Happenstance often a factor when it comes to naming businesses

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A.C. Bryant, left, gets a refill of coffee as he sits at the Foxy Drive-In Friday with Gerald Clancy. Bryant is the original owner of the Foxy Drive-In, which has been in Clovis since 1956. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Kevin Wilson: Freedom Newspapers When people create a business, it’s not much of a stretch […]

County fair attracts competitors in categories such as livestock, fine art

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Penny Bryant will enter her “Carousel with Horses” in the Counted Cross-stitch category and “Garden Fairy” in the Adults Crafts category in the Curry County Fair, which starts Monday and runs through Aug. 20. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Tonya Garner: CNJ staff writer Thousands of tiny, colorful stitches combine to create the image of […]

King , Wilda

Wilda King Services: Have been held. Wilda Nell “Todd” King, 79, of Clovis, died Saturday, March 19, 2005, at her home. She was born on May 22, 1925, in Nowata, Okla., to Byrd and Bessie Nell Wiggins. She married Weldon King on May 24, 1955, in San Antonio Texas. They have been the owners of […]

Bryant, Wayford

Wayford Bryant Services: Have been held. Wayford Ray Bryant, 50, of Winslow, Ariz., died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2005, in Winslow, Ariz. He was born on June 6, 1954, in Clovis. He was employed by the ATSF Railway as a locomotive engineer and later as a road foreman of engines, a terminal manager, and as a […]

King, Weldon Olen

Weldon Olen King Services: Have been held. Weldon Olen King, 74, of Clovis, died Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2005, at his home in Clovis. He was born on July 21, 1930, in Peister, Texas, to Olen and Beatrice Hill King. He married Wilda Wiggins on May 24, 1955, in San Antonio. He has been the owner […]

Pair wins school-board spots

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Roy Woodard casts his vote Tuesday at Yucca Junior High School in District 1 for the school board election. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Ryan Lengerich: CNJ staff writer Attorney R. Max Best and business owner Lola Bryant were elected to four-year terms on the Clovis school board Tuesday. A mill levy to fund […]

Brown leads Zias to win

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Eastern New Mexico University junior Tia Doss leans into Midwestern State University senior Adrian Fincher as she makes a move to the basket during the second half of their game Saturday at Greyhound Arena in Portales. Doss was called for an offensiv By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Sophomore guard Heather Brown scored a […]

Kelly, Fern

Fern Kelly Services: Have been held. Fern Kelly, 92, of Clovis, died Saturday, Nov. 27, 2004, in Clovis. She was born on Feb. 17, 1917, in Tyrone, Okla., to Mr. and Mrs. R.S. Harrell. She lived in the tri-state area of Oklahoma, New Mexico and Texas all her life. She was preceded in death by […]

County school board slots open

CNJ staff Today is the only day for New Mexico residents to declare candidacy for school board elections. Residents residing in Curry County must declare candidacy from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Curry County Courthouse on Main Street in Clovis. The election will take place Feb. 1. The following positions are up for […]

Sanchez, Carmen

Carmen Sanchez Services: Have been held. Mrs. Carmen B. Sanchez, 74, of Clovis, died Saturday, Dec. 18, 2004, in Lubbock. She was born on Dec. 1, 1930, in Tularosa, to Jose and Venancia Brusuelas. She married Henry Sanchez on Sept. 4, 1954, in Tularosa. She was preceded in death by her parents and four brothers, […]