Latta, Pearl

Pearl Latta, 76, of Portales, died Wednesday, May 3, 2006, at Roosevelt General Hospital in Portales. She was born Aug. 30, 1929, in Portales, to Nora Estelle and Ike Rogers. She grew up in Portales where she attended school. She married J.E. Latta Jr. on May 23, 1945, in Clovis. She attended Hedricks Beauty College […]

Students want say in policy

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Clovis High sophomores Austin Graham, back left, Cydney Thurma and Dustyn Cole are upset about a change from 90-minute classes under the block schedule to 55-minute classes. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer An administration decision to bury the current class schedule at Clovis High School has left some students complaining […]

Grace Ministry brings Christianity into the Curry County jail

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Jeremy Flesher follows along in his Bible during Lance Clemmons’ sermon Sunday at the Curry County Detention Center. This was Flesher’s first time to attend the Grace Ministry session. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Leslie Radford: CNJ staff writer The men filed into the room wearing an orange uniform with Curry County stamped in large […]

Cole, Irene

Irene Cole Services: Have been held. Irene L. Cole, 78, of Clovis, died Saturday, April 23, 2005, at her home. She was born on June 9, 1926, in Cuervo to Lloyd and Sarah Williams Capps. She was valedictorian of House High School and graduated from Eastern New Mexico University with honors. She majored in education. […]

Brown, Greg

Greg Brown Services: Have been held. Mr. Greg Brown, 48, of Portales died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2005, at his home. A lifelong resident of Portales, Brown was born Oct. 23, 1956, to Gordon and Mary Lela “Pete” Brown. He graduated from Portales High School in 1974. While in high school, he started working at Bishop […]

Public record: 8-27-2004

Compiled from court records from Aug. 19 through Aug. 25 Marriage Licenses Jimmie Leroy Looney Jr., 34, and Dacia Dawn Ford, 28, both of Clovis. William Ramsey Lee, 24, and Johanna Dawn Rowley, 24, both of Clovis. Richard Giacomo Poe, 20, and Dana Louise Dunnahoe, 18, both of Clovis. Willie Joe Davis, 19, of Abilene, […]

Late surge earns Clovis rider title

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Kourtnie Cole of Clovis rounds a barrel during Saturday’s 13-15 year-old barrel racing competition at the Curry County Mounted Patrol Arena. Cole won the year-end saddle for her age division in barrels. CNJ staff photo by Eric Kluth. By Mike Linn: CNJ news editor The first time Kourtnie Cole got on a horse — at […]

Cole, Jerry

Jerry Cole Services: Have been held. Jerry Cole, 35, of Clovis, a railroad conductor, died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2004, in Amarillo. He was born on Oct. 2, 1968, in Clovis. He graduated from Farwell High School in 1986. He married Joanne Griffin on Sept. 25, 1993, in Clovis. Family members said he was a pilot […]

Births 2/8

Rowland Clay and Stacey Rowland of Portales are the parents of an 8-pound, 12.5-ounce boy born on Jan. 22, 2004, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. Clayton Cole Rowland has two brothers, Zach, 7, and Dakota, 8. His grandparents are Bobby and Nelda Cole of Portales and Arthur and Betty Rowland of Floyd. His […]

Cole, Jack Wayne

Jack Wayne Cole Services: Have been held. Jack Wayne Cole, 87, of Clovis died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2003, at Plains Regional Medical Center in Clovis. He was born April 28, 1916, at Emberson, Texas, to Sabbath O. and Jessie V. Cole. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the Pacific Theater. […]