Longtime PHS coach Stockton inducted into Hall of Honors

CNJ staff Longtime Portales volleyball coach Brenda Stockton was one of three inductees into the New Mexico High School Coaches Association’s Hall of Honor this week. Stockton, former Mayfield, Moriarty and Estancia football coach Michael Draper and former Cimarron basketball coach Eloy Brazil were inducted on Thursday in Albuquerque. Stockton coached the Lady Rams from [...]

Club news

Clovis Quilters The Clovis Quilters met feb. 8 at Trinity Luthern Church with 16 members attending. Brenda Harpold called the meeting to order and reported on the VFW quilt. Beth Franks gave the treasurers report. The Hartley House donation quilt has been delivered. Amy Armenta reported on Operation Homefront and the guild. The next Clovis [...]

Softball league seeking memorial

By Clarence Plank: Freedom New Mexico Brenda Depperman is working a softball memorial to honor her mother, Carol Depperman, who worked to start the Clovis women’s league years ago. Carol and few other women campaigned to get the softball league going back in the early 1970s in Clovis by talking to Guy Leeder about having [...]

8/31 Birthdays

Snell Louise Snell of Clovis will celebrate her 90th birthday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Clovis-Carver Library Ingram Room. The celebration will be hosted by Robert and Karen Snell, Kenda Richardson, Brenda Rossiter and Tiffeny Smith. Louise Snell was born Sept. 1, 1918, in Oklahoma. She has one child, four grandchildren [...]

Student profiles: Brenda Banuelos

Brenda Banuelos is a Clovis High School senior. She is the daughter of Rosa Martinez and Enrique Marquez. What’s your idea of a perfect day? Being with my parents and sister for a whole day without them going to work and just hanging out. Tell us about your pet(s): I have a dog. Her name’s [...]

Ball, Bethel “Betty”

Bethel Wanda “Betty” Ball, 83, of Portales died Friday, Nov. 25, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born March 11, 1922, in Fort Smith, Ark., to Theodore E. and Aggie Inez Ruckman Drummond. She married Benjamin Franklin Ball on May 25, 1957, in Lovington. She was a homemaker and a member [...]

Kemp, Tommie

Tommie Kemp  Services: Have been held Tommie Kemp, 71, of Hereford died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2004, at the Westgate Nursing Home in Hereford.  He was born July 5, 1932, in Gatesville, Texas, to Charlie and Velma Kemp. He married Brenda McGavock in Juarez, Mexico, in 1972. Mr. Kemp owned and operated Kemp Supply Company in [...]

Fund helps make Christmas Day different from rest

Eric Butler Barry may look like he enjoys food a little too much, and that there’s a regular supply coming his way. But what appears to be a lack of self-control for Barry, who is overweight and unable to do much of any kind of activity, is actually a result of health problems. A friend [...]

Honors 11/2

Romero Brenda Romero of Lubbock has been promoted to director of Customer Management Group (CMG) Facilities North America effective Oct. 1. She is the daughter of Bobby and Theresa Sandoval of Clovis and she is a 1979 graduate of Clovis High School.