Anniversaries 3/14 – Collins

Collins Dwain and Pauline Collins of Clovis will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary in April with a trip to Nashville, Tenn. The trip to Nashville is hosted by their children and grandchildren, Bruce and Julie Collins, Alex Collins and Matthew Collins, all of Pampa, Texas, Harold and Susan Collins, Taryn Collins and Alyssa Collins, all […]

Proposed civic center takes shape

By Jack King The details of a proposed city of Clovis civic center are taking shape during work sessions between members of the city’s civic center committee and architects from the Albuquerque firm Dekker/Perich/Sabatini. Committee members and architects met for a second planning session Thursday in the North Annex of the Clovis-Carver Public Library. In […]

Arnold, Dorothea Sue

Dorothea Sue Arnold Services: Have been held. Dorothea Sue Arnold, 86, of Aztec died Sunday, March 7, 2004, at San Juan Regional Medical Center in Farmington. She was born on Aug. 5, 1917, in Topeka, Kan. A resident of Aztec since 1959, she was active in the America Legion Auxiliary, the Girl’s State Program and […]

Education Calendar 3/11

Today • Gattis Junior High band elementary tour. • ENMU to present “My Fair Lady” at 7:30 p.m. • Williamson Evening Lectureship Panel, 7 p.m. at Buchanan Hall, music building at the ENMU campus. Friday • Marshal Junior High chorale elementary tour. • ENMU to present “My Fair Lady” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday • ENMU […]

County finds low-cost way to build new events center

By Jack King Curry County commissioners may have found a way to build a special events center at a price the county can afford, Commissioner Pete Hulder said Tuesday. Hulder, a member of the commission’s special events center subcommittee, said he has talked with county maintenance supervisor Lee Delk about remodeling the rodeo arena at […]

Tax proposal response mixed from readers

Project: Reader Reaction A recent Project: Reader Reaction question asked about the proposed quarter-percent increase in the gross-receipts tax, which is on Tuesday’s election ballot. Some responses: “I wholeheartedly support this tax increase. As explained by the city government, it will once and for all quell the need for pay raises for our city employees […]

Petroski, Kate Lynn

Kate Lynn Petroski Services: Have been held. Kate Lynn Petroski, infant, of Clovis, died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. She was born on Feb. 4, 2004, in Clovis, to Marcus and Brandi Petroski. Survivors include her parents; a sister, Avery Petroski of Clovis; her grandparents, Hazel Petroski of Clovis, […]

Capital outlay bill positive for area

By David Arkin While funds were not approved for a major street project and a bill fell through that would have provided money for transporting parole violators, Clovis-area officials still believe the 30-day Legislative session that ended Thursday was a good one. “I think we came out looking very good,” said Sen. Clint Harden, R-Clovis. […]

Police Blotter 2/10

Responding about 8 a.m. Feb. 13 to a burglary at the 500 block of Wallace, police spoke with a 17-year-old girl whose mother had reported her as a runaway. The girl said she had been living with her boyfriend for the last six months because her mother had thrown her out of the house, that […]

Commissioners funnel $500,000 in to jail funds

By Jack King The Curry County Commission voted Tuesday to transfer $500,000 to the county’s financially burdened Adult Detention Center. The money comes from the county’s special events center fund. But commissioners emphasized it does not come from bond money approved by voters in 2001 for the construction of a proposed events center. Instead, it […]

Vance, Joan

Joan Vance Services: Have been held. Joan “Joanie” Troutman Vance, 62, of Tucumcari died Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2004, in Tucumcari. She was born on Aug. 3, 1941, in Tucumcari, to Guy and Gladys Troutman. She attended the Tucumcari school system and graduated in 1959. She was a member of the Center Street United Methodist Church […]

Engagements 2/15

Keim-Robins Dr. Glenn and Kyra Keim of Clovis announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kerry Anne Keim of Lubbock, to Timothy Wade Robins of Lubbock, son of Ron and Kay Robins of Fritch, Texas. The couple will exchange vows at 6 p.m. (CST) on March 6, 2004, at United Methodist Church in […]

Community changes for the better

Clyde Davis Have you managed to keep pace with some of the new growth going on around town, the new and revised businesses that we are seeing? Sometimes it seems to move fast enough to make your head spin, so let’s take a tour of the town as it is developing. In the brief seven […]

Sex charges dismissed against Quay County jail employee

By William Thompson Robert Gonzales, the Quay County Juvenile Detention Center employee who was arrested and charged in November with criminal sexual acts, has had all charges against him dismissed in Quay County Magistrate Court. However, evidence will now be presented against Gonzales before a grand jury, his supervisor at the detention center said. Magistrate […]

Scholarships 2/5

The Plains Regional Medical Center Auxiliary recently awarded approximately $7,000 in scholarships to students enrolled in courses relating to the medical field. Those receiving scholarships ranging from $300 to $500 for the spring semester are: Clovis Community College: La Wanda Chin, Jorge Cruz, Amy Draper, Caroline Gallegos, Nichole Rhodes, Codie Sotelo and Russell Whitehead; Eastern […]

Official votes self off of committee

By Jack King The Curry County Commission voted Tuesday to remove Commissioner Tim Ashley from the county special events subcommittee — an action initiated by the Ashley himself, who even seconded the motion. Ashley said Tuesday he had been the subject of controversy last year, when a group of country residents asked District Attorney Brett […]

Lawmaker seeks $400,000 for center

David Arkin Curry County’s highly controversial proposed convention center could receive $400,000 if a Clovis lawmakers’ request holds up. Rep. Clint Harden, R-Clovis, submitted several capital outlay requests this week, one of which included thousands of dollars for the proposed special events center. Harden asked for $400,000 to “plan, design and construct a special events […]

Tax help ready for military

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Cannon Tax Center Director Myra Barnum helps Senior Airman Aaron Tibbits learn to help others with their tax returns. CNJ photo by Darrell Todd Maurina By Darrell Todd Maurina If taxes are troubling you, and you’re in the military or retired from the military, people at the Cannon Tax Center want to talk with you. […]

Hardage, Gladys

Gladys Hardage Services: Have been held. Gladys Hardage, 88, of Farwell died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2003, at the Muleshoe Area Medical Center. She was born on May 18, 1915, in Alba Wood County, Texas. She married Hardy Windbourn Hardage on Dec. 16, 1933, in Clovis. In 1929 she moved to Parmer County, Texas, from Claunch. […]

Local officials have wish list for Santa Fe

By David Arkin If lawmakers say yes, Clovis residents could soon be driving on a much-improved West Seventh Street. However, it’s anyone’s guess if lawmakers will provide the needed $800,000 for the major Clovis street. The Legislature, which starts its 30-day session on Tuesday, will be faced with a variety of tough issues, including numerous […]