Lucero, Aurora

  Aurora Lucero, 89, of Portales, died Saturday, Dec. 3, 2005, at Heartland Continuing Care Center in Portales. She was born April 18, 1916, in Villanueva to Abelina and Camilo Lucero. She grew up in Anton Chico where she attended school. In May of 1935, she married Aniseto Lucero in Anton Chico. They lived in […]

Menudo: Grandpa’s perfect goodbye

Helena Rodriguez: Local Columnist When it starts feeling crisp outside with a cold snap in the air, I think of the cozy fires Dad will kindle in his woodburning stove. Then my stomach churns, thinking of the ollas of menudo he’ll brew. When I think of his savory menudo — a stew of tripe, pork, […]

Baca, Bonifacio

Bonifacio Baca Services: Have been held. Mr. Bonifacio G. Baca, 75, of Portales, died Sunday, Oct. 31, 2004, at his home. He was born on Aug. 31, 1929, in Anton Chico, to Benigna and Silverio Baca. He came to Clovis as a young man. He worked at the Hotel Clovis and at a bakery. He […]

Red Cross loses 19-year veteran

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Eloise Edwards, the executive director for the American Red Cross Zia Chapter, talks with Ernest Baca during a Work Place/FirstAid/CPR/AED training class Friday at the Clovis -Carver Library. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Eric Butler: Freedom Correspondent She made deliveries during a snowstorm, was often the first volunteer to arrive when disaster struck and juggled […]