Woollums, Lennie

Lennie Woollums Services: Have been held. Lennie Mae Woollums, 84, of Fort Sumner, died Friday, Oct. 22, 2004, in Lubbock. She was born on Aug. 16, 1920, in House, to Robert L. and Maggie Rosetta Baker. She attended school in Taiban and graduated from high school in 1940. She married Jewell A. Woollums on Aug. […]

Mudfests seem more prevalent, uglier

by Ned Cantwell Key questions heading into the final days of a grueling, exasperating political campaign season: Is there a single New Mexican who will not be glad when this is all over? Yes, executives of the state’s television stations who are gleefully lining their pockets with political dollars. The TV attack onslaught is so […]

‘Whiner’ gets mixed replies from readers

Ned Cantwell: State columnist Thank you, reader, for letting me get that off my chest. I have spent the last couple of hours going over reader response e-mails and letters to the editor. I was shocked — be prepared, this is going to knock your socks off — to find not everyone thinks I am […]

Gore, Harold

Harold O. Gore, 92, long-time Clovis attorney, died Friday, April 9, 2004, in Clovis. He was born Oct. 16, 1911, in Belen to Bert and Bertha Gore. He graduated from Clovis High School, the University of New Mexico and George Washington University Law School, passed the bar at age 21, and at age 25 was […]

MLK group promotes diversity

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Waymon L. Dowdy Sr. helped, along with the Clovis MLK Commission, to make the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. monument in Potter Park a reality. June 28 will mark the one-year anniversary of the monument. (CNJ Staff Photo: Eric Kluth) By Mike Linn, CNJ NEWS EDITOR 2004 marks fifth anniversary of MLK Boulevard’s naming. When […]

Participants give debt seminar thumbs up

By Darrell Todd Maurina Leigh Ann Melancon and Mary Eldridge have nothing but positive things to say about how the “Conquering Debt God’s Way” seminars have helped their financial situation. Even though Melancon, an assistant finance director for the city of Clovis, has a degree in accounting, she said her academic and professional training didn’t […]

Chitwood, Joyce

Joyce Chitwood Services: Have been held. Mrs. Joyce Chitwood, 90, of Carlsbad, died Monday, May 26, 2003, at her home. She was born on April 13, 1913, in Kenna, to Tom and Maime Hooper Neely. She married John Chitwood on July 6, 1933, in Ruth. They farmed in the Ruth-Broadview area until 1956 when they […]

Carrey makes role work

Stacy Allen Show: Bruce Almighty Stars: Jim Carrey, Jennifer Aniston, Morgan Freeman Summary: Bruce has a bad day, takes it out on God and then ends up with a chance to do God’s job better when he is given all power. Show times: 12:45, 3, 5:15, 7:30, 9:45 I’m sure everyone has had one of […]