New golf pro Maciel brings experience, respect to Clovis

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Charlie Maciel is the new golf pro at Clovis Municipal Golf Course after 23 years at the Tucumcari Municipal Golf Course. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer At 51, Charlie Maciel has been golfing since he could walk. Local golfer Jeff Fontanilla, who has competed against Maciel in many tournaments over […]

In Tribute

by David Irvin Former teacher became mayor She was a longtime school teacher, faithful volunteer in the Methodist church, and for 4 1/2 years in the late 1960s, mayor of a small town in the Texas Panhandle. Isabelle “Izzie” Perkins died Sept. 21 at Bridges Retirement Manor in Clovis. She was 102. “She was like […]

Garcia, Johnny

Johnny Garcia Services: Have been held. Johnny Ray Garcia, 58, of Clovis, died Sunday, Sept. 26, 2004, at his home. He was born on Feb. 17, 1946, in Clovis, to Willie and Nellie Candalaria Garcia. He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife, Gloria Garcia March. Survivors include a daughter, Juanita Garcia […]

Schulz on stage

By Emilie Hornak: CNJ Correspondent CCC actors bring late cartoonist Charles Schulz’s Charlie Brown characters to life in play. Children remind us of pure and simple days, when the most important things in life were school work, baseball games and holidays. All of this wholesome innocence and more was captured for decades by cartoonist Charles […]

Family hit by cancer now angels opposing it

Rebecca Holt: Guest columnist The Clovis News Journal will be running columns written by Relay for Life participants this week in preparation for this weekend’s event. Relay for Life has been a new challenging but very rewarding experience for me. I feel so blessed to be able to help others whose lives in some way […]

Norton, Darrell

Darrell Norton Services: Hve been held. Darrell F. “D’Daddy” Norton, 70, of Pampa, Texas, died Saturday, April 24, 2004, at his home. He was born June 20, 1933, in Farwell, to Lester and LaVysa Frances Sheets Norton. He served in the Air Force in the Korean War as a crew chief on B-47s and B-52s. […]

Lucero, Charlie

Charlie Lucero Services: Have been held. Mr. Charlie Lucero, 81, of Portales, died Sunday, March 7, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born on Feb. 6, 1923, in Trementina, to Juliana and Gaspar Lucero. He married Julia Urioste on Nov. 28, 1946, in Clovis. They moved to Portales in 1951. He […]

Davis, Charlie Ray

Charlie Ray Davis Services: Have been held. Charlie Ray Davis, 35, of Albuquerque died Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2004, at his home. He was born on Feb. 1, 1969, in Phoenix to Steve Davidson and Marla Davis. Family members said he enjoyed fishing, landscaping and cooking. He was preceded in death by his father and his […]

Material things don’t fulfill spiritual needs

By Judy Brandon: Local Columnist t is clear to me that many times we work the very hardest in life to gain those things that we cannot keep. When we first married, Charlie and I had no television set of our own so we borrowed a little black-and-white TV to watch all our favorite shows. […]

Taylor, Imogene

Imogene Taylor Services: Have been held. Mrs. Imogene Taylor, 99, died Friday, Dec. 19, 2003, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born April 26, 1904, in Gail, Texas, to Lula and Charlie Benjamin Morrison. The oldest of six children, she was baptized in the Church of Christ at an early age and […]

Actors do great job in “Italian Job”

By Stacy Allen Show: The Italian Job Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron, Donald Sutherland and Edward Norton. Summary: A group of con artists pull of an Italian job that goes sour and leaves most of them wanting revenge. Show times: (Hilltop Twin) 1:30 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 10 p.m.  The Italian Job is about […]