April 2, 1961

“Clovisites join mankind across the world today in paying homage to the risen Christ, recalling the supreme sacrifice the Son of God paid on the cross at Calvary 2,000 years ago for the redemption of humanity,” the Clovis News-Journal reported. … Barnes Cleaners at 1500 Thornton announced coin-operated dry cleaning was available. Four blankets could […]

Cook, J.N.

J.N. Cook Services: Have been held. J.N. Cook, 90, of Roswell, died Wednesday, May 25, 2005, at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center in Roswell. He was born on Feb. 5, 1915, in Wellington, Texas, to Jesse and Ellen “Nell” Cook. He has resided in Roswell for 48 years and was a farmer in the Melrose […]

Houston, Betty

Betty Houston Services: Have been held. Mrs. Betty Jean Houston, 69, of Clovis, a salesperson, died Wednesday, July 2, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Jan. 23, 1934, in House, to Forest Guy and Buna Smith Franklin. She married Glenn Jack Houston on May 21, 1952, in Clovis. She […]

Church to hold special service

By Darrell Todd Maurina Calvary Baptist Church of Portales normally has about 50 people attending services, but its interim pastor, the Rev. Bobby Fuller, hopes to have three times that number this Sunday. According to a church press release, July 20 will be “Family Roll Call Sunday” for the church. Each member family at Calvary […]