece of wood to form, or a person to care about —he never let go. The former Clovis police detective and city commissioner […]

County toughening policy enforcement at fairgrounds

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Organizations participating in the Curry County Fair in August will have to present proof of liability insurance before they can set up booths. Curry County Manager Dick Smith told county commissioners at Tuesday’s meeting the policy has been selectively enforced over the years, but the new fairgrounds manager, Justus […]

Bollinger-Foster Engagement

Darrel and Brenda Bollinger of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jalaina Bollinger, to Brandon Foster of Clovis. He is the son of D.H. Foster of Lazbuddie, Texas, and Kathy and Ray VanCleve of Tijeras. The bride-elect is a 2000 graduate of Grady High School and a 2006 graduate of Texas […]

Livestock judging courses offered at Tucumcari college

By Ryn Gargulinski: Freedom Newspapers TUCUMCARI — While many college students may trudge to class with visions of algebraic equations in their heads, those who attend Mesalands Community College have the opportunity to think of bull. And cattle. And sheep and swine. Livestock judging will soon be offered as a discipline at the two-year college, […]

Johnnie Bollinger

Sharna Johnson: CNJ Staff Editor’s note: World War II officially ended Sept. 2, 1945, when the Japanese signed surrender terms. We’re honoring the war’s area veterans over the next several months with these brief profiles. Johnnie Bollinger Date of birth: May 14, 1926 Dates of service: 1944 to 1946 Hometown: Portales Lives in: Clovis Theater […]

Bollinger, Joe

Joe Bollinger Services:Have been held. Joe Bollinger, 74, of Phoenix, died Sunday, Oct. 10, 2004, in Phoenix. He was born on April 25, 1930, in Portales, to Ruben and Josie Bollinger. Family members said he was optimistic, had a creative spirit and a thirst for learning. Survivors include two brothers; five children; 26 grandchildren; and […]

Honors 3/14 – Bollinger, Kilian, Bonney

Bollinger Jalaina Bollinger was recently inducted into the Omega Chapter of Phi Upsilon Omicron of the National Honor Society in Family and Consumer Sciences at Texas Tech University. Kilian Scott Kilian, the Clovis/Portales Boy Scouts of America District Executive Officer for the El Llano Grande District, recently completed Professional Development Level III training in Westlake, […]