Goddard, Barbara

Barbara Goddard Services: Have been held. Barbara Mae Goddard, 66, of Chandler, Texas, died Friday, March 25, 2005, at her home. She was born on Feb. 1, 1939, in Anson, Texas, to Holbert and Blanche Wallace Shirley. She was a member of the Baptist Church. She was employed as a manager in the fish market […]

Clark, Mary

Mary Clark Services: Have been held. Mary F. Clark, 95, of Montrose, Colo., died Monday, Feb. 7, 2005, at Heidi’s Chateau in Montrose. She was born on July 2, 1909, in Kevil, Ky., to Eligah and Laura Bell Eminiser Freeman. She spent her childhood in Kentucky and Oklahoma, and attended Waynoka High School in Oklahoma. […]

Clovis beats Highland, will host La Cueva for state championship

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Clovis junior Tanner Fickling tries to get a couple extra yards as he is tackled by Highland junior Jerrell Miller, bottom, and senior Phillip Harrison during the first half of the Class 5A semifinal game Saturday in Clovis. By Rick White: CNJ managing editor Clovis is a tough place to play catchup football on a […]

Clovis faces healthy Highland with berth in title game at stake

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Clovis junior Devin Sweet tackles Mayfield quarterback Ryan Hooker for a loss during the Wildcats 15-7 Class 5A quarterfinal Saturday in Clovis. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth By Rick White: CJN managing editor Clovis assistant coach Darren Kelley can think of two big reasons why Highland is a more dangerous team than the one the […]

Highland’s Wing T predictable for Cats

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Clovis senior Jose Guiterrez tries to get around the block of senior Johnathan Fails during practice Thursday at the high school. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth Rick White: CNJ Managing Editor Highland’s Wing T offense is about as mysterious as a teenage romantic comedy. Boy meets girl. Hornets run sweep. Boy and girl fall in […]

Hounds’ comeback falls short

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Former Floyd six-man standout scored a pair of touchdowns in his first varsity start for the Hounds. (Staff photo by Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers BLACKWATER DRAW — If it could, Eastern New Mexico University would take a mulligan on the first 25 minutes or so of Saturday night’s season opener against Central […]

Hounds draw stiff test in opener

By dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers Portales — Clint Conque feels good about his Central Arkansas football team as it gets ready for the 2004 campaign, but says he’s not much different than most football coaches. “Every coach in America is optimistic at this point in the season,” said Conque, whose Bears face Eastern New Mexico […]

Car destruction, high-flying bikes highlight fair

By Ryan Lengerich: CNJ staff writer A personal liability release for one of the Curry County Fair’s more popular events speaks for itself. “…The participation in a demolition derby, either as a driver or crew member, exposes the (participant) to a substantial and serious risk of property damage, personal injury or death.” The demolition derby […]

Clark, Cheryl K.

Cheryl K. Clark Services: Have been held. Cheryl K. Clark, 51, of North Pole, Alaska, died Friday, July 2, 2004. She was born on Oct. 22, 1952, in Wadena, Minn., to Andrew and Betty Knight. Family members said she was known for her deep passion for her yard and gardens. At Eielson Air Force Base […]

Area citizens react to loss of Ronald Reagan

By Ryan Lengerich: CNJ staff writer Mary Lewis said she never missed a Ronald Reagan movie. The 77-year-old Texico resident praised the former president. “I just loved him, he was just so handsome and such a good actor,” she said. “He was a wonderful president and a loving husband.” Reagan, the nation’s 40th president, died […]

Clark, Herman C.

Herman Clark Services: Have been held. Herman C. Clark, 88, of Portales, died Tuesday, May 25, 2004, at Laurel Ridge Nursing Home in Clovis. He was born on Aug. 5, 1915, in Dickens, Texas, to Cora Mae and Man Clark. He grew up in the Rogers area and graduated from Rogers High School. He attended […]

Clark, Arthur

Arthur Clark Services: Have been held. Arthur H. Clark, 89, of Portales died Thursday, March 25, 2004, at his home. He was born Sept. 15, 1914, in Clarksville, Ark., to Mary and Jesse A. Clark. He lived in Clarksville until late 1949, when he and his wife moved their family to Portales during Christmas. He […]

Aggies salvage series finale against ENMU

By Kevin Wilson PORTALES — The Greyhounds finished off their weekend on a sour note, but their pitching gave them enough for a series win over Cameron. The visiting Aggies routed Eastern New Mexico 19-7 in Saturday’s nightcap to keep from getting swept in the four-game Lone Star Conference crossover series. In the previous three […]

Kerry takes five states

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Chad Barnes, a registered Democrat of Pleasant Hill, casts his vote in Tuesday’s New Mexico Caucus at the Bruce King building in Clovis. CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Democratic presidential front-runner John Kerry rolled up big victories and a pile of delegates in five states including New Mexico on Tuesday night. His […]

Democratic race only has a leader, not a clear winner

Freedom Newspapers And the Democratic candidates are rounding the first corner. During the past week the Iowa caucuses winnowed the field while mixing up the Democratic presidential positions. Today’s New Hampshire primary could well change the dynamics again as different issues come to the fore. Tight-fisted voters in New Hampshire are likely to focus more […]

Massengill, Sandra

SANDRA MASSENGILL Services: Have been held. Sandra Marie Jones Massengill, 59, of Las Cruces, died Saturday, Nov. 22, 2003, at her home. She was born on May 10, 1944, in Clovis, to David Jones and Betty Been. She graduated from Western New Mexico University in 1964. Following the achievement of a master’s degree from the […]

CHS harriers seek 4-5A honors

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Clovis seniors Brian Romero (left) and Jeremiah Clark stretch along with their teammates Wednesday at the school before heading to Ned Houk Park for practice. Photo by Eric Kluth By Dave Wagner Clovis High cross country coach Brian Stacy would gladly take a season-best effort from his boys squad in Saturday’s District 4-5A meet in […]

Is Wesley Clark a choice or an echo?

Steve Chapman Wesley Clark is a presidential candidate whose campaign rests on two rationales: his soldier’s biography and his opposition to the war in Iraq. His biography is still intact, but within 24 hours of entering the race, he had managed to turn the Iraq issue into his own personal exploding cigar. For those of […]

Clark looks for big payoff

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By Dave Wagner Texico senior Christina Clark is hoping her experience at the Class 2A state track meet pays big dividends this weekend. After finishing first in shot put, second in discus and sixth in javelin last spring, she’s ready to improve on that showing in the two-day small-school state get-together beginning this morning at […]